James Mattis, The Warrior Monk, The Next Secretary of Defense

Posted: December 2, 2016 in FRONT PAGE


bb677f2dfdd71b3c128c28014b106893MATTIS: “There is one way to have a short but exciting conversation with me, and that is to move too slow. Gentlemen, this is not a marathon, this is a sprint.

In about a month, I am going to go forward of our Marines up to the border between Iraq and Kuwait. And when I get there, one of two things is going to happen:

Either the commander of the (IRAQI) Fifty-First Mechanized Division is going to surrender his army in the field to me,

or he and all his guys are going to die.”




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