Obama Won the Foreign-Policy Questions
McCain was vague and contradicted himself during the debate.
Overall: not a deeply inspiring debate, but a clear victory for Obama.
Fred Kaplan is Slate's "War Stories" columnist and author of the book, The Insurgents: David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War. He can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter.
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