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Campaign 2008 / Obama vs. McCain / The War Zone #899158

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 2008
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Hendren) Where presidential candidates Senators Barack Obama and John McCain stand on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan examined; details given about Obama's highly publicized trip. [OBAMA, McCAIN - offer views.] [This week in radio address, McCAIN, OBAMA - offer their current views.] [Brookings Inst. Michael O'HANLON†, American Enterprise Inst. Norm ORNSTEIN†- offer assessments.] Statement from Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in "Der Spiegel" backing Obama's plan to withdraw troops in 16 months quoted.

(Studio: David Muir, Mark Halperin) The "I-told-you-so" politics on both sides about the war in Iraq and what McCain's camp can do about the media coverage of the trip discussed. [With Conan O'Brien, McCAIN - comments on Obama's visit to Iraq and Afghanistan.]

Muir, David;
Hendren, John;
Mark, David Muir,

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