April 7, 2009 9:43 AM

In Baghdad, Obama tells U.S. troops that Iraqis must take over

President Barack Obama made an unscheduled visit to Iraq Tuesday, meeting commanders, troops and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki — and restated his commitment to remove U.S. troops by the end of 2011. . He landed in Baghdad after flying in secret from Istanbul, Turkey, on his way home to Washington after a five-country, eight-day trip.

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