President Trump appoints Patrick Shanahan acting Defense Secretary

US President Donald Trump said Sunday that US Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan will become acting Secretary of Defense starting from 1 January 2019. He takes over from James Mattis who resigned this week over disagreements with the president.

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  • Dec 23, 2018 @ 22:08 at 22:08
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    Is Mattis moving on to head the military tribunals?

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  • Dec 23, 2018 @ 22:43 at 22:43
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    In is now the turn of the president Abbas to announce a full withdrawal of Palestinians from Judea and Samaria, in order to capture the attention of the press and talk all over the World, and to exceed the fame of his predecessor Yasser Arafat, him too a Palestinian with an Olympic black medal obtained in 1972.

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    • Dec 24, 2018 @ 0:37 at 0:37
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      Exactly. But of course Arafat, who never lost an opportunity to lose an opportunity for peace, was born in Egypt. Yet another Palestinian who wasn’t born in the Levant.

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