President of France François Hollande and President of Russia Vladimir Putin Prensa Internacional via ZUMA Wire

Почему Путин является плохим союзником

СТЭНФОРД – Вмешательство Президента России Владимира Путина в сирийский конфликт было приветствовано некоторыми, как момент для Кремля “выйти из тени”. Аргументированный конфликт России с Исламским Государством, увязал интересы страны с интересами Запада. Даже сбитый Турцией российский боевой самолет, кажется, не уменьшил этого оптимизма.

Более того, на недавней пресс-конференции, Президент США Барак Обама вновь призвал Путина присоединиться к альянсу против Исламского Государства. Президент Франции Франсуа Олланд представил свой недавний визит в Москву, как попытку по созданию широкой международной коалиции против террористической группы.

На первый взгляд, идея, что Россия является естественным союзником в борьбе против Исламских террористов, кажется, имеет смысл. Страна испытала ужасные террористические атаки со стороны Исламских экстремистов, включая взрыв пассажирского самолета над Синайским полуостровом в ноябре этого года, в результате которого погибли 224 пассажира и члены экипажа, большинство которых были Россиянами. Около 20 миллионов мусульман, большинство из них сунниты, проживают на территории Российской Федерации, и согласно службам безопасности страны, около 7000 бойцов из бывших Советских республик и России присоединились к Исламскому государству.

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