Pentagon To Allow Transgender Recruits

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rainbow flag with "LGBTs for TRUMP" written on it at a campaign rally in Greeley

‘Serious irreparable harms’

Trump Thanks Mattis For 'Knocking The Hell Out Of ISIS'

World | Saagar Enjeti
President Donald J. Trump swears in James Mattis as the 26th secretary of defense during a ceremony in the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

‘Of course, I made it possible’

Mattis Presses Pakistan To Stop Backing Terror Groups

World | Saagar Enjeti
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis meets with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during a visit to Islamabad, Pakistan on Dec. 4, 2017. Mattis is traveling to Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and Kuwait to re-affirm the enduring U.S. commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

‘Common ground’

Here's How Mattis Plans To Deal With Pakistani Support For Terror

World | Saagar Enjeti
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks with the media during a flight to Kuwait from Aqaba, Joran, Dec. 3, 2017. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

‘The first thing I’m going to do is do some listening’

Mattis: 'The Enemy Is Collapsing' Faster Than Media Predicted

Defense | Saagar Enjeti

‘I always stayed away from timelines’

Report: North Korean ICBM May Be Able To Strike Anywhere In The US

World | Ryan Pickrell
The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen during its test launch in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang, July, 4 2017. (Photo: KCNA/via REUTERS)

Washington, D.C., within striking range

JUDGE: Trump Can't Halt Funding For Military Sex Change Surgeries

Politics | Saagar Enjeti
gay pride flag Shutterstock/iri Flogel

‘Already suffering harmful consequences’

First US Soldier Gets Sex Reassignment Surgery On Pentagon's Dime

Defense | Grace Carr
Italian instructors in western Afghanistan have been using the relatively quiet winter to bolster Afghan troops against the Taliban. Under the banner of NATO's Resolute Support mission, Italian forces at Camp Arena in Herat province are racing the coming spring to give their Afghan counterparts a fighting chance. (PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/AREF KARIMI)

A far cry from Trump’s transgender ban

A Veteran Turned Around At Arlington Cemetery And That's When He Saw Jim Mattis

World | Saagar Enjeti
Section 54 at Arlington National Cemetery, July 29, 2014. US Army Flickr Photo by Melissa Bohan

‘The Warrior Monk smiled sadly’

Mattis, Tillerson Tell Congress To Leave 2001 War Authorization Alone

National Security | Will Racke
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testify about authorizations for the use of military force before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. October 30, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Remain a sound basis for ongoing operations’

Here's What Mattis Had To Say At Kim Jong Un's Doorstep

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Defence Minister James N. Mattis is seen during a press conference before the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan at the George C. Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

US isn’t looking for a fight, but we’re ready for one

There's Something Fishy About The 4 Green Berets Killed In Niger

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Special Forces Green Beret soldiers from each of the Army’s seven Special Forces Groups stand silent watch during the wreath-laying ceremony at the grave of President John F. Kennedy, Nov. 17, 2011, at Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony marked a time-honored tradition to honor Kennedy for his support and advocacy of the soldiers who would be known simply as “Green Berets.” (US Army/Flickr)

Anonymously sourced accounts indicate

Mattis May Have Made His Toughest Political Call Yet

Defense | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis gestures to the media at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2017. (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)

‘I must be able to eliminate excess infrastructure’

Hillary Clinton Goes Abroad -- Tells Everyone Congress Is Working To Undermine Trump

Politics | David Krayden
Former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton speaks during an interview with Mariella Frostrup at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in Cheltenham, Britain October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

‘…members of Congress on both sides are trying to work out how they can contain [Trump].’

The Liberal Media Has Lost Its Way And Sense Of Humor

Opinion | David Krayden

When you’re engaged in a virtual coup d’état, there is little room for levity.

Mattis Says NBC Report On Trump Is 'Absolutely False'

Politics | Ryan Pickrell
FILE PHOTO: U.S. Defence Minister James N. Mattis is seen during a press conference before the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan at the George C. Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo

‘It is frankly disgusting’

Trump Reminds Everyone He's Calling The Shots On North Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘My attitude is the one that matters’

Top General On North Korea: 'We Pray For Peace' But 'Prepare For War'

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
Multiple DPRK rocket launchers are seen being fired during a military drill at an unknown location, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 25, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA

‘Do not ignore their words when their words are combined with capability’