Russian and Egyptian officials are not to be trusted over airline crash – The Washington Post

The Washington Post claims that the Egyptian and Russian regimes are far less adept at fighting terrorism than they are at lying.

Source: Russian and Egyptian officials are not to be trusted over airline crash – The Washington Post

This article claims that the Egyptian and Russian leaders want to avoid being accused of being indirectly responsible for the air crash. Egypt is responsible for security at the airport. Russia’s intervention in Syria has drawn retaliation.

US opinion now supports the UK that this was a terrorist attack, probably a bomb planted at the airport.

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Iran Wades Further Into the Syrian Swamp – Middle East News – Israel News – Haaretz Israeli News Source

English: Israeli and Syrian flags

English: Israeli and Syrian flags (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to left-leaning, leading Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, the talks in Vienna this weekend may determine whether Tehran will deploy additional ground troops to Syria.

Source: Iran Wades Further Into the Syrian Swamp – Middle East News – Israel News – Haaretz Israeli News Source

This is an insightful article from Haaretz.

It’s like peeling an onion but the risks are increasing all the time with each escalation. Iran is a major axis in the Middle East and greater military action will likely trigger a response from Saudi Arabia, the other Middle Eastern axis. Meanwhile, Russia is provoking America into increased military engagement too. Presumably Iran is feeling confident following her historic deal with Obama?

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