Oct. 3, 2017
Effects of South Asia Strategy Already Being Felt, Mattis Tells Senate
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the certainty engendered by President Donald J. Trump's South Asia strategy already is paying dividends in Afghanistan.
Aug. 21, 2017
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy
President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new strategy that encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and South Asia during an address to the nation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.
June 14, 2017
President Gives Mattis Authority to Set U.S. Troop Strength in Afghanistan
President Donald J. Trump has delegated authority to manage the number of U.S. troops sent to Afghanistan to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
May 29, 2017
Trump Leads Nation’s Remembrance on Memorial Day
President Donald J. Trump, along with his top defense leaders, paid the nation’s respects to those lost in war during Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery.
April 11, 2017
Mattis: ‘No Doubt’ Syrian Regime Responsible for Chemical Attacks on Citizens
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he personally reviewed the intelligence on the Syrian regime’s chemical attack on its own people and in response to the attack, the U.S. government began a deliberate process to recommend diplomatic and military options to the president.
Feb. 6, 2017
Trump: America Will Stand With Those Who Stand for Freedom
President Donald J. Trump expressed his and the nation's gratitude to service members at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., and told them that the United States will stand with those who stand in the defense of freedom.