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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading Friday February 20, 2015.
Oh No. Two longtime allies are attacking ISIS—and growing frustrated with one another. That’s good news for the so-called Islamic State.
The Obama administration was given multiple chances Wednesday to endorse a longtime ally’s airstrikes on America’s biggest enemy at the moment, the so-called Islamic State. Over and over again, Obama’s aides declined to back Egypt’s military operation against ISIS. It’s another sign of the growing strain between the United States and Egypt, once one of its closest friends in the Middle East.
The guy negotiating for Iran on nuclear power keeps yelling at John Kerry… and apparently everyone is cool with this?
The White House has picked State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki to become the new leader of the White House communications team.
Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland (D-OH) wants to run for the Senate in 2016, which could prove difficult since he’s been working with anti-gun groups recently.
Illinois’ new Republican Governor, Bruce Rauner, has been called “Scott Walker on steroids” but some in the state are starting to realize that may not be a bad thing!
This can’t be a good thing. Germany’s military is so underequipped that they use broomsticks as machine guns when training, half of their aircraft are unusable, 76% of their soldiers lack night vision tools, 40% of their soldiers have to make do without a sidearm, and worse! It’s kind of a travesty…
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