Maurizio Molinari

Background

Maurizio Molinari

Journalist, director of La Repubblica

After studying at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and at Manchester College in Oxford, he graduated in Political Science and in History at the “La Sapienza” University of Rome. Professional journalist since 1989, he worked for La Voce Repubblicana before becoming a correspondent for La Stampa from Jerusalem, Brussels but above all from New York. Specialized in foreign policy and international issues, from 2016 to 2020 he was director of the Turin daily and since the same year he has headed the Republic. He is the author of numerous publications, among the latest: Obama’s country (2009, Winner of the Capalbio Award 2011), The Italians of New York (2011), Ombra Government (2012), L’Aquila e la Farfalle (2013), Il caliphate of terror (2015), Jihad. War on the West (2015), Duel in the Ghetto (2017), The Return of the Tribes (2017), Why It Happened Here. Journey to the origins of Italian populism that shakes Europe (2018), Siege of the West. Leaders, Strategies and Dangers of the Second Cold War (2019) and Atlas of the Changing World (2020).