In just 24 hours over 200 people are dead because of four terrorist attacks spread throughout Europe and Africa.
The Young Turks Network — In just 24 hours over 200 people are dead because of four terrorist attacks spread throughout Europe and Africa. The Young Turks John Iadarola, Ana Kasparian, and Cenk Uygur provide commentary on the tragedy in this video. “It is ISIS attacking in all different parts of the world…they were definitely coordinated, they were definitely meant to send a message, “ Uygur said. “I know that ISIS did state that they did wanted to ramp up the violence against non-Muslims and non-extremists ahead of Ramadan,” Kasparian added.
“I’m very skeptical about the so-called progress we’re making against ISIS in Iraq and Syria,” Uygur said. While Uygur acknowledged that there are some improvements, it’s scary that ISIS can communicate with one another and put bombers in different places and succeed in terrorizing people.
“What can we do in reality?” Uygur asked in response to the question of how these attacks should be addressed. Sending bombs is counter-productive Uygur pointed out, “…the kid sitting in Kobani trying to decide which side he’s on, might go and say ‘John McCain’s bomb just killed my cousin, I might go with ISIS’.” This is in reference to McCain’s complaint that most of the weaponry is not used. Uygur calls for a more ‘moral’ and ‘smarter’ application of tools and strategies because the attitude of, “…they bomb, we bomb…is not really helping the situation.”