Patrick Cronin, a liberal Republican China hand who signed a letter denouncing President Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, on Friday withdrew from taking a plum position as director of a Pentagon-funded think tank in Hawaii.
Chelsea Clinton and Secretary of Defense James Mattis appear to be on the same side of at least one issue: climate change.
Opposition is mounting on Capitol Hill and in conservative foreign policy circles to Defense Secretary James Mattis’s efforts to hire as his top deputy a former Obama administration official who lobbied in favor of engagement with the Muslim Brotherhood and spearheaded efforts to criticize Israeli counter-terrorism efforts, according to multiple sources close to the Trump administration.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, called on Wednesday for the Marines accused of sharing explicit photos of female Marines to be fired.
10 percent. Sounds at first like a significant increase. Whether it truly is, however, depends on context. To what shall we compare this number? And does it address our needs?
The White House is considering granting the Pentagon more authority to launch time-sensitive anti-terrorism operations, which would give Defense Secretary James Mattis a freer hand to authorize raids against the Islamic State.
The Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Rep. Mac Thornberry (R., Texas) revealed on Thursday that former Obama officials were “undermining” Trump administration efforts to “rebuild” military strength.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Friday that President Trump has given NATO his “full support” two days after the Pentagon chief called on the alliance to spend more on defense or risk seeing the United States “moderate its commitment.”
Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Thursday that the United States is not ready to collaborate with Russia militarily to fight threats like the Islamic State and other terrorist groups.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis told NATO allies on Wednesday that they need to contribute more money to the alliance’s common defense if they do not want to see the United States “moderate its commitment.”