Rashmee Roshan Lall, The New European

Rashmee Roshan Lall

The New European

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Past articles by Rashmee:

A woman of substance: the unconventional Alice de Rothschild

A new exhibition reveals the secrets of a forward-thinking heiress whose taste and beliefs transcended her patriarchal age → Read More

Return of the international brigades

Could Ukraine become a historical hinge point for idealistic initiative when confronted by the forces of tyranny, just like the Spanish civil war in the 1930s? → Read More

Escaping the shadow of the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher

Would hopefuls like Liz Truss and Valérie Pécresse deliver a calmer, fresher politics in the spirit of Ardern and Merkel, or just a retread of muscular Iron Ladyism? → Read More

How to make COP26 a success? Talk about plastics

The annual climate conference needs world leaders to commit to tangible goals. Reducing plastic production is an urgent issue → Read More

Abdulrazak Gurnah: the truth-teller’s tale

Winning the Nobel Prize in literature means his work could add essential nuance to the global conversation about identity and belonging → Read More

The 1950s book that explains the War on Terror

Many authors have tried to make sense of the global tensions that produced 9/11 and the western response. But it is a little-known book written 50 years earlier that gets the closest. → Read More

Inside the Afghan resettlement process in London

Within hours of Afghan refugees’ arrival in the UK, local councils sprang into action, as one volunteer explains → Read More

How will Taliban 2.0 interpret Sharia law in Afghanistan?

As the world waits to see the extent to which the Taliban’s victory will see the return of its brutal interpretation of Islamic law, RASHMEE ROSHAN LALL reports on different approaches used in other Muslim countries. → Read More

How the world views Brexit Britain

Brexit and a risky Covid strategy means that the UK is the focus of close global attention this summer. Rashmee Roshan Lall reports on what the rest of the world is saying → Read More

Inside the most cursed country in the world: Haiti

Within minutes of the news flash of the assassination of Haiti’s president Jovenel Moise last week, two things became clear about the killing: it was brutal, and the world would find it shocking but not surprising. → Read More

The assassination of Haiti’s president may worsen its response to COVID-19

Haiti hasn’t vaccinated a single person yet. Poverty and vaccine hesitancy don’t help, but political instability will make everything worse → Read More

Expect fewer vices in the Pence-Harris debate

The pressure will be on for the US vice-presidential candidates to bring some civility to the political discourse → Read More

The world expected too much from Obama. Now it expects too much of Kamala Harris

When Joe Biden said of Kamala Harris, "Her story is America's story", it felt like 2008 in India all over again. I was editor of the Sunday Times of India, the country’s largest English-language newspaper, and based in the Indian capital. My husband was cultural attaché at the US embassy in New Delhi. Barack Obama had just won the November 4 election and everywhere we went, → Read More

What is the deal with 'woke' culture and writing letters?

The war of letters between leading intellectuals around the world points to three disturbing realities of our time → Read More

The US and EU are competing to play peacemaker in the Balkans

The Trump administration has kicked off a sudden burst of interest in the region – leaving the EU out of the picture → Read More

Coronavirus: Is Angela Merkel's solution to EU's problems feasible?

Despite a German court's ruling against the European Central Bank's bond-buying programme, politicians in the bloc's largest member state are seeking greater continent-wide solidarity → Read More

How Suleimani's death will affect India and Pakistan

There is a lot at stake and in very different ways for South Asia’s nuclear-armed neighbours → Read More

Kimchi diplomacy: how national cuisine brings more than just food to the table

As Italy, China and Japan have shown, culinary arts influence foreign perceptions about a country and could even help attract investment → Read More

Could the demise of Thomas Cook mark a new beginning for the tourism industry?

Some big and startling numbers have been thrown about in the grim aftermath of Thomas Cook's collapse. Roughly 600,000 tourists were left stranded when the world's oldest travel company ceased trading on 23 (...) → Read More

As the rich get richer, tackling inequality is a global struggle

With 11 per cent of the planet living below the poverty line, what will it take to eradicate poverty for good? → Read More