Secretary of Defense Mattis: What’s With the Flip-Flops?

Also read:  Has Trump Kept His Word on Radical Islam? The Nikki Haley Report Card   When President Trump chose Marine Corps General Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis as his Secretary of Defense, the cheers could be heard from the moon. There was bipartisan praise; social media accounts lit up with his badass quotes and he gave foes of Islamism and Iran plenty to cheer about. Since then, Mattis’ record has been mixed. At times, we’re left wondering if President Trump accidentally appointed a alien version of Mattis.   Islamism In 2015, Mattis said to Congress, “The fundamental question I believe…
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Gen. Mattis Withdraws Pro-Brotherhood Pick

Gen. Mattis Withdraws Pro-Brotherhood Pick

Secretary of Defense General Mattis has withdrawn his choice for the top civilian position in the Defense Department, Anne Patterson, after she was criticized from multiple angles, chiefly because of her coziness with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. But the question remains: Why pick her in the first place? In addition, we’re learning of several other questionable holdovers from the Obama Administration remaining in the Trump Administration (so far, it’s still early). Mattis is an enemy of Islamism, the Muslim Brotherhood and the Iranian regime. That’s what made his choice of Patterson, former President Obama’s ambassador to Egypt -- best known…
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