Picking sides and arming/funding/training competing sides of Middle Eastern Islamic terrorist groups and nations by the US/West/Russia has to come to an end, and a common strategy and close working relationship need to be established.
This ludicrous game of international “whack a mole” that the US/West/Russian intelligence and military services seem to be playing with international terrorism has to come to a resounding end, with the disgusting and revolting attacks on little girls attending an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England yesterday.
If this is not the final alarm bell designed to wake up the respective governments of the United States, Western European nations, and the Russian Federation to stop “picking sides” in the Middle East, arming one against another, swimming through the murky waters of ISIS, “moderate rebels,” Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra, Hamas, Hezbollah, and other fundamentalist Islamic paramilitary organizations, then nothing else could be.
It is high time that the US/West/Russia demand that the Sunni-dominated Gulf State nations (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Turkey) as well as the Shia dominated Eurasian Islamic nations such as Syria and Iran acquiesce to, and accept, intelligence and military officers within their own respective governments to monitor, be aware and appraised of, and informed of, all comings and goings within their countries involving terrorism, militancy, and other scourges of humanity designed to disrupt and disorient innocent communities within the US/West/Russia.
This is not to advocate a full scale war against any of these Islamic nations, as the Neo-Cons/Neo-Liberals would suggest, but rather, a peaceful offer, and one they can not (and should not) refuse:
Peacefully admit and allow representatives from the ranks of the intelligence and military communities of these 3 entities (US/West/Russia) to work closely with the indigenous governments of the Shia and Sunni dominated sects of Islam to clamp down, monitor, and prevent global international terrorism, wherever it should manifest itself.
This way if another terrorist attack should unfortunately occur on the soil of the US/West/Russia again, then those governments were either complicit in it, or were asleep at the wheel.
Either way, blame and accountability can and should be assigned, and punishments by the People against their leadership, should ensue.
The time for political correctness is over, the time for the defense of “sovereign immunity” of nation-states is over, and it is time to get serious in the fight on the scourge of international terrorism.
The message from the US/West/Russian Federation to the Shia/Sunni world should be this:
Either voluntarily admit a sufficient number of intelligence/military officers/personnel into your respective governments to inspect (just like the IAEA and UN are allowed to periodically inspect their nuclear/weapons facilities) and monitor in order to prevent the burgeoning training, funding, organization, coordination, arming, and planning of international terrorism, or be destroyed, in outright warfare.
Because the USA/West/Russia should no longer accept the horrific and disturbing deaths of their own civilians on their own home territory (especially little girls going to a concert in the middle of England).