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Afghan president frustrating U.S. politicians

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai hasn't signed a security agreement with the United States endangering Obama's plan to keep U.S. troops from pulling out of  Afghanistan. (Source: NBC) Afghan President Hamid Karzai hasn't signed a security agreement with the United States endangering Obama's plan to keep U.S. troops from pulling out of Afghanistan. (Source: NBC)

WASHINGTON, DC (NBC) - President Obama is planning to pull U.S. military forces out of Afghanistan by December if a new deal isn't soon reached with Afghan leaders.

Obama is fighting to save his original plan for Afghanistan, currently endangered by Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Karzai has enraged many in Washington by refusing to sign a new security agreement with the United States.

America's  NATO allies told Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday that their 5,000 troops won't stay either if Karzai refuses to sign the new security agreement.

Karzai is hinting he wants to wait until after the April election. 

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