Brexit is officially underway. This month, the British ambassador to Brussels gave Donald Tusk, Chairman of the European Council, the letter signed by British Prime Minister Theresa May that formally gives notice the UK will withdraw from the European Union. Nine months after the referendum, this was the first act of procedure to trigger Brexit.
When the British voted in June 2016 for the UK to leave the European Union, they made a choice that changes the destiny of the continent and has a significant impact on the economy, perhaps around the world. Brexit puts the entire European project into question and has invigorated eurosceptic political parties. A few days
Among a number of economic and financial trends in Europe, the growing enthusiasm for China and its development policies warrants careful examination. Over the past decade, the Middle Kingdom has steadily increased in competitiveness, and it now appears poised to displace the US-led West as the leader of the global economy.
We spoke with Andrea Mennillo, expert economist with a broad knowledge of international political issues, at “Yemen: le mille e una guerra,” a conference in Milan organized by the Festival of Human Rights and the Italian Institute for International Political Studies.
The recent attacks in Paris and ongoing conflicts between the West and the Middle East are likely to seriously undermine economic relations among a number of countries, whether they are directly or indirectly involved. This tense situation could slow or halt the recent economic recovery in many Western countries. In attempt to avoid such a
In the wake of the Paris attacks, French President François Hollande appears to be moving closer to working with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has also said, “Against Isis, a broad coalition is needed.” Meanwhile, British Prime Minister David Cameron wants raids in Syria and German Chancellor Angela Merkel has pledged
With the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Tehran looks to the West. The agreement on the future of Iran’s nuclear program, signed in Vienna last month with representatives of the P5 + 1 (USA, Russia, China, France, UK and Germany), opens the country for business. The opportunities for Italy could be great. We interviewed Andrea
After its suspension from the G8, Vladimir Putin’s Russia continues to worry Italy and the rest of Europe. Meanwhile, the Middle East is plunging further into chaos.
1. Dr. Mennillo, we would like to address some of the discussion that took place at a meeting the Middle East Institute held in Washington in May. The meeting entitled “The Middle East in 2025: Long Term Scenarios and Strategies for Stability” analyzed the conflicts and continuing tensions across the Middle East that make long-term
Made in Italy International Forum, First Edition, March 14-16, 2014 – “His Excellency Italy”