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Max Ferrari

Max Ferrari is a journalist and politician. He is a former parliamentary journalist, a war correspondent in the former Yugoslavia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon, and director of a TV channel. He is an expert in geopolitics and energy policy. Twitter: @MaxFerrari​

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Italy versus the EU

The EU’s worst nightmare has taken place: Italy has a new, populist, Euroskeptic and anti-German government that paradoxically enjoys almost unanimous popularity thanks to the absurd interference of Brussels and Berlin.

June 01, 2018

Europe’s hypocrisy on democracy

The Catalan situation has become an embarrassment for the European Union for several reasons: It shows that democracy in Europe is optional (and therefore the EU has no right to preach democracy to the rest of the world), it raises many doubts about the so-called sacredness of borders, and it reo

April 10, 2018

EU’s future at stake in the battle of Budapest

Few people know the real nightmare of the EU has a name: The Visegrad Group (V4), a union of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia that, mindful of the Soviet occupation, is increasingly challenging the centralizing will of Brussels and what the members call the “Soviet Union of Europe

April 01, 2018

Sarkozy, Qaddafi and the myth of Libya’s ‘humanitarian’ war

He who laughs last laughs better, according to an Italian proverb that applies very well to the case of Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president who joined the war in Libya to eliminate Muammar Qaddafi and a few months later also helped to bring down Silvio Berlusconi.

March 21, 2018

Sovereignism, not populism works for Italy

I have read many analyses on the “populist wave” that has “submerged” Italy, but as an Italian I do not agree with them.

March 16, 2018