Article Photos: US, Afghanistan start talks on status of US troops 2/4

  Eklil Hakimi, right, Afghanistan's ambassador in Washington, whispers to James Warlick, the U.S. deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan during a joint press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. The United States and Afghanistan are starting negotiations on an agreement that will shape America's military presence in the country after the withdrawal of most foreign combat troops at the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)