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Obama tells Pentagon to plan for Afghan pullout

February 26, 2014
By JULIE PACE , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON - In a blunt warning to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, President Barack Obama threatened on Tuesday to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year if a crucial security pact isn't signed - and he ordered the Pentagon to accelerate planning for just that scenario.

 
 
 

 

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