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Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy vessel 'Chimera' in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean, including setting up refugee camps in countries bordering Libya. Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti also said human traffickers must be targeted with military intervention. (AP Photo/Francesco Pecoraro)
Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy vessel 'Chimera' in the harbor of Salerno, Italy, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Italy pressed the European Union on Wednesday to devise concrete, robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants on smugglers' boats in the Mediterranean, including setting up refugee camps in countries bordering Libya. Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti also said human traffickers must be targeted with military intervention. (AP Photo/Francesco Pecoraro)

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Why the Mediterranean traffickers aren't the problem

The problem isn't the supply of illegal smuggling by traffickers, but the demand from migrants who have little alternative, says Oxford Univ. Prof. Alexander Betts.

Why the Mediterranean traffickers aren't the problem

The problem isn't the supply of illegal smuggling by traffickers, but the demand from migrants who have little alternative, says Oxford Univ. Prof. Alexander Betts.