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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On defence, the ball is in Europe's court

Encompass
18 October 2021
This summer’s US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the subsequent announcement of the AUKUS submarine deal should show Europeans three things.

Tensions over Afghan refugees will lead to ever more transactional EU-Turkey ties

LSE blog
14 September 2021
The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban has raised fears in both the EU and Turkey of a new refugee crisis emerging. 

CER podcast: German foreign and security policy after the election

10 September 2021
Luigi Scazzieri speaks to Claudia Major and Sophia Besch about the implications of the forthcoming election for German foreign, security and defence policy.

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.

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