After the bombs in Moscow last week, there were bombings in Ingushetia today.
A combination of local secular nationalism and islamicism, stirred by the US and brutally responded to by Putin's government, is a toxic and dangerous mix.
The progressive destabilisation of the middle east, the Indian subcontinent and the horn of Africa can best be understood in the context of "the Grand Chess Game" played by the US ( also the UK and France to a lesser extent). John Pilger and Pepe Estobar have written recently characterising this as an incipient Third World War.
It is about control of gas, oil and coal and other mineral reserves and a strategic position separating China and Russia from these resources.
The strategy, as first implemented in Yugoslavia, is "multi-theatre war" (Project for a New American Century terminology), balkanisation, the break up of larger and more powerful states into puppet run statelets.