Trump’s security plan sees Middle East as dark, dangerous place

by Rashmee

Posted on December 24, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


The starkest of the many surprises in US Presi­dent Donald Trump’s National Security Strat­egy (NSS) is its unremit­tingly bleak, unseeing view of the Middle East. It’s a surprise only because one might have thought nearly a year as US president might have recalibrated Trump’s worldview. It hasn’t. Throughout the 55-page document, the Middle East is … Continue reading “Trump’s security plan sees Middle East as dark, dangerous place”

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Does the lifting of curfew mean that Tunis can be declared safe again?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 15, 2015


I returned to Tunis the night (Saturday, Dec 12) it lifted the curfew imposed after the deadly November bus bombing claimed by Isil. No more couvre feu said the Embassy driver, sounding pleased. C’est bonne, said everyone else. But what does the end of the curfew really mean? Is Tunis considered safe now? Has the … Continue reading “Does the lifting of curfew mean that Tunis can be declared safe again?”

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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