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US Defense Secretary Reviews Troop Plans in Afghanistan

New U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter traveled to southern Afghanistan Sunday to review plans to withdraw U.S. troops from the country within two years. On his second day in Afghanistan, Carter flew to Kandahar from the capital, Kabul, where he had held a series of talks Saturday with Afghan leaders and American military commanders. Carter spoke to a gathering of about 100 soldiers, telling them that their work as advisers to the Afghan military is key to cementing security...

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