EU preps to launch military strikes against Mediterranean people smugglers

Could this be the start of European Army operations? Only time will tell.

With migrants reaching the EU’s shores in record numbers, the EU is prepping to move into its second, active phase of military operations against human traffickers. Source: PA


The European Union (EU) is planning to shift its operation in the Mediterranean against human trafficking to a more aggressive stance, said Federica Mogherini, the EU’s top official for security and defence policy.

The change would authorise the mission’s naval commanders to chase down, capture, and destroy the flimsy and overcrowded vessels used to ferry refugees – often fatally – to Europe’s shores. Continue reading