James Mattis

Defense Secretary Mattis to Stay on at Pentagon

'Work to be done,' defense chief's spokeswoman says

US Secretary of Defense James MattisContradicting press reports, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has no plans to step down and leave the Trump administration following the midterm elections, his spokeswoman says.

China’s Most Powerful General, a Xi Jinping Henchman, Meets Mattis

PLA leader purged scores of generals causing instability in world's largest military

Mattis XuBEIJING—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.