Italian politicians warning against “Germany-type problems” in forming a government after the next election are a truly striking moment of European integration – although not a particularly welcome one.
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Is Italy in for a renewed period of political turbulence — and delayed economic reforms?
Italy has no choice but to build on Mario Monti’s achievements.
Will elections in February help change the country’s economic fortunes? Or will it take something far more radical?
Is Italy in danger of finding itself outside the umbrella of nations Germany and its partners are willing to support?
How did Silvio Berlusconi’s tenure as Italian prime minister resemble some of the more ruthless and business-savvy popes in history?