Obama: I Will Not Get Boxed Into “Two False Choices” on Iraq

ABC News

In a Baghdad interview, the presumptive Democratic nominee tells ABC News’ Terry Moran that his troop withdrawal plan for Iraq will remain flexible.

He doesn’t want to choose between a “rigid timeline” that ignores intervening events within those 16 months, or to completely defer to what U.S. military commanders suggest.

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Also maintains the Iraq troop surge was a mistake.

McCain camp response: “A candidate who places his political ambition ahead of our national interest does not pass the threshold to be commander in chief.”

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