Italy and the EU: the Logic of Confrontation

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Series Details No. 122, October / November 2018
Publication Date 30/09/2018
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Four months after being sworn in, Italy’s League-Five Star coalition government has set a more confrontational tone in its relations with the European Union. Although Rome has not immediately begun a spending splurge or vetoed EU sanctions on Russia as some feared, it has picked fights with the bloc on migration, on the EU budget and on Italy’s finances.

Source Link https://www.cer.eu/publications/archive/bulletin-article/2018/italy-and-eu-logic-confrontation
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ESO: Key Source: Italian general election, 2018 http://www.europeansources.info/record/italian-general-election-2018/
LSE European Institute: EuroppBlog, 14.03.18: What Italy’s election result means for Europe http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2018/03/14/what-italys-election-result-means-for-europe/
Centre for European Reform: Insight, January 2018: Italy after the election: from partner to spoiler? (et al) http://www.europeansources.info/record/italy-after-the-election-from-partner-to-spoiler/
Centre for European Reform: Insight, June 2018: Why Italy will confront the EU, but stay in the Euro http://www.europeansources.info/record/why-italy-will-confront-the-eu-but-stay-in-the-euro/

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