Originally Posted by silverD
You have to grasp the context here,, ISIS is supported by Turkey.. and others,,,
This is already a ME proxy war. The shoot down is an escalation beyond that proxy to direct conflict.
Russia was bombing the ISIS oil transport going to Turkey, that oil revenue was funding ISIS and Turkey warned Russia to stop bombing.
True, a NATO country must ask for help but other NATO nations must respond.
You now have a perverse twist where a NATO country is overtly supporting ISIS while another is seriously bombing them.
The next move is Russia's...