Flashcards in Foreign Policy Deck (5):
What happened with the Triple Alliance?
The Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary still held but there were signs of strain by 1911
Why were there signs of strain?
Italy's key interest in the Balkans clashed with Austria who also held territory that many Italians believed as rightfully theirs
What did national forces pressure Giolitti to do?
Nationalist forces pressured Giolitti to take a more aggressive stance towards Austria, but Giolitti resisted such moves
What was Giolitti ready to do in 1911?
In 1911, Giolitti was prepared to placate the nationalists by expanding Italy's colonial empire