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The Trump administration has been itching for a fight with Iran, but Mattis held it back. Now he’s gone.
Jim Mattis stopped the Trump administration from attacks on Iran. With him gone, the US may launch attacks on more countries.
Mattis reportedly told Trump before he resigned that a national emergency was the most realistic option to get the wall and the Pentagon could help bu...
Declaring a national emergency has become an increasingly likely option for President Donald Trump as the government shutdown reaches its third week.
A retired general has twice turned Trump down to be defense secretary — a sign Trump has a self-inflicted personnel problem
Jack Keane turned down another offer to be the Pentagon chief. His aversion to Trump may be widely felt among experienced officials.
Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney served as chief of staff to the Secretary of Defense since January 2017. He said he would return to the private sector.
Trump says ‘the generals’ asked for more time in Syria, but he said ‘Nope’ because ‘We’ve knocked them silly’...
Trump said the US cannot be "the policeman of the world" and called on other countries to help Syria rebuild.
Mattis had planned to leave at the end of February, but Trump reportedly grew angry at the response to his resignation and pushed him out sooner.
One striking image shows the Marine Corps generals who will have left the Trump administration, after the president praised their service
President Donald Trump boasted that his administration was staffed by notable service members.
Here’s what legendary Marine General James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis is really like, from people who served with him
We spoke with a number of people who served with Mattis to understand what the former four-star general is really like when he's in charge.
Trump is forcing out Defense secretary James Mattis by New Year’s instead of allowing him to stay another 2 months
President Trump asked Secretary of Defense James Mattis to leave his position by January 1 instead of allowing him to stay for another two months.
Trump says he doesn’t know top US official leading the fight against ISIS, calls him a ‘grandstander’ for resigning over Syria troop...
President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday evening that he didn't know Brett McGurk, the top US official leading the fight against ISIS.