“Italy is the most vehement anti-sanctions EU country.
Silvio Berlusconi is friends with Gaddafi, even sharing his appetite for young women.
Italy also has major oil, gas and arms interests in Libya and it
fears a “biblical exodus” of hundreds of thousands of irregular migrants and refugees if Gaddafi snaps.”
weapons of mass migration
Weapons of Mass Migration
Forced Displacement, Coercion, and Foreign Policy
Kelly M. Greenhill
Cornell University Press | Cornell Studies in Security Affairs