James Mattis, Defense

James Mattis, Secretary of Defense

Retired USMC General, US Joint Forces Command 2007-2010 with NATO 2007-2009, US Central Command of Mid East, NE Africa & Central Asia  2010-2013


Mattis: ‘Climate Change Is Impacting Stability,’ Could Threaten Ops: ““Climate change is impacting stability in areas of the world where our troops are operating today,” Mattis wrote in unpublished testimony, provided to senators after his confirmation hearing and reported by ProPublica Tuesday. “The effects of a changing climate — such as increased maritime access to the Arctic, rising sea levels, desertification, among others — impact our security situation,” Mattis wrote.” TaskAndPurpose.com