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Ret. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis Joins Hoover Institution

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis has joined the Hoover Institution as a full-time Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, where he will focus on national security and foreign policy issues. The nearly four-decade military veteran most recently served as commanding general of U.S. Central Command, where he led the wars …

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Mattis Appears before Senate in Confirmation Hearing

Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis yesterday appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to head U.S. Central Command. Mattis, who was nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, explained the need for continued military, civilian and regional cooperation to successfully drive …

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Gates Recommends Mattis as Commander of U.S. Central Command

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates announced yesterday his recommendation for Marine Corps Gen. James N. Mattis as next commander of U.S. Central Command. Mattis is currently commander of U.S. Joint Forces Command and, if confirmed, will succeed Army Gen. David H. Patraeus, who is now commander of U.S. and NATO …

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