UN winds up its Haiti mission with a pitiful epitaph: It brought cholera to the island

by Rashmee

Posted on October 9, 2017


  On Friday (Oct 6) the UN wound up MINUSTAH, its 13-year-old peacekeeping mission in …

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Why do we put so much expectation on Facebook?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 22, 2016 / The National


When the year draws to a close, Facebook will begin its second decade as a …

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Obama’s final UNGA as US president is a reminder of how much the world has changed

by Rashmee

Posted on September 21, 2016


Some say that this UN General Assembly (UNGA), the last that Barack Obama will attend …

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Ban Ki-Moon, Obama close out and most Americans still don’t care about UN confab

by Rashmee

Posted on September 20, 2016


Being physically present in the US does not make the United Nations’ annual jamboree, the …

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The question in Sirte #Libya is not whether ISIS will be defeated. What comes after?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 31, 2016


Sitting in Tunis, it’s hard not to pay particular heed to what’s happening over the …

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So Libya’s UN-backed unity govt sneak-sailed into Tripoli from Tunisia

by Rashmee

Posted on April 2, 2016


It’s good to know that Fayez Al Sarraj, prime minister of Libya’s UN-backed unity government, …

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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