James Mattis

Just Issue The Order Mr. President

We applaud President Trump for making his decision ending Obama's military transgender policies, but it is clear that the Pentagon is not going to move until it gets an order from the White House.

Next Step: Formally Revoke Obama-Era Military Transgender Policy Directives

The next step is to formalize what the Commander-in-Chief announced on July 26.  The Pentagon must formally revoke expendable Obama-era administrative directives, which were written in consultation with LGBT activist groups.

Trump’s Quiet Live-Fire Confrontation With Iran

U.S. forces have opened fire on Iranian-backed forces in Syria at least three times since May. Three of the incidents took place at al-Tanf, a remote desert outpost near the point where the Syrian, Iraqi and Jordanian borders meet.

Is The Pentagon Finally Listening To Conservatives On LGBT Issues?

Secretary James Mattis has quietly squelched (at least temporarily) the Obama plan to enlist transgender recruits into the United States military services. However, the question remains whether Mattis plans to kill Obama’s plan or to eventually let it become Pentagon policy.