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James Mattis


Age of policy insecurity

December 31, 2018 12:45 am

After exit of James Mattis, India must brace for less predictable moves by Trump administration

US Defence Secretary James Mattis quits in disagreement with Donald Trump policies

December 21, 2018 6:39 am

Mattis announced plans to resign after a face-to-face meeting with Trump in which they aired their differences, a senior White House official said.

There are ways to hold Pakistan accountable in its fight against terrorism: Jim Mattis

November 10, 2017 9:59 am

"We want to make certain that no terrorist organisation can find a haven anywhere, and, with a border adjoining Afghanistan, that makes Pakistan a priority," Mattis said.

Senators to press Tillerson and Mattis on new war authority

October 30, 2017 2:45 pm

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are scheduled to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday.

US Defence Secretary James Mattis to discuss North Korea threat on Asia trip

October 23, 2017 2:54 pm

Tension has been high on the divided peninsula for months with Pyongyang staging its sixth nuclear test and launching two ICBMs that apparently brought much of the US mainland into range, while Trump and Kim Jong-Un trade threats of war and personal insults.

No Indian troops in Afghanistan, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

September 27, 2017 7:04 am

Nirmala Sitharaman also raised the issue of terrorist havens in Pakistan. “The same forces that find havens in Pakistan hit New York and Mumbai. My request is that Secretary Mattis speaks out when he visits Pakistan,” she said.

Want diplomatic solution to standoff with North Korea: James Mattis

September 26, 2017 10:36 pm

"We maintain the capability to deter North Korea's most dangerous threats, but we also will back up our diplomats in a manner to keep this as long as possible in the diplomatic realm," Mattis said

India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

September 26, 2017 8:41 pm

India, one of the largest contributors in Afghanistan where it in involved in several development projects, however, has ruled out troops contribution amidst the US emphasis for greater participation by the country in conflict-ridden Islamic nation.

Raja Mandala: New foray into the great game

September 26, 2017 12:20 am

Short of joining the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, New Delhi can do much in shoring up Kabul’s military capabilities

Nirmala Sitharaman to hold talks with US counterpart James Mattis on enhancing defence ties

September 25, 2017 8:17 pm

The focus will also be on taking the ties to the next level and the sale of high-tech defence equipment. Mattis is also expected to discuss how to move forward on India's major defence partner designation, the sources said.