Article 50 and the Great Repeal Bill Are Only the Beginning
Chatham House Director Robin Niblett on the endless complexities of Brexit – and why the prime minister’s domestic battles could be as contentious as her negotiations with the EU during the next two years.
EU Citizens Back Their Leaders’ Negotiating Stance on Brexit
As Article 50 is formally triggered, new research shows that Europeans would not support compromising on the EU’s core principles, write Thomas Raines, Matthew Goodwin and David Cutts.
What to Know About the Protests in Belarus
Late March saw a heavy-handed government response and mass arrests at a series of protest rallies in Belarus. Keir Giles takes a closer look at what has been going on.
China’s Evolving Approach to International Dispute Settlement
Despite its refusal to participate in the South China Sea arbitration, China’s attitude towards international dispute settlement is evolving towards greater acceptance and engagement in other contexts, writes Harriet Moynihan.
What to Know About Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election
Tim Summers looks at what we know about Carrie Lam, the territory’s new leader, and where Hong Kong politics goes from here.
What a Le Pen Win Would Look Like for France and the EU
A victory for Marine Le Pen, coming after Brexit, would underscore that Europeans have moved from instinctive scepticism about the EU to active rebellion, writes Matthew Goodwin.
Renminbi Internationalization: A Conflict of Statecrafts
If the renminbi becomes a serious rival to the dollar, it will be due less to the effectiveness of Beijing’s statecraft than to a failure of Washington’s, writes Benjamin Cohen.
Western Policy Towards Syria: Applying Lessons Learned
Over the past six years, there has been a significant gap between the West’s rhetoric and its actions in Syria. Western policymakers must learn from their mistakes to form a more effective strategy, according to a new research paper.