NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 2008
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(Kabul: Richard Engel) Senator Barack Obama's fact-finding trip to Afghanistan, where violence is increasing, featured; scenes shown of Obama with a local governor and with troops yesterday in Kuwait; details given about how the Pakistan border has become a safe haven for Al Qaeda and of Obama's call for more troops. [In Kuwait, OBAMA - calls for a clearer strategic vision.] [NATO spokesman Capt. Mike FINNEY- says there is more activity in Afghanistan's east.] [Afghan parliament MEMBER - notes the limited government control.]
(Studio: Lester Holt) Senator John McCain's criticism of Obama's war strategy noted.
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