Saturday, July 19, 2008

Obama on the Ground in Afghanistan

At the NY Times, Carlotta Gall and Jeff Zeleny report:

“Senator Barack Obama arrived in Afghanistan Saturday morning, opening his first overseas trip as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, to meet with American commanders there and later in Iraq to receive an on-the-ground assessment of military operations in the United States’ two major war zones.”

Read more here.


I'm glad the NY Times identified Obama as the "presumptive" Democratic presidential nominee. It's too easily forgotten that he has not yet been officially nominated at the convention.

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