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Obama visits troops at Afghanistan base

Posted: May 26, 2014 at 5:35 a.m.

President Barack Obama shakes hands during a troop rally at Bagram Air Field during an unannounced visit, on Sunday, May 25, 2014, north of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan -- President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role in the country even after its combat mission ends this year and America's longest war comes to a close.

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