A peace agreement and challenges aheadThe June 23 ceasefire is undoubtedly a major step towards ending the rural insurgency which has plagued Colombia for the past half century. But the peace process is still at a delicate stage, and many challenges remain
Preparing for the UK's Brexit NegotiationTheresa May, the new British prime minister, faces a central challenge in deciding the UK’s next steps towards the EU. On the one hand, a clear majority of the British electorate voted in the 23 June referendum for Britain to leave the EU. She has no choice but to follow through on the result. On the other, Leave supporters did not vote for a specific version of Brexit. Alongside the many who were determined to free the country from the costs and constraints of EU membership, the majority included an anti-austerity and anti-globalization protest vote and those with a vision of a buccaneering ‘global Britain’.
Britain’s new global role after BrexitThe decision to leave the EU has shaken the foundations of Britain and her role in the world. Quentin Peel sets the scene for a series of articles on Britain’s future
Ireland’s dilemmaDublin will have to roll with the punches after Brexit shock, writes Bruce Clark
The EU must relaunch or dieEnrico Letta, the former Italian PM, says this is the moment statecraft must replace bureaucracy
Global crises are met by perplexityThe people in the hall at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel were supposed to know the answers. Government officials, policy experts, business people and journalists, had come from all over the world to attend Chatham House’s third London Conference on June 16-17.
Britain could join India in a maritime coalitionC Raja Mohan looks at a rejuvenated Commonwealth
Headlong dash for the exits
Brace yourself for the futureFamine before any feast as UK adjusts to life outside Europe, predicts Aengus Collins
The river still flowsLaura Hammond argues that even with enlightened policies, migrants will still be drawn to Europe