[United States], Sept 4 (ANI): Former US Defence Secretary James Mattis
has called Pakistan "the most dangerous country" he had to deal with.
said the UAE and US were natural partners and had developed a thriving commercial relationship as well as deep and growing defence and security t...
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Former Defense Secretary James Mattis
declined to carry out orders from President Donald Trump or otherwise limited his options in various attempts to prevent tensions with North Korea, Iran and Syria from escalating, The New Yorker reported on Monday, the latest account of Trump's own officials trying to check his worst instincts.
Summary: At home and abroad, people are now asking a question they've dreaded for nearly two years: How will the erratic presidency of Donald Trump function without the steadying hand of Jim Mattis
as defense secretary?
Sweeney had become chief of staff to former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
in January 2017, and his resignation comes soon after Mattis
' own pointed departure in December.
Defense Secretary James Mattis
on Thursday for his "false accusations" against China, but also offered praise for his efforts to promote Sino-U.S.
His sudden, unilateral decision to withdraw troops from Syria, forcing the resignation of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis
-- one of the last bulwarks against the president's impulsivity -- has cast a pall on the holidays and, perhaps, the future.
US defence secretary Jim Mattis
is to leave early after Donald Trump appointed an acting successor to take over in the new year.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The extraordinary resignation letter that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
handed to a surprised President Donald Trump was not just a product of two years of accumulating frustration with an impulsive boss, but an outline of the strategic hazards facing the next Pentagon chief.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
abruptly said he was quitting on Thursday after falling out with President Donald Trump over his foreign policies, including surprise decisions to yank troops from Syria and start planning a drawdown in Afghanistan.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis
' resignation is now official.