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Italy


  • The Original War on Terror

    by Eric Laursen

    A review of Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli, Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe.


  • Remembering Rome's Liberation

    by Gregory Sumner

    Amid the anniversary of the D-Day invasion, it is important to note, too, the anniversary of an event that unfolded just two days earlier: the Allied liberation of Rome. 



  • Italy uses Anne Frank's diary to combat anti-Semitism at sports games

    After anti-Semitic stickers were strewn around Italian soccer club Lazio's stadium, the team and the Italian soccer federation are taking steps to combat racism and anti-Semitism at games, including reading a passage aloud from Anne Frank's diary before matches.



  • Can Italy deal with its fascist past?

    by Sabina Loriga

    Politicians hope that a "museum of fascism" in Benito Mussolini's hometown can help the country face its demons. Historians aren't so sure.



  • 700 Year Old Murder

    By analysing mummified faecal matter, researchers have discovered a medieval warlord was poisoned.


  • The Italian Job

    by David Vine

    How the Pentagon is using your tax dollars to turn Italy into a launching pad for the wars of today and tomorrow.