President Barack Obama makes surprise visit to Iraq
by Associated Press Tuesday April 07, 2009, 4:10 PM
He spent about five hours in the Iraq war zone, where he met with the top U.S. commander there and the Iraqi prime minister. Obama also address troops stationed at Camp Victory, the largest military facility in Iraq.
This was Obama's first visit to the country since he became president. It capped an eight-day international trip in which he traveled to Britain, France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Turkey.
The president is expected back in Washington, D.C. tonight.