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Will There Ever Be An Accounting On North Korea?

(John Hinderaker) Today North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that stayed airborne for close to an hour and flew farther than any previously tested by that country. Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters that...Show More Summary

Mattis thinks that US military occupation in Syria is legal

Responding to a question on the status of US troops present in Syria, the US Defense Secretary, James Mattis, declared that his country had a UN guarantee to chase out the Islamic Emirates (Daesh) from Syria. And following this, he declared...Show More Summary

U.S. to Stay in Syria, Big Gender Pay Gap in Government, Chicago Mulls Plans to Up Arbitrary Arrests: A.M. Links

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

ISIS has been driven from Raqqa, but Defense Secretary James Mattis says U.S. forces will stay in Syria to prevent the formation of "ISIS 2.0." The fate of Republican tax-reform schemes now rests with the Senate. A new report looks at gender and pay for Congressional staffers, state public employees, and the 25 largest federal agencies. Show More Summary

Syria and Russia Say ISIS Is Dead, Now U.S. Must Go

Days after Syria and its allies declared victory over ISIS, Defense Secretary James Mattis said the U.S. military wasn't going anywhere just yet.

The Benefits of Base Closures – Glenview, Illinois Edition

Last month, Secretary of Defense James Mattis urged Congress to allow the Pentagon to reduce its excess overhead. Mattis has requested this authority before – as have at least four of his predecessors (Carter, Panetta, Hagel and Gates)...Show More Summary

Trump administration opposes congressional vote over the ‘war on terror’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis both argued on Monday that wars against extremism abroad do not require a congressional vote, despite considerable bipartisan pushback. Testifying before the Senate...Show More Summary

North Korea: US Defence Secretary warns of 'catastrophe' during border visit

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis says that North Korea “shackles its people” in order to threaten the world “with catastrophe”. Mr Mattis said that the US government is doing “everything we can” to solve the ongoing crisis with North...Show More Summary

'Massive military response' if N Korea fires nukes: US

Defence Secretary James Mattis warns Kim Jong-un's regime 'many military options' in play if it launches an attack.

Mattis Went to the North Korean Border and Spoke Truthfully About Kim Jong Un’s Regime

Secretary of Defense James Mattis went to the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea to tell the everyone in earshot — including the nearby North Korean troops — that while the U.S. and her allies want peace, we’ll continue to be strong enough for war. Show More Summary

Mattis: North Korea "Threatens With Catastrophe"

With two feet planted firmly at the 38th parallel, US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday accused North Korea of building a nuclear arsenal to “threaten others with catastrophe, according to local media reports. Mattis, who is visiting...Show More Summary

2 Lawmakers Try to Curb Trump's Ability to Start a War

President Trump and Kim Jong Un have not traded public threats of late, but it's still been a busy week in terms of North Korean developments. Defense chief James Mattis visited the DMZ, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sees a potential ally in India, and two Democratic lawmakers aim to...

James Mattis visits the DMZ

JAMES MATTIS, America’s defence secretary, is a man who weighs his words. He is a reader, earning fame in the Marine Corps for carrying works of Roman military history into warzones in his rucksack, even as he earned a simultaneous reputation for ferocity in combat.

General Mattis says US “not rushing to war” with North Korea

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Amid increasingly heated rhetoric between the United States and North Korea, Secretary of Defense James Mattis sought to quell concerns about the potential of an impending nuclear war. During an appearance in Thailand with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Mattis said the U.S. was...

Mattis says Philippine troops upheld rights in Marawi battle

2 months agoNews : The Cutline

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday praised the Philippine military for upholding human rights in a five-month battle against pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city. Philippine defence chiefs on Monday declared...Show More Summary

Mattis praises Philippines for IS battle

2 months agoNews : The Lookout

US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Monday praised the Philippines for its successes in battling Islamic State supporters, as he began an Asian trip aimed at reaffirming American support for regional allies. Mattis echoed Philippine...Show More Summary

How John Kelly Exposed Himself As Steve Bannon Lite

2 months agoNews : The Cutline

The notion of the three retired generals surrounding Donald Trump?National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and Chief of Staff John Kelly?protecting Americans from an unstable, impulsive demagogue who might create global catastrophe has been around since the beginning of the Trump presidency.

Pentagon probing troubling questions after deadly Niger ambush

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, troubled by a lack of information two weeks after an ambush on a special operations patrol in Niger left four U.S. soldiers dead, is demanding a timeline of what is known about the attack, as a team of investigators sent to West Africa begins its...

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