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- Why did Italy adopt a policy of neutrality during the First World War?
- Italy was under no formal obligation to offer support
- Wanted to preserve friendly relations with Britain.
- Population as a whole favoured neutrality.
- Italy lacked economic strength required for a major war.
- Nation could gain a great deal by bargaining with both sides to stay out of the war.
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