No, Mr Trump, Western civilisation isn’t threatened by terrorism

by Rashmee

Posted on July 9, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


If we allow them to do so, anarchists can intimidate just as much as violent …

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The battle against extremism has become a reductive war of words with tech companies

by Rashmee

Posted on June 13, 2017


Have you noticed the sneaky way in which the battle against extremism has metamorphosed into …

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How extremism has hijacked the UK election

by Rashmee

Posted on June 8, 2017 / The National


Britain votes today with the shadow of terrorism hanging darkly over it. Ditto France, as …

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London attackers weren’t cowardly but too confident, like most merchants of death

by Rashmee

Posted on June 5, 2017


Politicians routinely use the word “cowardly” for terrorist attacks and so they did for Saturday …

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Terror blowback from Middle East wars continues

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Is there a link between a country’s foreign policy and the terrorist threat it faces? …

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Faked terrorist attacks are a dangerous development

by Rashmee

Posted on April 30, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


  From tragedy to sordid farce, terrorism is meta­morphosing before our eyes. Until recently, an …

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In Europe, extremism is essentially a homegrown problem

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Within hours of the March 22nd attack in London, politicians in parts of the Western …

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Of course we shouldn’t blame Islam for terrorism. But don’t let’s gloss over this fact either

by Rashmee

Posted on March 29, 2017


David Shariatmadari’s rather well-argued piece in The Guardian asking if we should blame Islam for …

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Let’s stop doing the terrorists’ job for them and start calling these attacks ‘crimes’

by Rashmee

Posted on March 28, 2017


I implore you to watch Simon Jenkins’ comments on a BBC programme about the urgent …

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The rights and wrongs of Germany’s plan to deport two non-citizen terror suspects

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2017


What’s with this story about Germany arranging to deport two German-born non-citizens for alleged involvement …

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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