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At 10pm ET on AC360°, a look at President Obama's surprise visit to Iraq. The commander-in-chief met with about 600 U.S. troops at Camp Victory, near Baghdad International Airport, where he called on the Iraqi government to "stand on its own."
The president also praised the work being done by the U.S. troops saying "They're just putting their heart and soul into this."
Last month, Pres. Obama announced plans to withdraw most U.S. forces from Iraq by the end of August 2010. A residual force of up to 50,000 troops will remain until the end of 2011. Right now, there are 142,000 troops in Iraq.
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We'll also have the latest on the pilot who's accused of stealing a plane from Canada and then leading U.S. fighter jets on a mad dash through several states last night. Investigators say the pilot had a death wish.
Join us for these stories and much more in about 15 minutes.
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