Francesco Casarotto

Francesco Casarotto is an analyst at Geopolitical Futures. Before joining GPF, he worked for a news agency specializing in finance, international economy and geopolitics, and was a contributor for some Italian think tanks focusing on defense and foreign policy. Mr. Casarotto holds a bachelor's degree in international studies and a master’s degree in international relations. A native Italian who also speaks English, French and Spanish, he holds masters’ certificates in economic security, geopolitics and intelligence.

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Poland Won’t Start World War III

For the world, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ushered in a new era. For Poland, it supercharged long-standing fears about Russian aggression. While Western European leaders, wary of the war’s economic fallout and fearful that overzealous Eastern Europeans will draw them into conflict with Russia, sing the praises of compromise, in Warsaw security concerns come first. […]

Poland: Germany’s Indispensable Partner

More than a month into the war in Ukraine, the conflict is unsurprisingly putting mounting pressure on Europe. Most obviously, pre-war supply chain issues have mixed with the economic...

Why EU Solidarity on Ukrainian Migration May Not Last

The war in Ukraine has forced many residents to flee to Europe. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the exodus has already surpassed the threshold of...

Europe’s Muted Response to Ukraine

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Inflation Is Breaking Europe’s Pandemic Consensus

Post-pandemic economic growth in the European Union has gotten off to a solid start, with most of the bloc’s macroeconomic indicators having returned to pre-pandemic levels. But the recovery...

What We’re Reading: All About Europe

Europe's Future: Decoupling and Reforming By Sergio Fabbrini Sergio Fabbrini is easily one of the most important political scientists studying EU governance. His essays are required reading for anyone interested in...

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