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North Korea nuke attack would trigger overwhelming response: Mattis - Zee News;

North Korea nuke attack would trigger overwhelming response: Mattis - Zee News

Zee NewsNorth Korea nuke attack would trigger overwhelming response: MattisZee NewsSeoul: Any nuclear attack by North Korea would trigger an "effective and overwhelming" response, US Defense Secretary James Mattis said in Seoul today as he sought to reassure Asian allies rattled by President Donald Trump's isolationist rhetoric.and more »

In Japan, US defense chief reaffirms commitment to security treaty - Reuters;

In Japan, US defense chief reaffirms commitment to security treaty - Reuters

ReutersIn Japan, US defense chief reaffirms commitment to security treatyReutersU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (L) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) shake hands at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Japan February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Eugene Hoshiko/Pool. 1/4. left. right. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (L) and ...and more »

US defense chief, in Japan, reaffirms commitment to treaty - Times of India

US defense chief, in Japan, reaffirms commitment to treatyTimes of IndiaTOKYO: US President Donald Trump's defense secretary reaffirmed America's commitment to its mutual defense treaty with Japan on Friday during a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo. Jim Mattis, on his first trip since taking over the ...and more »

House poised to overturn Obama rule on natural gas 'flaring' - WHIO

House poised to overturn Obama rule on natural gas 'flaring'WHIOWashington — The Republican-controlled Congress is moving to overturn an Obama administration rule intended to clamp down on oil companies that burn off natural gas during drilling operations on public lands. The rule, finalized in November, seeks to ...and more »

North Korea faces an 'overwhelming' response if it uses nuclear weapons, US defence secretary warns - Vancouver Sun;

North Korea faces an 'overwhelming' response if it uses nuclear weapons, US defence secretary warns - Vancouver Sun

Vancouver SunNorth Korea faces an 'overwhelming' response if it uses nuclear weapons, US defence secretary warnsVancouver SunU.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday reassured two key U.S. treaty allies, South Korea and Japan, that President Donald Trump, who has raised doubts about the value of such partnerships, is fully committed to defending them. “I want there to be ...and more »

Mattis reaffirms US defence commitment to Japan - IHS Jane's 360

Mattis reaffirms US defence commitment to JapanIHS Jane's 360US secretary of defence Jim Mattis has reaffirmed the United States' commitment to its defence treaty with Japan. "I want to make certain that Article 5 of our mutual defence treaty is understood to be as real to us today as it was a year ago, five ...and more »

US Defense Chief Jim Mattis Reaffirms Ties in Visit to South Korea, Japan - Wall Street Journal;

US Defense Chief Jim Mattis Reaffirms Ties in Visit to South Korea, Japan - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUS Defense Chief Jim Mattis Reaffirms Ties in Visit to South Korea, JapanWall Street JournalTOKYO—As U.S. President Donald Trump threatens to overturn ties with America's global allies, his defense minister gave an assurance to two Asian countries that depend on U.S. military support: we won't abandon you. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ...and more »

Mattis included Senkaku isles in US-Japan defense treaty: Japan official - Nikkei Asian Review;

Mattis included Senkaku isles in US-Japan defense treaty: Japan official - Nikkei Asian Review

Nikkei Asian ReviewMattis included Senkaku isles in US-Japan defense treaty: Japan officialNikkei Asian ReviewJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis ahead of their meeting in Tokyo on Feb. 3. TOKYO -- U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis reaffirmed the U.S.'s commitment to its defense treaty with ...and more »

Mattis warns North Korea US will retaliate if it attacks - Politico;

Mattis warns North Korea US will retaliate if it attacks - Politico

PoliticoMattis warns North Korea US will retaliate if it attacksPoliticoDefense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that North Korea would face an “effective and overwhelming” retaliation if it were to use nuclear weapons on the U.S. or any of its allies, according to an Associated Press report. Mattis made the remark in ...and more »

New American defence chief Jim 'Mad Dog' Mattis warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' retaliation strikes if Kim dares ... - The Sun;

New American defence chief Jim 'Mad Dog' Mattis warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' retaliation strikes if Kim dares ... - The Sun

The SunNew American defence chief Jim 'Mad Dog' Mattis warns North Korea of 'overwhelming' retaliation strikes if Kim dares ...The SunTHE new US Defence Secretary warned crackpot Kim Jong-Un he faces an “overwhelming” response if North Korea uses nuclear weapons. Jim 'Mad Dog' Mattis sent a no-holds-barred threat to the dictator on a visit to neighbouring South Korea. US Defence ...and more »

A stark warning - VICE News;

A stark warning - VICE News

VICE NewsA stark warningVICE NewsIn his first overseas trip as Defense Secretary, James Mattis has warned North Korea that any attack on the U.S. or any of its allies would be “overwhelmingly” defeated, following reports that supreme leader Kim Jong-un is ready to start testing a ...and more »

China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in South Korea - Channel NewsAsia

China says hopes language institute can keep playing role in South KoreaChannel NewsAsiaBEIJING/SEOUL: China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it hoped the government-funded Confucius Institute could continue to play a role in South Korea after the government there said it had stopped issuing visas for some Chinese teachers. The visa ...and more »

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting nuclear attack - KNWA;

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting nuclear attack - KNWA

KNWANorth Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting nuclear attackKNWA(CNN) - The commitment of the US and South Korea to the a new missile defense system is pushing the Korean peninsula to the "brink of a nuclear war," North Korea warned Friday. Pyongyang said the missile system, also opposed by China, was part of a ...and more »

US Stands '100%, Shoulder-To-Shoulder' With Japan: James Mattis - NDTV;

US Stands '100%, Shoulder-To-Shoulder' With Japan: James Mattis - NDTV

NDTVUS Stands '100%, Shoulder-To-Shoulder' With Japan: James MattisNDTVSome 28,500 US troops are based in South Korea to defend it against the North, and 47,000 in Japan. Tokyo, Japan: US Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that the United States stands "100 percent" with Japan on a visit to reassure Asian allies ...and more »

Mattis says alliance is 'ironclad' - Korea JoongAng Daily;

Mattis says alliance is 'ironclad' - Korea JoongAng Daily

Korea JoongAng DailyMattis says alliance is 'ironclad'Korea JoongAng DailyU.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Korea's National Defense Minister Han Min-koo confirmed Friday their resolve to respond strongly to military provocations from the North, which includes the installation of a U.S.-led antimissile defense ...and more »

Abe, Mattis reaffirm ties on defense - The Japan Times;

Abe, Mattis reaffirm ties on defense - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesAbe, Mattis reaffirm ties on defenseThe Japan TimesVisiting U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Friday, reaffirming Washington's commitment to the military alliance with Japan as global concern grows over the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump.and more »

South Korea, US agree to push missile defence system - The Nation

South Korea, US agree to push missile defence systemThe NationSEOUL - South Korea and the United States on Thursday agreed to push through with the deployment of a US missile defence system strongly opposed by China, the prime minister said. Hwang Kyo-Ahn and US Defence Secretary James Mattis confirmed ...and more »

Beijing hoping Seoul will slow down on missile shield, diplomat says - South China Morning Post;

Beijing hoping Seoul will slow down on missile shield, diplomat says - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostBeijing hoping Seoul will slow down on missile shield, diplomat saysSouth China Morning PostBeijing has changed its tone with Seoul in recent months, and has been attempting to persuade it to delay deploying a US-backed anti-missile system, according to a diplomatic source. But analysts said that while China may be banking on a policy shift ...and more »

US stands '100%, shoulder-to-shoulder' with Japan: Pentagon chief Mattis - The Straits Times

US stands '100%, shoulder-to-shoulder' with Japan: Pentagon chief MattisThe Straits TimesJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shaking hands with US Secretary of Defence James Mattis in Tokyo on Feb 3, 2017. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 7 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print.and more »

Russia warns of 'action' if THAAD is deployed - The Korea Herald;

Russia warns of 'action' if THAAD is deployed - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldRussia warns of 'action' if THAAD is deployedThe Korea HeraldMoscow will take steps to protect its national security if US missile defense assets are deployed here as planned, the Russian ambassador to South Korea said Friday, warning it will bring a “dangerous impact” to the peninsula and the region. Alexander ...and more »