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  1. EU OKs Anti-Trafficking Naval Operation

    They’re trying to stop the immigration problem at its source. The EU’s new mission to stop Libya’s human trafficking business will be based in Rome and could launch next month. For the moment, it’ll be mostly to gather intelligence, but the EU says it should escalate into a full-scale mission to destroy the ships that bring illegal migrants to Europe’s shores — and often capsize, killing hundreds. If the Libyan government or U.N. Security Council sign on to the plan, it could turn the tide on the industry.

    Al Jazeera, WSJ (sub)

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