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Donald Rumsfeld wants to put an end to Putin’s aggression

During a conversation with Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talked about President Trump’s refusal on Thursday to affirm Article 5 of the NATO treaty. “I’m hopeful that Secretary James Mattis or Rex Tillerson will, for example, make a trip to the Republic of Georgia soon,” Rumsfeld said. Show More Summary

For-Profit Colleges Sue To Block Protections For Defrauded Students and Taxpayers

A California-based trade group largely comprised of for-profit colleges late Wednesday sued Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to block a 2016 Obama administration regulation, called the borrower defense rule, aimed at protecting students from predatory college practices. Show More Summary

Donald Rumsfeld Rejects Trump-Watergate Comparisons on ‘The View’

The former defense secretary called Nixon’s resignation a “tragedy” that he hopes “never happens again.”

Rumsfeld Shuts Down The View: ‘Enormous Difference’ Between Collusion and Interference

On Thursday’s The View, guest Donald Rumsfeld wouldn’t take the bait when hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin repeatedly pressured the former Secretary of Defense to sentence Donald Trump to impeachment. “Why would you want to engage in...Show More Summary

Matt Lauer Fears Trump Doesn’t Have ‘Gravitas’ to be President

Interviewing former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer tried to get the former Bush cabinet official to say that Donald Trump did not have the seriousness to be president: “You were here during...Show More Summary

Mattis personally intervened in Trump's budget request to get more bombs to drop on ISIS

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis personally intervened in Trump's budget request to get more bombs to drop on ISIS, Defense News reports. Mattis requested about $3.5 billion more in "preferred munitions" for the 2018 Pentagon budget, John...Show More Summary

Former Pentagon chief Gates warns of more IS attacks

Former US defense secretary Robert Gates warned Tuesday that the West can expect further attacks like the suicide bombing in Manchester that killed at least 22 people. Gates, who served under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, said Islamic State jihadists would step up international terror attacks as they lose ground in Iraq and Syria. Show More Summary

Defense Secretary Mattis reportedly wasn't consulted before the military dropped the 'Mother of All Bombs'

Defense Secretary James Mattis was taken by surprise when the US Air Force dropped a Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, also known as the "Mother of All Bombs," on Islamic State targets in Afghanistan in April, according to a recent report in The New Yorker. Show More Summary

What I Learned from Transforming the U.S. Military’s Approach to Talent

Former secretary of defense Ash Carter on recruiting and retaining both civilians and soldiers.

Perry tours Y-12 nuclear weapons plant, Oak Ridge

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is touting the roles of the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory as central to the country's national defense and economic … Click to Continue »

James Mattis, a Warrior in Washington

On January 22nd, two days after President Trump was inaugurated, he received a memo from his new Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, recommending that the United States launch a military strike in Yemen. In a forty-year career, Mattis,...Show More Summary

Wait — Is Melania Trump The One Who Wants Sean Spicer Fired?!

There's a new report out today that notes how it's Melania Trump, supposedly more than anybody, who is concerned with Press Secretary Sean Spicer's performance in defense of her husband Donald Trump. The entire report, published in POLITICO, is kind of a fluff piece that seeks to make Melania look like a big player in the [...]

Tillerson Claims New US-Saudi Partnership

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Following a signing ceremony between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to cement a number of defense and business agreements, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared the two countries are dedicating themselves to "a new strategic partnership." (May 20)        

Trump orders Pentagon to ‘annihilate’ IS fighters

President Donald Trump has instructed the Pentagon to “annihilate” the Islamic State group in Syria in a bid to prevent escaped foreign fighters from returning home, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday. The move to encircle then kill as many jihadists in place as possible — rather than letting them exit a city and targeting […]

U.S.: Military solution to North Korea would be 'tragic on an unbelievable scale'

By Phil Stewart and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale" and Washington was working internationally to find a diplomatic solution. Show More Summary

Mattis Says Escalation Against ISIS Doesn’t Imperil More Civilians

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Trump’s decision to give the military more latitude had put greater pressure on militants in Syria, Yemen and Somalia.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Trump's orders will annihilate ISIS

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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis vows to bring ISIS to its knees.        

Mattis Outlines New Strategy to Fight IS

6 days agoNews : The Cutline

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis outlined a new strategy for combatting the Islamic State group. (May 19)

Trump Did Fire Comey Because of Russia Investigation—But as a Negotiating Tactic, White House Claims

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"James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russia," Press Secretary Sean Spicer said in Trump's defense.

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