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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Pentagon Presenting Counter-IS Plan to White House

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to “rapidly defeat” the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of…

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