America in the Middle East in 2019

by Rashmee

Posted on January 4, 2019


There is every chance America’s half-in half-out posture in the Middle East will create massive …

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Is Tarek al-Wazir a face of Germany?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 4, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


Could a single German regional election be a hopeful template for tomorrow? Perhaps. Consider this.…

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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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The risks of Saudi war on too many fronts

by Rashmee

Posted on November 12, 2017 / The Arab Weekly


Until the sudden purge in Saudi Arabia, there was little doubt that the kingdom’s young …

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Bjorn Lomborg and the Crown of Resolute Optimism about human progress

by Rashmee

Posted on October 23, 2017


  After years of relentless optimism, Bjorn Lomborg is allowing himself to be disappointed. This …

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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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How weak is this Iran that Trump’s men aggressively put ‘on notice’?

by Rashmee

Posted on February 8, 2017


After the brief Obama-era détente between Washington and Tehran, US-Iranian relations appear destined to return …

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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