James Mattis

Type: Person
Name: James Mattis
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Arming 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels Is Questionable

Sep. 22, 2014Heeding the call to do something about ISIL, Congress passed and Barack Obama signed a measure approving weapons and training for “moderate” Syrian rebels. These moderates are ostensibly fighting against the new Islamic upstarts but are also ... [Published The Patriot Post - 21 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Who Wants War?

Some pundits are saying that President Obama has been floundering in his response to the ISIS crisis because public opinion polls show most Americans don't want another war.In all my 84 years, I cannot recall a time when most Americans wanted war. That ... [Published Creators.Com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

New nonprofit seeks to cut off funding for extremist groups

"This is a problem that can't be attacked by government alone. ... The private sector not only...A new nonprofit that was established Monday seeks to "name and shame" the sources of financing for Islamist extremist groups and bring public pressure to ... [Published Washington Examiner - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Former Head of Marine Corps: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doesn't Have a Snowball's Chance in Hell

As President Obama continues to openly state U.S. ground troops on Iraq to combat terror army ISIS are not an option, a number of top military commanders have openly criticized or questioned his strategy, both in the press and in congressional testimony ... [Published Town Hall - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

US military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region's web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad : in the future, US forces may be needed on the front lines.President ... [Published DNA India - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight

WASHINGTON - As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region’s web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad: in the future, U.S. forces may be needed on the ... [Published Today Online - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rift widens between Obama, US military over strategy to fight Islamic State

Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship . Even as the administration has received ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

“Threat of the Islamic State”: US Generals Challenge Obama on Ground Troops in Iraq, Syria

The accelerating drive to a new US war in the Middle East, extending from Iraq to Syria and potentially beyond, has laid bare a stark contradiction between President Barack Obama’s public rejection of any US “boots on the ground” and increasingly assertive ... [Published Global Research - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

Heres a New Way for Obama to Talk About Confronting ISIS

The Atlantic Saturday 20th September, 2014U.S. soldiers in Iraq in 2008, using their boots (Reuters ) A president is axiomatically having a bad week when his understanding of warfare is criticized, in public, by the most revered living Marine general. ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Fmr Clinton CIA Chief: 'Big Mistake' to Rule Out Boots on the Ground

James Woolsey, who served as CIA Director during part of the Clinton administration, criticized the Obama administration for ruling out the use of combat troops to fight ISIS because of an obsession with the “narrative” that terrorism is no longer a threat ... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 12 reports

White House, military divided on use of troops against Islamic State

WASHINGTON — Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Barack Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship.Even as the administration ... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Obama given green light to battle ISIS in renewed war on terrorism

Congress gave final permission Thursday for the Pentagon to train and arm Syrian rebels, approving part of President Obama’s war plans before fleeing Washington for a two-month break, leaving the White House free rein to fight a war against the Islamic ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 19 2014]

Quotes

...remain our enemy," the former head of the U S military's Central Command, retired General James Mattis, told a congressional hearing last week. "there may be ways that we can work in parallel. but i'd be very cautious and have very modest expectations."
Retired Marine Corps General James Mattis said: "no war is over until the enemy says it's over. we may think it's over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote."
"you just don't take anything off the table, up front, which apparently the administration has tried to do" Mattis told a hearing held by the House Intelligence Committee on Sept. 18

More Content

All (123) | News (74) | Reports (0) | Blogs (49) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
U.S., Iran seek common ground against militants... [Published AlertNet - 7 hours ago]
Who Wants War? [Published Creators.Com - 17 hours ago]
New nonprofit seeks to cut off funding for extr... [Published Washington Examiner - 19 hours ago]
Arming 'Moderate' Syrian Rebels Is Questionable [Published The Patriot Post - 21 hours ago]
Former Head of Marine Corps: Obama's ISIS Strat... [Published Town Hall - Sep 22 2014]
US military struggles to preserve options in Is... [Published DNA India - Sep 22 2014]
U.S. military struggles to preserve options in ... [Published Today Online - Sep 21 2014]
U.S. military struggles to preserve options in ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 21 2014]
Rift widens between Obama, US military over str... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 21 2014]
Ex-Marine General Says Obama’s ISIS Policy Is F... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 21 2014]
“Threat of the Islamic State”: US Generals Chal... [Published Global Research - Sep 21 2014]
Shadow General Could Decide Obama's War [Published Daily Beast - Sep 21 2014]
Tensions Rise About IS Strategy [Published World Jewish Daily - Sep 20 2014]
Heres a New Way for Obama to Talk About Confron... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 20 2014]
Skepticism grows over Obama’s ‘no boots on the ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 20 2014]
Obama's Two Previous Defense Secretaries Are Cr... [Published Business Insider - Sep 20 2014]
ALLARD: The error of relying on air power [Published Washington Times - Sep 20 2014]
Editorial: Obama Battles His Generals On War St... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 20 2014]
Notable & Quotable: Mattis on Fighting ISIS [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 20 2014]
US Cong votes to arm Syrian rebels against ISIS [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Sep 19 2014]
Fmr Clinton CIA Chief: 'Big Mistake' to Rule Ou... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 19 2014]
Fmr Clinton CIA Chief: 'Big Mistake' to Rule Ou... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
Here Is a New Way for Obama to Talk About Confr... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 19 2014]
Rift widens between Obama, military over ISIS s... [Published WorldNetDaily - Sep 19 2014]
Political promises against ground troops clash ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 19 2014]
And the kindara drops [Published Examiner.com - Sep 19 2014]
Part One: As US Talks About Developing an Int'l... [Published Breitbart.com - Sep 19 2014]
War on ISIL benefits US contractors [Published Press tv - Sep 19 2014]
Generals and President divided on use of “boots... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Sep 19 2014]
Taking back Mosul: The next, ‘much harder’ phas... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
1 2 3 4 5
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Rift widens between Obama, US military over str... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 21 2014]
Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship . Even as the administration has received ...
Fmr Clinton CIA Chief: 'Big Mistake' to Rule Ou... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 19 2014]
James Woolsey, who served as CIA Director during part of the Clinton administration, criticized the Obama administration for ruling out the use of combat troops to fight ISIS because of an obsession with the “narrative” that terrorism is no longer ...
Generals and President divided on use of “boots... [Published This ain't Hell, but you can see it from here - Sep 19 2014]
In the Washington Post, by way of the Stars & Stripes, they describe the tug-of-war between the White House and the Pentagon over the use of troops in Iraq; [A] series of military leaders have criticized the president’s approach against the Islamic State ...
Taking back Mosul: The next, ‘much harder’ phas... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 19 2014]
WASHINGTON – The U.S. air campaign to thwart the advance of fighters from the Islamic State has been the easy part of President Barack Obama’s strategy in Iraq and Syria. Soon begins the next and much harder phase: rolling back their gains in Mosul, ...
Part One: As US Talks About Developing an Int'l... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 18 2014]
Even before Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey testified Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee that limited use of US ground forces could prove necessary in the US lead fight against ISIS terrorist forces in Iraq and Syria, some of ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.