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This Obama Administration Official Thinks Saudi Arabia Borders Syria

It doesn't.

Posted on September 11, 2014, at 4:53 p.m. ET

A "senior administration official" joined a background call with reporters on Wednesday ahead of President Barack Obama's address to the nation announcing his strategy against the militant group ISIS.

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The discussion was long and fruitful. And then this happened: "Saudi Arabia has an extensive border with Syria."

Only problem is — it doesn't. Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, and Turkey do. Saudi Arabia doesn't. The end.

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