Coalition in Italy? 2.The Case Against It

Luce, Clare Boothe
November 1975
National Review;11/7/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p1237
The article discusses the state bankruptcy in Italy by highlighting the rise and fall of its government. It is reported that Italy has been falling apart for 2,500 years. Republican Rome fell apart in 31 B.C. Imperial Rome fell apart in A.D. 476. The Holy Roman Empire fell apart in 1806. The new Italian state also began to fall apart in the postwar European depression of the Twenties. By 1943, it is reported that Italy had once again fallen apart. It was attacked by the Allied armies, and its government was then asundered by U.S. foreign-policymakers.


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