Monday, May 29, 2017

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis: 'No Doubt' U.S. Is Committed To NATO Countries

Defense Secretary James Mattis on "Face the Nation," May 28, 2017

CBS: Mattis says there is “no doubt” U.S. is committed to NATO countries

There is "no doubt" the United States is committed to its fellow NATO member countries, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said in an interview with "Face the Nation" on Saturday.

During the campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump called NATO "obsolete," saying in a Washington Post interview that while NATO was a good concept, "it is not as good as it was when it first evolved." After taking office, President Trump changed his position following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. He said during a press conference last month that NATO is "no longer obsolete."

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1 comment:

Jay Farquharson said...


Who you gonna believe, Trump or Tillerson?