After last week’s events in London, are we getting inured to terrorist attacks?

by Rashmee

Posted on September 20, 2017 / The National


Is terrorism no longer big news unless it takes a spectacularly different form or a devastating toll? One might conclude as much after the recent crude bomb attack on London’s public transport system. The bomb-in-a-bucket, which injured 30 and caused a minor stampede, made international headlines for just a few hours. Then the world — and Britain — briskly … Continue reading “After last week’s events in London, are we getting inured to terrorist attacks?”

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The Russians are coming but it’s still not reason enough for Tunisia to cheer loud and long

by Rashmee

Posted on August 18, 2016


They were unmistakable in the lower-ground lobby of the Movenpick hotel in Sousse. The light-skinned blond family of three with their protruding broad-tipped noses and slightly curly hair. The woman, who was probably in her mid to late 30s, was dark blonde. The man had thickset shoulders and heavy brows. There were shades of ash-brown … Continue reading “The Russians are coming but it’s still not reason enough for Tunisia to cheer loud and long”

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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