This move is long overdue, and dare we say, the beginning of a coherent strategy of sending aid to a) those who need it and b)  those who are bringing the fight to ISIS:

As Turkey and the Kurds aren’t exactly pals, there is talk that this will anger our Turkish allies:

Exit question: Does it matter any longer what Turkey thinks about the U.S. arming its Kurdish allies?


Did Geraldo Rivera’s topless selfie work? There’s good news from Kobani

‘Arm the world’s women!’ Roseanne Barr heartily endorses Kobani’s ‘grannies with AK-47s’

Chaos: ‘ISIS on the brink of taking Kobani’; ‘massacre looms’