U.S. defense chief makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 09, 2016 12:38 AM

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Friday amid questions about what President-elect Donald Trump's foreign policy will mean for the country as it faces a renewed Taliban-led insurgency.

Carter will meet U.S. troops and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani while in Afghanistan.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Paul Tait)