Can Berlusconi Untangle His Web?

Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's billionaire-turned-politician, is on a winning streak. In late March, the 57-year-old led a triumphant right-wing coalition to a spectacular victory in national elections. Then, on Apr. 16, his handpicked candidate landed a key post as head of the Italian Senate. If that weren't enough, the next day, Berlusconi's soccer team, AC Milan, won the Italian national championship for the third year running. Oh yes, and by the end of April, Berlusconi will almost surely become Italy's 53rd postwar Prime Minister.

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