At a meeting of NATO members in Brussels Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis ruled out any military collaboration between the United States and Russia because current conditions are not ideal.
“We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level,” Mattis said at a news conference at NATO headquarters. “But our political leaders will engage and try to find common ground.”
Relations between the two countries have reached their lowest point since the Cold War because of Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s U.S. elections and its continued aggressive actions in Ukraine.
Mattis said before any military …read more