Donbass, the "Somme" of the 21st century at the gates of Europe
Four years have passed since I first set foot in Donetsk. At the time the city looked spooky. Of the approximately two million inhabitants there were little more than ...
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NATO, 20 years in Kosovo with the KFOR mission
There was also Bill Clinton in Pristina, capital of Kosovo, along with former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and then NATO commander Wesley Clark, last 12 June, ...
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Reportage Afghanistan: gen. Panizzi, "Training security forces is one of the best weapons to combat terrorism"
"This experience in Afghanistan is a complex and human professional challenge, unique, certainly difficult, but above all exciting. For our officers, non-commissioned officers and ...
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Reportage Afghanistan: focus on Herat
Herat is the most peaceful part of Afghanistan. To the west of the country, on the border with Iran, here is the bulk of the Italian contingent, connected with the command of Kabul and ...
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Reportage Afghanistan: Ambassador Cantone, "Pacifying Afghanistan is everyone's interest ..."
"I've been in Kabul for two and a half years. A period that allowed me to further deepen the knowledge of this fascinating and complex country. Unfortunately, the current ...
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Reportage Afghanistan: gen. Cardea, "Pacifying also means stabilizing the borders ..."
"With regard to the resolution of the conflict in Afghanistan, regional actors are numerous, with varied agendas and interests, in some cases even diverging from each other ....
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Reportage Afghanistan: Cripwell, "We need every single soldier now, not even one less ..."
"My job as vice commander of HQ Resolute Support in Afghanistan alternates between Italians and Britons. As a deputy commander, my task consists of three ...
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Reportage Afghanistan: Nicholson, "As a NATO general, I can tell you that it was an honor to command the Italian soldiers ..."
"I thank the Italian Armed Forces: Italian soldiers bring not only their tradition, which for centuries has shaped our cultures starting from the Roman legions.
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Donbass: Journey into the land of black diamonds
If you look for the word "anthracite" on the internet the first item you come across is that of Wikipedia that refers to ...
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Reportage Somalia: Ibrahim, the aeronautical Somali colonel of Pozzuoli
"I'm aeronautical. I studied at the Academy of Pozzuoli in the 1989 as an official pilot student and I was well 4 years ...
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Reportage Somalia: EUTM-S, the CIMIC cell
Appointment to the 7 in the morning. Let's go and visit a fire brigade barracks, a clinic dedicated to the care of ...
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Reportage Somalia: EUTM-S and the Somali Army - "... we were African Italians and we were proud of it!"
"For today we had planned an exercise. She will do it too, even if she has just arrived. So you immediately realize ...
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Reportage Somalia: the Italian "lead", interview with the new EUTM-S commander
"For me it is the first time both in Somalia and in a European context. Previously, the missions I played were ...
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Donetsk Report: the coming year
The city of Donetsk is getting ready for the party. Instead of celebrating Christmas, the December 25 in these parts ...
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A look at Istanbul
A city that is apparently the one for ever, with its multicultural impression that makes it the spiritual bridge, ...
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Crisis in Macedonia: Western hypocrisy in the Balkans fire
The first issue was born in the 1991, at the very moment when Macedonia declared independence. Greece does not ...
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Deep France: the silent country where the European Union is already dead (or never born)
Speaking of France, in the collective iconography often stands Paris. In fact Paris represents the lumiere of ...
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Donbass, the war that is not there: the Promzona and the women of the East
It's still early in the morning when the phone starts to ring: the long-awaited call is finally ...
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Donbass, the war that is not there: "in the trench!"
The departure is delayed several times due to the continuous shelling of Ukrainian artillery: our safety ...
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Donbass, the war that is not there: under the Ukrainian fire (video)
In the third year of the war in Donbass, Europe obstinately refused to see. We Community citizens, against this ...
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