james mattis
Aug 2018

ROK-US teamwork

Pentagon may be restricting reporters over coverage

Taylor Millard Aug 16, 2018 2:41 PM


Jul 2018
Apr 2018

“My direction to the chairman was for the force, then, to be annihilated. And it was.”

Graham: Trump didn’t go nearly far enough in Syria

Ed Morrissey Apr 16, 2018 6:41 PM

“Missed opportunity. Didn’t lay a glove on Assad’s capabilities to wage war.”

The end of catch and release for illegal aliens?

Jazz Shaw Apr 07, 2018 8:31 AM

Zero tolerance, but it would be expensive

Mar 2018

“Being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

Sep 2017

Lighting a fuse or putting out a fire?

“We again are mindful and resolute that [the victims’] deaths, like their lives, shall have meaning.”

Aug 2017

So the transgender military ban is on hold, but…

Jazz Shaw Aug 30, 2017 12:01 PM

For how long?

US “does not, and will not” accept Crimea seizure.

“We need to get to the bottom this, so let’s get to it.”

Obama DHS Secretary to Kelly, Mattis: Don’t move

Ed Morrissey Aug 20, 2017 2:01 PM

“Right the ship.”

“If they do that, then it’s game on.”

Mattis: Hey, don’t forget that war is hell, okay?

Ed Morrissey Aug 11, 2017 4:01 PM

Back channels?

Time jinxes Kelly: “Trump’s last best hope”

Ed Morrissey Aug 10, 2017 8:41 AM

Call of Duty: Infinite Infighting.

Jul 2017

Navy: Nothing’s changed here.

“Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory…”

Third time’s the charm?

“Generally speaking, just because someone disagrees with you doesn’t make them crazy or evil.”

Jun 2017

Rocking the boat majorly

Still not pretty no matter how you slice it

So I take it you’d rather Trump do it himself?

May 2017

Yea, but it depends which war

Ready to move in June?

Apr 2017

Beware when the general smiles like that.

Feb 2017

“It is time for actions, not words.”

Mattis to Iraq: We’ll pay for our oil

Ed Morrissey Feb 20, 2017 10:01 AM

“We’re not in Iraq to seize anybody’s oil.”

FP: Harward offered nat-sec job, but still deciding

Ed Morrissey Feb 15, 2017 12:31 PM

Big changes ahead … if he takes it.

Pence taking control?

Jan 2017

“Mattis was approved by a vote of 98-1.”

Hasn’t exactly been a fan…

Dec 2016

Remember when Obama had three generals on his team?

Larry O'Connor Dec 09, 2016 8:01 AM

What can you do with a general?

Panetta: Give Mattis the waiver

Ed Morrissey Dec 06, 2016 12:01 PM


May 2016
Apr 2016
Mar 2016

The Outsider Fallacy, and the hair of the dog

Ed Morrissey Mar 29, 2016 8:41 PM

Mattis won’t solve the GOP’s problems.