The choice to strengthen Italy's military is necessary if the country is to play a leading role in international politics. Factual reality has demolished the irenistic "end of history" view.
These were the words of Machiavelli Center President Daniele Scalea as he opened the first Machiavelli Defense Conference on July 13, 2022 at the Italian Chamber of Deputies.
Founder and President of Centro Studi Machiavelli. Graduated in Historical Sciences (University of Milan) and PhD in Political Studies (Sapienza University), he is professor of "History and doctrine of jihadism" and "Geopolitics of the Middle East" at Cusano University. From 2018 to 2019 he was Special Advisor on Immigration and Terrorism to the Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Guglielmo Picchi. His latest book (as editor) is Topicality of sovereignism. Between pandemic and war.