Italy’s Monti wants to prevent ex-PM Berlusconi returning to national political power
Italy political drama complicating the national economic crisis
Italy’s Monti wants to block Berlusconi comeback: analysts
Mario Monti’s offer to stay on as prime minister is motivated by a wish to prevent the scandal-tainted Silvio Berlusconi from returning to power and undoing key reforms, analysts said Monday. “Berlusconi is the number one adversary. Monti’s objective is in part a clear attempt to destroy him politically.