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The Boston Globe


Questions on war in Afghanistan for the candidates

Monday’s third and final presidential debate will focus on foreign policy. The war in Afghanistan, now in its 11th year, has not been frequently and specifically discussed on the campaign trail by President Obama or Republican nominee Mitt Romney. The Globe has asked three people profoundly affected by the war what question they would ask the candidates.

Q: “Since 1775 many young men and women have sacrificed much, including their own lives, for our country’s freedom. What specific steps would you take to ensure the safety of our soldiers before committing troops to another engagement?”

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