Paolo Magri is Executive Vice President and Director of ISPI (the Institute for International Political Studies), founded in Milan 80 years ago. He is also Secretary-Treasurer of the Italian Group of the Trilateral Commission; Professor of International Organisations at Pavia University; Member of the Scientific Committee of Fondazione Dell’Amore (microfinance) and the Steering Committee of Fondazione Italia-Russia. In his capacity of foreign policy analyst, he is often invited to various tv and radio programmes (Sky, Cnbc, Rai, Svizzera Italiana, Rai GR Nazionale, Radio 24). His field of expertise pertains to BRICs, global governance, transatlantic relations and MENA. He is co-editor of Twitter and Jihad: The Communication Strategy of ISIS (ISPI 2015), together with Monica Maggioni, and co-editor of Iran After the Deal: the road ahead (ISPI 2015).