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Hagel: Afghanistan Cannot Keep Delaying Decision on US Troops

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Afghanistan cannot keep deferring a decision on whether to sign a security pact with the United States allowing some U.S. troops to stay beyond 2014. Hagel spoke to reporters Thursday on a flight to Poland, where he is conferring with officials on security issues including Afghanistan. He said the delay by Afghan President Hamid Karzai on signing the bilateral agreement will at some point create problems because of the needs of the U.S. to plan and...

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