Italy Awaits Caesar

Leadeen, Michael
January 1978
New Republic;1/7/78, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p16
Speculates on the possibility that the Communist Party will get cabinet positions or parliamentary majority in Italy. Factors accelerating the success of the Communist Party; Parallels with the disintegration of the old Liberal State leading to Benito Mussolini's rise to power; Rise in terrorist assaults against the ruling party and the state; Possible links between the terrorist groups and communist forces; Division of opinion in the communist party itself.


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