Jacopo Scita

Jacopo Scita is a postgraduate student at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Diplomatic Affairs from the University of Bologna. Scita has specific expertise in international relations theory, the Middle East, and Iranian foreign policy and relations with the US and China. As the next step of his career, he aims to apply for a PhD in Political Science.

The West Still Matters

October 18, 2017

Eastern actors are likely to become more Western rather than building an alternative system. The end of the Cold War saw an era of systemic redefinition, undermining the friend-enemy dichotomy that shaped the international system for half a century. The path of the American century has since been put in...

Why is Donald Trump Obsessed with Iran?

September 22, 2017

The president’s obsession with Iran is by no means absurd. It fits perfectly with the Trump administration’s grand foreign policy strategy. Exactly 4 minutes, interrupted by a dramatic pause to gain the (cold) applause of the United Nations General Assembly. This is the time that US President Donald Trump dedicated...