God save Britain if Boris Johnson symbolises principled Brexit-ism

by Rashmee

Posted on July 10, 2018


  The tragedy of our times is that Boris Johnson is seen as a principled leader of Brexiteers. Boris Johnson! A principled Brexiteer! Mr Johnson, it must be recalled, could’ve gone either way on the June 2016 EU referendum – he had written two signed newspaper columns, at a strategic point of the campaign. The … Continue reading “God save Britain if Boris Johnson symbolises principled Brexit-ism”

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What is it about Muslims in the West that Trump finds so discomfiting?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 11, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


If you are a man named Khan, Donald Trump probably has it in for you. How else to read the US president’s savage verbal assault on London Mayor Sadiq Khan within hours of an audacious terrorist attack on the British capital? It is hard to imagine any other occupant of the White House be­having with … Continue reading “What is it about Muslims in the West that Trump finds so discomfiting?”

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The Trump family and terrorism: Gouging every wound, cutting at every gash?

by Rashmee

Posted on March 24, 2017


In his criticism of London mayor Sadiq Khan, Donald Trump Jr., son of the US president, is continuing a family tradition. Seizing on the pain and grief of a European capital that has suffered a terrorist attack, Trump Jr. made so bold as to criticise Mr Khan on Wednesday, March 22. For what? For being … Continue reading “The Trump family and terrorism: Gouging every wound, cutting at every gash?”

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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