Though no longer front-page news, the massive flow of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to Europe continues unabated. Libya, a transit hub for African migrants, remains key to solving Europe’s refugee crisis. Yet, as foreign policy scholars Sabina Henneberg and Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski point out, stemming the flow of refugees requires a unified government in Libya – which that nation currently lacks. Henneberg and Boduszynski discuss how the international community can connect efforts to reunify Libya with policies to ameliorate the migrants’ plight.
In this article, you will learn
- Why Libya struggles to implement an effective policy for transiting migrants and
- What the international community can do to improve the situation of migrants in Libya.
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