March 6th, 2010
09:16 AM ET

UK PM Brown makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Prime Minister Gordon Brown paid a surprise visit to British troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, his office said.

He went to Camp Bastion, the main British base in Helmand province, as well as a police training college and a British forward operating base, or outpost, according to 10 Downing Street.

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Filed under: Decision: Afghanistan • Troops
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  1. GunnyBo

    That camera man is definitely not friends with the PM. Using a cross to put cross hairs on them is definitely wrong and it should be looked at as a threat to the PM. What was the camera person thinking? What was CNN thinking when they published it? Good thing the goverment does not restrict the media in the US just like the media is not restricted in Denmark. Think before you put something out there for the world to read and make yourself look like an idiot.

    March 9, 2010 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Elizabeth

    And I'd bet he didn't sleep on the ground with no Sleeping Bag in the rain....and I bet they didn't forget his MRE's either.

    March 9, 2010 at 1:59 am | Report abuse |
  3. linda in AR

    Holy mother of gross stupidity, is that a jihadist recruitment poster? Brit PM and troops standing behind a cross in Afghanistan.

    March 6, 2010 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |