How to read Trump’s threat to bring the army on to America’s streets

by Rashmee

Posted on June 2, 2020 / The Focus


It was Peter Thiel, Donald Trump’s only Silicon Valley supporter before the 2016 US presidential …

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Is this an inflection point, just like 1989?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2019


In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell. A couple of years later, the Soviet Union collapsed. …

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From 1946, a memo to the future about the Russian view of truth or non-truth

by Rashmee

Posted on March 16, 2018


  In the light of Russia’s centrality to our affairs, it’s worth reading George Kennan’s …

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A year that dives once again into secret worlds – on screens big and small

by Rashmee

Posted on January 3, 2018


The new year is going to be big on a certain kind of cinema. The …

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Trump’s moral equivalence between Nazis & anti-Nazis? Read this 30-year-old essay

by Rashmee

Posted on August 17, 2017


Donald Trump sees a moral equivalence between neo-Nazis and those who protest againt them. Thirty-one …

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25 years ago today, the Soviet Union disappeared. Watch what’s coming in its place

by Rashmee

Posted on December 26, 2016


Today, 25 years ago, the Soviet Union officially became a relic of history. Its hammer …

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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