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Iraq War / Obama Trip / "Aspirational Timeline #899259

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 21, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(White House: Ed Henry) Breaking news on the statement from Senator Barack Obama about Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's wish for an "aspirational timeline" for their redeployment of combat troops in Iraq examined and discussed; details given about the significance for the Obama-Senator John McCain presidential election campaign. [In Maine, McCAIN; White House press secretary Dana PERINO - say it is based on conditions on the ground.] [In Iraq, OBAMA - comments on his visit.] How this is a major shift by the Iraqi government with Maliki no longer on the same page as President Bush discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: Candy Crowley) Obama on the international stage featured; scenes shown of Obama with the US forces and Maliki in Iraq and Kuwait. [OBAMA - calls for a clear strategic vision in Afghanistan.] [In interview, OBAMA - comments on the objectives of his trip.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Henry, Ed;
Crowley, Candy

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