War is good for… American business

by Rashmee

Posted on January 9, 2020


  If you’ve ever wondered why the US continues to talk the language of war …

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Did you know? The #Syria that’s not in the news

by Rashmee

Posted on November 14, 2019


For a short time, Syria had faded somewhat from the news agenda. That was either …

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Time for refugees to return now that the Syrian war is winding down?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 7, 2018


On May 3, 2018 Bashar Al Assad’s government regained control of a key highway, the …

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Another lens to view Syria: its merchants

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Towards the end of her book “The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival,” British …

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A ‘snowflake’ strategy for Syria

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Since the April 14 strikes on Syria by the United States, United Kingdom and France, …

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Why warmongers must have skin in the game

by Rashmee

Posted on February 25, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Would the conflicts in the Middle East suddenly grind to a halt if 21st-century political …

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In Turkey, an ominous question: Can war ever be good for public health?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 4, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Can war ever be good for public health? It’s a ludicrous question when the horrendous …

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The fight over America’s forever wars

by Rashmee

Posted on November 19, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Something extraordinary has happened in the capital of the world’s most powerful country: For the …

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A row of Gazebos on US Embassy Kabul compound. Camoflage uniforms that are anything but

by Rashmee

Posted on June 22, 2017


Anyone – American or not – who has considered the US war in Afghanistan would …

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Hard to believe now, but Yemen once had a golden age of legendary achievement

by Rashmee

Posted on February 17, 2017


Next month, it will be two years since the Saudis started to bomb Yemen. Will …

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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