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Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving trip to Afghanistan

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28, 2019. Trump made an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Thursday, his first trip to the country since becoming president and a week after a prisoner swap between Washington and Kabul that raised hopes for a revival of peace talks. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28, 2019. Trump made an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Thursday,...more

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28, 2019. Trump made an unannounced Thanksgiving visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Thursday, his first trip to the country since becoming president and a week after a prisoner swap between Washington and Kabul that raised hopes for a revival of peace talks. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump serves troops food at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump serves troops food at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump serves troops food at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump takes a photo with U.S. troops during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump takes a photo with U.S. troops during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump takes a photo with U.S. troops during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops, with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani standing behind him, during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops, with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani standing behind him, during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops, with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani standing behind him, during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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A United States Airman holds up an American flag as President Donald Trump delivers remarks to military personnel in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A United States Airman holds up an American flag as President Donald Trump delivers remarks to military personnel in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A United States Airman holds up an American flag as President Donald Trump delivers remarks to military personnel in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump serves food to U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump serves food to U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump serves food to U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Armed U.S. troops travel inside the presidential motorcade ahead of Air Force One, at the tarmac at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Armed U.S. troops travel inside the presidential motorcade ahead of Air Force One, at the tarmac at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Armed U.S. troops travel inside the presidential motorcade ahead of Air Force One, at the tarmac at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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U.S. troops look on as President Donald Trump eats during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

U.S. troops look on as President Donald Trump eats during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

U.S. troops look on as President Donald Trump eats during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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U.S. military personnel stand inside of an aircraft hangar ahead of President Donald Trump's remarks to troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

U.S. military personnel stand inside of an aircraft hangar ahead of President Donald Trump's remarks to troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

U.S. military personnel stand inside of an aircraft hangar ahead of President Donald Trump's remarks to troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the news media after serving U.S. troops Thanksgiving dinner at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the news media after serving U.S. troops Thanksgiving dinner at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the news media after serving U.S. troops Thanksgiving dinner at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump eats dinner with U.S. troops at a Thanksgiving dinner event during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump meets with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump meets with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump meets with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani during a surprise visit at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops in an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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Members of the news media, U.S. Air Force and Secret Service line up to enter Air Force One, following President Trump's unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Members of the news media, U.S. Air Force and Secret Service line up to enter Air Force One, following President Trump's unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Members of the news media, U.S. Air Force and Secret Service line up to enter Air Force One, following President Trump's unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, November 28. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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