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    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Makes Surprise Visit To Afghanistan

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is visiting with American forces in Afghanistan amid a stubborn stand-off between the U.S. and Afghan leaders over a security agreement that President Hamid Karzai still refuses to sign despite increasing pressure from diplomatic and defense officials. Hagel's unannounced visit lands him in the center of the chaos, but he has no plans to meet with Karzai and may have little impact on the matter during his stopover. The U.S.