The Wars of John McCain

Goldberg, Jeffrey
October 2008
Atlantic;Oct2008, Vol. 302 Issue 3, p40
The article focuses on the political views of the 2008 U.S. presidential candidate John McCain. It describes McCain's views on the Vietnam War and examines the role his father, Admiral John McCain, played in the war. It suggests that the candidate McCain is focused on a U.S. victory in the Iraq War. Comments from the candidate McCain are also included.


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