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July 21, 2018

DoD Policy Chief Urges U.S.-Russian Collaboration on Mutual-Interest Issues

The United States must be open to working with Russia when interests align and the countries must make sure there are clear understandings on weapons of mass destruction, the Defense Department’s chief policymaker said.

May 9, 2018

Mattis Says U.S., Allies Must Deal With Range of Iranian Malign Activities

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee that the United States will continue to work with other nations to address the range of Iranian malign influences.

Feb. 13, 2018

Cyber Tops List of Threats to U.S., Director of National Intelligence Says

The United States faces a complex, volatile and challenging threat environment, the director of national intelligence testified at a Senate intelligence committee hearing, highlighting cyber at the top of the list of worldwide threats.

Jan. 5, 2018

Mattis Speaks to Reporters About South Asia, North Korea, Iran

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis discussed strategy in South Asia, issues on the Korean Peninsula and Iranian illicit weapons activities during an impromptu discussion with Pentagon reporters.

Jan. 4, 2018

Mattis Discusses U.S.-South Korean Exercises, Iran Protests

Joint South Korean-U.S. military exercises have been “deconflicted” with the Winter Olympics, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during an impromptu news conference at the Pentagon.

Dec. 16, 2017

Mattis: Iran Working to Destabilize Middle East

“Everywhere you find turmoil [in the Middle East], you find Iran’s hand in it,” Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon, where he addressed questions about Iran and U.S. efforts to expose Iran’s malicious behavior.

Dec. 14, 2017

Haley Says Iran Must Stop Destabilizing Behavior

Standing in front of an Iranian rocket fired at an international airport in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Iran must stop all its destabilizing behavior.

Dec. 14, 2017

DoD Shows Iranian Weapons as Proof of Tehran’s Duplicitous Ambitions

Lying in a hangar at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., is concrete proof that the Iranian regime is exporting arms to sow instability and promote violence throughout the Middle East.

March 17, 2017

Mattis, Saudi Defense Minister Discuss Middle East Security Environment

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met at the Pentagon with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed Bin Salman to discuss the Middle East security environment and the two nations’ defense relationship.

March 9, 2017

Iran Poses Threat to Centcom’s Area of Responsibility, Votel Says

Iran poses the most significant threat to U.S. Central Command's complex area of responsibility, Centcom commander Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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