Readout of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Meetings with Israeli Leadership

Today in DoDResourcesContractsFAQsContact DoDPrivacy & SecurityLinks DisclaimerInspector GeneralSection 508Imagery UseFOIANo FEAR ActWeb PolicyPlain Writing ActOpen GOVStrategic PlanSmall Business ActSite MapToday in DoDResourcesContractsFAQsContact DoDPentagon Spokesman Eric Pahon provided the following readout:   Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met today with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, and Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman.   The secretary reaffirmed the United States’ unwavering commitment to Israel’s security and … [Continue reading]

Immigrant joins Air Force to give back

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) — (This feature is part of the “Through Airmen’s Eyes” series on AF.mil. These stories focus on a single Airman, highlighting the Air Force story.)People have many reasons for joining the military. Some might join to follow a family tradition of military service, while others might join to see the world. Whatever the reason is, people enlist in the military to change their lives and to become a part of something greater than themselves. One Airman here has a particularly unique reason for joining the military: he wants to give back to the country … [Continue reading]

Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman

 Pentagon Spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout:   Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met today with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman to discuss in detail the U.S.- Israeli defense relationship. Secretary Mattis welcomed Minister Lieberman to Washington for his first visit during his tenure.  He reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Israel’s security and qualitative military edge.  Minister Lieberman shared his perspective on the challenges and opportunities in the region following up on recent discussions between President Trump and Prime … [Continue reading]

Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Bilateral Meeting with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman

Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Cmdr. Sarah Higgins provided the following readout:   Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman on the margins of the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany. The secretary underscored the U.S. commitment to Israel’s security and its qualitative military edge. Secretary Mattis and Minister Lieberman discussed the Feb. 15 visit of Prime Minister Netanyahu to Washington, as well as other mutual defense and regional policy issues. They concluded the meeting agreeing to continue close collaboration and … [Continue reading]

PM Netanyahu Meets with British PM Theresa May

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Photo by Kobi Gideon, GPO    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at #10 Downing Street in London, met with British Prime Minister Theresa May and made the following remarks: "Thank you Prime Minister. Thank you for your warm welcome. I … [Continue reading]

PM Netanyahu’s Remarks at the Start of the Weekly Cabinet Meeting

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Photo by GPO  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting, made the following remarks: "We are at the start of a significant diplomatic period for the State of Israel. This afternoon I am leaving for Britain … [Continue reading]

PM Netanyahu’s Remarks upon Leaving for Britain

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Photo by Kobi Gideon, GPO     Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following remarks upon leaving for Britain where he will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May: "We are in a period of diplomatic opportunities and … [Continue reading]

Ukrainian President Poroshenko Calls PM Netanyahu

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 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The two leaders agreed to resume their efforts to further strengthen the friendship between Israel and Ukraine. Among other things, they discussed rescheduling the visit … [Continue reading]