Pictured left to right, General John Keane, General Jim Mattis and Senator Tom Cotton.  Photos | Associated Press | MintPress News.
Out of the Frying Pan

Both Leading Candidates to Replace Mattis are Maximum War Hawks

While “Mad Dog” Mattis was by no means a “hero,” it is almost a given that his replacement will be far more pro-war and pro-intervention than the outgoing secretary of defense.