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US Defense Secretary in Iraq to Discuss Next Moves

Iraqi forces’ recent seizure of a major airbase near Mosul marks the completion of the coalition’s “first 10 plays” toward defeating Islamic State, says a senior U.S. defense official. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Monday to talk to Iraqi leaders and the U.S. commander on the ground about the next plays in the campaign, now that Qayyarah Airbase West, located about 60 kilometers south of Mosul, is under the control of Iraqi Security Forces. “The point of seizing that...

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