Karzai, Obama set talk about postwar

U.S. role after ’14 to be topic in D.C.

Posted: December 14, 2012 at 2:38 a.m.

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (left) talks Thursday with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai at the presidential palace in Kabul.

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that he will meet President Barack Obama in Washington next month to discuss a postwar U.S. role in his country, whose fragile security was highlighted hours earlier by a suicide bombing that killed one U.S. serviceman and two Afghan civilians.

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