Trump-Italy: no special relationship

Now that we can confirm that Donald Trump is serious, and that he is keeping his election campaign promises, we have to wonder what it means for a country like Italy to have a leader arrive in the White House who seems intent on calling into question the traditional pillars of American foreign policy....
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Preparations for the move of the "NATO Star" to the new headquarters.
Preparations for the move of the "NATO Star" to the new headquarters.

Trump-Italy: no special relationship Now that we can confirm that Donald Trump is serious, and that he is...
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The Global Food Waste Scandal – And how Donald Trump is going to fix it Over the last couple of years, the debate about the global food waste scandal...
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The Sorcerer and the Apprentice? Geert Wilders in the Wake of Trump’s Victory Donald Trump’s shock victory in the US presidential elections has led to an explosion...
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Donald Trump and the Transatlantic Alliance Trump’s view of allies and trade represents an existential threat to the transatlantic alliance....
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The upending of American politics and the chance for Europe After a bruising 18-month election cycle, the election of Donald Trump as the President...
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Trump’s Victory: Some Lessons for European Progressives Trump’s unexpected victory has sent shockwaves across Europe. It’s a sort of Brexit on...
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What Trump’s Victory means for Africa Donald Trump’s victory came as a shock to democrats in Africa. They had held...
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Primaries: the ideal way to choose a leader? Primaries have become widespread across Europe, including in countries that do not have a...
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A wake-up call for Europe Donald Trump’s triumph is like shock therapy for European (and global) progressive forces. Who...
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The helplessness of the left allows the triumph of the right Five hypotheses on the election of Donald Trump: I. The response to the election...
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The Anti-Establishment Challenge for Social Democratic Parties The anger felt towards the political class in advanced industrial democracies by large parts...
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When the forgotten strike back “The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.” Thus...
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The global order and the future of American influence Trump’s victory suggests that many US voters feel disaffected with globalisation. But the USA...
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Trump, a symbol of populism Identity politics, nationalist slogans, spreading fear of the other, portraying foreigners as a threat,...
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The 2016 US Election: looking back and the way forward This one hurts. A lot. As regular readers of this newsletter know, I was...
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The Iran Deal is in Jeopardy, and Other Disasters The Iran Deal is in Jeopardy, and Other Disasters America is still in shock—both...
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FEPS post summit briefing: European Council, 20-21 October 2016   European leaders met in Brussels last week (20-21 October) to discuss the many...
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A Wider Perspective on the 2016 US Election As this is the last pre-election edition of this Newsletter, it is worth spending...
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On the Campaign Trail American presidential politics has crossed a Rubicon. In the span of 48 hours, the...
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The Progressive Consumption Tax: Fiscal Magic? When all stand to get a better view at a concert or sporting event,...
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Trade requires rules Globalisation is not a destiny to which we must yield without question. It can...
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On the Campaign Trail The 2016 US presidential campaign has entered the home stretch with Hillary Clinton holding...
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US Elections: The Post-Policy Campaign One thing about this election campaign is clear: the policy positions of the candidates...
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Millennials and the 2016 Election The Millennial generation, those born between 1981 and 2000, is now the largest living...
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State of the Race: The General Election Begins The Democratic primary is finally over. Hillary Clinton won decisively in California and New...
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Uncharted Territory: A Contested Republican Convention The contemporary model for a party nominating convention in the United States is a...
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The Year of the Anti-Establishment Insurgent The anti-establishment campaigns of Sanders and Trump certainly share some common elements. Both Sanders...
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Race, Religion and other social issues in the 2016 campaign Donald Trump has dominated this campaign since his announcement speech in which he labelled...
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The New Politics of Trade Regardless of the ultimate outcome in November, there is no question that campaigns of...
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On the Campaign Trail The most unpredictable of presidential campaigns took another unexpected turn when Ted Cruz and...
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On The Campaign Trail Tuesday’s New York primary produced big wins for the two frontrunners, ending what had...
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On the Campaign Trail: State of the Race After Super Tuesday With the dust still settling from Super Tuesday, it is clear that there has...
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Setting the scene: The U.S. Presidential Election After Iowa and New Hampshire Setting the scene: The U.S. Presidential Election After Iowa and New Hampshire The 2016...
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EU Referendum: Übermensch Escapism, and Anglo-American-European Solidarity Someday we ought to make a list of those great debates that serve as...
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Inequality: A Challenge for Capitalism and Democracy Inequality is the greatest social and economic challenge faced by advanced industrial nations today....
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Saving a broken euro As we survey the damage from the years of crisis and recession in Europe...
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New trade agreements: A threat to democracy The proposed new trade agreements, the TPP for the Pacific region and the proposed...