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Overwhelmed by Migrants, Italy Mulls Military Action to Stabilize Libya

Thousands more migrants have arrived on the southern shores of Italy from North Africa in the past two days. Authorities say they expect the total number of arrivals this year to far exceed previous levels; and Italy has said military action in Libya might be necessary to stem the flow. Hundreds of asylum seekers have died making the crossing this week alone. On the shores of southern Italy, each day brings a new wave of migrants and more harrowing tales of extreme suffering. The coast...

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