Days after authorities dismissed claims that ISIS brought down a Russian passenger jet, a U.S. intelligence analysis now suggests that the terror group or its affiliates planted a bomb on the plane.Here.
British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond said his government believes there is a "significant possibility" that an explosive device caused the crash. And a Middle East source briefed on intelligence matters also said it appears likely someone placed a bomb aboard the aircraft.
Metrojet Flight 9268 crashed Saturday in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after breaking apart in midair, killing all 224 people on board. It was en route to St. Petersburg from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.
The latest U.S. intelligence suggests that the crash was most likely caused by a bomb planted on the plane by ISIS or an affiliate, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke with CNN.
Amazing. People still like to underestimate the ability of ISIS to inflict pain on the Western World. Additionally, normalcy bias is alive and well. Several bloggers that I respect shit canned the idea that ISIS was involved.
You people need to live and learn.
A determined enemy needs to be curb stomped, not underestimated or disrespected. You can hate, but you must respect their ability to kill you. Having said all that, this is a political mess for the US.
Once again ISIS has shown that its the threat, not Assad. The idea that Assad must go and we can handle ISIS at our leisure is a fiction. When will you see a mature US foreign policy? When we put aside the bullshit and work with Assad/Russia/Whoever to put ISIS in the ground.