Marco Carnelos

Marco Carnelos is a former Italian diplomat he has been assigned in Somalia, Australia and at the United Nations. He has served in the foreign policy staff of three Italian Prime Ministers between 1995 and 2011. More recently he has been Middle East Peace Process Coordinator Special Envoy for Syria for the Italian Government and, until November 2017 ,Ambassador of Italy to Iraq.

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Currently, the main threat to this project involves the global reaction to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, which could threaten the US-Saudi relationship and the crown prince's grip on power.(Photo: Screenshot) Views
Monday, October 29, 2018
How Jamal Khashoggi's Murder Could Reshape the Middle East Order
The shifting power balance in the Middle East over the last 15 years recalls the European experience in the 16th and 17th centuries, between the 1517 Protestant Reformation and the 1648 Peace of Westphalia. What took more than a century in Europe is happening in just a fraction of that time in the...
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