As Paris pact turns five, climate change is the new cold war

by Rashmee

Posted on December 7, 2020


  This is the week the Paris Climate Agreement marks its fifth birthday. December 12 …

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South Korea’s wannabe president wins support for universal basic income plan

by Rashmee

Posted on October 15, 2020


It is a platitude that the pandemic has been a game-changer. It is a banality …

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The real American dream was access to education. No longer

by Rashmee

Posted on September 26, 2020


Pandemic or not, it’s hardly likely that Donald Trump will change his publicly stated view …

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Trump eviscerates G7 - and America’s leadership

by Rashmee

Posted on May 31, 2020 / The Focus


Donald Trump wants to turn the G7 group of advanced economies into the ‘G10 or …

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Wisconsin and South Korea – a tale of two elections

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2020 / The Focus


April began with a textbook example of how not to hold an election and progressed …

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If you doubted there’s no globocop any more, read this

by Rashmee

Posted on August 11, 2019


  No one’s paying any particular attention to what the US says or thinks about …

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Could the Korean Peninsula blow up America’s legendary status as the essential nation?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 3, 2019


As of midnight December 31, 2018, here’s where things stood with respect to the Korean …

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The train to peace in the Koreas has left the station, no thanks to Donald Trump

by Rashmee

Posted on December 1, 2018


On November 30, a South Korean train with a sign reading ‘Seoul to Sinuiju’ crossed …

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What did the third inter-Korean summit have to do with Trump?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 20, 2018


Believe me, to use one of Donald Trump’s favourite phrases, the third inter-Korean summit had …

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Trump-Kim summit can set off nuclear dominoes game

by Rashmee

Posted on June 17, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Ten years ago, in the closing months of George W. Bush’s presidency, the United States …

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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