Lorenzo Piras

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Italy at 150: The Need for a New Momentum

By Lorenzo Piras 

Italy turned 150 on 17 March 2011. The celebrations, preceded by bitter controversy, were marked by important public figures and common citizens alike in a lukewarm manner. 

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The Egyptian Revolution and Israel's Fears

By Lorenzo Piras

In the Knesset, as well as in the streets of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, there is high concern about the recent events that set Tunisia on fire and are now modifying, apparently for good, the political face of Egypt.