Tag: Jim Mattis
Jim Mattis says China's efforts to pass a law to allow people in Hong Kong to be extradited to mainland China is in breach of the 'one country, two systems' formula.
Donald Trump’s habit of making concessions on the fly presents an opportunity that’s likely to lead negotiators from Pyongyang to disregard the president’s staff to focus on what he might offer.
The 56-year-old spent more than 3 decades at Boeing, where he became senior vice-president, worked on missile defence systems and was general manager of the 787 Dreamliner program.
Sources said Mattis had already made up his mind that it was time to go.
The ex-Marine Corp general is reported to have become increasingly frustrated with the president's leadership.
Mattis says the already strained ties between Washington and Moscow have "no doubt" worsened over Russian's continued attempts to interfere in the US voting process.
The military is not allowed in almost any case to get involved in domestic law enforcement.
The move comes amid ongoing international outcry over Saudi actions in Yemen.
Washington Post columnist Khashoggi's murder has escalated into a crisis for the world’s top oil exporter as Saudi Arabia's allies have reacted with outrage.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says his counterpart is coming to Washington next week to continue discussions.
The killing of Jamal Khashoggi has sparked outrage among Riyadh's Western allies and mushroomed into a crisis for Saudi Arabia
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for Thursday's shooting in the restive southern province that killed anti-Taliban strongman and police chief, General Abdul Raziq.
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the shooting in the restive southern province that killed anti-Taliban strongman and police chief, General Abdul Raziq.
A meeting between Mattis and Wei was supposed to take place in Beijing last weekend, but it fell through after China declined to make Wei available. a
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, 39, was quietly freed from a jail on Wednesday in Vietnam and put on a plane with her elderly mother and two young children who were seen smiling and hugging her in images shared on social media.
The exchange on Mattis came after Trump alluded to upcoming changes in his cabinet.
Tidak jelas apakah atau bilakah mesyuarat itu akan dijadualkan semula.
Mattis, on his fourth visit to the country since becoming defence chief in January 2017, will meet with President Ashraf Ghani and the new US commander for American and NATO forces, General Scott Miller.
The two countries are eager to deepen ties as a way of countering China, whose economic and military might grows stronger by the day.
Mattis said he’s working in coordination with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s diplomatic efforts, but he also signalled that smaller-scale exercises are going ahead.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met Balkan defense chiefs in Zagreb in an attempt to fight Russia's influence in the region.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis threatened to replace Britain with France as its main military ally unless London ramps up its defence spending, in a letter sent on June 12 and reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday.
The decision on the joint military exercises is part of efforts to defuse tensions and build trust, Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Song Young-moo said in a joint statement after their talks.
The trip comes at a fraught diplomatic moment, as President Donald Trump prepares to enact tariffs and investment restrictions to curb what the White House says is China’s “economic aggression.”
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