During a speech Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Barack Obama laid out his vision for America's role in the world, focusing specifically on Iraq and Afg
July 16, 2008

During a speech Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Barack Obama laid out his vision for America's role in the world, focusing specifically on Iraq and Afghanistan.

"George Bush and John McCain don’t have a strategy for success in Iraq – they have a strategy for staying in Iraq. They said we couldn’t leave when violence was up, and they now say we can’t leave when violence is down. They refuse to press the Iraqis to make tough choices, and they label any timetable to redeploy our troops 'surrender,' even though we would be turning Iraq over to a sovereign Iraqi government – not to a terrorist enemy."

You can read the entire transcript here. You can also read Senator Obama's New York Times op-ed here.

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