Tag Archives: Jim Mattis

30Aug/17

Mattis breaks with Trump on North Korea

Just hours after President Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” to solve the problem of North Korea’s missile tests, Secretary of Defense James Mattis directly contradicted him at a meeting with his South Korean counterpart, saying the US was not out of diplomatic options. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading

20Aug/17

Trump has made Afghanistan decision after ‘rigorous’ review: Mattis

President Donald Trump has a made a decision on the United States’ strategy for Afghanistan after a “sufficiently rigorous” review process, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday. Continue reading

02Dec/16

Trump taps General “Mad Dog” Mattis for Pentagon

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday night he would nominate retired Marine Corps General James Mattis, known as “Mad Dog”, to lead the Pentagon. Lily Jamali reports. Continue reading