Indira Lakshmanan is an Executive editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and a columnist for The Boston Globe. On September 13, 2019, she appeared on NPR's 1A Friday News Roundup.
Tensions between Russia and the West mean both sides have let the memories of Crimean War dead fade.
And it’s not because of Brexit.
The Brexit debacle shows us we are in an age of irresponsibility.
Grantee Dinna Louise C. Dayao reports on how easily implemented changes to road safety can save lives around the world.
Indira Lakshmanan was a guest host on 1A where she discussed the UK Parliment rejected plan for Brexit.
Trump-loving protesters rallying in London are part of a larger nationalistic movement around the world that predates Trump, but is being actively stoked by those close to the president.
The fight for clean air has emerged from numerous directions. The law, in particular, has proven to be a necessary and sometimes surprising tool.
Britain sought to retain its imperial clout as the Empire crumbled after the Second World War by seeking to dominate the arms industry. This is a major investigation of the contemporary results.
London already waged one battle for its air nearly six decades ago. The war, however, isn't yet over. A rise in pollution threatens the city and its most vulnerable residents yet again.
The most dangerous effects of air pollution often go unseen. The city of London has implemented numerous measures to mitigate rising air pollution. But, has it done enough?
Dr. Jason Husser, Director of the Elon University Poll and Assistant Professor of Political Science, discusses the relationship between political socialization and radicalization in the 2018 global political climate.
It has been 15 years since the end of Northern Ireland's Troubles yet in Belfast, a city carved by "Peace Walls," the tension is still palpable.
For more than 300 years, Scotland has been a loyal member of the United Kingdom. But in the fall of 2014, Scots will vote on whether they want to become an independent nation.
Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.
High profile cases often sweat under the media's spotlight. In London, the 15-year focus on Lawrence's 1993 murder pressured the justice system to try two men twice, for the same crime.
Scotland is set for a vote on independence. It is expected to take place in 2014, meaning that the United Kingdom could be dissolved in 2015. Tim Judah looks at defense and foreign policy implications.
Polioviruses have been nearly eradicated. But scientists worry their gains face a left-field threat: After vaccination, some people excrete the virus for years.
In talking about the Real IRA, the splinter group that took responsibility for the March 7 attack on an army barracks outside of Belfast that left two soldiers dead, Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde has said, "The people we are arresting are not 50 or 60 year olds from...