US Defence Secretary Ash Carter is in Baghdad to discuss tactics with Iraqi leaders on how to intensify pressure on ISIL in the strategic city of Mosul.
Just arrived in Baghdad with Sec Defense Ash Carter. He's meeting with Iraqi PM re fight against ISIS. pic.twitter.com/mqsYH6g89m— Lester Holt (@LesterHoltNBC) April 18, 2016
Carter has a number of options at his disposal; to increase the number of airstrikes, to allocate more US ground troops and boost cyber activity.