A Tibetan solution to the Palestinian problem?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 16, 2019


  No one talks much about Tibet anymore. I mean about Tibet, as a sovereign …

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A tale of two elections: Israel, 2019; US, 2020 – Part II

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2019


While US President Donald Trump will run for re-election in 2020 on a solidly pro-Israel …

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A tale of two elections: Israel 2019, US 2020

by Rashmee

Posted on March 31, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Israel’s election campaign went to Washington on March 25, big time. Both front runners for …

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2019 may be a happier new year than before for Palestinians

by Rashmee

Posted on January 6, 2019 / The Arab Weekly


Prediction is a mug’s game but there is a reasonable chance 2019 will be a …

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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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Rashida Tlaib tells a ‘beautiful story of America’

by Rashmee

Posted on August 12, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


After Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic Party’s nomination for the US House of Representatives in …

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Can a poem be as deadly as a tank?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 5, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


A poem has certainly never stopped a tank, Nobel literature laureate Seamus Heaney once wrote, …

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Tis well to remember: The long shadow cast by France on Syria

by Rashmee

Posted on July 6, 2018


To many people, Syria spells no more than a long-running civil war, a dangerously internationalising …

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A controversial take on ‘nakba’, Palestinians’ displacement: end it in the mind

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2018


  “Reading makes immigrants of us all,” the novelist Jean Rhys once said. “It takes …

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Hundreds of Palestinian Gandhis and Rosa Parks must stand and sit on principle

by Rashmee

Posted on December 13, 2017


There is only one course available to Palestinians now. They must adopt non-violent resistance. Hundreds …

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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