John McCain says Barack Obama's opposition to the Iraq war and preference for collective diplomacy over U.S. leadership would create more trouble and aggression in the world.
McCain spoke today before the American Legion convention in
He said the next president "must bring to office a clear-eyed
view of our nation's role in the world as the defender of the
oppressed and a force for peace."
McCain argued that Obama is reluctant to lead America to exert
itself in world affairs. Said McCain: "In the end, confusion about
such questions only invites more trouble, violence and
McCain has sought to keep foreign affairs prominent in the
campaign debate, because most polls give him an edge over Obama
when voters are asked who is more qualified to be commander in
Obama addresses the American Legion tomorrow.