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Italy Post-Election

October 13, 2022 at 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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What’s next for Rome’s foreign policy?

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By: Amelia Martin

On September 25th, Italians voted to elect a new government after the collapse of the previous cabinet led by Prime Minister Mario Draghi. The winning coalition, led by Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party, is coming to power at a critical moment for both foreign and domestic policy. Brothers of Italy and the coalition’s other parties have confirmed their intention to support Ukraine and maintain Italy within the Western fold. However, increasing domestic war fatigue, skyrocketing energy prices, and the prospect of an economic recession may create fissures within the new government and complicate its foreign policy agenda.  

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Speakers:

Federico Borsari, Leonardo Fellow, Transatlantic Defense and Security Program, Center for European Policy Analysis  

Dario Cristiani, Resident Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States  

Marta Dassù, Chair, Aspen Initiative for Europe, The Aspen Institute

Lewis M. Eisenberg, Former US Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and the Republic of San Marino

Moderated by:
Janna Brancolini, Fellow, Digital Innovation Initiative, Center for European Policy Analysis  

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