US Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrives at Jordan after Israel visit

By REUTERS
July 21, 2015 21:04

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter landed at Jordanian base in Azrak on Tuesday after concluding a visit to neighboring Israel.

During his visit to the base Carter met with troops from the coalition who are part of the air campaign in northern Syria and thanked them for their service calling on them to be proud of the job they are doing.

Carter acknowledged that air power is not enough adding that capable ground forces are required to defeat Islamic State.


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