What can Germany do to keep itself safe? Integrate new entrants more fiercely

by Rashmee

Posted on July 25, 2016


If there can be any blessing in a bloody and terrible act, it is this: …

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After Nice, there’s a new global mood of despondency. Don’t give in to it

by Rashmee

Posted on July 18, 2016


Can we be safe anywhere any more, wail some Tweeples after a lonesome petty thief …

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How to hold on to hope in a time of terror? What do you tell your children?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 5, 2016


So how does one hold on to hope in this seemingly neverending season of terrorist …

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San Bernardino reporting shows new awareness about Muslim demonisation

by Rashmee

Posted on December 4, 2015


Americans like guns – or at least they boast a fair number about their homes …

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UK airstrikes, US special forces. What a ‘pitiless war’ on terrorism really means

by Rashmee

Posted on December 2, 2015


On Wednesday, Britain voted on joining the US and France in bombing Isil. On Tuesday, …

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A terrible link between Paris attacks & asylum-seekers’ view of France?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 16, 2015


There is a disturbing kernel of truth in The Economist’s scathing view of November 7 …

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Last week, The Economist was writing about ‘the dispensable French’

by Rashmee

Posted on November 15, 2015


What a difference a week makes. On November 7, Charlemagne was pretty scathing about France’s …

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An ISIL plane bomb means it’s prepared to be seen as it is: a terrorist group

by Rashmee

Posted on November 7, 2015


Contrary to what everyone may say or fear, hears what an ISIL bomb on a …

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Three ‘T’s can be said to define Tunisia. Not that ugly fourth, terror

by Rashmee

Posted on September 7, 2015


How do you define a country? Especially one as old and ethnically and culturally diverse …

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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