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Mattis: ‘If we did not have NATO today we would need to create it.’

“Don’t buy their propaganda of ‘retaliation’ for Western strikes in Syria. The jihadist group has larger ambitions in Germany and France.”

"How is a military built around 12-month rotations able to retain knowledge about the local area and build relationships overseas?"

“Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is facing an open revolt in his own ranks.”

“The outgoing Joint Chiefs chairman bids farewell to an alliance beset by crises.”