‘He can no longer delay this decision’: Senator calls on Obama to announce decision Afghanistan troop levels

March 24, 2014 5:10 PM

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‘He can no longer delay this decision’: Senator calls on Obama to announce decision Afghanistan troop levels

KABUL, Afghanistan — A U.S. senator leading a bipartisan delegation to Afghanistan called on President Barack Obama Saturday to announce a decision on his plans for future troop levels in the country on the assumption a much-delayed security pact eventually will eventually be signed with Kabul.

During a visit to Afghanistan, Sen. Kelly Ayotte stressed no American forces would remain in the country without a bilateral security agreement, but she also said Obama shouldn’t wait for that to give an idea of what the U.S. presence would look like after the NATO-led combat mission ends at the end...

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