James Mattis Quotes
When you’re in operations, the best thing you can do at the top level is get the strategy right. You have to get the big ideas right, you have to determine what is the policy, what is the level of effort you’re willing to commit to it? And then you delegate to those who have to execute that strategy to the appropriate level. What’s the appropriate level? It’s the level where people are trained and equipped to take decisions so we move swiftly against the enemy.
The importance of strengthening Euro-Atlantic security: the growing dangers pile pressure on our rules-based international system, so we need to do more to strengthen NATO, the bedrock of our defense – not just upping spending, but making the alliance more agile and more capable of tackling dangers from all directions.