Pasquale Terracciano

UK
New British politics in an old Italian sauce

Is the United Kingdom bracing itself for the end of the two-party system? The upcoming elections will almost certainly result in maneuvering that should upset the long-standing balance.

Maastricht
Beyond Maastricht

The European crisis has brought to light the fundamental problems of trying to achieve monetary and political union. But there is no turning back, and we need to forge ahead in a spirit of solidarity.

Arab uprising
First contact with the rebels

The Italian diplomat tells the inside story of how he and a secret delegation landed in Benghazi to meet with the nascent National Transitional Council.

Leaders
Time’s up for seat warmers