James Mattis

US slams North Korea 'provocation'

US Defense Secretary James Mattis slammed North Korea's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile as a "provocation". "We (are) right now dealing with this very serious escalation, …

US and Turkish Defense ministers meet in Brussels

The U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis told his Turkish counterpart Fikri Işık at the meeting in Brussels that their support for and cooperation with the PKK's Syrian affiliate the People's Protection …

Pentagon: NATO not a threat to Russia

NATO is not a threat to Russia, and Moscow is aware of this fact, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told CBS News in an interview. "Right now, Russia's future should be wedded to Europe. Why they see NATO as a …

Trump says he believes that torture works

US President Donald Trump declared that he believes torture works as his administration readied a sweeping review of how America conducts the war on terror.  In an interview with ABC News, Trump said he would wage …