03/28/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

John McCain Heads To Iraq, Jerusalem

With the Democratic presidential contenders crisscrossing Pennsylvania in a provincial battle for the nomination, presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain will seize the world stage next week during a six-day trip to Iraq, Jordan, Israel, England and France.

The trip, which will include meetings with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in Jerusalem, Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown in London and France's President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris, will burnish the senator's already lengthy resume on foreign policy.

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