On surprise visit to Afghanistan, Obama says US to keep limited role after combat mission ends

  • by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 25, 2014 - 5:50 PM

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year and America's longest war comes to a close.

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