THE DARK WEB, THE STRATEGY OF TENSION IN ITALY
Events that shaped the countries of the Mediterranean
An episode from the series ECHOES OF HISTORY
In the 1970s, Italy was a country in turmoil, caught between progressive movements and fascist political parties whose aim was to establish an authoritarian regime.
It was in this context that a "strategy of tension" was put in place. The country was shaken by a wave of murderous attacks that shook the foundations of the Italian democracy.
Who was behind these subversive endeavors? What were the links between the far-right groups who planted bombs and the Italian and foreign secret services who manipulated and covered up those responsible?