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EU 'dithering as children drown' trying to reach Europe: Aid group

Bodies continued to wash onto Italian shores on Monday after a deadly weekend which saw at least 800 people – including women and children – drown off the coast of Italy as they tried to make the crossing into Europe in search of a better life.

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EU ‘dithering as children drown’ trying to reach Europe: Aid group

Bodies continued to wash onto Italian shores on Monday after a deadly weekend which saw at least 800 people – including women and children – drown off the coast of Italy as they tried to make the crossing into Europe in search of a better life.

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The only cure for Libya is diplomacy, military restraint and patience

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is implementing its strategy of atrocities with gruesome skill. After Iraq and Syria, the group is using Libya to force outside states to react on the basis of emotions, not strategic thinking. The beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians persuaded Egypt to bomb …

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War in Yemen Could Mean Peace in Libya

With the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) wreaking havoc in the Levant, Syria reeling from a devastating civil war, and a political crisis in Libya devolving into an entrenched armed conflict, ultimately it was the Houthi takeover in Yemen that galvanized a pan-Arab coalition and military intervention. Led by Saudi …

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What will the US and Europe do when the Libya dialogue fails?

It’s clear that talks in Libya will fail. Now it’s just a matter of what to do next. I say when, not if, because there is every indication that the UN-sponsored dialogue in Morocco and elsewhere will fail; and every official and non-official I spoke with knows that.

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