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Mattis: Pittsburgh synagogue gunman a 'coward'

"This is a coward and he is not a man by any definition that we use in the Department of Defense," US Defense Secretary Mattis said.

By REUTERS
28/10/2018
United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) poses for a photo with Avigdor Liberman

Mattis, receiving Liberman, warns of ‘likely’ conflict between Israel and Iran

“I can see how it might start, but I am not sure when or where,” the secretary told lawmakers.

Trump to boost exports of lethal drones to more US allies

A list of potential buyers being given fast-track treatment is expected to expand to include more NATO members, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf partners as well as allies such as Japan and South Korea.

By REUTERS
20/03/2018
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Mattis: U.S. picking up Taliban interest in Afghan peace talks

Reconciliation, Mattis said, was "almost an equal priority of my interest going in."

By REUTERS
13/03/2018
Jim Mattis

U.S. warns 'unwise' for Syria to use weaponized gas, slams Russia

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis chided Moscow for partnering with Assad, suggesting it might even be a partner in the Syrian government's strikes on civilians.

By REUTERS
11/03/2018
Jim Mattis

Mattis: Israel has an absolute right to defend itself

"They don't have to wait until their citizens are dying under attack before they actually address that issue," he said about Israel.

Lobbyists and PR warfare: How Qatar won back Washington

Qatar has broken its isolation not only in the region through outreach to Iran and Turkey but also in Washington, illustrating how it put together a successful strategy.

Jim Mattis

Mattis urges Turkish restraint in Syria, wary of toll on civilians

Turkey's four-day-old campaign aims to crush US-backed Kurdish YPG fighters in an air and ground offensive on Syria's Afrin region and has opened a new front in Syria's multi-sided civil war.

By REUTERS
23/01/2018
Jim Mattis

Five reasons US comments on staying in Syria matter

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says US is shifting to stabilizing eastern Syria, which will mean more diplomats and contractors.

Mattis sees larger US civilian presence in Syria as ISIS dies out

This is the first time the US defense secretary has said that there would be an increase of diplomats in the parts of the country retaken from Islamic State militants.

By REUTERS
29/12/2017
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