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ISIS is trying to make a comeback by creating chaos with assassinations — the same tactic it employed before it rose to power 5 years ago
ISIS remains a threat in the Middle East and a new report from the Soufan Center warns it's attempting to make a comeback by resorting to a tactic it employed back in 2013 when it was still known as Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI): the targeted assassinations of Iraqi security personnel.
President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis offered strikingly different perspectives on Russian President Vladimir Putin in the course of a few hours on Friday.
"It would be a war that fundamentally we don't want," Defense Secretary James Mattis said, but "we would win at great cost."
Trump reportedly shook off Mattis' suggestion and moved for a faster, more dramatic action in Syria.
It looks like defense secretary James Mattis wants the record to show he urged Trump to be cautious with Syria air strikes
Mattis is concerned aggressive action against Syria could cause chaos or military action by Russia or Iran against US troops.
A White House official told the Wall Street Journal that Trump "wants Mattis to push the limits a little bit more."
Trump reportedly gave them an offer they couldn't refuse.
Mattis told new national security adviser John Bolton that he heard he was the ‘devil incarnate’ in off-mic moment when they fist met at t...
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is well known for his quick and witty remarks.
President Donald Trump's Cabinet is in flux again. Meet who he has chosen to counsel him.
US Secretary of Def...