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.”
In an appearance on Late Show With David Letterman on Tuesday night, President Obama addresses Republican challenger Mitt Romney's recorded remarks released this week by Mother Jones magazine. Below is a clip from Obama's interview with Letterman in a video that was posted to YouTube by CBS.
Also in the interview, Obama and Letterman talk about the economy and the recent attacks and protests in the Middle East and elsewhere, according to The New York Times.