The foolish and unwarranted reaction by this high level officer is not totally unexpected. He belongs to a small but growing, intolerant part of our population that has adopted the tactics of our enemies. As Pogo (Walt Kelly) said many years ago: "We have met the enemy and he is us". I am reasonably certain that I don't agree with the Danish student, but he need not have been submitted to physical abuse!
NATO to Russia: leave Turkish airspace; focus on ISIS not Syrian rebels (Reuters)