Matteo B. Scianna

Matteo B. Scianna is a candidate in the Dual MA/MSc in International and World History at Columbia and London School of Economics. He is German/Italian and did his undergrad in Maastricht and Vienna Universities. His main focus is European conflicts after Napoleon, Imperialism, the German army, air power and irregular conflicts, and attempting to link the historical case studies to modern security studies and foreign policy/geopolitics.

A direct action case study from World War II.

Matteo Scianna suggests a heightened role for European forces in "smart defense" in the near abroad.  Is this the wave of the future, or a concept doomed by European economic...