EghtesadOnline: The presidency of Donald Trump has lurched from crisis to crisis since he took office less than two years ago, but Thursday was a landmark day of chaos that appeared to test the resolve of even senior Republican backers in Washington.
EghtesadOnline: A senior Iranian commander has dismissed the Pentagon chief's call for regime change in the Islamic Republic as a "ridiculous dream", saying Iran would respond to US officials' nonsensical talks.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Foreign Ministry official rejected US Defense Secretary James Mattis’ baseless and unconsidered remarks, adding that US policy of supporting Zionist regime’s state terrorist and also terrorism nurturing regimes is the root cause of terrorism and extremism in the region.
EghtesadOnline: The first question asked of U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis at a Singapore security conference this weekend began just by thanking him for taking the job. It was a compliment meant for Mattis, but not his boss.
EghtesadOnline: Making division among Muslim countries were among US strategic goals focused on creating fabricated threats to plunder the capitals of regional countries, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi insisted.
EghtesadOnline: The fight against Islamic State has shifted to “annihilation tactics” to stop potential terrorists who’ve flocked to places such as Iraq and Syria from returning to their home countries to wreak havoc, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.
EghtesadOnline; President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. to ramp up its campaign against Islamic State with an “annihilation” campaign to surround and kill terrorists rather than chasing them out of territory in Iraq and Syria, his defense chief said.
EghtesadOnline: Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a U.S.-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
EghtesadOnline: The top U.S. diplomat and the Pentagon’s chief stressed the importance of NATO and criticized Russia for aggression and meddling in other countries’ affairs, easing European allies’ concerns about President Donald Trump’s commitment to trans-Atlantic security.
EghtesadOnline: Diplomatic efforts should be exhausted to resolve the South China Sea dispute, said U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, weeks after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to advocate a tougher stance.