Middle East

Is the Metrojet Investigation Caught in a Shadow War?

Islamic State and the West are eager to call it a terror attack. Russia and Egypt are not.

But who was at fault?

Photographer: Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images

Whether or not terrorists brought down the Airbus that crashed in Egypt on Saturday, the U.K. is right to halt flights to Sharm el-Sheikh, the airport from which the plane took off, and the rest of the world should do the same.

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