The downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

This source preferred by Sascha-Dominik Bachmann

Authors: Bachmann, S.

Journal: OUP Blog

Publisher: OUP

Time will tell if the downing of MH17 will turn out to be a Lusitania moment (the sinking of the British passenger ship Lusitania with significant loss of US lives by a German U-boat led to the entry of the US in World War I) for Russia’s relations with the West, which might pave the way to a new ‘Cold War’ along new conflict lines with different allies and alliances. What has become clear already today is Russia’s potential new role as state sponsor of terrorism. - See more at:

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