A look back on three years since the end of Operation Mare Nostrum. Three years ago today, pressure by the European Union on Italy forced the end of one of the EU’s most successful humanitarian missions, Mare Nostrum, a search-and-rescue operation that in just one year brought 130,000 refugees safely to Europe’s shores. As the… Read more »
Frank Barat is coordinator of the War and Pacification program at the Transnational Institute. He has edited several books, the latest being "Freedom is a Constant Struggle" with Angela Davis.