Qatar’s 2017 airlift of cows in the context of the coronavirus-induced backlash against globalisation

by Rashmee

Posted on May 26, 2020


When analysts write about a coronavirus-induced backlash against globalisation and its sprawling supply chains, I …

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Opexit? Qat-exit? Qatar’s decision to leave OPEC is symbolically important

by Rashmee

Posted on December 5, 2018


Call it Opexit, Qat-exit or what you will, but Qatar’s departure from OPEC illustrates the …

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Arabs show they’re not defined by the Palestinian issue. Now, the world must prosecute their case

by Rashmee

Posted on December 8, 2017


  Nearly two years ago, I wrote a blog recording my scepticism about an overseas …

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The risks of Saudi war on too many fronts

by Rashmee

Posted on November 12, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Until the sudden purge in Saudi Arabia, there was little doubt that the kingdom’s young …

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How #Qatar crisis is linked to Singapore & other small countries US said it would protect

by Rashmee

Posted on June 16, 2017


Whatever your political sympathies about Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states, consider this economist’s …

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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