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Let’s Add Salvini’s Return to the Growing List of Europe’s Problems
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Let’s Add Salvini’s Return to the Growing List of Europe’s Problems
January 17, 2020

When you owe the bank a thousand dollars it’s your problem. When you owe the bank a few hundred billion dollars it’s the bank’s problem, in this case, specifically German banks.

Salvini Thwarted Is Not Salvini Denied
August 18, 2019

Italian Interior Minister and leader of The League Matteo Salvini was thwarted in his push to get control of Italy’s fractious political landscape recently.

Salvini Thwarted Is Not Salvini Denied
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Can Salvini Beat the Italian Troika?
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Can Salvini Beat the Italian Troika?
August 12, 2019

Salvini knows that timing in politics is everything. Going for a consolidation of power the people seem to want of him, while Brussels is up to its neck in Brexit and financial markets becoming more unmoored from reality every day is the right move.

Stopped Clocks: The European Union Gets War With Iran Exactly Right
July 1, 2019

The WMD lies of the early 2000s have set the bar high for interventions based on military intelligence. And Syria has shown that without conclusive evidence, Europe isn’t about to send in the troops.

Stopped Clocks: The European Union Gets War With Iran Exactly Right
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Europe Won’t Admit the Mini-BOTs Are Coming
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Europe Won’t Admit the Mini-BOTs Are Coming
June 25, 2019

Italy’s Euroskeptic government led by Lega’s Matteo Salvini and Five Star Movement’s Luigi Di Maio are preparing an assault on the foundation of the European Union itself to save Italy.

Salvini Is Positioning Italy for Confrontation
April 10, 2019

First, Salvini goes into the European Parliament to disrupt proceedings and further undermine Angela Merkel’s powerbase. Second, he and Di Maio take that success back to Rome and use that to engage real EU reform of the financial system.

Salvini Is Positioning Italy for Confrontation
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China’s European Moment Has Arrived
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China’s European Moment Has Arrived
April 2, 2019

There is one other question the West as a whole must face. The E.C.’s “strategic outlook” terms China “a systemic rival promoting alternative forms of governance.” There are two problems with this commonly sounded theme.

Italian Meddling at French Maidan: When Will Russia Be Accused?
February 14, 2019

There is an official boogeyman for France to blame: Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio who has met and openly been photographed with key players inside the yellow vest movement.

Italian Meddling at French Maidan: When Will Russia Be Accused?
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