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Obama Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

U.S. President Barack Obama has left Afghanistan after a 4-hour surprise visit to see American troops during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Speaking late Sunday at Bagram Airfield, the president told troops he is thankful for their service. He called them "real heroes." Memorial Day is a time when Americans honor the country's war dead. Obama said they are completing the U.S. mission in Afghanistan by decimating al-Qaida leaders in the tribal regions, reversing the...

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