Are the Taliban really in charge?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 30, 2021


Tomorrow is the first day the Taliban will be in sole charge of Afghanistan. But …

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How will Taliban 2.0 interpret Sharia law in Afghanistan?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 26, 2021 / The New European


As the world waits to see the extent to which the Taliban’s victory will see …

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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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Coronavirus is teaching us all how to be vulnerable together

by Rashmee

Posted on March 10, 2020 / The National


On Sunday, Italy, the eurozone’s third largest economy, locked down Milan and the industrial regions …

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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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The G20 meets, a shadow of itself, the smell of death upon it

by Rashmee

Posted on November 30, 2018


Today (Friday, November 30), the G20 summit convenes, 10 years after its debut as a …

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Who ‘premeditated’ Jamal Khashoggi’s murder?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 26, 2018


News that Saudi Arabia’s chief public prosecutor will arrive in Turkey on Sunday prompts the …

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The Saudi paradox: Hollywood-watching millennials a world apart from the world

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2018


Here’s a snapshot of Saudis who support Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman: “young and urban, …

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Is there a sensible way forward on Saudi? Yes, but Trump may not go along

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2018


One of the most sensible commentaries on the way forward with Saudi Arabia comes from …

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The Khashoggi cover-up is in the works in full view of the world

by Rashmee

Posted on October 19, 2018


It won’t be too long now before we find out who exactly ordered the killing …

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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