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Why Angelina Jolie is reading up on Iraq
Does the actress' book choice reflect some political aspirations?
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ngelina Jolie sure has a funny way of relaxing, said Elizabeth Snead in the Los Angeles Times. On the set of her new movie Salt recently, the 33-year-old actress was seen carrying around a copy of War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars by Richard N. Haass—“far from light summer reading.”

Does this mean Jolie wants to add “politician” to her list of credentials? said Dominique Hines in the Mail Online. It would make sense, seeing as she’s already “a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations.” But at the rate she and Brad Pitt are adopting children, she “may have her hands too full” to “add a career in politics to her ambitions.”

Give me a break, said Celebitchy. Jolie is seen carrying around a book about the Iraq war, and all of a sudden people are speculating that she’s “going to run for office”? Given the fact that Jolie has been interested in politics and involved in humanitarian efforts for a while now, it’s not at all surprising that she’s reading Haass’ book.

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