Former U.S. Ambassador: Moscow Attack Reveals Weakness in Russia's Security Apparatus

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, John E. Herbst, claims that the recent terrorist attack in Moscow indicates that Russia's security apparatus is not as strong as it appears. He argues that Russia's focus on the war in Ukraine has weakened its internal security, leaving it vulnerable to other threats. If ISIS is responsible for the attack, it highlights the consequences of Russia's overemphasis on Ukraine.

Last week’s terrorist attack at a Moscow concert hall that killed 139 people suggests that Russia ’s security apparatus is much weaker than Vladimir Putin has led the world to believe, says former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine , John E. Herbst. 'The attack is one more indication that Putin’s control of the country is not nearly as tight as we think,' Herbst told Fox News Digital in an interview. 'This is not what you would expect from a tightly wound dictatorship with a vast security force.

' Herbst argued that Russia’s myopic obsession with the war in Ukraine, now in its third year, has inadvertently weakened Russia’s internal security at the expense of other threats. 'If you assume that, in fact, ISIS carried out this attack, this shows how the overemphasis of Russian security resources on their aggression against Ukraine is making them weaker against true threats to Russian security,' Herbst sai

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