December 4, 2010 12:00 AM

Obama visits troops in Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — In a rousing holiday-season visit, President Obama on Friday told cheering U.S. troops in Afghanistan that 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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