Ad Afrin il presidente turco Recep Erdogan ha vinto una battaglia contro i curdi siriani dell'YPG, ma rischia di perdere la guerra. Basta leggere il tenore sempre più allarmato delle dichiarazioni che provengono dagli Stati Uniti dopo il brusco passaggio di consegne al nuovo Segretario di Stato, Mike Pompeo, che ha sostituito il più morbido ed inesperto Rex Tillerson per capire che la pazienza di Trump è ormai al limite. "Ulteriori operazioni oltre le regioni di confine attireranno più forze e ...
It's good to be here in this great city of Florence today at a critical time in the evolution of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union. It was here, more than anywhere else, that the Renaissance began - a period of history that inspired centuries of creativity and
It's possible that a conflict with the European Commission, in the absence of trustworthy allies, might not be effective in reaching the end goal. But on the
Ahead of the opening of the Jubilee of Mercy on Dec. 8, which should bring benefits of all sorts for a year, access to monuments should be granted to tourists and citizens in Rome (as well as many other art-rich cities).
The latest polls assign German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party, the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU-CSU), the absolute majority of parliamentary seats. This has not happened since 2005, when the hard reforms by then Chancellor Gerhard Schröder cost the Social Democrats (SPD) so dearly
Since yesterday, the world might not be a better place, but at least it is changing a bit. In 1980, stubbornly traveling in the opposite direction of everybody else, I arrived in Teheran as a curious 24-year old to see how the revolution that had pushed the Shah into exile was; I returned just a
Will there be (finally) a political decision in the euro zone to save Greece? And will the followers of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras be ready to accept the austerity concessions and tough reforms indispensable to avoid their exit from the euro? These questions have come again and again for
Is Vivendi a model for Telecom Italia? It looks likely that, when Vincent Bolloré becomes the new controlling shareholder of the Italian giant, he will follow the same road that he took to "stabilize" Vivendi, aiming at a 15 percent stake.
Maybe by evoking the risk of bankruptcy for Italy, Yanis Varoufakis hoped to divert the attention from the troubles his economic-financial acrobatics are causing to Greece-a country that, after six years of recession, sacrifices and suffering (even excessive ones sometimes) finally sees a little
There's a very narrow path open to establishing the basis of a new Europe. This new Europe is one that is able to return to strong growth rhythms, absorb 26 million unemployed, stop deflation, renew trust in the future and a sense of security to its skeptical and disillusioned citizens who are more