700 Migrants Rescued Off Italy

“Some 700 migrants rescued off Italy over two days,” from the BBC:

More than 700 people have been rescued in the last two days from boats carrying migrants and refugees off the coast of Italy, coastguards say.

Four vessels loaded with people from Syria, Egypt, Eritrea, Nigeria and Ghana got into difficulty off Sicily.

One family of four had to be rushed to hospital for emergency treatment…

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One Response to 700 Migrants Rescued Off Italy

  1. peteybee says:

    This is Iraq 2.0

    We should absolutely NOT go to war with Syria.

    PS- Anyone who says cruise missle strikes are not war should ask if Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor was not war.

    President Obama is selling us the EXACT SAME policy of President Bush, namely that we be the Judge, Jury, and Executioner in the case for assad. We are good at executioner, but not good at judge and jury. just look at Iraq. And anyway, at this stage we need a policeman to separate the two sides in the civil war. THEN someone can be the judge and jury. Not before.

    If you look at Egypt, Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, etc, we’re not good at being policeman either. Obama, just like Bush, is trying to sell us promises that the US government is not equipped to deliver.

    We should know better.

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