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Guerre nella globalizzazione: il futuro della sicurezza europea


War in peacetime has characterised the international system since the end of World War II. However, since the end of the Cold War in 1989, the ideological and political cohesion of the 'blocs' of allied countries has weakened, while new powers have emerged, whether global, such as China, or regional, such as numerous others. The picture is made more complex by the development of new technologies of great strategic, as well as economic and social impact. The Covid-19 pandemic offers food for thought on the future of security, given the confusing, often contradictory, and in any case haphazard reactions of the various countries affected by the pandemic. The question to be addressed when we claim to want to strengthen European security and our defence in general is whether it will be possible to rebuild a common feeling and thus also a substantial 'western' solidarity.