The commodification of global military protection could be cataclysmic

by Rashmee

Posted on July 11, 2018 / The National


With Nato leaders’ annual meeting to be followed by a US-Russia presidential summit, the business of international security is increasingly on people’s minds. Is protection about to become a sunshine commercial sector now that Donald Trump increasingly seems to suggest America’s traditional security alliances be repaid in kind and that the US receive trade preferences … Continue reading “The commodification of global military protection could be cataclysmic”

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What’s the point of Serial, Season 2, which is all about Bowe Bergdahl?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 16, 2015


** Is it to shine the light on the pointlessness of being in the US military? ** Is it a 21st century podcast version of Catch 22, the novel set on a US base during World War II? ** Is it a long trailer for Mark Boal’s forthcoming film on Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier … Continue reading “What’s the point of Serial, Season 2, which is all about Bowe Bergdahl?”

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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