No decision imminent on US force in Afghanistan after 2014: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United States President Barack Obama is nowhere near a decision on how many US troops, if any, to station in Afghanistan after 2014 once the bulk of US forces leave, the White House said on Tuesday.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said it was possible Mr Obama would adopt a "zero option" and not leave any troops behind in Afghanistan.

The size of the US presence in Afghanistan after 2014 will be negotiated with the Afghan government, he said.