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China’s Most Powerful General, a Xi Jinping Henchman, Meets Mattis

BEIJING—Gen. Xu Qilian is China's most powerful military boss and as vice chairman of the all-powerful Central Military Commission was the last meeting for Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during a two-day visit to China last week. Xu greeted Mattis warmly at the ceremonial Chinese Defense Ministry building known as Bayi. The general showed little emotion and few clues to the growing tensions with the United States over Beijing's buildup of missiles on disputed islands in the South China Sea. The post China’s Most Powerful General, a Xi Jinping Henchman, Meets Mattis appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

July 2, 2018

Mattis Heads to China for Strategic Talks with PLA

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will make his first visit to China this week for talks with Chinese military leaders amid growing tensions over China's militarization of islands in the South China Sea. The post Mattis Heads to China for Strategic Talks with PLA appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

June 25, 2018

Mattis Goes to Asia for First Visit to China

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived here Sunday for the start of a six-day visit to Asia that will include talks in China amid heightened tensions with Beijing. The post Mattis Goes to Asia for First Visit to China appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

June 24, 2018

Inside the Ring: Mattis on Strategy

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the recently completed U.S. defense strategy, the first in 10 years, will be used to guide the revamping of the military during the Trump administration. The post Inside the Ring: Mattis on Strategy appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 17, 2018

New Evidence of Iran Nuclear Arms Program Likely to Doom Obama-Era Deal

President Trump, backed by a new hardline national security team along with new evidence uncovered by Israel, is likely to end U.S. participation in the controversial 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The post New Evidence of Iran Nuclear Arms Program Likely to Doom Obama-Era Deal appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

May 2, 2018

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