Tagged With Jim Mattis

Jim Mattis says he won't be running for president in 2020 and that he's eager to see 'fresh ideas'


Mattis says the most dangerous country in the world is Pakistan


Mattis says China's crackdown on Hong Kong protesters is a sign of China's dangerous ambitions



The F-35's abysmal readiness rate raises questions about future of the Pentagon's most expensive weapons system


One of the last decisions for the acting Defence Secretary was to hang up Jim Mattis' official portrait in the Pentagon


Jim Mattis shuts down allegations that Defence Secretary Pat Shanahan pulled strings for Boeing and called Lockheed Martin's F-35 'f---ed up'



The Trump administration has been itching for a fight with Iran, but Mattis held it back. Now he's gone.


Mattis reportedly told Trump before he resigned that a national emergency was the most realistic option to get the wall and the Pentagon could help build it


A retired general has twice turned Trump down to be defence secretary — a sign Trump has a self-inflicted personnel problem


Another top Pentagon official just resigned


Trump says 'the generals' asked for more time in Syria, but he said 'Nope' because 'We've knocked them silly'


Jim Mattis' brother says he had 'no anger' about being forced out by Trump



Trump is forcing out Defence secretary James Mattis by New Year's instead of allowing him to stay another 2 months


Trump says he doesn't know top US official leading the fight against ISIS, calls him a 'grandstander' for resigning over Syria troop withdrawal


Mattis' departure leaves Trump unleashed to enact his wildest military visions


US Defence Secretary James Mattis left a stark message for his successor in his resignation letter: Wake up and smell the threat



Some US allies may not be 'freaking out' over Mattis' sudden exit


One striking image shows the Marine Corps generals who will have left the Trump administration, after the president praised their service


Read Defence Secretary James Mattis' full resignation letter to Trump


Trump reportedly told the Pentagon to increase the defence budget to $750 billion after saying he would cut spending by 5%