Barack Obama may visit Iraq

Barack Obama may visit Iraq Democratic presidential front-runner Barack Obama is considering visiting American troops in Iraq this summer but has declined an invitation from presumptive Republican candidate John McCain to take a joint trip to the war-ravaged country.

In a brief interview with the New York Times, Obama said his campaign is considering taking a foreign trip after he secures the Democratic presidential nomination. No details have been set, he said, but added: “Iraq would obviously be at the top of the list of stops.”

Obama visited Iraq in January 2006 as part of a Congressional delegation to the Middle East, but he has not returned since he became a presidential candidate.

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