Joint Press Conference: Aussie and US Ministerial

07/31/2018
Secretary Pompeo holds a joint press availability with Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, and Australian Minister of Defense Marisa Payne, in Palo Alto, California. PALO ALTO, CA, UNITED STATES 07.24.2018  U.S. Department of State According to an article published on the Australian Department of Defence…

US Sec Def and ROK Minister of Defense Press Conference

02/04/2017
02/04/2017: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and ROK minister of National defense Han, Minkoo give remarks during Sec. Mattis' first visit to the ROK since appointment as SECDEF. The press conference was held at the ROK ministry of national defense in Seoul, Korea. Video by Sgt. Ryan Sharp :American Forces Network…

Secretary Panetta on the Pacific and The Threat of the Hollow Force

10/29/2011
10/29/2011 In his recent speech in South Korea, the Sec Def made a powerful case for centrality of the Pacific and of coalitions and the danger of a hollow force.  In a recent open letter to the Secretary, we provided some ideas of how to avoid the hollow force and to…