How to Finish the Job in Iraq

A patient withdrawal could include two parts McCain, one part Obama.
By Ann Gildroy and Michael O'Hanlon
USA Today

Iraq, anyone?

You can hardly blame the presidential hopefuls or the American people — for paying more attention to the financial crisis than to the war half a world away. Even so, come Jan. 20, a new commander in chief will inherit the Iraq conflict.

So whom should Americans trust in this election when the subject turns to Iraq? As it turns out, the best vision going forward is one that incorporates the thinking of Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.