Freelance journalist with a deep understanding of international affairs. Two decades of experience in the field developing/researching stories and interviewing global players. Born in Rome, spent the last 15 years living between London and Abu Dhabi. Former news assistant for the New York Times, anchor and correspondent for Vatican Radio, with a specialty in Middle East affairs and associate producer for International Herald Tribune-TV. Special contributor to the Italian daily Avvenire and Il Foglio.