Showing posts with label James Mattis. Show all posts
Showing posts with label James Mattis. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Mattis slams ‘authoritarian’ Turkey but still wants it to buy F-35 jets

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly lambasted Turkey’s authoritarianism and human rights record, but warned that removing Ankara from F-35 program would result in the aircraft’s production break and delivery delays.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

US to Keep Current Number of Troops in South Korea : James Mattis

Troops in South Korea
The United States will keep its current level of troops in South Korea in order to maintain Washington’s defense commitment to its Asian ally, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, as quoted by South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

US accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea

South China Sea
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said China's military buildup in the South China Sea and its deployment of high-end weapons systems in the disputed waterway is designed to intimidate and coerce neighbours.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

New US Chemical Claims against Syria are Lies Based on Terrorists' Narratives: FM

SYRIAN FM
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has condemned US allegations that the Syrian government has used chemical weapon in eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside, stressing that these claims come after Washington has failed in passing its draft resolutions against Syria at the Security Council.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Pentagon Chief: US Has No Evidence Damascus Used Sarin Gas in Chemical Attacks


US Has No Evidence Damascus Used Sarin Gas in Chemical Attacks
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis says investigators are looking into reports that the Syrian government used sarin gas in recent chemical attacks, but there is no evidence of the gas usage so far, US media reported on Friday.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

North Korea's ICBM "not yet" capable threat to US: Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis
US Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that he did not believe the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) newly developed by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) posed a "capable threat" to the United States.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Mattis y Tillerson piden al Senado que las operaciones militares de EE.UU. no sean limitadas

Mattis y Tillerson
El secretario de Estado estadounidense, Rex Tillerson, y el secretario de Defensa, James Mattis, expusieron este lunes ante el Comité de Relaciones Exteriores del Senado acerca de la nueva ley sobre la autorización para el uso de la fuerza militar (AUMF, por sus siglas en inglés), pidiendo no imponer límites temporales ni territoriales a las operaciones militares de EE.UU.

Mattis Claims US Military Force Authorizations Must Not Have Geographic Limits

US Military Force Authorizations Must Not Have Geographic Limits
New US military authorization powers must not be geographically or time constrained in Afghanistan, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said during a Senate hearing on Authorization for the Use of Military Force.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Taliban Attempt to Take Afghan City From Three Sides

Taliban "fighters" launched a three-pronged attack on parts of the central-eastern Afghan city of Ghazni overnight, driving a Humvee packed with explosives into the entrance of a district governor’s compound during the assault, police said Saturday.

Military "solution" to DPRK nuclear issue would be "tragic": US defense chief

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned on Friday that military solution to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) nuclear issue would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale."

Monday, April 24, 2017

Pentagon chief visits Afghanistan after deadly Taliban attack

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit Monday, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack that triggered anger and left embattled security forces facing disarray.

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