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Obama makes surprise stop in Baghdad

From NBC's Mark Murray
Earlier this morning, we wrote that when President Obama departed Istanbul at 7:20 am ET, it was ending his eight-day overseas trip.

Well, not quite.

We have just learned that the president made a surprise stop in Baghdad. Writes the AP, "On a trip shrouded in secrecy, President Barack Obama flew into Iraq on Tuesday for a brief look at a war he opposed as a candidate and now vows to end as commander in chief."