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U.S. Officials: Russian, U.S. Military Aircraft Close Calls ‘Nearly Every Week’

NBC News reports that “a U.S. military aircraft had a close call with a Russian military fighter jet earlier this month over Syria as tensions between America and Moscow continue to escalate.”

“According to the general in charge of the air war over Iraq and Syria, Russian military aircraft intercept U.S. military planes nearly every week.”

“Lieutenant General Jeff Harrigian, the commander of U.S. Air Force Central Command, described the October 17 incident as ‘middle of the night, probably somewhere around midnight.'”

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