Obama Won't 'Rubber Stamp' Military Decisions

After meeting with top U.S. military commanders and members of the Iraqi government, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., said Monday his opposition to the surge and support for a firm timetable for the withdrawal of troops hasn't changed. In an exclusive interview, Obama told "Nightline" that if elected president, "we're going to begin to phase out our troops." Obama is seeing a vastly different Iraq than the one he saw when he last visited more than two years ago. Violence and American casualties are...Full Story
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