Noodle time: What the Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to China really means

by Rashmee

Posted on February 22, 2019


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) continues to exchange pleasantries with his hosts in …

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China’s Karachi consulate was attacked. The grim price of being consequential??

by Rashmee

Posted on November 26, 2018


To my mind, the armed attack of November 23 on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, …

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The change we do not see – in Pakistan, Mongolia, Palau

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2018


On November 13, the Pakistani government launched same-day delivery through its national postal service, becoming …

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TV wars between India and Pakistan are only half the story

by Rashmee

Posted on October 31, 2018 / The National


Television is a medium, American comedian Fred Allen once quipped, because anything well done is …

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Behind India and Pakistan’s sabre-rattling lies a chance for change

by Rashmee

Posted on September 26, 2018 / The National


That India and Pakistan are talking of war yet again illustrates the competing truths about …

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A world of non-traditional coups and justice dispensed with one eye on politics

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2018


In Pakistan, so some have said, the powerful army decided not to have a conventional …

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Trump’s America has a foreign policy Talleyrand would boil down to one word: ‘No’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 28, 2018


Five separate events over the past few days have come together to create a better …

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What’s the message of US sending Zalmay Khalilzad back to Afghanistan?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 23, 2018


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is yet to formally appoint Zalmay Khalilzad, an Afghan-born …

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Can Imran Khan’s Pakistan balance Riyadh and Tehran?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 19, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


In the drama over the Trump administration’s attitude towards Iran, a country that has not …

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Imran Khan & his cousin captained Pak team. Sport, unlike politics, is not about dynasty

by Rashmee

Posted on August 14, 2018


When cricketer Imran Khan is sworn in as Pakistan’s 21st prime minister, his admirers …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK