In Pakistan, teens are at risk from Taliban. In US, from the guns their leaders protect

by Rashmee

Posted on February 16, 2018


  Listening to the shocked tearful accounts of teenage survivors of the latest school shooting …

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In Afghanistan, Trump’s grand strategy begins to fall apart

by Rashmee

Posted on October 25, 2017 / The National


Coincidence, a leading science fiction writer once said, is the word we use when we …

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Donald Trump’s ‘path forward’ in Afghanistan is a rebrand not a step ahead

by Rashmee

Posted on August 23, 2017 / The National


No one knew exactly what to expect from Donald Trump’s “path forward” address on Afghanistan …

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Mother of All Bombs reminds the world of Mother of American Failures in Afghanistan

by Rashmee

Posted on April 19, 2017


Donald Trump may not have intended this particular effect but the Mother of All Bombs, …

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Is Kunduz the beginning of the end for Afghanistan?

by Rashmee

Posted on October 6, 2016 / The National


Friday is the 15th anniversary of the United States’ and United Kingdom’s Operation Enduring Freedom …

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Why Commander-in-Chief Obama is leaving his troops in Afghanistan

by Rashmee

Posted on October 20, 2015


One has to feel for Barack Obama, Nobel Peace Prize winner, a man who once …

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Blindly bashing Pakistan won’t help Afghanistan or worst the Taliban

by Rashmee

Posted on October 14, 2015


  This Washington Post piece by Fareed Zakaria is really quite remarkable. As a blind …

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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