Sunrise in the east?

by Rashmee

Posted on May 22, 2019


China’s infrastructure projects have been heavily scrutinized by the West and eastern competitors such as India, but much less attention has been paid to its attempt to shift the centre of gravity to all of Asia. Last week (May 15, President Xi Jinping hosted the inaugural Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations and in the … Continue reading “Sunrise in the east?”

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Is ‘the West’ Trump-proof as it came into being in 480 BC?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 28, 2018


  Every other day, if not every single day, America’s 45th president is said to be laying siege to “the West”. You may have your own views about whether he is or he isn’t, but it’s certainly valid to think if “the West” is stronger than one American president. What is “the West” anyway? Does … Continue reading “Is ‘the West’ Trump-proof as it came into being in 480 BC?”

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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