Afghanistan

April 23, 2012 - 3:56 PM
Afghan National Security Adviser Rangin Dadfar Spanta speaks in parliament in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 23, 2012. An Afghan official says Washington has pledged in the newly agreed strategic pact to help defend Afghanistan militarily for at least a decade after Afghans formally take control of their own security. Afghan National Security Adviser Rangin Dadfar Spanta, addressing lawmakers on Monday, laid out the terms of the deal agreed by both countries on Sunday. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)