14 Nov '17, 1am

Gen Mattis said US will not leave Syria until diplomatic solution found, ideally through Geneva

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defense.gov 14 Nov '17, 12am

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria discussed regional sec...

Mattis Praises Finland's Contributions to Democracy, Global Security - Department of Defense

Mattis Praises Finland's Contributions to Democ...

defense.gov 06 Nov '17, 10pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis applauded Finland’s contributions to democracy and global security...

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militarytimes.com 07 Nov '17, 11pm

HELSINKI — As the Islamic State group loses its remaining strongholds in Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is f...

Readout of #SecDef Mattis' Meeting with Norwegi...

defense.gov 09 Nov '17, 4pm

Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Today, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with ...

US SecDef Mattis in Finland - active cooperation - good relations.

US SecDef Mattis in Finland - active cooperatio...

stripes.com 06 Nov '17, 4pm

STUTTGART, Germany — The demand for U.S. troops to participate in missions in northern Europe could be on the rise as Finl...

Mattis to Visit Europe for NATO, Northern Group...

defense.gov 03 Nov '17, 6pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will depart Nov. 5 on a five-day trip to reaffirm key partnerships...

ISW via SWJ - The U.S. is Ceding Syria to Russi...

smallwarsjournal.com 12 Nov '17, 2am

The U.S. is abdicating its role as a diplomatic powerbroker to Russia in Syria. The U.S. is ultimately empowering a politi...

Gen. John Nicholson, US commander of forces in ...

defense.gov 10 Nov '17, 3pm

One final word on corruption, before we get into questions. We've got a -- the biometric enrollment of every soldier and e...

New Commands, Cyber, Afghanistan on Plate for NATO Defense Ministers

New Commands, Cyber, Afghanistan on Plate for N...

defense.gov 08 Nov '17, 4pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2017 — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg previewed the NATO Defense Ministers meeting, saying th...

Mattis Reviews Homeland Defense During Colorado Visit

Mattis Reviews Homeland Defense During Colorado...

defense.gov 17 Nov '17, 6pm

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2017 — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with officials at the National Space Defense Center in Colora...

Face of Defense: Marine Takes Leave to Help Hurricane Victims

Face of Defense: Marine Takes Leave to Help Hur...

defense.gov 08 Nov '17, 1pm

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 8, 2017 — When Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas, Aug. 25, it flooded thousands of homes...

Federal judge blocks military judge from having US marshals seize defense attorney

Federal judge blocks military judge from having...

stripes.com 06 Nov '17, 4am

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — Rick Kammen, the long-serving war court defense attorney who quit the USS Cole case over...

Family Tradition of Service Drives Deputy Secretary Shanahan

Family Tradition of Service Drives Deputy Secre...

defense.gov 08 Nov '17, 7pm

Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan has only one picture hanging on the wall of his Pentagon office: that of his father,...

US tells Somalia mission staffers to leave over...

militarytimes.com 05 Nov '17, 3pm

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capi...

Trump Warns North Korean Leader Not to Underestimate U.S.-South Korean Will

Trump Warns North Korean Leader Not to Underest...

defense.gov 08 Nov '17, 4am

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2017 — President Donald J. Trump warned North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un tonight not to underestimate...