Will a new dawn for Pakistan mean a shift in relations with India?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 8, 2018 / The National


A precise date is yet to be set for the swearing-in of Pakistan’s newly elected …

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Trump-Kim summit can set off nuclear dominoes game

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Ten years ago, in the closing months of George W. Bush’s presidency, the United States …

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Pakistan has a new self-confidence, and it has Chinese characteristics

by Rashmee

Posted on May 7, 2018


What’s happening with Pakistan five months into a year that began with Donald Trump’s first …

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In Pakistan, teens are at risk from Taliban. In US, from the guns their leaders protect

by Rashmee

Posted on February 16, 2018


  Listening to the shocked tearful accounts of teenage survivors of the latest school shooting …

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There is nothing so absurd as just one day of love, Valentine’s Day

by Rashmee

Posted on February 15, 2018


I’m not a culture warrior but Valentine’s Day does seem rather an odd reason to …

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How Trump set the stage for more gripping drama in the US-Pakistan relationship

by Rashmee

Posted on January 10, 2018 / The National


Donald Trump’s first tweet of the year bashed Pakistani perfidy and had Indians cheering his …

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Sufism’s tragedy is how imperfectly it is understood today

by Rashmee

Posted on December 3, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Before Egypt, it was Pakistan. In South Asia’s most populous Muslim country, for more than …

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In Afghanistan, Trump’s grand strategy begins to fall apart

by Rashmee

Posted on October 25, 2017 / The National


Coincidence, a leading science fiction writer once said, is the word we use when we …

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Pakistan and India at 70: Is this a moment to be proud or to mourn lost opportunities?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 16, 2017 / The National


India and Pakistan ran into the 70th birthday blues this week, which is to say …

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Brexit chaos? Think of the bloody commotion when Britain left India in 1947

by Rashmee

Posted on August 15, 2017


I suppose it should be no surprise that chaos rules Britain’s attempt to exit from …

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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