Italy Threatens EU With "Nuclear Option": Give 200,000 Migrants EU Visas, Sending Them North

Two weeks after Italy reacted with anger to Austria's deployment of troops and armored vehicles to the border between the two nations, while reactivating border controls at the Brenner Pass over concerns that Italy will be unable to handle the roughly 85,000 migrants and refugees who have entered the country so far in 2017, the Italian government has threatened to retaliate in way that assures an imminent migrant crisis as well as an escalation of tensions between the two EU nations.

According to The Times, an Italian minister and a senator have threatened to issue temporary EU visas to thousands of migrants in an effort to "resolve" Italy's escalating migrant and refugee crisis, which would then allow the refugees to travel north. The move, which has been described as a 'nuclear option,' would allow the nearly 200,000 migrants currently stranded in Italy, to travel across Europe using a Brussels directive loophole.

Paolo Gentiloni, the prime minister, is livid that the rest of Europe has refused to take its fair share of migrants and that they have closed ports to rescue ships as the number of refugees attempting the treacherous crossing from Libya to the Continent has surged.

Italy previously called on its EU neighbors to help with the escalating humanitarian crisis but it has been disappointed by their complete lack of action. The face off prompted former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to shock the European liberal establishment, when last Friday he released excerpts from a new book in which he said that "we need to free ourselves from a sense of guilt. We do not have the moral duty to welcome into Italy people who are worse off than ourselves" adding that "we need to escape from our 'do gooder' mentality."

Migrants disembark from the Medecins Sans Frontiers ship Vos Prudence after
being
rescued at sea, at Salerno's harbor, Italy, on Friday

Renzi also warned last Friday that Rome would look to curb funding to EU nations that had refused to offer help. "They are shutting their doors. We will block their funds," he said, sounding suspiciously like Turkey's Erdogan who has so far prevented a new refugee crisis in Europe by gating some 2 million migrants inside Turkey's borders.

One week later, not even Renzi's dramatic reversal has prompted a reaction from the EU, leaving Italy in the same place as before, which as a reminder is that due to its geographic location, Italy has been one of the first entry points  for people fleeing from the south to reach Europe. More than 86,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Italy already this year, leaving the nation scrambling - and struggling - to cope with the huge increase of people fleeing north Africa.

Meanwhile, hundreds of asylum seekers are packed into overcrowded centers - dubbed 'human warehouses' by locals  - scattered across small villages throughout the country.  Mattia Toaldo, a senior analyst at the European Council on Foreign Relations, told The Times: "If migrants continue to arrive and Italy decides to give them papers to cross borders and leave Italy it would be a nuclear option."

And since "Italians have lost any hope of getting help from the EU" they may say, "If you won't make it a common challenge, we will" Toaldo added.

This is precisely what some in Gentiloni's government are already doing: Mario Giro, Italy's deputy foreign minister, and Luigi Manconi, a senator with the ruling Democratic Party, told The Times that issuing migrants with temporary visas was under discussion. Giro believes that Italy can exploit European Council Directive 2001/55, developed after the Balkans conflict to give temporary European entry permits to a large number of displaced people.

Needless to say, if Italy pursues this course of action, and ultimately activates the "nuclear option", support for the Schengen scheme, which allows all EU citizens to travel freely across the Continent, may be in jeopardy. Worse, since for most of the migrants the final destination will be Germany, it may rekindle the same migrant crisis which at the end of 2015 saw Angela Merkel's approval rating plummet as her countrymen slammed her "Open Door" (since shut) policy.


The Italian rescue ship Vos Prudence arrives in the port of Salerno carrying 935

migrants, including 16 children and 7 pregnant women on Friday

The move will also drastically escalate tensions with not only Austria, but neighboring Frace, which have used dogs and the threat of armoured vehicles to push back migrants who try to enter through Italy's northern border. France 24 reports that perhaps in anticipation of such a move, vast white tents erected in a former military zone on the outskirts of the tiny village of Conetta, house some 1,400 men from across Africa, packed onto endless rows of bunks.

"I used to call this place a modern lager," Cona mayor Albero Panfilio told AFP, referring to concentration camps. The commune of Cona includes the little village of Conetta. "After two years this is (still) a place where human beings are squashed in together, with no hope for the future."

"Now I call it a human warehouse. The migrants arrive, they don't know where to put them, they have a warehouse, they dump them here." He added that the asylum seekers were treated "like garbage."

Meanwhile, 10 kilometers away, in Bagnoli di Sopra, 700 migrants are crowded into another former military base surrounded by barbed wire fences with no access to journalists. 

Finally, a question emerges: with Europe helpless to prevent Italy from pursuing this path should Rome choose to do so, will Brussels activate its own "nuclear response" in retaliation. Recall that in 2011, a "united Europe" and the ECB removed then-PM Sylvio Berlusconi almost overnight when the former premier threatened to exit the Eurozone, by sending yields on Italian bonds soaring above 10%. While this time Italy's economy is (relatively) sound, should Rome proceed to dump 200,000 unwanted migrants in Europe's lap, the one certain response would be a financial one, with Mario Draghi sending a very clear message if not to his native country, then certainly the current government, which will immediately be blacklisted by Europe, with any and all measures taken to remove it.

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Mimir Jul 16, 2017 12:52 PM Permalink

"Italy" threathens with nothing at all! Two parliamentarians mention a nuclear option to the refugee problem of Italy. Furthermore it does not concern 200.000 (less than half is more likely) and even if they all got "visas" (sic) and "send North" they would be stopped by the first border they try to cross.The only solution is a negotiated solution between Member states and those (three countries) who refuse to respect an EU solution on the subject will be sanctioned.

Small Governme… Jul 16, 2017 12:18 PM Permalink

I like Italy's strategy.  I would suggest one modification.  Issue the migrants EU visas, and put them all on trains to Brussels.After the first 100,000 arrive in Brussels, the EU bureaucrats will perceive the reality of the migrant invasion in their "backyard".Keep up shipping the migrants to Brussels.   Belgium has about 11 million people.If 200,000 migrants arrive in Belgium seeking aid, it will overwhelm government infrastructure and peace keeping abilities.Who knows?  Maybe France will join Italy, and ship thousands of migrants from Paris to Belgium.The onslaught of migrants will drive the EU bureaucrats out of Belgium.End of EU.  Mission accomplished.  Brexit may be moot.

RagnarRedux Jul 16, 2017 11:40 AM Permalink

None of these figures even include the millions of nonwhite immigrants that have been LEGALLY entering Western Europe over that last few decades.Austria Sends Troops To Border With Italy To Block Migrants(Invaders)http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/07/04/austria-send-troops-armoured…Austrian Military Intelligence: 15 Million African Invaders Could Arrive In Europe By 2020http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/01/07/austrian-intelligence-warns-…German Intelligence Report: At Least 6 Million Invaders Are Currently Seeking To Enter Europehttp://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/02/22/leaked-report-six-million-mi…With Open Gates: The Forced Collective Suicide Of European Nations (Original Audio)https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=cb0_1447249820The Lionhttps://www.liveleak.com/view?i=3ee_1471447850

Shibboleth Jul 16, 2017 11:35 AM Permalink

"The Italian rescue ship Vos Prudence arrives in the port of Salerno carrying 935
migrants, including 16 children and 7 pregnant women on Friday"
... 7 pregnant women. So, on the way to Europe these sandniggers keep on breeding.

MaxDemon Jul 16, 2017 11:05 AM Permalink

So the PM of Italy is channeling his inner Trump!  "We do not have the moral duty to welcome into Italy people who are worse off than ourselves".  Perhaps reality and common sense will win after all!

Rick Cerone Jul 16, 2017 11:05 AM Permalink

Let's looks at the Hegelian Dialectic in process for a moment:1. Solution: a militarized Europe under the control of Germany in Brussels.2. Reaction: the death of Western European culture.3. Problem: criminal invaders posing as migrants fleeing an undefined threat. The solution generates more debt, and the banks are saved. Trump is already militarizing Eastern Europe with crap weapons purchased on the bank's credit card. I wish Trump would grow a spine, but they'd kill him.

barysenter Jul 16, 2017 11:12 AM Permalink

Is this part of the experiment Reichsmarschall Gates? Or is this one of those unintendeded consequences, o Sultan of Bsod? You won't get Leopold out of Hell this way, you disoriented lesbian. You'll be dining with him you hack. What was that Prime Directive your PR doppleganger thought so keen?

Sid Davis Jul 16, 2017 10:50 AM Permalink

The US should pick up on the "sending them on their way" idea, and give all US Muslims who don't like the Constitution one way tickets to Cuba or Venezuela. This would get rid of 95% of these scumbags.

NoWayJose Jul 16, 2017 9:48 AM Permalink

Remember Mari Harf making that stupid statement about the best way to stop terrorists is to give them jobs in their own country? Clearly not her own thought - merely passed through from the global elitists. Harf never got the jobs OK'ed - so instead the globalists went big time into regime change - and government toppling. This was the perfect fuel for creating refugees.

johnwburns Jul 16, 2017 9:43 AM Permalink

Have to say that I'm not all that surprised that the wops are the ones who will take down Europe although my money was on the Nordic weenies. They must have been handsomely paid for the effort. I that they enjoy watching their girlfriends peeling off for some sub-saharan action. The wheel always turns completely.

Deep In Vocal … (not verified) Jul 16, 2017 9:32 AM Permalink

my life feels in danger due to the 3rd worlders. i will use all tools to protect myself. the law?  fuck the law!

Deep In Vocal … (not verified) Jul 16, 2017 9:23 AM Permalink

all white people involved should be lined up against the wall and shot. there is no other way to bring justice. so many people in suits need to hang from trees.....this is not fun anymore....people need to start dying.

Deep In Vocal … (not verified) Jul 16, 2017 9:19 AM Permalink

you like that huh....is the 3rd worlders turning you on anything? much better than the white male in west right? filthy woman.....the saudis sure got something right....you belong in cages.

Deep In Vocal … (not verified) Jul 16, 2017 9:16 AM Permalink

everybody responsible will pay with their lives. the woman will be stripped of her rights to participate in any power related activities. 

learnofjesuits Jul 16, 2017 9:03 AM Permalink

from Albert Pike letter - 1871 :"The First World War must be brought about in order to permit the Illuminati to overthrow the power of the Czars in Russia and of making that country a fortress of atheistic Communism. The divergences caused by the "agentur" (agents) of the Illuminati between the British and Germanic Empires will be used to foment this war. At the end of the war, Communism will be built and used in order to destroy the other governments and in order to weaken the religions." "The Second World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences between the Fascists and the political Zionists. This war must be brought about so that Nazism is destroyed and that the political Zionism be strong enough to institute a sovereign state of Israel in Palestine. During the Second World War, International Communism must become strong enough in order to balance Christendom, which would be then restrained and held in check until the time when we would need it for the final social cataclysm."  "The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the "agentur" of the "Illuminati" between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other.Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion… We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil.Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view.This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time."

learnofjesuits Jul 16, 2017 9:02 AM Permalink

Vatican masonic order of jesuits Illuminati rule the world for centuries, they are building theirs New World Order - one government, one religion, global socialism-technocracy, depopulation(because overpopulation destroying biosphere) - check Georgia Guidestones also who has funded it, "order out of chaos"- they create a crisis and than they resolve it towards NWO.Important people in a society works for them, they are giving careers for obedience, we are living in a social pyramid system managed by jesuit masonic order.Just learn why jesuits were suppressed for 200 years in western countries and were allowed to return only a few decades ago - also in USA (there is a pattern easy to recognize). They escaped to Russia and Columbia and created in an underground Illuminati masonic sect.Society of Jesus was the most powerful intelligence agency - of Vatican - and they still are, all national intelligence agencies are controlled by jesuits, rest is a theater and actors.First Rothschild Nathan was rescued by jesuits from a camp and they made him theirs banker, he was not a smart Jew that become extremely rich, but he was just working for most powerful intelligence agency, also Soros is Christian Knight of Malta same as Rothschilds, Rockefeller, Brzezinski..., and Bush and Clinton are Skull and Bones - it is also an jesuit organisation and jesuit symbol, deceased Rockefeller read Bible every day.Templars were bankers and later jesuits took that buisness, it is that simple.Jesuit masonic order works by an undercover organisatios in order to hide.Holy Spirit = Lucifer, Vatican is Luciferian from beginning, they just could not tell it openly to the public so they created Holy Trinity.google "Vatican Nervi hall interior photo" and see Pope sitting in a mouth of a big serpentgoogle "putin hand sign horns" and see gallery of all those politicians (Bush, Obama, Clinton, Putin, Ahmadinejad, Sarkozy, Hollande, Ron Paul, Trump...), famous people, "Alex Jones" - they all work for jesuit Illuminati masonic order

learnofjesuits learnofjesuits Jul 16, 2017 9:02 AM Permalink

Bill Hughes, "The Secret Terrorists and The Enemy Unmasked"The Rothschilds were Jesuits who used their Jewish background as cover their sinister activities.The Jesuits, hands Rothschilds and financier Nicholas Biddle, sought to take control over the banking system of the United States. " Napoleon Bonaparte; 1769-1821; emperor of the Frence“The Jesuits are a MILITARY organization, not a religious order. Their chief is a general of an army, not the mere father abbot of a monastery. And the aim of this organization is power – power in its most despotic exercise – absolute power, universal power, power to control the world by the volition of a single man [i.e., the Black Pope, the Superior General of the Jesuits]. Jesuitism is the most absolute of despotisms [sic] – and at the same time the greatest and most enormous of abuses…” Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865; 16th President of the United States“The war [i.e., the American Civil War of 1861-1865] would never have been possible without the sinister influence of the Jesuits.” Marquis de LaFayette (1757-1834; French statesman and general. He served in the American Continental Army under the command of General George Washington during the American Revolutionary War.)“It is my opinion that if the liberties of this country – the United States of America – are destroyed, it will be by the subtlety of the Roman Catholic Jesuit priests, for they are the most crafty, dangerous enemies to civil and religious liberty. They have instigated MOST of the wars of Europe.” Edmond Paris (Author of the book The Secret History of the Jesuits)“The public is practically unaware of the overwhelming responsibility carried by the Vatican and its Jesuits in the starting of the two world wars – a situation which may be explained in part by the gigantic finances at the disposition of the Vatican and its Jesuits, giving them power in so many spheres, especially since the last conflict.” R. W. Thompson (Ex-Secretary, American Navy)“[The Jesuits] are the deadly enemies of civil and religious liberty. Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881; famous Russian novelist)“The Jesuits…are simply the Romish army for the earthly sovereignty of the world in the future, with the Pontiff of Rome for emperor…that’s their ideal. …It is simple lust of power, of filthy earthly gain, of domination – something like a universal serfdom with them [i.e., the Jesuits] as masters – that’s all they stand for. They don’t even believe in God perhaps.” "The Jesuit Order, therefore, stands before us as the embodiment of a system which aims at temporal political domination through temporal political means, embellished by religion, which assigns to the head of the Catholic religion - the Roman Pope - the role of a temporal overlord, and under shelter of the Pope-King, and using him as an instrument, desires itself to attain the dominion over the whole world."Count von Hoensbroech, 1911, German Noble and ex-Jesuit Pope Clement XIV (Who had “forever” abolished the Jesuit Order in 1773)“Alas, I knew they [i.e., the Jesuits] would poison me; but I did not expect to die in so slow and cruel a manner.” (1774) “Above all I have learned from the Jesuits. And so did Lenin too, as far as I recall. The world has never known anything quite so splendid as the hierarchical structure of the [Roman] Catholic Church. There were quite a few things I simply appropriated from the Jesuits for the use of the [Nazi] Party.Adolph Hitler (1889-1945; Nazi leader and chancellor of Germany from 1933-1945) "The Fuhrer had come to power, thanks to the votes of the Catholic Zentrum, only five years before, but most of the objectives cynically revealed in 'Mein Kampf were already realized; this book, an insolent challenge to the western democracies, was written by the Jesuit Father Staempfle and signed by Hitler. For—as so many ignore the fact—it was the Society of Jesus which perfected the famous Pan-German programme as laid out in this book, and the Fuhrer endorsed it."Edmond Paris, 1965 French Historian The Secret History of the Jesuits. Page 138 “The Jesuits wrote the first 25 rites of Scottish Freemasonry in then College de Clermont in Paris in 1754”The True origin of Scottish Rite Freemasonry According to the Masonic Quiz Book: Ask Me Another, Brother by William Peterson en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolfo_NicolásObedience to RomeAfter receiving a message from Pope Benedict asking the Society of Jesus to affirm its fidelity to the magisterium and the Holy See, the Congregation presided over by Nicolás responded, "The Society of Jesus was born within the Church, we live in the Church, we were approved by the Church and we serve the Church. This is our vocation... [Unity with the pope] is the symbol of our union with Christ. It also is the guarantee that our mission will not be a 'small mission,' a project just of the Jesuits, but that our mission is the mission of the Church."

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Batman11 Jul 16, 2017 8:59 AM Permalink

Elites always think big and are never held back by their inability to run a nation state successfully for a prolonged period of time.The former will never work until they can master the latter.This basic truth will elude them forever, I am sure.The Euro-zone is in permanent crisis.The former will never work until they can master the latter.They are trying to run before they can crawl.While elites fool themselves, we need to keep our feet on the ground.They were having a laugh. Globalisation and the EU were totally beyond their capabilities.

tuetenueggel Jul 16, 2017 8:47 AM Permalink

Italians are stupid as shit. Why don´t they simply close their borders ? Like Australie f.e.No, they all want Germany to be destroyed by the fucking hoards of muslim turds an niggers.

Moving and Grooving tuetenueggel Jul 16, 2017 11:27 AM Permalink

Pretty liberal country, Italy. I believe they're trying to be good world citizens and help the needy. In response, the needy arrive by the millions, devastate the Italian economy, crush their social compacts, and become criminals when they see how westerners leave their shit laying around. Europe created this mess. Let them deal with it. Just no arrangements for those teeming masses to be sent here, ok?

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voting machine Jul 16, 2017 8:45 AM Permalink

So who is funding ships like Vos Prudence to sail back and forth like a ferry...?This is not a cheap endever It must be worth it to Soros and the rest of the Deep StateWhat is their vision of Europe in the future to them ?Still have a hard time understanding what the destruction of Europe means to those implimenting this  demographic warfare...to themslevesThese countries should be arresting Soros wherever he might be and hang him with piano wire like Mussolini 

MR166 voting machine Jul 16, 2017 9:10 AM Permalink

This is all part of the New World Order plan.  First the Western governments have to be destroyed in order for chaos to ensue.  Then then Soros can promise order and safety in return for acceptance of the new one world government.  The .1%  will be replaced by the .01%.  Individual freedoms will become the enemy of the common good.

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ipso_facto Jul 16, 2017 8:30 AM Permalink

'More than 86,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Italy already this year...'Look, don't act surprised, they had help getting to Italy.  Refuse entry to all the Soros 'rescue' ships and Italy will not have a problem.