James Mattis

Mattis: Syria’s Government Taking U.S. Threat Seriously

Syria’s government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with him to Brussels, Mattis noted…

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Mattis: Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons

Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on Friday, warning against the banned munitions being used again. Speaking at a news conference in Tel…

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Defense Chief to Visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel

U.S. Defense Secretary James Norman (Jim) Mattis will visit Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel, Qatar and Djibouti starting on Tuesday, the Pentagon said in a statement on Friday. It said Mattis…

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