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Marta Dassù

Senior Advisor for European Affairs at The Aspen Institute

Biography

Marta Dassù is Senior Advisor of European Affairs at the Aspen Institute and Editor-in-Chief of Aspenia. She is a Board Member of Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome, of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, and a Member of the Advisory Council of the European Policy Centre in Brussels. She is also part of the scientific committee of the LUISS School of Government in Rome. Previously, she was Italy’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy Adviser to the Italian Prime Minister. She is a regular contributor to the Italian newspaper La Stampa and has written numerous books. Dassù graduated from the University of Florence.

Keeping Europe safe after Brexit

The context Now is not the moment for either the European Union or the United Kingdom to risk allowing the political tensions around Brexit to…

Marta Dassù su Putin e Europa, La Stampa

"La politica internazionale può apparire dominata da eventi casuali. Ma in realtà funziona sulla base di aspettative razionali. Se tali aspettative si dimostrano sbagliate, l’ordine internazionale si dissolve. Gran parte dell’Europa non aveva previsto – come da ultimo ha sottolineato Ivan Krastev, uno dei migliori politologi della nuova generazione – che la Russia avrebbe reagito alla rivoluzione di Kiev annettendosi la Crimea. A essere onesti l’Italia, nelle discussioni del 2013 sull’offerta di partnership all’Ucraina, aveva cercato di mettere in guardia i colleghi europei."

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Keeping Europe safe after Brexit

The context Now is not the moment for either the European Union or the United Kingdom to risk allowing the political tensions around Brexit to…

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