Posted on December 3, 2010 at 1:19pm
Obama Visits Troops, Phones Karzai in Surprise Trip to Afghanistan
Updated: 47 minutes ago
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) - President Barack Obama slipped unannounced into dangerous Afghanistan on Friday, one year after widening an ever deadlier war and just days before a pivotal review about the 9-year-plus conflict.
Plans for a face-to-face meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were scrapped at the last minute. Instead, the two leaders spoke by phone, Obama… Continue