Mark Esper spoke with Saudi, Iraqi leaders about attack on Saudi oil supply

U.S. Protection Secretary Mark Esper Christian Hartmann | Reuters Protection Secretary Mark Esper stated Monday that he had spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Iraq’s minister of protection in regards to the drone assault on Saudi Arabia’s oil provide over the weekend. Esper additionally stated on Twitter that President Donald Trump had […]

US troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq, defense chief Esper says

All U.S. troops leaving Syria as a part of the withdrawal plan lately introduced by President Trump will be stationed in western Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper stated Saturday. In addition, the U.S. army will proceed its efforts to stop a resurgence by Islamic State group (ISIS) terrorists, he stated. “Things could change between now […]

Mark Esper removes himself from JEDI cloud contract review, citing son’s job

Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of Defense, attends a welcoming ceremony for joint chiefs of employees Chairman Mark Milley at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia. Chris Kleponis | Bloomberg | Getty Images Defense Secretary Mark Esper is eradicating himself the evaluation course of for the Pentagon’s profitable JEDI cloud-computing contract because of his son’s employment at […]

Pentagon’s Mark Esper says South Korea should pay more for US troops

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper (L) attends a gathering with South Korean Defence Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo (R) in Seoul on November 15, 2019. Chung Sung-Jun | AFP | Getty Images U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the price of stationing U.S. troops within the nation and […]