US Defense Secretary James Mattis vows ‘ironclad’ resolve to defend South Korea after peace talks with North Korea

US Defense Secretary James Mattis answers reporters answers reporters’ questions about peace meetings between North and South Korea during a meeting with Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak at the Pentagon April 27, 2018 in Arlington, Virginia. (photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary James Mattis has reiterated what he referred to as American “ironclad” commitment to […]

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Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg urges James Mattis to protect world from Donald Trump

An AFP file photo dating from 2013 shows Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg at a demonstration at Fort Meade, Maryland. Famous US whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, has called on Pentagon chief James Mattis to “protect us” from US President Donald Trump by resisting orders to launch military actions or […]

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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 American military is shifting its […]

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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 ready” in the face of […]

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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 Korea, contradicting President Donald Trump’s […]

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