Apparently Libya has had to apologize for firing on an Italian fishing boat that was (probably illegally) in its waters. Ironically, Italy gave the patrol ship that fired on the boat to Libya in order to help stem the flow of migrants from Libya to Italy. The Libyans apparently thought this was a boat full of illegal immigrants, and thus opened fire. This is not to say the US hasn’t shot Mexicans on our southern border, but when we do it, it is considered a mistake, not a matter of policy.
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