Dario Cristiani

Position: 
IAI/GMF Fellow
Expertise: 
Mediterranean
Italy's foreign policy

Dario Cristiani is the IAI/GMF Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, working on Italian foreign policy, the Mediterranean and Global Politics in close connection with IAI. He is a Political Risk Consultant and a guest lecturer in several institutions in Europe and the Maghreb (Koninklijke Militaire School, Istituto Alti Studi Difesa, Sit Tunis). He has been an adjunct professor at Vesalius College (VUB) in Brussels from 2014 to 2018 and, from 2015, the director of its Executive Training in Global Risk Analysis and Crisis Management, (GRACM). He received his Ph.D. in Middle East & Mediterranean Studies from King’s College London.

From his publications:
Forward... But Where To? The end of Bouteflika, the centrality of General Ahmed Gaïd Salah, and the parameters of change in Algeria”, in The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, No. 34, Summer 2019
Les ambitions africaines de Daech : Quelles perspectives?”, in Diplomatie, No. 99, July/August 2019, p. 67-71
Remain, Expand, Attract: The Paradigmatic Experience of the Islamic State in Libya”, in Terrorism Monitor, Vol. 17, No. 16, 9 August 2019
Italy’s Waltz with China: Business as Usual for Rome”, in War on the Rocks, 19 June 2019
Italy Joins the Belt and Road Initiative: Context, Interests, and Drivers”, in China Brief, Vol. 19, No. 8, 24 April 2019
A Tumultuous, Informal Polyarchy: Algeria Between Clans, Old Threats and a Boiling Youth”, in Terrorism Monitor, Vol. 17, No. 2, 25 January 2019
Of Concerns and Image: The Alliance and Its Southern Flank (with Kacper Rekawek and Habib Sayah), Bratislava, GLOBSEC, February 2018
A Problem for Tomorrow? Tunisia, Morocco and Foreign Fighters”, in Scott Nicholas Romaniuk et al. (eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Counterterrorism Policy, Palgrave MacMillan, 2017, p. 967-980

Framing Russia's Mediterranean Return: Stages, Roots and Logics

Dario Cristiani
Rome, IAI, August 2020, 5 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

Geopolitics and the Greater Maghreb Security Complex in a Time of Financial Distress

Dario Cristiani
in Terrorism Monitor, Vol. 18, No. 7 (6 April 2020), p. 7-9
In: Other papers/articles

The Chinese Charm Offensive Towards Italy as the Coronavirus Crisis Deepens

Dario Cristiani
in China Brief, Vol. 20, No. 6 (1 April 2020), p. 13-18
In: Other papers/articles

A Piece of a Greater Puzzle: The Libyan Civil War, External Influences and Regional Trends

Dario Cristiani
in Terrorism Monitor, Vol. 18, No. 3 (7 February 2020), p. 8-10
In: Other papers/articles

Tunisia's Presidential Elections: Global Populism Intrudes on the Tunisian Transition

Dario Cristiani
Rome, IAI, October 2019, 5 p.
In: IAI Commentaries

Approaches to Regional Stability and the Outlook for NATO

Sonia Lucarelli, Alessandro Marrone, Francesco N. Moro,
Brussels/Rome, NATO/IAI, July 2019, 116 p.
In: Documenti IAI

Africa and the Mediterranean

Andrea Dessì,
Washington, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, February 2014, vi, 34 p.
In: Mediterranean Papers

The Malian Crisis and its Actors

Dario Cristiani, Riccardo Fabiani
p. 78-97
In: The International Spectator

From Disfunctionality to Disaggregation and Back?

Dario Cristiani, Riccardo Fabiani
Roma, Istituto Affari Internazionali, 2013, 19 p.

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)

Dario Cristiani, Riccardo Fabiani
Roma, Istituto Affari Internazionali, April 2011, 14 p.
In: IAI Working Papers