Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter Travels to the Middle East

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, accompanied by his Chief of Staff Eric Rosenbach (R) and U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis (L) walks on the tarmac before boarding his plane en route to Irbil, Iraq at Queen Alia Airport on July 24, 2015 in Amman, Jordan. Carter is wrapping up weeklong tour of the Middle East focused on reassuring allies about Iran and assessing progress in the coalition campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
(July 24, 2015 - Source: Pool/Getty Images Europe)