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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 17–24.
Published: 01 December 2001
... a right-wing co­ The Successes of the 1990s alition headed by the media mogul Silvio The economic and political crisis of the Berlusconi to be its new government. The early 1990s was a legacy of the state Italy in­ coalition, in addition to Berlusconi’s Forza vented in the immediate postwar years...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2001
... work. Although he has only eight years of arrival, Silvio Berlusconi won a landslide victory formal schooling, he reads the classics, is well- in the May 13 national elections. His presumed traveled, and is equally at home with a farmer right-wing government, feared by many people...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 14–21.
Published: 01 June 2018
... and national pride. She dabbles in anti-Europe and anti-gay banter, which plays well to the “Italy first” sentiments of her far-right constituency. She opposes citizenship for children of immigrants, and supports incentives to grow Italy’s declining birthrate. Since Berlusconi opened the door to national...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 50–59.
Published: 01 March 2004
... even before Berlusconi’s gaffe. committee of parliament rewrote the consti­ His “House of Freedoms” coalition contains tution in a bid to make Italy’s system of the populist Northern League, whose leader government more effective. The attempt Umberto Bossi has jumped on the same...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 13–18.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., it was clear that the president appeared genuinely delighted by Bush’s and his advisers were at pains not to make victory was Italy’s prime minister, Silvio life difficult for Yasir Arafat’s more moder­ Berlusconi. Election Day caught him in ate successors by seeming to nominate them Moscow, where he...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of the “laws” of history. If one thinks that things should have happened differently, it is difficult to accept that this nightmare is real. Coming from Italy, a country that experienced 20 years of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi—a billionaire TV tycoon, our Trump—I tend to be more blasé, though I...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 35–37.
Published: 01 December 2014
... it into his nest. He then signed a pact with former arch-enemy Silvio Berlusconi—now his greatest ally when it comes time to crush friendly fire from the Democrats’ own backbenches—and embarked on a wild ride. Renzi’s personal and political popularity is extraordinarily high, far above the abysmal levels...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Institute 2012 2012 World Policy Institute Thomas Hawk In April, at an international conference in Palm Beach, I struck up a conversation with a senior adviser to ousted Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. It was barely six months after he was forced to resign in November 2011. “So what’s...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 10–14.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., populism, and authoritarianism. Under the banners of a succession of know-it-all leaders, the National Front in France, United Kingdom’s Independence Party, Silvio Berlusconi and the Five Star Movement in Italy, the newly born Podemos in Spain, as well as a galaxy of smaller parties, for the first time...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 77–82.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... It is common to compare Bolsonaro to Donald Trump or Silvio Berlusconi. He is an irreverent and irrepressible right-wing politician who is proud to be politically incorrect. Yet his willingness to allow police and civilians to kill (suspected) criminals with impunity suggests a more chilling parallel...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 106–111.
Published: 01 June 2018
... that they call bullshit on the political class. So when you look at Silvio Berlusconi in Italy or at Hugo Chávez in Venezuela or at Vladimir Putin in Russia, it turns out that the inability of populists to deliver on some of their more extreme promises rarely costs them as much as one might hope. Trump...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 9–14.
Published: 01 September 2012
... explain why disgruntled voters sometimes turn to nonpoliticians as leaders—actors like Ronald Reagan, Italian humorist Beppe Grillo and his Five Stars movement after Silvio Berlusconi, or the French clown Coluche in the 1980s; singers like new Haitian president Michel Martelly; or businessmen like...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 9–15.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... The London team set up a bar on the first floor of the hotel where, flirting with the corruption rules, they wined and dined the IOC delegates. Tony Blair came for several days and, with David Beckham, acted as host in the hospitality room. Before flying out, Blair had met with Silvio Berlusconi, winning...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 108–117.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... But such practices are hardly unique to Washington. They become problems wherever political hubris might rear its head—in François Hollande’s socialist administration in Paris and its pursuit of his right-wing predecessor or the Italian judiciary’s pursuit of Silvio Berlusconi, not to mention the dogs of war...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 21–30.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., consisting of the former Kingdoms of Naples and Sicily, has turned conservative. Religion and the mafia are somewhat omnipresent in this heartland of supporters of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. This controversial rightist leader was also backed in the far richer north, leaving the central regions...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 13–20.
Published: 01 June 2002
... nervous Gaulle took France out of the NATO joint of getting out of step with “Europe.” Since military command in 1966 and asked all Berlusconi was his own foreign minister, American troops to leave the country. The and since Spain held the rotating presidency Americans duly complied...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (3): 53–60.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Europe’s leaders he will finally pass the baton to Chancellor could make is to treat the referendum votes Gordon Brown in the middle of the cur­ as simple manifestations of economic un­ rent parliament. In Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, ease. Certainly, unemployment is high in facelifts and hair...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of the media. Chávez’s Venezuela and Correa’s Ecuador represent a new form of Latin American dictatorship—a type of illiberal democracy (as in Putin’s Russia or Berlusconi’s Italy) where media control, coupled with divisive and authoritarian rhetoric, have become central elements enabling their authors...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 94–105.
Published: 01 December 2012
... minister Silvio Berlusconi signed over to then Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi beneath a desert tent in Benghazi—was judged by Time magazine to be “an unprecedented act of contrition by a former European colonial power.” Recently, in October 2012, France’s new Socialist president, Francois Hollande...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 1–10.
Published: 01 December 2002
... “a shame” and said Eu­ Tony Blair and German chancellor Gerhard rope should meet together and stick togeth­ Schroder visited India and Pakistan to urge er. Silvio Berlusconi, prime minister of Italy, calm on two jumpy and nuclear-armed was furious at his own exclusion, which he neighbors...