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  1. Protesters face off with riot police at the entrance to a village in Yuen Long on Jul 27, 2019

    US should side with Hong Kong protesters: Former defence chief Mattis

  2. Acting US Defence Secretary Mark Esper

    Esper formally nominated to be US defence secretary

  3. FILE PHOTO:  Former U.S. Senator Senator Jim Webb speaks during a news conference

    Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defence secretary - NYT

    The Trump administration is considering Jim Webb, a former Democratic senator who also served as Navy secretary under Republican President Ronald ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Defense Secretary James Mattis welcomes Chinese Minister of National Defense Gen. Wei F

    As Mattis exits, he tells US military to keep 'faith in our country'

    Defence Secretary Jim Mattis gave his farewell message to the U.S. armed forces on Monday, telling them to "keep the faith in our country" and ...
  5. US President Donald Trump announced Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan (R) would step in

    Commentary: Trump's Syria withdrawal - right idea, just wrong time

    With the arrival of a new Congress in January, American domestic politics is likely to become even more turbulent - and might spill into the realm ...
  6. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the news media

    Commentary: A more volatile, dangerous world - when Jim Mattis leaves as US Defence Secretary

    Any appointee will have to embrace a Trumpian worldview that is more isolationist and sometimes more reactionary than much of the US national ...
  7. US troops Iraq

    Order for US military withdrawal from Syria signed: Pentagon

  8. Patrick Shanahan

    Trump to replace defence chief Mattis with deputy Shanahan

  9. FILE PHOTO:  U.S. President Trump holds cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington

    Trump, annoyed by resignation letter, pushes out Mattis early

    U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce that Deputy Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan will take over from Jim Mattis as acting ...
  10. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of Defence Mattis gives a news conference after a NATO defence ministers

    Commentary: Last man standing Jim Mattis exits Trump's 'axis of adults'

    Military figures obey orders, and do not resign in US politics, but Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is unlike others, says Financial Times' Edward Luce.