Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Carter Makes Unannounced Visit to Iraq

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made an unannounced visit to Iraq, which is fighting Islamic State militants with the help of U.S.-led airstrikes and training. Carter landed early Thursday in Baghdad, where he will meet with top Iraqi officials including Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi. Carter will also meet with Sunni leaders that the U.S. is trying to recruit in the battle against the Islamic State group, which controls parts of northern and...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter