Enzo Bettiza (b. 1927) is an Italian journalist and historian. A scion of the ethnic-Italian minority in Dalmatia (Yugoslavia), he served as correspondent for La Stampa in Vienna and Moscow before joining Corriere della Sera and then co-founding Il Giornale. He subsequently returned to La Stampa as a columnist. He was elected Italian senator, then MEP (first as a liberal, then as a socialist). A Middle East specialist, Bettiza has written several books on the region as well as on Communism and its decline.