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New Pentagon Chief Goes on International Offensive


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His nomination was barely confirmed, but within hours new U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter was jetting off to Afghanistan and Kuwait. He met with U.S. troops, top officials in the region and vowed to go after militants of the so-called Islamic State, Carter has had plenty of experience having previously served as a top Pentagon official, and experts say on his first trip as Secretary of Defense, Carter was looking for perspective. Carla Babb reports.

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