International balance sheet 2021 – 2022

The war in Ukraine clouds everything

October 2022

First it was the COVID-19 global pandemic, and then the impact of the new fall of Afghanistan into the hands of the Taliban, now it is the war in Ukraine that has captured the world’s attention. And it does so with the same effect as on so many other occasions when, unfortunately, the entire international agenda seems to be reduced to a single issue, on which debates, analyses, and more or less successful responses are concentrated. Meanwhile, the rest of these unresolved issues on the agenda, which drag on year after year, are diluted in an increasingly invisible fog in which, paradoxically, the lack of will and inaction to deal with them in a resolute manner shine through.