On October 31, a Russian airliner heading from Egypt to St. Petersburg, Russia, crashed in northern Sinai, killing all 224 people on board, a majority of them Russians. As families grieve, people are searching for answers: What caused the crash? Was it a bomb? If so, who is responsible? Is it ISIS, or one of its affiliates?
No, dummy, it’s probably Israel. At least, that is, according to the math of Pepe Escobar, a reporter for the Asia Times and Russia Today, who outlined his theory on Facebook.
Jonathan Zalman is a writer and teacher based in Brooklyn.