Bachelor degree in Sociology from the University of Bologna, MA in Islamic Studies from Trinity Saint DavidUniversity of Wales and a further specialization in Terrorism and Counter-terrorism from the InternationalInstitute for Counter-Terrorism. His areas of expertise are political and religious extremism.
Senior analyst for the "Italian Team for Security, Terroristic Issues and Managing Emergencies-Itstime".Author of the book "La Spirale Balcanica" (the Balkanic Spiral) in which he analyzes the issue of Islamistradicalism in the Balkans from its origins and the repercussions in Italy; author of the chapter "La guerra alterrorismo in Russia" (The war on terrorism in Russia) in the book "Rinascita di un Impero, la Russia diVladimir Putin" (Rebirth of an Empire: The Russia of Vladimir Putin) where he describes Moscow's war onimported jihad in the Caucasus.
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HMS Defender of the British Navy entered the territorial waters of Russia on June 23. Russian border guards opened warning fire on the British destroyer. UK said it did not happen