Aug. 22, 2017
Mattis, Jordanian Leaders Discuss ISIS Fight, Common Security
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Jordan's top officials in Amman to discuss the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the defeat-ISIS coalition and security in the Middle East.
Aug. 21, 2017
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy
President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new strategy to bolster American security that encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and South Asia during an address to the nation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.
Aug. 20, 2017
Exercise to Strengthen Efforts in Defense of South Korea, Mattis Says
A joint U.S.-South Korean computer-simulated defensive exercise is meant to strengthen joint efforts for the defense of South Korea and regional allies, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.
Mattis Arrives in Jordan to Discuss Security Issues
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis thanked leaders in Jordan for being key partners in the fight to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Mattis is on a trip to reaffirm U.S. commitment to strategic partnerships in the Middle East and Europe.
Aug. 18, 2017
Defense Secretary to Visit Middle East and Europe
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Turkey and make his first visit as secretary to Jordan and Kyiv, Ukraine, during a five-day trip to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to strategic partnerships in the Middle East and Europe, Pentagon officials said.
Aug. 17, 2017
Mattis Reaffirms Alliance in Meeting With Japanese Counterpart
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera on the sidelines of the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee meeting at the State Department to reaffirm the strength of the U.S-Japan Alliance.
Mattis Congratulates South Korea's New Defense Minister
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis congratulated the South Korean defense minister on his confirmation to the position and discussed a range issues related to the U.S.-South Korean alliance during a phone call.
Mattis, Tillerson Co-Host U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee Meeting
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were hosts to the Japanese Foreign Minister and Defense Minister for the Security Consultative Committee meeting at the State Department in Washington, D.C.
Aug. 16, 2017
Mattis Meets With Dutch Counterpart
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert at the Pentagon where they discussed efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and contributions to NATO.
Aug. 11, 2017
Mattis: Impact of Industry Innovation Will Continue to Grow at DoD
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the impact of innovation from high-tech companies will continue to grow at the Defense Department, during his first official visit to Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Silicon Valley.