In: IAI CommentariesItaly’s Lukewarm Approach to Arms ControlIssue: 19|12Italy’s Lukewarm Approach to Arms Control
Arms control does not seem to be a priority for the present Italian government led by Giuseppe Conte. The issue is not addressed in the “government contract”, the compromise text considered a “bible” by the two coalition parties – the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (MoVimento 5 Stelle, M5S) and the right-wing League party – governing Italy.
Yet, the M5S should in principle not be indifferent to the cause of arms control.
Indeed, “disarmament as a premise for peace” was the heading of one of the chapters of the …read more
Source: Istituto Affari Internazionali