Italy faces the world with a debt that at 133% of GDP has become the real rope around the country. If someone has not managed to pull it so far, it is because the European Central Bank intervened and prevented default. Membership in Europe is the lifeline. Europe, however, has become a land of conquest in spite of itself and therefore the field of contention between the superpowers China and Russia on the one hand and an America in search of the splendor lost by the other. And our nation, sailing on sight, risks being overwhelmed by the waves of the ocean.