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North Korea, not Iran, top threat to US, defense chief says - The Times of Israel

US Defense Secretary James Mattis leaves after visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool). LONDON (AP) — North Korea must be stopped on its path toward being able to ...and more »

Michael Fallon and James Mattis strike hawkish tone on Russia - Financial Times

The UK defence secretary Michael Fallon and his US counterpart James Mattis have struck a hawkish tone on Russia, accusing Vladimir Putin's government of a “pattern of interference” around the world. Mr Fallon said on Friday that there could not be ...and more »

Russia is a 'strategic competitor' to the west, says James Mattis - The Guardian

James Mattis, the US defence secretary, gave his backing to Nato during visit to London. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP. The US defence secretary, James Mattis, has described Russia as a “strategic competitor” after meeting his UK counterpart Sir Michael ...and more »

UK defence role lies with US, not EU, says Michael Fallon - The Guardian

The defence secretary, Michael Fallon, at 10 Downing Street this week. 'Our defence relationship with the US is unprecedented in its depth and scope,' he said. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images. The defence secretary, Sir Michael Fallon, has ...and more »

Defense Sec. James Mattis: North Korea 'Has Got to Be Stopped' - NBCNews.com

LONDON — After years of North Korea thumbing its nose at the international community, on Friday Defense Secretary James Mattis appeared to signal enough was enough. "Right now, [North Korea] appears to be going in a very reckless manner … and that ...and more »

Iran continues to sponsor terror: US defense chief - Arab News

US Defense Secretary James Mattis leaves after visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in London, Friday. (AP). Related Articles. US Defense Secretary Mattis: No plan to seize Iraqi oil · Saudi Arabia on road to implementing ...and more »

MATTIS: Russian action in Afghanistan 'gives us concern' - Business Insider

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon pose for a handshake in US Defense Secretary James Mattis and UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon before their meeting at the Ministry of Defense in London, March 31 ...and more »

Mattis: North Korea's behavior 'very reckless' and has 'got to be stopped' - Business Insider

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon pose for a handshake in US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Britain's defense secretary, Michael Fallon, before their meeting in London. Thomson Reuters LONDON — US ...and more »

US Defense Secretary Mattis: North Korea has 'got to be stopped' - Deutsche Welle

In London, the US defense secretary also underlined the threat posed by Iran and expressed concern about Russia's ties to the Taliban. Mattis hedged over whether the Kremlin is actually arming the Taliban. Nordkorea Raketentest bei Hwasong (Reuters ...and more »

US Defense Secretary Mattis: Russia's actions in Afghanistan are a concern - CNBC

Defence Minister James Mattis addresses the press during a NATO defence ministers' meetings at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 15, 2017. The United States is concerned about Russia's presence in Afghanistan and its interactions with ...and more »