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The Hill
House briefed on anti-ISIS campaign progressmilitary aspect of the plan, but some worried the plan still lacks an endgame f
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
military aspect of the plan, but some worried the plan still lacks an endgame for the Syrian civil war. Defense Secretary James Mattis, meanwhile, expressed confidence in ISIS's defeat and in Congress’s support for the strategy. “We’re winning;... Read more
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Market Watch
President won’t say if he has confidence in Sessionsextra U.S. troops to Afghanistan, in addition to asking NATO allies to send mor
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
extra U.S. troops to Afghanistan, in addition to asking NATO allies to send more troops. Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis and other officials to review the campaign against ISIS and other national security issues. More from... Read more
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The Hill
Defense leaders brief Trump on Afghanistan, ISIS fight at Pentagontouched on Afghanistan and the fight against the Islamic State and Iraq and Syr
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
touched on Afghanistan and the fight against the Islamic State and Iraq and Syria. Trump — who met with Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford — said "we'll see," when asked prior to the... Read more
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NBC News
In visit to Pentagon, Trump declares ISIS is "falling fast"joined by Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Secreta
NBC News / Posted 4 hours ago
joined by Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Joseph Dunford. Asked if he was planning on sending more troops to... Read more
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The Hill
The Hill's 12:30 Reportwill hold a roll call vote on David Bernhardt to be deputy secretary of the Int
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
will hold a roll call vote on David Bernhardt to be deputy secretary of the Interior. This afternoon: Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford brief House members in a closed briefing on the... Read more
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Philly.com
GOP, stop talking about Hillary and start thinking about Carterappointment or a laudable regulatory rollback. Trump has done good things in hi
Philly.com / Posted 4 hours ago
appointment or a laudable regulatory rollback. Trump has done good things in his first six months — the Neil Gorsuch and James Mattis appointments most notable among them — but he can’t stop shooting himself in the foot, he hasn’t yet shown that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump says 'ISIS is falling fast' as focus turns to Afghanistanbriefing that the US and its allies have ISIS on the run. He's seen here shakin
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
briefing that the US and its allies have ISIS on the run. He's seen here shaking hands with his Secretary of Defense James Mattis Barack Obama dramatically escalated troop levels in the Middle Eastern nation at the beginning of his... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump, Tillerson, Mattis meet at Pentagon to discuss way ahead in ISIS, Afghan fightTrump and Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson made their way across the Potomac
The Washington Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Trump and Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson made their way across the Potomac for a key meeting with Defense Secretary James Mattis Thursday, to discuss the way ahead in Washington’s wars in Afghanistan and against the Islamic State terror... Read more
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Business Insider
'We are at war and people don't even know': Inside the divide between the military and the rest of America that's wider than it's ever beenand Scott decided they'd rather Scott be blind in the military. A study commis
Business Insider / Posted 7 hours ago
and Scott decided they'd rather Scott be blind in the military. A study commissioned in 2013 by Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who was at the time a fellow at the Hoover Institution, a think tank, showed that most Americans had a positive... Read more
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Breitbart
WINNING: Five Pentagon Successes Under President TrumpPresident Obama, President Trump called for a review of the ISIS war and made t
Breitbart / Posted 8 hours ago
President Obama, President Trump called for a review of the ISIS war and made two significant changes. Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the changes on May 19 during a Pentagon briefing: First, he delegated authority to the right level to... Read more
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FOX News
Pentagon briefs Congress on plans to up troop levels in Afghanistanplans to raise troop levels in the long conflict. The Washington Times reporte
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
plans to raise troop levels in the long conflict. The Washington Times reported that in recent weeks Defense Secretary James Mattis and other Defense Department officials have been working to determine what level of added support -- possibly as... Read more
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FOX News
New US focus on war in Afghanistanplans to raise troop levels in the long conflict. The Washington Times reporte
FOX News / Posted 12 hours ago
plans to raise troop levels in the long conflict. The Washington Times reported that in recent weeks Defense Secretary James Mattis and other Defense Department officials have been working to determine what level of added support -- possibly as... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: 'We are pretty close'group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are majo
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 17 hours ago
group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are major challenges ahead, and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been framing the internal discussions inside the administration as a "South Asia strategy." It encompasses a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: 'We are pretty close'group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are majo
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 17 hours ago
group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are major challenges ahead, and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been framing the internal discussions inside the administration as a "South Asia strategy." It encompasses a... Read more
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News 8000
Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: 'We are pretty close'group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are majo
News 8000 / Posted 17 hours ago
group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are major challenges ahead, and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been framing the internal discussions inside the administration as a "South Asia strategy." It encompasses a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: 'We are pretty close'group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are majo
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 hours ago
group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are major challenges ahead, and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been framing the internal discussions inside the administration as a "South Asia strategy." It encompasses a... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: 'We are pretty close'group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are majo
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 hours ago
group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are major challenges ahead, and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been framing the internal discussions inside the administration as a "South Asia strategy." It encompasses a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: 'We are pretty close'group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are majo
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 hours ago
group's Afghanistan affiliate in a drone strike on Tuesday. But there are major challenges ahead, and Defense Secretary James Mattis has been framing the internal discussions inside the administration as a "South Asia strategy." It encompasses a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Torture-Friendly Trump Administrationinto official law. To his credit, Trump did water down his original support fo
Op-Ed News / Posted 18 hours ago
into official law. To his credit, Trump did water down his original support for torture, allowing Defense Secretary James Mattis -- who opposes torture -- to override him. But if the Trump administration is now opposed to torture, why are... Read more
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The Columbian
Critics say U.S. letting Africa crises drifta Pentagon proposal to “conduct lethal action” in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
a Pentagon proposal to “conduct lethal action” in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. The White House’s 2018... Read more
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The Washington Times
Afghanistan campaign to get more U.S. troops: Pentagonraises questions about the effect additional boots on the ground will have on t
The Washington Times / Posted 20 hours ago
raises questions about the effect additional boots on the ground will have on the 16-year conflict. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford made the rounds Wednesday on Capitol Hill,... Read more
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The Forward
Trump’s Bibi-Esque Iran Policy Shows The Right’s Allergy To Diplomacymonths later, as required by Congress. Only under enormous pressure from his na
The Forward / Posted 23 hours ago
months later, as required by Congress. Only under enormous pressure from his national security team — Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Iran won’t fall into Trump’s nuclear deal `trap,’ Rouhani saysit if elected. But he’s now being advised by officials including Secretary of S
Boston Globe / Posted 23 hours ago
it if elected. But he’s now being advised by officials including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis who don’t seem to ‘‘want the US to be viewed as the aggressor’’ if the deal were to fall apart, according to... Read more
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The Hill
Space Corps proponents: 'The time for study is over'space, such as satellites. The proposal has elicited huge opposition from the
The Hill / Posted yesterday
space, such as satellites. The proposal has elicited huge opposition from the Pentagon, including from Defense Secretary James Mattis, Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman Gen. Paul Selva, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff... Read more
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The Hill
Dems urge 'transparent and inclusive' nuke policy reviewhas a unique responsibility to reduce the risk of their use,” the senators wrot
The Hill / Posted yesterday
has a unique responsibility to reduce the risk of their use,” the senators wrote Wednesday in a letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. “By conducting a transparent and inclusive... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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The Hill
LGBT group defends general after transgender commentsto enlist starting at the beginning of this month. But the night before the cha
The Hill / Posted yesterday
to enlist starting at the beginning of this month. But the night before the change was to go into effect, Defense Secretary James Mattis issued a six-month delay to further study the issue. Selva said the delay was largely due to a “disagreement on... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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News 8000
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option.” But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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KECI Missoula
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option.” But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option." But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
US intelligence shows North Korean preparations for a possible missile testbe a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not exec
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted yesterday
be a policy choice by the President of the United States to execute or not execute that option.” But Defense Secretary James Mattis has long warned against letting the North Korean situation get to the point of a US military strike and has... Read more
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ABC News
Trump administration letting Africa's crises drift: Expertsa Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
ABC News / Posted yesterday
a Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. Tillerson has yet to visit... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Trump ignores Africa's crises: Expertsa Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
a Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. Tillerson has yet to visit... Read more
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Daily Mail
US Military is spending $130,000 a MONTH on Trump Towerfrom this deal at the expense of the Department of Defense - and ultimately, ta
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
from this deal at the expense of the Department of Defense - and ultimately, taxpayers,' Speier wrote to Defense Secretary James Mattis shortly after the Trump Tower issue became public. And in March the Secret Service wanted an additional... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Trump administration letting Africa's crises drift: Expertsa Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
a Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. Tillerson has yet to visit... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump administration letting Africa's crises drift: Expertsa Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. Tillerson has yet to visit... Read more
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FOX News
Trump administration letting Africa's crises drifta Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
FOX News / Posted yesterday
a Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. Tillerson has yet to visit... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump administration letting Africa's crises drifta Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Le
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
a Pentagon proposal to "conduct lethal action" in Somalia against al-Shabab. Less than a month later, Defense Secretary James Mattis visited Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, the only permanent U.S. military base in Africa. Tillerson has yet to visit... Read more
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The Hill
House Republicans work to torpedo Trump’s air traffic control planthat the federal government would still maintain responsibility over those area
The Hill / Posted yesterday
that the federal government would still maintain responsibility over those areas, and pointed out that Defense Secretary James Mattis has even supported the effort. “The new entity will provide a service, nothing more,” a backg... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Daughter of Pearl Harbor veteran, who saved 6 men, to ask for commendationmy father." On the morning of July 21, the group will begin their quest for ho
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
my father." On the morning of July 21, the group will begin their quest for honor by meeting Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis at the Pentagon. From there, they will get a chance to meet President Donald Trump with only one mission on... Read more
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New York Post
Obama’s Iran deal lives on – but it’s days are numberedto numerous press reports, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security
New York Post / Posted yesterday
to numerous press reports, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Defense Secretary James Mattis won an internal debate against Special Adviser Steve Bannon, CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Trump. The latter... Read more
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The Hill
Trump to visit Pentagon Thursdaystrategy, and a central part of the plan is expected to include new troop level
The Hill / Posted yesterday
strategy, and a central part of the plan is expected to include new troop levels. Trump has given Defense Secretary James Mattis the authority to make a decision on how many U.S. troops will be stationed in Afghanistan, where about 8,400... Read more
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