Draghi’s grandest and gravest mission
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Commentary: Draghi’s grandest and gravest mission
By Antonio Armellini in Rome and David Marsh in Berlin
Mario Draghi is embarking on his toughest task yet. It is a still more arduous challenge than those he faced during his battle-scarred 2011-19 presidency of the European Central Bank, with few weapons, and certainly no bazookas, at his disposal. If Draghi can navigate the early political labyrinth, his chances of steering Italy through to elections scheduled for no later than May 2023 will be enhanced but not secured. Much hard pounding lies ahead.
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