Afghan officials say more than 20 people have been wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on a convoy of vehicles near a U.S.-run NATO military base in Kabul.
NATO says nine of its soldiers and 10 civilian contractors were among those wounded. It says the rest of the casualties were bystanders, including several Afghans.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing Friday outside Camp Phoenix.
Several attacks have…
U.S. President Barack Obama says he will soon decide how many additional troops to send to Afghanistan, saying any delay in his decision came because he is determined to "get it right."
In a joint news conference in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama, Mr. Obama rejected recent criticism that his administration has been stalling the decision.
Obama said U.S. policy on Afghanistan must protect America from terrorist networks,…