Francesca Marino is an Italian freelance journalist specialising on South Asia. She writes regularly for LimesItalian Review of geopolitics and some of the most prestigious Italian and Swiss media. Is the Chief Editor of Stringer Asia an online magazine on South Asia published since 1995. She authored two books: India in 100 Immagini published in 2007 by Laterza in Rome and (with Beniamino Natale) Apocalypse Pakistan published in India by Niyogi.