07 Aug '18, 7pm

Mattis Says Taliban Under Increasing Pressure to Reconcile

Mattis Says Taliban Under Increasing Pressure to Reconcile

Mattis Says Taliban Under Increasing Pressure to Reconcile Aug. 7, 2018 News By Jim Garamone | Contact Author DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON -- The South Asia Strategy -- now almost a year old -- is working, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon today. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis discusses the South Asia Strategy with reporters outside the Pentagon, Aug. 7, 2018. DoD photo by Jim Garamone Mattis Defense Secretary James N. Mattis discusses the South Asia Strategy with reporters outside the Pentagon, Aug. 7, 2018. DoD photo by Jim Garamone Download Image Image Details The secretary spoke before welcoming British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson to the Pentagon for discussions. The strategy looks at coalition efforts in Afghanistan in a regional way, because many of the threats in the area are transnational. The strategy also ca...

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