Luigi Scazzieri

Luigi Scazzieri

Research fellow
Areas of expertise 

European foreign and security policy, Italy and the EU, transatlantic relations, migration.

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CER podcast: How well will the UK's European diplomatic strategy work?

09 July 2021
Ian Bond speaks to Luigi Scazzieri and Georgina Wright about EU-UK diplomatic co-operation and the ways both parties can work together in foreign and security policy.

Can the UK's new European diplomatic strategy work?

Encompass
06 July 2021
Since it left the EU, the UK has been vigorously trying to emphasise the purported benefits of Brexit. In foreign policy, this has meant trying to present itself as more agile and effective than the EU.

Towards a reinvigorated West?

Aspenia Online
24 June 2021
After the acrimony of the Trump years, the first in-person summits between US President Joe Biden and European leaders were bound to be a feel-good moment.

The role of differentiation in EU foreign, security and defence policy co-operation with neighbouring countries

EUIDEA
25 March 2021
The EU extensively practices differentiation in its foreign, security and defence policy, both internally and externally towards its neighbours.

CER podcast: What does Draghi's new government mean for Italy and Europe?

24 February 2021
Katherine Pye discussed the outlook for Italy's new government with Nathalie Tocci and Luigi Scazzieri.

Mario Draghi is Italy’s best hope but the issues he'll face are huge

Euronews
11 February 2021
Mario Draghi, the former head of the European Central Bank, is set to be Italy’s next prime minister.

Strategic autonomy and the next four years of EU-US relations

Encompass
15 December 2020
European leaders greeted Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential election with relief.

President Biden: Good for Europe, but not a miracle-worker

Encompass
19 November 2020
As long as Donald Trump doesn’t stage a coup d’état, Joe Biden will be sworn in as US President on January 20th 2021, and most of Europe will breathe a huge sigh of relief.

The EU and the Eastern Mediterranean flashpoint

Aspenia Online
05 October 2020
Tensions are running high in the Eastern Mediterranean. Turkey disputes Greek and Cypriot maritime boundaries, and argues that Cyprus has no right to exploit its natural gas resources until it reaches a deal to share them with Turkish Cypriots in the divided island’s north.

The EU's Turkey challenge

LSE blog
01 October 2020
EU leaders will discuss relations with Turkey at a special European Council meeting that begins today.

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