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James Mattis

Of Hubris and Humility

Christopher Holshek | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

Humility is an act of strength, not a sign of weakness, because it reflects confidence in the future more than a fear enslaved by the past. Isn't that, after all, what America should be most about? And if humility was good enough for Jesus, as the Pope is helping us to remember, then shouldn't it also be good enough for us?

Iran Sanctions Not Working, Top U.S. Commander Says

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration program of sanctions and diplomatic efforts to stop Iran from gaining nuclear capabilities is not working...

Pakistan Commission Calls For End To U.S. Drone Attacks

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani parliamentary commission demanded Tuesday an end to American drone attacks inside the country and an apology for deadly ...

U.S. Suspects NATO Forces Were Lured Into Deadly Pakistan Raid

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 01.28.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration scrambled diplomatically Tuesday to repair the damage caused by a NATO air assault that killed 24 Pakistan...

Military Launches Probe Into Afghanistan Helicopter Crash That Killed 30 U.S. Troops

AP | PAULINE JELINEK and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The military has opened an investigation into Saturday's devastating helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan that killed 30 U.S. tr...

Self-Immolation Remains Common Among Afghan Women

The Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today's AfPak round-up: Self-immolation remains common among Afghan women. Observers disagree over why Afghan women attempt to take their own lives b...

James Mattis Picked To Replace David Petraeus At U.S. Central Command

AP | ANNE GEARAN and ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis has been picked to take over U.S. Central Command, the Pentagon announced on Thursday. Mattis would...