Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: James Mattis

Pentagon chief of staff Kevin Sweeney resigns

NEW YORK: Department of Defence chief of staff Kevin Sweeney has resigned, a month after the Defence Secretary James Mattis announced his departure. Rear Admiral Sweeney said in a statement that “the time is right to return to the private sector”. He is now the third senior Pentagon official to ...

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US wants ties with Pakistan to move forward, says Mattis

US defence chief urges Pakistan to ‘redouble’ efforts against militants ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary James Mattis held a meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and said the United States wants to take its longstanding ties forward with Pakistan. Mattis said a common way needs to be found for continuous ...

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Hillary warns that Trump may start a nuclear war

LONDON: Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is genuinely worried that President Donald Trump will in a moment of rage launch a nuclear missile – and that there’d be no way to stop him. Speaking at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on Sunday evening, Clinton, who ran ...

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U.S. yet to announce exact troop number deployment in Afghanistan

KABUL: The visiting U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said Wednesday that the exact number of additional U.S. troops to be deployed in Afghanistan was not still clear. “Afghan security forces continue to take the lead but we are going to give them more advantages,” Mattis responded to a query when ...

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