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Karzai: Security Deal Leaves Up to 15,000 Troops in Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has urged a gathering of Afghan elders to approve a security agreement with the United States, saying the deal would allow 10,000 to 15,000 foreign troops to remain in Afghanistan after the NATO pullout next year.He also said U.S. troops would only enter Afghan homes in exceptional cases -- a point of contention in nearly a year of negotiations on the agreement. Hours before the meeting, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the two sides had agreed on the...

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