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Secretary Mattis and US Defense Department May Be Preparing Electromagnetic Pulse Attack on North Korea (Video)

The United States may be preparing alternative military options for dealing with North Korea. Secretary Mattis hinted at kinetic technology on Tuesday while discussing the North Korea problem. Boeing has been working on electromagnetic pulse attack technology for several years. Show More Summary

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

The U.S. has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan's direction, but a future missile launch that threatens U.S. or Japanese territory will "elicit a different response from us," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday.

US Sending 3,000 More Troops to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is sending another 3,000 troops to Afghanistan, an increase of over 25 percent in the number of American forces there. Mattis told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that the boost in U.S. troop strength would be “over 3,000,” but he declined to name a specific number. “Frankly, I

Mattis To Review Navy Accidents

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday that he was working to see if there was a link between a spate of recent military accidents and budget caps, but said he could not draw a direct line at this time. Since June, more than 70 U.S. service members have […] The post Mattis To Review Navy Accidents appeared first on gCaptain.

Mattis hints at secret 'kinetic' military options for North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted that the United States still had military options left for dealing with North Korea, but did not elaborate when asked for details Monday. Most experts believe that a military strike on North Korea would invite a devastating response from Pyongyang. Show More Summary

Like I was saying: Tactical nukes are on the table for use against North Korea

Here’s an exchange Defense Secretary James Mattis had with reporters yesterday about tactical nuclear weapons.

China says threats won't help resolve North Korea crisis as US escalates military threats

5 days agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

BEIJING (Reuters) - Threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the situation on the Korean peninsula, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted about the existence of military options on North Korea. [ more › ]

Defense Secretary Mattis Says US Will Act On North Korea Missiles That Pose A Threat

As President Donald Trump prepares to make his first speech to the United Nations, Secretary of Defense James Mattis was pushing the administration’s line on North Korea, saying that the US has “many military options” available for toppling...Show More Summary

Attack On North Korea Could Spare Allies, Secretary Mattis Says. Analysts Aren't So Sure.

Days after President Donald Trump referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “rocket man” and members of his administration made it clear military options against Pyongyang remained on the table, Defense Secretary James Mattis sought...Show More Summary

Mattis Leaves the Door Open to Military Options in North Korea

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The defense secretary also said the United States had not shot down any missiles so far because they did not directly threaten American territory or allies.

Mattis: Unclear if budget cuts play role in military crashes

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says senior military leaders are taking a close look at whether strict budget constraints have led to a recent rash of deadly training accidents and crashes … Click to Continue »

US has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis

The United States has "many" military options against North Korea, including some that don't put Seoul at risk, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday. His comments come after President Donald Trump's administration ramped up pressure...Show More Summary

Mattis hints at military options on North Korea but offers no details

6 days agoNews : Trending Now

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted on Monday about the existence of military options on North Korea that might spare Seoul from a brutal counterattack but declined to say what kind of options he was talking about or whether they involved the use of lethal force. Show More Summary

U.S. to send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan: Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday the United States would send over 3,000 troops to Afghanistan and that most were either on their way or had been notified of their deployment.

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. has not attempted to shoot down any of North Korea's missiles -- including two that have recently overflown Japan -- because they have … Click to Continue »

Mattis says over 3,000 additional U.S. troops will deploy to Afghanistan

The Defense secretary signed the order to send the troops in August, though at the time he did not reveal a number

Defense Secretary Tells Military Leaders Transgender People Can Continue to Serve for Now

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told military leaders in a memo on Friday that transgender people can continue to enlist until the time that his bogus panel has completed its work. The AP reports: In his memo released Friday, Mattis said...Show More Summary

HRC Responds to New Pentagon Guidance on Transgender Troops

Today, HRC responded to reports of new guidance from Secretary of Defense James Mattis regarding the re-enlistment of transgender service members and access to required medical care. “It is clear that there is broad opposition within...Show More Summary

In Mexico visit, Trump's defense chief talks trust, respect

last weekNews : The Lookout

By Phil Stewart MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Distancing himself from political tensions over issues like the border wall, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he aimed to build trust and show respect for Mexico during a trip there on Friday that sought to buttress still resilient military ties between the two countries. Show More Summary

In Mexico visit, Trump’s defense chief talks trust, respect

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Distancing himself from political tensions over issues like the border wall, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he aimed to build trust and show respect for Mexico during a trip there on Friday that sought to buttress still resilient military ties between the two countries. U.S.-Mexican...

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