On Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, special-operation forces often don the insignia of forces they accompany. On Friday, after Turkey complained, a spokesman called the action “unauthorized and inappropriate.”
As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heads to retirement, news outlets are sure to write deep reflections on her legacy. But let's not forget something many will not include on a list of her achievements: The outgoing secretary is a Grammy Award winning artist.
Yup; she won one back in 1997 for the audio version of her book It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us. The award was for best spoken word album. "I didn't even know people who couldn't sing a note and who were tone deaf were eligible for any Grammys," she told reporters after the win.
Brian Resnick is a staff correspondent at National Journal. Before joining, Brian spent a year at The Atlantic as a fellow, where he produced content and wrote for TheAtlantic.com. In addition to The Atlantic, his writing has been featured in Popular Mechanics and The News Journal, Delaware's main daily newspaper. Brian graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware in 2011 with a B.A. in psychology. In college, he served as a managing editor for the student newspaper, The Review, and received the E.A Nickerson award for excellence in journalism. He comes from Long Island, New York.
Want to contribute to this story? Share your addition in comments.