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Photo Gallery: President Obama Travels to Afghanistan

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Check out a gallery of behind the scenes photos from the President's unannounced trip to Afghanistan, taken by White House Photographer Pete Souza.

On Tuesday, President Obama landed in Kabul to sign a strategic partnership agreement with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan that provides a framework for our relationship with the country over the coming decade. President Obama also stopped by Bagram Air Base to meet with troops -- and addressed the American people about the end of the war there, as well as the transition to Afghan control that will begin taking place as U.S. troops leave the country.

White House Photographer Pete Souza traveled with the President to document the historic trip. Check out a gallery of his images below.


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