Defence Matters 2013
The research project aims to analyze the Italian debate on military issues, in particular with respect to defence spending and Italian participation in mission abroad. Besides working on primary and secondary resources, the study has involved about 30 interviews, carried out between June and September 2013, with institutions, Armed Forces, private sector, media, academics, NGO and civil society. As part of the research project, a conference was held in Rome on 16 July 2013, entitled "Defence under attack: Costs and Benefits". The main results has been released through the publication Documenti IAI 1307: "The Italian Debate on Defence Matters"; the proceedings of the conference in Documenti IAI 1306E.