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.”
On Thursday, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited The Daily Show set as the featured guest. The show was not able to air the entire interview, but posted the full interview in three parts on its site.
In the interview, Duncan discusses the Race to the Top, public education in the United States and the role teachers play in educating young people.