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US Defense Secretary James Mattis says diplomacy a viable option with North Korea

December 1, 2017 9:49 am
US Defense Secretary James Mattis says diplomacy a viable option with North Korea

US Defense Secretary James Mattis delivers a briefing to President Donald Trump on a North Korean missile test as Trump speaks with reporters at the White House in Washington, November 28, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) US defense secretary James Mattis says he still has confidence in diplomacy to resolve tensions […]

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis tells senators American military will expand counterterrorism operations in Africa

October 21, 2017 8:45 am
US Defense Secretary James Mattis tells senators American military will expand counterterrorism operations in Africa

US Defense Secretary James Mattis (L), and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Joseph Dunford (R), speak with Senator John McCain as they arrive to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee, on October 3, 2017. (AFP photo) US Defense Secretary James Mattis has told lawmakers in Congress that the […]

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The United States Army ‘must stand ready’ in face of North Korean threat: James Mattis

October 9, 2017 8:30 pm
The United States Army ‘must stand ready’ in face of North Korean threat: James Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis delivers a keynote address during the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting and exposition at the Washington Convention Center, on October 9, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that the United States Army “must stand […]

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Over 3,000 extra US troops deployed to Afghanistan: Defense Secretary James Mattis

September 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Over 3,000 extra US troops deployed to Afghanistan: Defense Secretary James Mattis

US President Donald Trump greets Secretary of Defense James Mattis (R) at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on March 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Pentagon has confirmed that the US is sending over 3,000 additional soldiers to war-ravaged Afghanistan, citing the so-called war on terrorism. Defense Secretary James […]

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis orders new troop deployment to Afghanistan

August 31, 2017 10:30 pm
US Defense Secretary James Mattis orders new troop deployment to Afghanistan

US troops in Afghanistan (file photo) US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that he has signed deployment orders to send more troops to Afghanistan, days after President Donald Trump announced a new strategy to prolong war in the strategically important country located within South Asia and Central Asia. “Yes, […]

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US is “never out of diplomatic solutions” in dealing with North Korea : US Defense Secretary James Mattis

10:30 pm
US is “never out of diplomatic solutions” in dealing with North Korea : US Defense Secretary James Mattis

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (2nd R) and South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-Moo (L) during a bilateral meeting at the Pentagon August 30, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. (Getty Images) US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said the US is “never out of diplomatic solutions” in dealing with North […]

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis on surprise visit to Iraq

August 22, 2017 10:30 pm
US Defense Secretary James Mattis on surprise visit to Iraq

US Defense Secretary James Mattis (photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary James Mattis has paid a surprise visit to Iraq, where he is meeting with officials, including the leader of the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region. Mattis flew to Baghdad on an unannounced visit on Tuesday. He was in Jordan as […]

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis to visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine to discuss military ties

August 20, 2017 2:56 pm
US Defense Secretary James Mattis to visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine to discuss military ties

US Defense Secretary James Mattis (Photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary James Mattis is set to embark on a foreign tour this week that will take him to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine, becoming the first Pentagon chief to visit Kiev in a decade. Mattis is due to meet with Ukrainian […]

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James Mattis, Rex Tillerson make US stance on North Korea more confusing

August 14, 2017 10:30 pm
James Mattis, Rex Tillerson make US stance on North Korea more confusing

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arriving for a closed meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, August 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The heads of US State and Defense Departments, Rex Tillerson and James Mattis, […]

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis ‘appalled’ by President Donald Trump transgender ban: Report

July 28, 2017 7:18 pm
US Defense Secretary James Mattis ‘appalled’ by President Donald Trump transgender ban: Report

US Defense Minister James Mattis delivers a speech during a press conference at the NATO Defense Council meeting at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary James Mattis is reportedly “appalled” by President Donald Trump’s plan to ban transgender people from serving […]

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