Since Trump and Netanyahu met a few weeks ago, the rabid dog Israel, has appeared much more low key. I believe Trump advised his counterpart to let the latter to continue the provocation that is intended to give the US and its allies the excuse to properly attack Syria. Criticism of Putin is foolish. He’s played the situation superbly thus far by not responding to the crimes committed by all the anti Assad coalition.
I live in Lincolnshire, UK and just recently there has been a huge increase in fighter jet activity. Something could be in the pipeline – strategic planning and exercises for air combat? Nothing would surprise me. With a mortally wounded Prime Minister and an unpopular President, it might be the only way they can see to change their fortunes.