2 Syrian refugees taken in by US in Jan. It was 1,318 same time last year

by Rashmee

Posted on February 2, 2018


  One has to wonder about the state of mind of the two Syrian refugees taken in by the US since January 1, 2018. Just imagine. They are the only two Syrians who’ve been given refuge by the US so far, this year. That’s down from the 1,318 Syrian refugees accepted by the US in … Continue reading “2 Syrian refugees taken in by US in Jan. It was 1,318 same time last year”

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Arabs show they’re not defined by the Palestinian issue. Now, the world must prosecute their case

by Rashmee

Posted on December 8, 2017


  Nearly two years ago, I wrote a blog recording my scepticism about an overseas Iraqi man’s insistence that Arabs and Muslims were sick of being defined by the Palestinian issue. That was in April 2016. At the time, I admit I didn’t buy my interlocutor’s argument that Arabs have moved on from the Palestinian issue, that … Continue reading “Arabs show they’re not defined by the Palestinian issue. Now, the world must prosecute their case”

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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