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Mattis outlines strategic hazards facing next Pentagon chief

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https://www.apnews.com/b3dc090941304e5d90d986662139e58b

WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary resignation letter that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis handed to a surprised President Donald Trump was not just a product of two years of accumulating frustration with an impulsive boss, but an outline of the strategic hazards facing the next Pentagon chief.

Mattis, who was quietly back at work Friday while stunned Pentagon staff soldiered on around him, implicitly warned in his letter to the president of the threat to the U.S. from allowing alliances to fray and of the risk that disrespecting allies will undermine U.S. credibility.
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Trump's ill-informed decision on Syria is destroying the U.S.'s credibility among our allies & setting the stage for further destabilization & carnage in the MidEast. My hat is off to Mattis for having the courage to stick it to President KnowNothing.
 

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I wonder how many of our Syrian Kurd allies slaughtered by Erdogan it will take before the GOP Congress finally says "enough".
 
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