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Il tempo di Trump

 Il fattore tempo è utile per analizzare la presidenza Trump in almeno tre prospettive. In primo luogo, l’approccio decisamente originale alla politica estera adottato da questo presidente ha già lasciato un’impronta profonda sulle relazioni internazionali...

Una lezione di Kissinger

Dopo essere stato Consigliere per la Sicurezza Nazionale e Segretario di Stato durante due presidenze  americane (quelle di Richard Nixon e Gerald Ford), Henry Kissinger ha fondato una azienda di consulenza internazionale...

Welcome the Truce: but we need more to save the Atlantic

 We can breathe a sigh of relief: A trade war between the United States and Europe, which would have had a strongly penalizing impact on an economy relying on exports such as Italy’s, has been averted for the time being.  After branding the EU a "foe" in the commercial sphere, Donald Trump pulled...

The first Trump-Putin summit: a turning point with many question marks

The July 16th Helsinki summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will be a turning point in American political history and US-Russia relations. However, whether the effect on Russia in the long term will be positive or negative is now even more unclear as both leaders pledged greater short-term cooperation...

The domestic impulses behind the Trump-Kim gamble

In 1972, there was the “Ping-pong diplomacy” that led to a meeting between Richard Nixon and Mao Zedong in Beijing. Their meeting changed the course of 20th century history and laid the groundwork for the complex relationship between China and the United States that exists today, part cooperation and part fierce rivalry...

NATO, burden sharing and Mr. Trump

“Two percent is a joke. Four percent is what we should be spending. We [the US] are being played for fools”...

Engaging Russia: a gamble and its limits

The first summit between the leaders of Russia and the United States produced very little tangible news. Still, it ignited an emotional storm that reflected polarized perceptions of the world by American and Russian elites. These divergent worldviews are the real cause of the crisis in the countries’ bilateral relations...

L’America o il suo Presidente?

 Al termine del tour europeo di Donald Trump, che lo ha portato al vertice NATO di Bruxelles, a Londra, e poi a Helsinki per l’incontro con Vladimir Putin, un quesito si pone con intensità per i vecchi alleati dell’America: il Presidente parla effettivamente a nome degli Stati Uniti?...

Trump’s NATO summit: when drama overcomes substance

The 2018 NATO Summit will be remembered as one of the most tense in recent history. The reasons do not lie in external challenges or enemies, as the 29 allies once again showed convergence on measures adopted to safeguard their national and collective security. The drama, rather, came from US President Donald Trump’s negotiation and communication strategy...

A Russian conservative view of Putin: interview with Alexander Dugin

After the splash of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, U.S. President Donald Trump is now ready for another step in his disruptive diplomacy, a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin...