-U.S., Britain Using Israeli Intelligence to Determine Cause of Egyptian Crash

(CNN) Barbara Starr - The U.S. appears to be increasingly confident that a terrorist bomb brought down the Russian passenger jet that broke apart over Egypt. At least some of the intelligence intercepts being used to assess what happened to the jetliner came from Israeli intelligence, according to a U.S. official. The communications focused on Sinai and Israeli intelligence passed them along to the U.S. and Britain. British and American intelligence agencies also monitored ISIS messages. Several officials said it's the specificity of the chatter that has directly contributed to the U.S. and British view that a bomb was most likely used.

2015-11-09 00:00:00

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