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After long silence, Mattis denounces...

After long silence, Mattis denounces...

World

Thu, Jun 4 2020

On Monday Trump threatened to send active duty US troops to stamp out civil unrest gripping several cities,...

Shanahan takes Pentagon helm as Trump...

Shanahan takes Pentagon helm as Trump...

North America

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Shanahan, who took the Pentagon's top spot January 1 after serving as deputy defence secretary, was...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit;...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit;...

Middle East

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Trump said he had never set a reported four-month timetable for the withdrawal of 2,000 American troops...

Trump appears to slow Syria troop pullout...

Trump appears to slow Syria troop pullout...

Middle East

Tue, Jan 1 2019

The shift came a day after a senior Republican senator said Trump had promised to stay in Syria to finish...

As Mattis exits, he tells US military...

As Mattis exits, he tells US military...

North America

Tue, Jan 1 2019

Mattis, who had been seen as a stabilizing factor in US defence policy

Trump takes parting shot at Mattis and...

Trump takes parting shot at Mattis and...

North America

Tue, Dec 25 2018

A day after Trump announced he would replace Mattis two months earlier than expected, the president took...

Senator: CIA chief to brief lawmakers...

Senator: CIA chief to brief lawmakers...

World

Tue, Dec 4 2018

Khashoggi was a strong critic of Prince Mohammed

US defense chief Mattis says Trump is...

US defense chief Mattis says Trump is...

North America

Tue, Oct 16 2018

Mattis said he had spoken directly to Trump by phone late Monday morning Washington time

Mattis dismisses reports he may be leaving...

Mattis dismisses reports he may be leaving...

North America

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Western officials privately extol Mattis, whose standing among Nato allies has risen as they become increasingly...

US Defence Secretary warns of Russian...

US Defence Secretary warns of Russian...

Europe

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Recent opinion polls suggest a majority of Macedonians will support the name deal, though nationalists...

US, India to discuss sale of drones,...

US, India to discuss sale of drones,...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 4 2018

The United States is keen to tap into India's large defence market

Xi tells Mattis China won’t give up...

Xi tells Mattis China won’t give up...

World

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Mattis is visiting against a backdrop of spiralling tension between Beijing and Washington over...

Mattis becomes first US defence chief...

Mattis becomes first US defence chief...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jun 26 2018

Taiwan is a core concern of China's when it comes to relations with Washington

In nod to India, US military renames...

In nod to India, US military renames...

North America

Thu, May 31 2018

The name change is part of Washington's efforts to counter China's growing influence across the...

US seeks real action from Pakistan on...

US seeks real action from Pakistan on...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 17 2018

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday said he has seen some positive signs from Islamabad, including...

US weighs Pakistani blowback as it piles...

US weighs Pakistani blowback as it piles...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 6 2018

The United States has long blamed the militant safe-havens in Pakistan for prolonging the war in...

US defence chief arrives in Pakistan...

US defence chief arrives in Pakistan...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Pakistan, which has long harboured fears of encirclement by arch-rival India, has also bristled at Trump's...

Nato looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan...

Nato looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 9 2017

Nato leaders are optimistic that 2018 could see Afghan forces start to gain momentum against the Taliban,...

Pakistan's top diplomat pushes back...

Pakistan's top diplomat pushes back...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 6 2017

In August, Trump outlined a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, chastising Pakistan over its alleged...

Under fire Tillerson denies rift with...

Under fire Tillerson denies rift with...

North America

Thu, Oct 5 2017

Formerly a respected figure in the oil business, the 65-year-old Texan has been attacked for failing...

Mattis, Nato chief renew commitment...

Mattis, Nato chief renew commitment...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 27 2017

One person died and four others were wounded, all from the same family, in the assault claimed by the...