Launching from Libya! When weather breaks expect “hundreds of thousands” of migrants to make their move
Posted by Ann Corcoran on May 2, 2016
Invasion of Europe news….
Blame Hillary! She owns this crisis!
When you read this lengthy account at Der Spiegel about the next wave of invaders to arrive in Europe, remember that this is Hillary’s doing as the chief architect of the assassination of Col. Muammar Gaddafi who (awful man that he was) at least kept waves of African humanity from launching from Libyan shores.
Pay close attention to the traffickers’ strategy and the recalcitrance of Hillary’s friends now in power in Libya that keeps European navies from turning back the boats.
Der Spiegel from last week (this is just a small snip of a much longer article):
Intelligence agencies are warning that hundreds of thousands of people are now waiting in North Africa for their chance to flee across the sea. Particularly from Libya, the dream of Europe looks closer than ever before: The often inadequately equipped boats put to sea by the migrant smugglers must only leave Libyan territorial waters 12 nautical miles from shore before sending out a distress call. Ships patrolling the waters of the southern Mediterranean as part of the EU operation Sophia must then collect them in accordance with international maritime law. Since September, some 13,000 migrants have been brought to EU territory as a result of this tactic.
Recently, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz warned of the procedure, calling it a cheap “ticket to Europe.” At a meeting in Luxembourg a week ago Monday, he and his EU counterparts offered assistance to the largely powerless Libyan prime minister to build up a coast guard. The reality, though, is that as long as the Libyan authorities refuse to grant EU ships permission to patrol Libyan territorial waters in their efforts to combat smugglers, the surge of migrants heading for Europe will not abate.
In March alone, Italy registered 9,676 refugee arrivals — four times more than in March 2015. Even more alarming, refugees from Syria and Afghanistan — groups that have been most affected by the closure of the Balkan Route — haven’t yet returned to the path across the central Mediterranean. Currently, the migrants arriving in Italy mostly come from Nigeria, Gambia, Senegal and Guinea, despite the fact that their asylum applications are likely to be rejected, as is the case for most of those coming from Africa. Less than 30 percent of asylum applicants from Nigeria or Mali, for example, can expect to have their asylum applications approved in the EU.
Click here for all of our posts on Hillary and Libya (we followed her involvement from the beginning). Obama took Hillary’s advice on Libya and now says it was the worst mistake of his presidency, here.
Trump campaign (as an example of American meddling in this region of the world) should play that youtube video above over and over juxtaposed with images of the thousands of invaders arriving in Europe and the thousands dying trying to get there!
Our ‘Invasion of Europe’ archive may be found by clicking here.
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