EU migrant plans “moronic”
Warnings of significant risk of collateral damage.
EU plans to combat trafficking ‘moronic and delusional’ say government advisers
Government advisers and a former ambassador to Libya have struck out at European Union plans to deploy military force against Mediterranean people traffickers, with one calling the plan “moronic and delusional.”
An independent evaluation document, seen by Newsweek and understood to have been circulated amongst European Union officials and military planners, also warns the planned expedition carries “a significant risk of collateral damage,” and that it would have “limited impact” on trafficking operations. The document foresees an increased risk of kidnappings in Libya, of European citizens, if the plan goes ahead.
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