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Feb 13, 2019
Acting Pentagon chief makes surprise Baghdad visit; trip comes after Donald Trump's comment on US troops draws flakActing Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan made an unannounced visit to the Iraqi capital for talks on the sensitive issue of a continued US troop presence after Washington withdraws from neighbouring Syria.
Dec 27, 2018
'It's time for us to start using our heads': Donald Trump defends Syria pullout during surprise visit to IraqWhile in Iraq, Trump indicated he would not rush to nominate a new secretary to replace Mattis, the first defence chief in decades to resign over policy differences with the president. Trump said Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, whom he named on Sunday to replace Mattis in an acting capacity starting on 1 January, "could be there for a long time."
Dec 24, 2018
Donald Trump pulls up Jim Mattis' last day in office; deputy Patrick Shanahan to take over as acting defense secretary on 1 JanJim Mattis resigned as the US Secretary of Defense on Thursday in protest over Donald Trump's decision to pull all US troops out of Syria.