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US defense chief Mattis says Trump is '100 percent' with him

Oct 16, 2018 - 10:45 PM

The US defense secretary Jim Mattis says President Trump assured him of full support

JAMES MATTIS. US Defence Secretary James Mattis walks to the rosthrum to delivers his speech during the first plenary session of the 17th Asian Security Summit of the IISS ShangriLa Dialogue in Singapore on June 2, 2018. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Mattis says PH troops upheld human rights in Marawi

Oct 25, 2017 - 9:09 PM

'That's really a statement about the Philippine military that they could set a human rights condition in the midst of that awful fight in the way they did,' says the US defense secretary

PARTNERS. US Defense Secretary James Mattis (left) and President Rodrigo Duterte during the 11th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) and 4th ADMM-Plus, in Clark, Pampanga. Photo by Dondi Tawatao/AFP