I spent enough time working with the government to understand fairly well how it works, but I was never an insider.
Barack serves the same masters as his predecessors did, and they are NOT the American people.
The only people at fault for this are the ones that launched the rocket, and the government behind it. No, they don't have to fly that corridor, but when they do, they burn less fuel and fly less. Time is money. And every single airliner that was flying above 32000 feet was flying by the rules.
Ich habe schon Pferde vor der Apotheke kotzen sehen.
Did you notice that the actual words are that it is not excluded that the rebels were just dressed in similar uniforms... then the commentary goes from that to first "all likelihood" and then from this to "proof" that it was the Ukrainians.