Sen. John McCainJohn McCainMcCain responds to North Korean criticism to calling Kim Jong-un 'crazy fat kid' Overnight Finance: Dems seek probe of acting SEC chief | Defense hawks say they won't back short-term funding | Senate seen as start point for Trump infrastructure plan | Dems want more money for IRS Overnight Defense: Pentagon considers more troops for Afghanistan | McCain, Graham won't back short-term funding | GOP defends Trump rules of engagement MORE (R-Ariz.) is in Iraq this week with colleagues Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamOvernight Finance: Dems seek probe of acting SEC chief | Defense hawks say they won't back short-term funding | Senate seen as start point for Trump infrastructure plan | Dems want more money for IRS Overnight Defense: Pentagon considers more troops for Afghanistan | McCain, Graham won't back short-term funding | GOP defends Trump rules of engagement McCain and Graham: We won't back short-term government funding bill MORE (R-S.C.), and has used his Twitter account to document the trip.

See some of his photos below, courtesy of his TwitPic feed.

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"@JoeLieberman @Grahamblog Gen. Austin, Amb. Jeffrey & I met with PM Maliki in Baghdad & Pres Barzani in Irbil"


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"Irbil w/ President Barzani"


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"Yesterday we traveled to the southern part of Afghanistan including Nawa, Kandhar & Helmand"


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"Visited a school in Nawa, walked the bazaar, & met w/ the District Governor"


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"Honored to award the Purple Heart & battlefield decorations 2 our brave men/women serving in the field on Vets Day"


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"Including a soldier from Lake Havasu City, AZ - thank you all for your service & sacrifice"


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"even bought some pomegranates from a local fruit vendor in Nawa"