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Candidates want Afghan buildup

Obama, McCain remain at odds on Iraq front

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By Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / July 16, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Barack Obama and John McCain both called yesterday for significant surges in US troop levels in Afghanistan as the two presumptive presidential nominees competed for voters concerned about national security. But they remained diametrically opposed on when to withdraw troops from Iraq. (Full article: 1186 words)

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