Libya Afterparty
Libya Becomes an Open Door to Europe
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  • Andrew Allison

    Arrrrgh. The Italian navy is overstretched, not overmatched, by refugees.

    • f1b0nacc1

      Actually, one might argue that it is both

      • Andrew Allison

        There’s a huge difference between evading and achieving victory over opposition.

        • f1b0nacc1

          I have some small experience with the Italian navy…to confront them is to overcome them..

          • Andrew Allison

            You appear, once again, to have missed the point: the Italian navy is being evaded, not confronted.

          • f1b0nacc1

            The Italian navy has recon assets that are in fact designed (and tasked) for exactly this sort of mission. Of course numerous smugglers will ‘slip through’, but the Italian Navy is notorious for its incompetence in this area, and has been for decades.

  • rheddles

    They wanted to overthrow Kadaffy, they can live with the consequences.

  • Honk

    And once they are in the EU, they can go anywhere in the Schengen area.

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