Circa Nicola De Felice

Senior Fellow of the Centro Studi Machiavelli. Admiral of division (res.), former commander of destroyers and frigates, he has held important diplomatic, financial, technical and strategic assignments for the Defence and Navy Chiefs of Staff, both at home and abroad, at sea and on land, pursuing the application of capabilities aimed at making the Italian defence and security policy effective.
11 Apr 2023

Countering illegal immigration: we need a European special representative

Di Nicola De Felice|2023-04-11T09:19:29+02:0011 April 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Immigrazione e Demografia|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

The EU, at the proposal of the Italian government, should designate a special appointee to use all instruments of national and international power against the connection between modern slavery, human trafficking and illegal immigration.

9 Mar 2023

A European action to counter illegal immigration

Di Nicola De Felice|2023-03-09T10:25:25+01:009 March 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Immigrazione e Demografia|Tag: , |0 Commenti

Italy should adopt certain courses of action that must be concerted with the EU, the UN, the states of origin and transit of migrants as well as the flag states of NGO ships, shifting from national to multinational organizational and legal dimensions.

3 Feb 2023

This is how the Meloni government is relaunching Italy's Mediterranean policy

Di Nicola De Felice|2023-02-03T15:13:28+01:003 February 2023|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Politica estera|Tag: , , , , |0 Commenti

Italy, stretched out in the Mediterranean, looked like a sleeping giant. Two facts intervened to sound the alarm: the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Right leading a new national government. It was immediately apparent that a different wind was blowing, a broader and more pragmatic vision.

15 Dec 2022

The interview with NICOLA DE FELICE

Di Silvia Roberto e Nicola De Felice|2022-12-15T18:46:54+01:0015 December 2022|Categorie: Vlog|Tag: , , |0 Commenti

In the new episode of "The Interview," SILVIA ROBERTO meets Admiral Nicola DE FELICE, Senior Fellow at the Centro Studi Machiavelli and author of the book "Stop the Invasion - The Reasons for the Naval Blockade". She talks with him about the many problems related to illegal immigration and possible solutions to be implemented.

28 Nov 2022

Refugee relocation is a trap for Italy

Di Nicola De Felice|2022-11-28T12:43:45+01:0028 November 2022|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Immigrazione e Demografia|Tag: , |0 Commenti

If Italy agreed to let all NGO ships land in its ports, thinking then to redistribute them in Europe, it would on the one hand see the vast majority of landed people remaining in Italy and on the other increase the flow of illegals driven by the idea of easy relocation to other European countries.

9 Aug 2022

Immigration: how to blend Meloni's naval blockade and Salvini's security decrees

Di Nicola De Felice|2022-08-09T14:26:52+02:009 August 2022|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Immigrazione e Demografia|Tag: , , , , , , |2 Commenti

Today "naval blockade" must translate as "naval interdiction," embedded in a more complex approach to counter human trafficking. Salvini's reproposed security decrees can be seen as complementary to the naval interdiction operation.

12 Jul 2022


Di Nicola De Felice|2022-07-12T15:46:13+02:0012 July 2022|Categorie: Dossier|Tag: , , , |1 Commento

Nel Dossier n. 37 Nicola De Felice discute le linee politico-strategica secondo cui l'Italia deve riorganizzare la propria Difesa, alla luce tanto della guerra russo-ucraina quanto del previsto aumento delle spese militari.

15 Jun 2022

Italy is free only with a military deterrence capability

Di Nicola De Felice|2022-06-15T14:40:31+02:0015 June 2022|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , |0 Commenti

Part of managing a crisis is preventing a conflict through political strategies of deterrence aimed at containing the confrontation itself. Only with this capability can Italy consider itself a free, independent, true nation.

8 Jun 2022

Military police forces: lessons learned from the Russian-Ukrainian war

Di Nicola De Felice|2022-06-08T10:26:55+02:008 June 2022|Categorie: Commenti e opinioni, Guerra e Difesa|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

Lessons learned from Ukraine for operations conducted by the Italian Armed Forces in an international theater of operations: the tasks that the Carabinieri Corps upholds for local security become essential.

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