If it's shown they brought down the plane with a bomb, how will Putin respond?
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Will Russia step up the attack on ISIS? watch
- Thread Starter
- 06-11-2015 11:19
- 06-11-2015 11:24
In a way that ISIS expects, obviously. They're ready for anything.
- 06-11-2015 11:26
It's easy to feel sympathy for Russia but dozens are killed daily in airstrikes by bombing, and think of the hundreds of innocent people who were killed as an indirect result of Putin's interference in the Ukraine through both uncounted civilian casualties and the downing of MH17. Plane crashes like this are a very direct reminder of the civilian cost of war, but to be honest, there are hundreds more who haven't even been accounted for who have suffered or lost their lives because one man in power wants to add more territory to an already massive country.
If you want to fight IS, stop broadcasting their name over the dozens of atrocities they commit daily. We've had militant groups like this who have bombed planes and beheaded people for decades, but the erratic and unrestrained coverage by the media is what is giving them rise. I mean, come on, Fox News has the Jordan pilot video uncensored on its website - this is a pretty direct implication that the press is accountable for these things.
And IS will lose this 'war on Western culture' because killing 224 civilians does nothing to harm the Russian army, if they had bombed a military jet then maybe I would have the tiniest form of respect for those brutal idiots. It's shocking that in the 21st century, religion and differences in religion is fuelling such conflict, we should have long forgotten this primitive way of life. So many wasted lives and so much wasted time, if every human co-operated we could achieve great things, but we're stuck in a world where we have 'quantified' progress with money and statistics.