Ad watch: Obama camp touts troop drawdowns

Obama for America, "Rebuilding"

What it says: "President Obama ended the Iraq war. Mitt Romney would have left 30,000 troops there and called bringing them home tragic."

What it means: On the day of the foreign policy debate. President Obama's campaign is using Mitt Romney's criticism of the way troops have been withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan to suggest that the Republican would extend both wars. 

Who will see it: No word on the size of the buy; right now the campaign is likely hoping to get some online attention for the spot pre-debate.

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