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?

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