Italy’s Political Drama Could Lead to a European Tragedy

Brothers of Italy’s Giorgia Meloni, Forza Italia’s Silvio Berlusconi, League’s Matteo Salvini and Raffaele Fitto attend a media event for center-right leaders ahead of the 2018 general elections, in Rome, March 1, 2018 (AP photo by Andrew Medichini).

Mario Draghi’s resignation as Italy’s prime minister on July 21 threw Rome into political turmoil yet again. With campaigning ahead of snap elections on Sept. 25 already in gear, the big question now is what comes next for Italy, especially if the elections result in a far-right party taking the helm of a coalition government.

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