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America's Necessary Response to Moscow's Airport Attack: Nothing

  • Foster Kamer
  • Esquire Politics Blog
  • January 24, 2011

As Russia reels in the aftermath of a brutal terror attack yielding an estimated 35 casualties at Domodedovo Airport — Moscow’s busiest — much of the awe and reaction toward this specific incident is focused on the location: not just an airport, but a restaurant at an airport, outside of the baggage claim, before anyone reaches a security checkpoint. Especially as the terrorists in question are initially being reported as Arab, governments (and specifically: ours) beginning to react on their own turfs outside of Russia is a given. Yet, while responses by Western Governments to terror attacks …

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