Ash Carter, Khaled al-Obeidi

Pentagon chief in Afghanistan to meet with US commanders

Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center left, accompanied by the Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, center right, arrives to the Ministry of Defense in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, July 11, 2016. As Carter arrived in Iraq, Monday, he said U.S. and coalition forces will use the newly retaken air base in Qayara as a staging hub as Iraqi security forces move closer to the long-awaited battle to recapture Mosul from Islamic State militants. Carter landed in Baghdad on an unannounced visit and says U.S. advisers are prepared to accompany Iraqi battalions, if needed, as those units move closer to the fight for Mosul. (AP Photo)BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.

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