Aug. 18, 2018
Mattis Thanks Colombian Officials for Denouncing Undemocratic Actions
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked the Colombian defense minister for their country’s regional leadership role as a security exporter during a meeting in the capital city of Bogota, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.
Aug. 16, 2018
Mattis, Argentine Defense Officials Meet in Buenos Aires
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and top Argentine defense officials reaffirmed the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Argentina during a meeting in Buenos Aires.
Aug. 14, 2018
Mattis Seeks to Deepen Relations with South American Partners
The United States is seeking to strengthen relationships with hemispheric nations and wants to be Brazil’s partner especially in times of trouble, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug. 13, 2018
Mattis Thanks Brazilian Officials for Leadership in Defense Cooperation
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Brazil’s defense leaders in Brasilia to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Brazil.
Mattis, Brazil’s Foreign Minister Meet to Reaffirm Bilateral Relationship
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes of Brazil met at the Itamaraty Palace in Brazil to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between their nations.
Aug. 9, 2018
Mattis Plans Trip to South America to Meet With Senior Defense Officials
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis will embark on his first trip to South America while leading the Defense Department with visits to Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia, Pentagon officials announced.
Aug. 7, 2018
Mattis Welcomes British Counterpart to Pentagon
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis hosted an honor cordon to welcome British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson to the Pentagon where they discussed defense matters and shared values between the two countries.
Mattis Comments on DoD Role in Election Security, Space as Warfighting Domain
The Defense Department will provide all support necessary to the Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement agencies to protect U.S. elections from Russian interference and other bad actors, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.
Mattis Says Taliban Under Increasing Pressure to Reconcile
The president’s South Asia Strategy is working in Afghanistan and pressure is increasing on the Taliban to enter reconciliation discussions, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.
July 27, 2018
Communications Key in Solving International Disputes, Mattis Says
Reopening communications at the top line between the United States and nations such as Russia is essential in solving disagreements, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon.
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