Raimondo Neironi, PhD, is a teaching assistant at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan. His PhD thesis focused on the U.S. contribution to Southeast Asian regionalism during the 1960s. Previously, he interned at the ISPI as Editorial Assistant. Raimondo holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations, and an MA in International Politics and Diplomacy, both from the University of Padua. His current research interests include Cold War in Southeast Asia, U.S.-China diplomatic relations and Philippines’ foreign policy.