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Hillary Clinton makes surprise stop in Libya

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a surprise visit to Libya this morning.

Reuters reports:

U.S. officials said Clinton's visit was aimed at cementing a partnership with the new government and helping it steer toward democracy. Clinton would encourage the National Transitional Council to fulfill pledges to move swiftly toward elections.

"The important thing is to be able to show the Libyan people that there is momentum," a senior administration official traveling with Clinton said. Continue reading...