What if these 2 news items have something to do with each other????
(Mike has not mentioned the plane that got shot down in Egypt, those were Russians too.)
So, either Israel is blackmailing Putin, or,
worst case scenario,
the whole warmongering fight is all just for show and profits for the military industrial complex,
in which Putin is playing the part of the good guy and the USA, the bad guy.
While at the end, as usual, Israel wins.
A typical case of the two dogs fighting over a bone, and the third dog walking away with it. (Dutch Proverb)
No, they wouldn’t do that to us, would they?