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Morning Update: War Strategies

by campaign2008
July 16, 2008

In a major speech on Tuesday, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) detailed his plan to end the war in Iraq and refocus military efforts in Afghanistan.

In an interview with PBS’ Newshour on Tuesday night, Obama said he thinks the government should implement a second round of economic stimulus rebates to help people absorb rising energy costs. Obama also discussed his plan for Afghanistan.

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Tuesday laid out a new “comprehensive strategy” for the Afghanistan war, including a doubling in the size of the Afghan military and the addition of three U.S. combat brigades to ongoing military efforts there.

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