This book analyses the foreign policy of Silvio Berlusconi, Italian media tycoon and politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments. The authors examine the Italian position in the international arena and its foreign policy tradition, as well as Berlusconi’s general political stance, Berlusconi’s foreign policy strategies and the impact of those strategies in Italy. Given that Berlusconi is considered a populist leader, the volume considers his foreign policy as an instance of populist foreign policy – an understudied but increasingly relevant topic.
Silvio Berlusconi was prime minister for eight months in 1994, for nearly
five years from 2001 to 2006, and three and a half years from 2008 to
2011. His historical contender Romano Prodi ruled for two and a half
years from 1996 to 1998, and two years from 2006 to 2008. Berlusconi
was in office twice as much as the years that Prodi ruled, becoming the
longest-running prime minister in republican Italy. No political leader
has marked the history of post-1992 republican Italy such as Berlusconi.
From 1994 to 2011, he was constantly either prime minister or leader of
the opposition. However, if we compare Berlusconi and Prodi the most
important thing to consider is not durability, but the fact that one of
their name indicates a historical period: Berlusconism.
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