Defense Secretary Jim Mattis‘ recent visit to China highlighted the security dangers posed by sophisticated Chinese electronic spying in the capital of Beijing.
BEIJING—Gen. Xu Qilian is China’s most powerful military boss and as vice chairman of the all-powerful Central Military Commission was the last meeting for Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during a two-day visit to China last week.
BEIJING—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in China on Tuesday for talks with China’s most senior political and military leaders.
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will make his first visit to China this week for talks with Chinese military leaders amid growing tensions over China’s militarization of islands in the South China Sea.
Mattis told reporters aboard an Air Force E-4B jet, a militarized Boeing 747, en route to northern Alaska that he plans to gauge China’s strategic approach to the United States during talks in Beijing.
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived here Sunday for the start of a six-day visit to Asia that will include talks in China amid heightened tensions with Beijing.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced Wednesday that the Pentagon was renaming U.S. Pacific Command to Indo-Pacific Command in order to better reflect regional priorities.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the recently completed U.S. defense strategy, the first in 10 years, will be used to guide the revamping of the military during the Trump administration.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday the Trump administration is working with U.S. allies on a measure to prevent Iran from procuring a nuclear weapon, less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump torpedoed the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis provided the White House this week with a new policy regarding the transfer of detainees to the detention center at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
President Trump, backed by a new hardline national security team along with new evidence uncovered by Israel, is likely to end U.S. participation in the controversial 2015 Iran nuclear deal.