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
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
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
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WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary James Mattis warned North Korea Sunday against aggression against the United States or its allies, saying it would trigger a unified world response and what he termed the “total annihilation of a country, namely North Korea.” Speaking outside the White...
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Defense Secretary James Mattis joined President Donald Trump in issuing a stark warning to North Korea on Sunday afternoon, saying the reclusive nation would have to deal with a “massive military response” if it threatens the United States or its allies. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary James Mattis issued a stark warning to North Korea if it threatened the U.S. or its allies, The Hill reports. Said Mattis: “Any threat to the United States or its territories including Guam or our allies will be met with a [...]
The Daily Beast reports: Defense Secretary James Mattis threatened military action against North Korea on Sunday, hours after the regime claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb that can be attached to an intercontinental ballistic missile. Show More Summary
Task and Purpose, Jared Keller Security, Middle East American weapons are showing up in the wrong hands. With the heart of ISIS’s self-proclaimed “caliphate” in Mosul in ruins and Secretary of Defense James Mattis in Baghdad to assess...Show More Summary
Defense Secretary James Mattis has already authorized the deployment of more troops to Afghanistan, following President Donald Trump's decision to expand the US presence there. The troops headed to the war-torn country — presumably several thousand of them — will join the roughly 12,000 already on the ground. Show More Summary
Defense Secretary James Mattis has revealed candid information about his relationship with President Donald Trump, with whom he has had some notable disagreements, saying he saw his service as a call of duty, not of choice. Mattis entered the Pentagon’s press bullpen by surprise Thursday,...
According to Stars & Stripes, Secretary of Defense James Mattis has ordered more troops to Afghanistan in an attempt to end the war there; The bulk of the new forces ordered to deploy will bolster the U.S. mission to advise and assist Afghan security forces in their fight against the Taliban and other terrorist groups, […]
Arming Ukraine has always been a bad idea. It was a bad idea when it was first proposed by the Brookings Institution in early 2015 and it’s a bad idea now that Defense Secretary James Mattis is reviving it. It was a bad idea under Barack Obama, before Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S....
Secretary of Defense James Mattis dismissed murmurings of an ideological divide between himself and President Donald Trump during a press briefing at the Pentagon on Thursday. Mattis recalled his now-viral "hold the line" speech he gave...Show More Summary
Some saw his recent statement as an act of defiance.
Recent statements and decisions made by Defense Secretary James Mattis have led some to suggest he’s working to undermine President Donald Trump’s agenda. Eric Pahon, a spokesman for the Department of Defense, tells Newsweek the notion Mattis has gone rogue is “absolutely...
Defense Secretary James Mattis announced Tuesday night that he had ordered a comprehensive study of transgender troops in response to President Donald Trump’s tweets and orders directing the Pentagon to bar such troops from serving. In the meantime, transgender troops can continue to serve, although they cannot join the services as new recruits. Show More Summary
Minutes after president says ‘talking is not the answer’ to tensions with Pyongyang, James Mattis says diplomatic solutions never run out James Mattis with South Korea’s defense minister, Song Young-moo. In a scene typical of the Trump administration, Mattis contradicted the president’s views on North Korea. Photograph: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images
Reuters reports: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that the United States was not out of diplomatic solutions with North Korea, just hours after President Donald Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer.” WhenShow More Summary