'We Cannot Be Stopped' Merkel's Toughest Adversary in Europe

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is a populist and a firebrand, but also a fearless tactician. His hardline approach to migration threatens not only Angela Merkel's tenure as chancellor, but also the entire EU.
Demonstrator's in Italy hold a sign reading "Italians first."

Demonstrator's in Italy hold a sign reading "Italians first."

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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini: " They can attack us. They can insult us and threaten us. We cannot be stopped."

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini: " They can attack us. They can insult us and threaten us. We cannot be stopped."

Foto: Matteo Bazzi/ AP
An Italian navy vessel carries migrants rescued on by the ship Acquarius after Italy refused to let them come ashore in the country.

An Italian navy vessel carries migrants rescued on by the ship Acquarius after Italy refused to let them come ashore in the country.

Foto: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/ Getty Images
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