While the Trump administration swaggers, the world gets down to business

by Rashmee

Posted on April 30, 2019 / The National


The US is no longer a global hegemon, both by choice and by circumstance. Solid proof of its changing role in the world came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo marked his first anniversary in the job. Three things happened that week. In Beijing, President Xi Jinping had 37 world leaders join him for the … Continue reading “While the Trump administration swaggers, the world gets down to business”

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China brings its Belt and Road Initiative to Italy, paving the way for the Xin World Order

by Rashmee

Posted on March 26, 2019 / The National


As the US turns in on itself, China is increasingly enthusiastic about engaging with and investing in the wider world Once upon a time, the port city of Trieste represented a solution of sorts for territorial disputes between countries. Young Indians, for instance, learnt in political science classes about it as a possible model for Kashmir. … Continue reading “China brings its Belt and Road Initiative to Italy, paving the way for the Xin World Order”

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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