Article about how Sec. of Defense Mattis gave the order to kill a a bunch of Russians mercenaries in Syria. Tough action like this is probably what makes NK this twice about playing Trump over de-nuking the peninsula…
“Mattis: You’re Darned Right I Ordered The Code Red On Russian Mercenaries”
"Pompeo went on to list all the actions the Trump administration has taken against Russia, including confirming that U.S. forces killed over a hundred Russians in Syria.
“But it hasn’t just been sanctions. The largest expulsion, 60 folks, was from this administration. This administration announced a nuclear posture review that has put Russia on notice that we’re going to recapitalize our deterrent force. In Syria, now a handful of weeks ago, the Russians met their match and a couple hundred Russias were killed.”
Back in February, dozens of Russian mercenaries killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria have been reported to be part of a secret Kremlin-backed private military company, according to U.S. and Ukrainian officials."