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Defense Secretary Ash Carter is traveling in Europe to meet with defense leaders in Paris to discuss the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Carter Participates in World Economic Forum
Carter Attends World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
Ash Carter is the 25th secretary of defense. He previously served as deputy defense secretary and as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Carter has received the Defense Department's Distinguished Service Medal five times and the Defense Intelligence Medal. Biography
China as a rising power is a major factor in Asia and the South China Sea that's welcomed by the U.S. in almost every way, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the World Economic Forum. Story
Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Pentagon press secretary said. Story