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Russia part of the fabric of terrorism

By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, September 10
Fourteen years have passed since the tragic events of September 11. The whole world was shocked by the brutal terrorist attack on the United States conducted by Al Qaeda and its leader Bin Laden. The attack was against the United States financial and military system.

According to the assessments of some analysts, the terrorist attack was encouraged and backed by some states and leaders. It is 2014 currently, and the terrorism threat has not diminished, just on the contrary. ISIS (Islamic State) has become a great challenge for the modern world, while it spreads its zone of influence throughout the Middle East.

Looking back, during the Soviet era, terrorism was encouraged by the Soviet Union leadership as a means of combating the capitalist world. Special schools and centers were being used to train and prepare terrorist groups and individuals.

Some analysts suggest that one of the terrorist training centers was located in Syria, where the people were instructed by KGB officers and sent worldwide to commit various illegal activities. We should not forget that Russia is a “worthy successor” of the Soviet Union. Russian President Putin’s dreams are related to the restoration of the collapsed system.

Russia’s current actions can be taken as supporting terrorism. However, Soviet terrorism has changed its image in today’s Russia and is labeled as “patriotism.” (Though “ patriots” from Chechnya are labeled by Russia as terrorists.)

Terrorists and separatists were encouraged while plotting against the sovereignty of Georgian statehood. Terrorists are encouraged and financially supported in Ukraine. This is the role Moscow plays.

It is very frequently speculated recently that only the United States will not be able to resist ISIS, and the creation of a union of powerful countries would be required in this regard. Of course, Russia will be discussed as one of the key allies owing to its influence and links with Islamist states.

Russian actions in Ukraine might even be “forgiven.”

However, here appears another question: How honest Russia might be, when its current principles are based on terrorism and multiple violations?