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Pentagon chief warns of ‘tough year’ for Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned of “another tough year” in Afghanistan as he arrived on an unannounced visit Monday, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in disarray. Paying his first visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief, Mattis met with President Ashraf

Trump’s ‘Axis of Adults’ Sends Powerful Messages To Iran

They call them in Washington the Axis of Adults: Defense secretary Jim Mattis, secretary of state Rex Tillerson, secretary of homeland secretary John Kelly, national security adviser Herbert McMaster, CIA director Mike Pompeo, and the envoy to the UN Nikki Haley. Show More Summary

Pentagon chief visits Afghanistan after deadly Taliban attack

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US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Monday, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in disarray. Mattis branded...Show More Summary

Afghan defense chief quits over attack; U.S. warns of 'another tough year'

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base, and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was "under no illusions" about the problems facing the country.

US Sees Piracy Increase off Somalia Tied to Famine

The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited an important military base in Djibouti. The rise in piracy attacks…

U.S. defense secretary in Afghanistan as U.S. looks to craft policy

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By Idrees Ali KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on Monday as President Donald Trump's administration looks to construct its strategy for the war-torn country, where resurgent Taliban militants continue to make gains. Show More Summary

U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

KABUL, Afghanistan — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending more troops. Continue reading ? The post U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. watching piracy increase off Somalia, sees ties to famine

By Idrees Ali DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited an important military base in Djibouti. Show More Summary

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis makes unannounced trip to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan to meet with Afghan leaders and U.S. military officials Monday, taking a fresh look at a 15-year war where he served during its first optimistic months. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

No U.S. Military Response To Surge In Piracy, Says Mattis

By Idrees Ali (Reuters) The United States is closely watching a recent increase in piracy off the coast of Somalia, a senior U.S. military official said on Sunday as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited an important military base in Djibouti. Show More Summary

US Defense Secretary Mattis visits strategic Djibouti

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urged France to continue its fight against terror in Africa as he visited Djibouti, a strategic Horn of Africa nation which hosts Washington's only permanent military base on the continent. Camp Lemonnier,...Show More Summary

U.S. defense secretary arrives in Djibouti to visit key military base

By Idrees Ali DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Djibouti on Sunday to visit an important military base at the southern entrance to the Red Sea used as a launch pad for operations in Yemen and Somalia.Show More Summary

Pentagon chief visits Djibouti, home to key U.S. base

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces. Continue reading ? The post Pentagon chief visits Djibouti, home to key U.S. base appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

US Defense Secretary Mattis says Syria still has chemical weapons

While in Israel Friday, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis accused the Syrian government of violating an agreement it made in 2013 to hand over all its chemical weapons. Read more...

Mattis says Syria still has chemical weapons

Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again. Continue reading ? The post Mattis says Syria still has chemical weapons appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

U.S. Defense Secretary says Syria still has chemical weapons

Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again. At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat aircraft. The implication...

U.S. defense secretary says Syria dispersed warplanes, retains chemical weapons

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that Syria had dispersed its warplanes in recent days and that it retained chemical weapons, an issue he said would have to be taken up diplomatically.

US Defense Sec'y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria still possesses banned chemical weapons. At a news conference in Tel Aviv, Mattis also said that in recent days the Syrian Air Force … Click to Continue »

US defense chief: Pentagon won't reveal damage from big bomb

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Pentagon will not disclose how much damage occurred when the military used its most powerful non-nuclear bomb to strike an Islamic State stronghold … Click to Continue »

U.S. defense secretary looks to rebuild trust in Egypt visit

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he was optimistic about improving military ties with Egypt after talks in Cairo with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, following a period of strain under the Obama administration.

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