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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis today launched a full-throated attack on looming across-the-board spending cuts during a budget hearing on Capitol Hill.

The secretary sat down today for his first television interview with Face the Nation. He spoke about the threats facing the United States and the department’s response to those threats.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis spoke yesterday morning at the U.S. Military Academy graduation and commissioning.

President Donald J. Trump called for NATO member nations to step up and pay their “fair share” of defense spending in the fight against global terrorism.

"The U.S.-led coalition against ISIS will continue to build on the progress made to date to accelerate the campaign to annihilate the vicious group wherever it tries to form."

No one is satisfied with a stalemate in Afghanistan and NATO defense chiefs in Brussels examined proposals that would increase the number of NATO and partner troops in the country.