All posts tagged "Jim Mattis"
Mattis: US would ‘take out’ any NKorean missile aimed at US
Says a missile strike on US would mean war
- Posted August 15, 2017
Defense secretary says Syria’s gov’t taking US threat seriously
Trump administration aims to "dissuade" Syria from using chemical weapons
- Posted June 28, 2017
Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels
Will add a couple thousand troops after further consultation
- Posted June 14, 2017
Pentagon chief presented counter-IS plan to White House
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to “rapidly defeat” the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach President Donald Trump...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Trump’s new national security adviser a soldier-scholar
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has chosen as his national security adviser a soldier-scholar who fought in both Iraq wars and wrote an influential book that called out the U.S. government for “lies” that led to the...
- Posted February 21, 2017
New Pentagon Chief Seeks to Reassure Nervous Asian Allies
North Korea is expected to be at or near the top of Mattis' agenda
- Posted February 1, 2017