Italy's foreign policy and the rising challenges in the middle east
DATE: 13 SEPTEMBER, 2017
LOCATION: VIA GREGORIANA 12 - ROME
"Italian Foreign Policy and the new challenges in the Middle East: The GCC crisis, Egypt, Libya and Iraq
President, Euro-Gulf Information Centre
Former Ambassador and Professor (University of Bologna)
MENA Political Economy Analyst - Cultura Democratica
Analyst, NATO Defence College Foundation
Italy is strategically located at the intersection between the West and the Arab region and remains impacted by the challenges emanating from an embattled Middle East.
In this dialogue, we discuss how is this Mediterranean power navigating the security threats emanating from North Africa, the political challenges posed by the Gulf crisis and the major endeavor required to root out ISIS and re/build Iraq.