- Mattis becomes latest high-profile Trump official to depart
- Decision comes a day after Trump announces Syria pullout
James Mattis has resigned as US defence secretary, pointing to differences with Donald Trump over the treatment of allies and the US approach to “malign actors and strategic competitors” on the world stage.
My views on treating allies with respect and being clear-eyed about malign actors and competitors are strongly held
Link : Defense secretary James Mattis resigns and points to differences with Trump