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September 20, 2016

Italy
Play Renzi_EC_1.jpg A Conversation With Matteo Renzi

Matteo Renzi discusses the political and economic issues facing Italy and the European Union.

May 23, 2018

Italy
Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters Italy's New Government Could Be the Force That Finally Breaks Europe

Italy's new government could pursue a path that could have a devastating effect on Europe’s financial position

March 9, 2018

China
Chinese Catholics attend an Ash Wednesday mass at a state-sanctioned church in Beijing. Christianity in China

Tens of millions of Chinese now identify as Christians and the number has grown rapidly, posing challenges for a government that is officially atheist and wary of threats to its power.

February 14, 2018

Italy
Grillo and Di Maio What to Know About Italy’s 2018 Elections

Italy’s elections will shape the country’s response to economic stagnation, migration woes, and European integration, with repercussions across the continent.

September 24, 2014

Italy
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Growth and Jobs in Italy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi joins CFR Board Member Ruth Porat to discuss Italy's economic challenges.

September 24, 2014

Italy
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Growth and Jobs in Italy

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi joins Ruth Porat, chief financial officer and executive vice president at Morgan Stanley, to discuss Italy's economic challenges.

March 26, 2014

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi arrives to lead a news conference at Chigi palace in Rome. (Remo Casilli/Courtesy Reuters) Hello (Ciao), Matteo Renzi: Prime Minister of Italy

When President Barack Obama stops in Rome tomorrow he will be meeting with a politician who can match his own meteoric rise to power: Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi. Last month the thirty-nine-y…

May 3, 2017

European Union
A demonstrator wears an EU flag. Reprieve or Reform in Europe?

MILAN – The first round of the French election turned out much as expected: the centrist Emmanuel Macron finished first, with 24% of the vote, rather narrowly beating the right-wing National Front’s …

December 6, 2016

Italy
Italian Vote Showcases European Discontent

The defeat of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s constitutional reforms is another sign that voter anger over poor economic performance is driving anti-establishment politics across Europe, says C…

August 24, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Italy’s (Not So) Big Bad Bank Bailout Italy’s (Not So) Big Bad Bank Bailout

Italy’s recovery from the crisis lags even the rest of laggard Europe. Its economy remains 8 percent smaller than in 2007; among EU members, only Greece and Cyprus have done worse. Top of the lis…