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Obama to Ask Gulf Nations to Help Finance Iraq’s Rebuilding

U.S. President Barack Obama will likely ask for contributions to rebuild damaged areas of war-torn Iraq when he speaks with Gulf allies in Riyadh next week, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters Monday. Speaking aboard the USS Blue Ridge during a visit to India, Carter said repairing the destruction that has occurred in Iraq is necessary to making the eventual "defeat" of Islamic State “stick.” “That’s a global effort in which many countries can make a contribution,”...

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