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ISIS-Backed Militants In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula06:18
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A sign welcoming visitors to Sharm blocks the view of a new development on November 05, 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. British flights going to and from Egyptian resort of Sharm El Sheikh were grounded today, as investigations continue into the crash of the Russian Airbus-321 earlier this week. This will affect around 20,000 British tourists currently in Sharm El-Sheikh according to Downing Street. (David Degner/Getty Images)
A sign welcoming visitors to Sharm blocks the view of a new development on November 05, 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. British flights going to and from Egyptian resort of Sharm El Sheikh were grounded today, as investigations continue into the crash of the Russian Airbus-321 earlier this week. This will affect around 20,000 British tourists currently in Sharm El-Sheikh according to Downing Street. (David Degner/Getty Images)
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It's still not known what caused the Russian plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula that killed all 224 people on board, but Britain has suspended Sharm el-Sheikh flights over fears the plane may have been downed by an explosive device.

The plane was flying over the Sinai Peninsula, which is the site of militant activity and an ISIS-backed insurgency. Here & Now's Robin Young discusses the security issues on the ground in the Sinai Peninsula with David Schenker, director of the Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

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This segment aired on November 5, 2015.

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