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Obama, troops cheer each other in Afghan visit

 


President Barack Obama waves as he is introduced to the troops at a rally during an unannounced visit at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, Friday. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — In a rousing holiday-season visit, President Barack Obama on Friday told cheering U.S. troops in Afghanistan they're succeeding in their vital mission fighting terrorism. But after he flew in secrecy for 14 hours to get here, foul weather kept him from nearby Kabul and a meeting to address frayed relations with Afghan President Hamid Karzai

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