The year-end conclusion of the EU-China investment deal was followed by a wave of arrests of pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong—not a good look.
Vittorio Emanuele Parsi and Valerio Alfonso Bruno
Vittorio Emanuele Parsi is an international relations professor and director of the Advanced School in Economics and International Relations (ASERI) at the Università Cattolica of Milan, author of Vulnerable: How the Pandemic Will Change the World and a columnist for Il Messaggero. He is commander of the reserve of the Italian Navy and has joined several peacekeeping missions in the middle east and search-and-rescue missions in the Mediterranean. Valerio Alfonso Bruno is a political analyst and senior fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right, also involved with ASERI and the Observatoire de la Finance in Geneva.