Carter Meets with Iraqi Leaders, Reviews Troops in Baghdad

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, talks with U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Robert L. Caslen Jr., commander of NATO Training Mission Iraq, in Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2012. Carter is on a seven-day trip to the Middle East to meet with leaders and counterparts in the region.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, right, reviews Iraqi troops during a welcoming ceremony hosted by Iraqi Defense Minister Sadun Farhan al-Dulaymi in Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Iraqi troops stand at attention as they welcome U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter to the Defense Ministry in Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, meets with Iraqi Defense Minister Sadun Farhan al-Dulaymi in Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, left, meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki during a visit to Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter looks on as Iraqi Defense Minister Sadun Farhan al-Dulaymi addresses the media after a counterpart visit in Baghdad, Oct. 18, 2012.  DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley