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US Defense Secretary Carter in Middle East to Discuss Fight Against IS

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has landed in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, to start a Middle East tour that will focus on the fight against Islamic State. Carter is touring Al-Dhafra Air Base, where he is expected to be briefed by U.S. Ambassador to the UAE Barbara Leaf, Defense Attaché Brigadier-General Joe Rank and Wing Vice Commander Colonel Johnny Barnes. The U.S.-led coalition has used the base for launching airstrikes against Islamic State militants, as...

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