Mark Esper

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Mark Esper said ( about President Trump ) : “I did know that following the president’s remarks on Monday evening that many of us were going to join President Trump and review the damage in Lafayette Park and at St John’s Episcopal Church,” “What I was not aware of was exactly where we were going when I arrived at the church and what the plans were once we got there” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The B-21 brings the ability to strike any target anywhere is the ultimate strategic deterrent and the B-21 Raider will bring that capability,” External link

foxnews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper observed : “Most believe that it was an accident” External link

globalresearch Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

naharnet-en Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

vietnamnews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Mr Trump ) : “I think a Biden administration will also see that Russia was responsible for essentially deteriorating the commitment, under the Open Skies Treaty and almost gave the Trump administration the ability to walk out because of Russia’s violations,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Estaremos com menos de 5.000 soldados antes do final de novembro" External link

uol Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper déclaré : «Nous descendons à un chiffre inférieur à 5000 avant la fin novembre» External link

24heures Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We're going down to a number less than 5,000 by the end of November. We need to brief Congress from what that looks like," External link

peopledaily Monday, August 10, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : “Alguns de nós especulamos com o que poderia ter acontecido, se um carregamento de armas do Hezbollah. Poderia o Hezbollah... Uma instalação onde se fabricavam armas? Quem sabe?” External link

sol Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “Most of the allies I’ve either spoken to, heard from or my staff has spoken to, see this as a good move. It will accomplish all of those objectives that have been laid out. And frankly look, we still have 24,000 plus troops in Germany, so it will still be the largest recipient of US troops. The bottom line is the border has shifted as the alliance has grown,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “the US should ensure that there is no terrorist threat against it when leaving Afghanistan,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “Most of the allies I’ve either spoken to, heard from or my staff has spoken to, see this as a good move. It will accomplish all of those objectives that have been laid out. And frankly look, we still have 24,000 plus troops in Germany, so it will still be the largest recipient of US troops. The bottom line is the border has shifted as the alliance has grown,” External link

rian-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper déclaré : "Nous passerons à un nombre inférieur à 5.000 d'ici la fin novembre. Nous devons présenter notre plan au Congrès" External link

french.china.org.cn Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

nna-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "the US should ensure that there is no terrorist threat against it when leaving Afghanistan," External link

aa-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "the US should ensure that there is no terrorist threat against it when leaving Afghanistan," External link

tribune Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We're going down to a number less than 5,000 by the end of November. We need to brief Congress from what that looks like," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "It's just devastating and I just mourn for the people," External link

foxnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I commented that it was looking more like an accident. And it's regrettable that some in the media ... [are] trying to draw divisions within the administration between maybe me and the president and others," "Simply not true. I mean, the fact of the matter is, it's a great tragedy. Under the president's leadership, we're going to do everything we can to help the Lebanese people and to do what's right" External link

foxnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're not looking for a conflict with China but we need to stand up for what's right. And the president has done this under his leadership. We're finally standing up for our economic interests, for human rights abroad, preserve our security interests in the region," External link

foxnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “General Brown, the lessons you learned and the experience you gained in each and every assignment will help you excel in this new role, I am sure,” “And I know you will do so while inspiring and leading our nation’s airmen” External link

sentinelsource Friday, August 7, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 7, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "Most believe that it was an accident as reported," External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper indiqué : "Quand vous prenez du recul et que vous regardez ce qui s'est passé, ce que vous verrez, c'est que nous conservons encore un peu plus de 24.000 soldats en Allemagne, ce qui est encore beaucoup et je pense encore plus que tout autre pays d'Europe. Nous souhaitons des forces supplémentaires en Pologne, et aussi des forces dans les Pays baltes. C'est pourquoi c'est une mesure stratégique qui renforce la dissuasion et rassure nos alliés" External link

deutschewelle-fr Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Ainda estamos coletando informações, mas a maioria das fontes nos levam a crer que foi um acidente" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Let’s be clear: I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe, Germany can and should pay more to its defense, It should certainly meet the 2 percent standard and I would argue go above and beyond that,” External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are now taking some actions... to strengthen our position at Deir Ezzor, to ensure that we can deny ISIS access to the oil fields” External link

aawsat Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We’re positioning ourselves to provide them with whatever assistance we can, humanitarian aid, medical supplies, you name it, to assist the people of Lebanon. It’s the right thing to do," External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "Most believe that it was an accident as reported," External link

RTERadio Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "That's the best way to push back against China and its bad behaviour in the Pacific. And I see that as another positive outcome, if you will, of us being unable to travel. We found new ways to communicate and to do it in a multilateral way, and I think we need to continue to advance that," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The China competition, by the way, is not limited to Indo PACOM, it is a global competition so we see them in all parts of the world. So it's multifaceted and it requires tough decisions and look, we are making those tough decisions as best we can," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

naharnet-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “That’s the best way to push back against China and its bad behaviour in the Pacific. And I see that as another positive outcome, if you will, of us being unable to travel. We found new ways to communicate and to do it in a multilateral way, and I think we need to continue to advance that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The China competition, by the way, is not limited to Indo PACOM, it is a global competition so we see them in all parts of the world. So it’s multifaceted and it requires tough decisions and look, we are making those tough decisions as best we can,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

usaToday Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Various United States headquarters will be consolidated in locations in Europe, outside of Germany, including in some cases, co-locating at the same locations as their NATO counterparts in Belgium and Italy,” “This will strengthen NATO and improve the operational efficiency and readiness of over 2,000 service members in these headquarters” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Estamos em contato com o governo libanês. Estamos nos posicionando para fornecer a eles qualquer assistência que pudermos, ajuda humanitária, suprimentos médicos, entre outros, para ajudar o povo do Líbano" External link

uol Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe that it was an accident as reported,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “As anyone can see, the repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift, wholly in line with the NDS, and consistent with other adjustments the United States has made within NATO in previous times,” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "most believe that it was an accident as reported," External link

politico Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most people think it’s an accident. That's all I can say on that,” External link

thenational Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper added : "We’re reaching out to the Lebanese government," "We’re positioning ourselves to provide them whatever assistance we can, humanitarian aid, medical supplies, you name it, to assist the people of Lebanon" External link

politico Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We mourn for the dozens, possibly hundreds of people killed and thousands more hurt,” “We’re positioning ourselves to provide whatever humanitarian assistance they need” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're positioning ourselves to provide them with whatever assistance we can, humanitarian aid, medical supplies, you name it, to assist the people of Lebanon. It's the right thing to do," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Most believe that it was an accident, as reported. And beyond that, I have nothing further report on. It's obviously a tragedy," External link

middleeasteye Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “struggling right now in a number of ways, and it’s a shame to see it happen,” “When you see the video, it’s just devastating” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m so pleased to have General Brown selected for Chief of Staff of the Air Force,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served,” “While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred and preventing similar tragedies in the future” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served,” “While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred and preventing similar tragedies in the future” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Specifically, it provides the required legal framework, infrastructure and equitable burden-sharing essential to deepening our defense cooperation," External link

unian-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Strategy ) : "Nuclear modernization is a department priority especially in our efforts to implement the National Defense Strategy. We have made great strides in ensuring the strength and reliability of our nation's nuclear deterrent. The ability to strike any target, anywhere is the ultimate strategic deterrent and the B-21 Raider will bring that capability," "I am thoroughly impressed by the dedication and progress across the B-21 Raider team" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “A grateful nation and the Department of Defense grieves the tragic loss of the Marines and Sailor lost in the amphibious assault vehicle accident … Our prayers and condolences are with the family and friends of these brave young men,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served,” “While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred, and preventing similar tragedies in the future” External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "A grateful nation and the Department of Defense grieves the tragic loss of the Marines and Sailor lost in the amphibious assault vehicle accident off the coast of San Clemente Island," External link

upi Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served," "While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred and preventing similar tragedies in the future" External link

upi Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The agreement allows for an increase in the permanent US rotational presence by about 1,000 people. They are added to the 4,500 US troops already deployed in Poland on a rotating basis ," External link

novinite Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Our presence in Poland, on NATO's eastern flank, will enhance our strategic and operational flexibility," External link

novinite Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “deterrence against Russia, strengthen NATO, reassure our allies, and our forward presence in Poland on NATO’s eastern flank will improve our strategic and operational flexibility,” External link

bloomberg Monday, August 3, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Our nation is safer, stronger and more secure due to their dedication to their fellow Americans,” External link

washtimes Monday, August 3, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece,” External link

GulfDailyNews Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "So we've got to be very careful in what we say and do, and we have to avoid — and certainly any type of release of classified information, or secure information," External link

gazette Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper warned : "Any transmission or communication of nonpublic information to the public or an unauthorized recipient is considered an unauthorized disclosure," External link

gazette Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously — as expeditiously as possible, consistent with the principles I set forth from the beginning, particularly being fair to and taking care of our service members and their families," External link

gazette Friday, July 31, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The option to use active duty forces in a law-enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 31, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I've issued no orders to withdraw forces from the Korean Peninsula," External link

koreatimes Friday, July 31, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

digitaljournal Friday, July 31, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO’s southeastern flank," External link

digitaljournal Friday, July 31, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece,” External link

taipeitimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "This is going to accomplish what the president said," External link

sentinelsource Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Together we share a common vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific where all nations, big and small, can enjoy the benefits of sovereignty; where free, fair, and reciprocal trade are the norm; where states adhere to international rules and norms; and where international disputes are resolved peacefully," External link

news18 Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We appreciate Australia's significant contributions to COVID-19 response efforts, and we spoke in detail about the Chinese Communist Party's destabilising activities and the fact that Beijing is increasingly resorting to coercion and intimidation to advance its strategic objectives at the expense of other nations," External link

news18 Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Together we share a common vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific where all nations, big and small, can enjoy the benefits of sovereignty; where free, fair, and reciprocal trade are the norm; where states adhere to international rules and norms; and where international disputes are resolved peacefully," External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We appreciate Australia's significant contributions to COVID-19 response efforts, and we spoke in detail about the Chinese Communist Party's destabilising activities and the fact that Beijing is increasingly resorting to coercion and intimidation to advance its strategic objectives at the expense of other nations," External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I am confident that the alliance will be all the better and stronger for it," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're moving forces out of central Europe, Germany, where they've been since the Cold War," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets those other objectives I outlined with regard to the strategic piece," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Together we share a common vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific where all nations, big and small, can enjoy the benefits of sovereignty; where free, fair, and reciprocal trade are the norm; where states adhere to international rules and norms; and where international disputes are resolved peacefully,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We appreciate Australia’s significant contributions to Covid-19 response efforts, and we spoke in detail about the Chinese Communist Party’s destabilising activities and the fact that Beijing is increasingly resorting to coercion and intimidation to advance its strategic objectives at the expense of other nations,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

hurriyetdailynews Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “There are or may be other opportunities as well to move additional forces into Poland and the Baltics,” External link

wishtv Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “As anyone can see, the repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift, wholly in line with the NDS, and consistent with other adjustments the United States has made within NATO in previous times,” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're moving forces out of central Europe, Germany, where they've been since the Cold War," External link

nzherald Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible" External link

chosun Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

japantoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Using active-duty forces in a direct civilian law enforcement role should remain a last resort, and exercised only in the most urgent and dire of situations,” External link

khou Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift, wholly in line with the NDS, and consistent with other adjustments the United States has made within NATO in previous times,” “These changes achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring Allies; and, improving U.S. strategic flexibility and EUCOM operational flexibility” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously as possible," External link

npr Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia, strengthening NATO, reassuring allies and improving U.S. strategic flexibility," External link

npr Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Let's be clear. I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe. Germany can and should pay more to its defense," "It should certainly meet the 2% standard, and I would argue go above and beyond that" External link

npr Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Various United States headquarters will be consolidated in locations in Europe, outside of Germany, including in some cases, co-locating at the same locations as their NATO counterparts in Belgium and Italy,” “This will strengthen NATO and improve the operational efficiency and readiness of over 2,000 service members in these headquarters” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We also plan on rotating the lead element of the Army’s newly established Fifth Corps headquarters to Poland,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Strategy ) : "One important initiative to advance the NDS [National Defense Strategy] has been to conduct a review of all the Combatant Commands to ensure a focus on NDS priorities," External link

upi Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "This includes optimizing our force presence worldwide; directing our time, money, and manpower toward our highest priorities; implementing our Immediate Response Force, Contingency Response Force, and Dynamic Force Employment enhanced readiness concepts; and, moving toward greater use of rotational forces from the United States to enhance our strategic flexibility and operational unpredictability," External link

upi Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper added : "There are, or may be, other opportunities as well, to move additional forces into Poland and the Baltics," External link

upi Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "hurt our nation's security, they undermine our troops, their safety, they affect our relations with other countries, they undermine our national policy," External link

politico Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible because of the importance it has to the [NATO] alliance and to deterring Russia" External link

polandsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the President said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

smh Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the President said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring Allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible because of the importance it has to the [NATO] alliance and to deterring Russia" External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the President said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “This is going to accomplish what the president said,” External link

latimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Germany can and should pay more to its defense,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The current EUCOM plan will reposition approximately 11,900 military personnel from Germany, from roughly 36,000 down to 24,000, in a manner that will strengthen NATO, enhance the deterrence of Russia, and meet the other principles I set forth,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper assuré : «Marre d’être des pigeons» External link

letemps Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “These changes will achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia, strengthening NATO, reassuring allies and improving U.S. strategic flexibility,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously as possible... particularly being fair to and taking care of our service members and their families," External link

upi Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously as possible, consistent with the principles I set forth from the beginning, particularly being fair to and taking care of our Service members and their families. We could see some moves begin within weeks; others will take longer” External link

armytechnology Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dit : "Cela va concrétiser ce que le président a dit au sujet de la réduction de notre présence en Europe et cela répond à ses autres objectifs que j'ai soulignés sur le plan stratégique" External link

msn-fr Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible because of the importance it has to the [NATO] alliance and to deterring Russia" External link

voanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Various United States headquarters will be consolidated in locations in Europe, outside of Germany, including in some cases, co-locating at the same locations as their NATO counterparts in Belgium and Italy,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We also plan on rotating the lead element of the Army’s newly established fifth corps headquarters to Poland,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “It is important to note that in NATO’s 71-year history, the size, composition, and disposition of U.S. forces in Europe has changed many times,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO’s southeastern flank," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift,” “These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO’s southeastern flank,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will achieve the core principles of enhancing the U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia, strengthening NATO, reassuring allies, and improving U.S. strategic flexibility and EUCOM (U.S. European Command) operational flexibility," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "It'll be a service responsibility to determine where they should go to enhance their readiness to make sure we have adequate housing and childcare and hospital care and all that for families," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Nearly 5,600 service members will be repositioned within NATO countries and approximately 6,400 will return to the United States, though many of these or similar units will begin conducting rotational deployments," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "This will strengthen NATO and improve the operational efficiency and readiness of over 2,000 service members in these headquarters," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe, Germany can and should pay more to its defense," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I've said that very publicly. I've said that very privately to my counterparts, as well about the importance of NATO, and the alliance, sharing the burden, so we can all deter Russia and avoid peace in Europe," "The President's directive in June accelerated that, and I think we are we are excited about where we're going and what it will mean in terms of our ability to enhance returns strengthen the alliance in the process," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dit : "Cela va concrétiser ce que le président a dit au sujet de la réduction de notre présence en Europe et cela répond à ses autres objectifs que j'ai soulignés sur le plan stratégique" External link

challenges Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current EUCOM [European Command] plan re-positions approximately 11,900 military personnel from Germany,” External link

almanar-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO?s southeastern flank," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

manilametro Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

JakartaPost Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

pulse Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper declarou : "Estes exercícios não só reforçam a interoperabilidade, mas também enviam uma mensagem clara a Pequim de que voaremos, navegaremos e operaremos onde o direito internacional permitir e defenderemos os direitos de nossos aliados e parceiros" External link

uol Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

voanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We applaud Australia for pushing back against the [China’s] brazen economic threats and coercive behavior,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper declarou : "Estes exercícios não só reforçam a interoperabilidade, mas também enviam uma mensagem clara a Pequim de que voaremos, navegaremos e operaremos onde o direito internacional permitir e defenderemos os direitos de nossos aliados e parceiros" External link

em Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

afp-en Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dijo : “Antes de fin de año, espero visitar China por primera vez en mi calidad de secretario de Defensa para mejorar la cooperación en áreas donde tenemos intereses comunes y establecer los sistemas de comunicación de crisis necesarios” External link

monumental Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper afirmó ( about la Union ) : "La opción de utilizar las fuerzas de servicio activo en una función de aplicación de la ley solo debe ser un último recurso y solo en situaciones más urgentes y graves" External link

teletica Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper pokračoval : "Potenciální soupeři se téměř určitě pokusí využít své účasti, aby prosadili svoje zájmy a vytvořili rozepře uvnitř NATO a Evropy," External link

ceskenoviny-en Monday, May 4, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Závislost na čínských dodavatelích by mohla učinit kritické systémy zranitelné vůči přerušením, manipulaci a špionáži. To by vystavilo riziku naši možnost komunikovat a sdílet zpravodajská data," External link

ceskenoviny-en Monday, May 4, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper indicó : “Nombro al subsecretario del Ejército de Tierra, Jim McPherson, como secretario interino de la Marina” External link

monumental Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : "ni mtizamo wetu kwamba siku saba zitatosha hivi sasa lakini kwa ujumla mwelekeo wetu kwenye mchakato huu unaandamana na masharti. kwa hiyo utakuwa ni mchakato unaoendelea kufanyiwa tathmini kadri tunavyosonga mbele, kama tutasonga mbele" External link

deutschewelle-kisiwahili Friday, February 14, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : "ni mtizamo wetu kwamba siku saba zitatosha hivi sasa lakini kwa ujumla mwelekeo wetu kwenye mchakato huu unaandamana na masharti. kwa hiyo utakuwa ni mchakato unaoendelea kufanyiwa tathmini kadri tunavyosonga mbele, kama tutasonga mbele" External link

deutschewelle-kisiwahili Friday, February 14, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper aliongeza : “Kama nilivyosema, tunalinda maafisa wetu kutokana na matukio ya ulipizaji kisasi ama kitu chochote kile cha aina hiyo,” External link

mtanzania Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper prohlásil : "Zvažujeme-li úpravy - posílení nebo omezení výcviku a manévrů - děláme to ve spolupráci s našimi jihokorejskými partnery. Nejde o ústupek KLDR, ale o prostředek k udržení diplomatických kanálů," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : “Tutashirikiana kushinikiza kuwasilishwa kwa vifaa vya kijeshi” External link

mtanzania Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT



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Kayleigh McEnany said ( about Mark Esper ) : “As of right now, Secretary Esper is still Secretary Esper and should the president lose faith, we will all learn about that in the future,” External link

nypost Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

click2houston Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

ABCnews Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Meadows said ( about Mark Esper ) : "I can tell you from Secretary Esper's standpoint, he doesn't know. I had a meeting with him earlier today," External link

politico Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

George Little said ( about Mark Esper ) : "It brings to mind the same tin ear Secretary Esper recently demonstrated when he used the military term battlespace to describe America's city streets ," "The Pentagon and the press have a long history over working alongside each other in service of the American people. Even when they don't see eye to eye on the issues, there's been a long history of respect for their common mission, and it's unfortunate that the current Pentagon leadership has largely abandoned it" External link

politico Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

John Rood écrit ( about Mark Esper ) : "Le secrétaire (Mark) Esper m'a fait comprendre que vous aviez demandé ma démission (...) Conformément à votre demande, je donne donc ma démission à compter du 28 février 2020" External link

french-news Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Rood écrit ( about Mark Esper ) : "Le secrétaire (Mark) Esper m'a fait comprendre que vous aviez demandé ma démission (...) Conformément à votre demande, je donne donc ma démission à compter du 28 février 2020" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Donald Trump Disse ( about Mark Esper ) : “O Mark e eu não temos dúvidas de que ele fará um trabalho fantástico!” External link

ptjornal Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump anunciado ( about Mark Esper ) : “Conheço o Mark e não tenho dúvidas de que fará um trabalho fantástico!” External link

expresso Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

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Mark Esper said ( about President Trump ) : “I did know that following the president’s remarks on Monday evening that many of us were going to join President Trump and review the damage in Lafayette Park and at St John’s Episcopal Church,” “What I was not aware of was exactly where we were going when I arrived at the church and what the plans were once we got there” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, August 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The B-21 brings the ability to strike any target anywhere is the ultimate strategic deterrent and the B-21 Raider will bring that capability,” External link

foxnews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper observed : “Most believe that it was an accident” External link

globalresearch Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November,” External link

ngrguardiannews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

naharnet-en Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:11:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

vietnamnews Tuesday, August 11, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Mr Trump ) : “I think a Biden administration will also see that Russia was responsible for essentially deteriorating the commitment, under the Open Skies Treaty and almost gave the Trump administration the ability to walk out because of Russia’s violations,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Estaremos com menos de 5.000 soldados antes do final de novembro" External link

uol Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper déclaré : «Nous descendons à un chiffre inférieur à 5000 avant la fin novembre» External link

24heures Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We're going down to a number less than 5,000 by the end of November. We need to brief Congress from what that looks like," External link

peopledaily Monday, August 10, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : “Alguns de nós especulamos com o que poderia ter acontecido, se um carregamento de armas do Hezbollah. Poderia o Hezbollah... Uma instalação onde se fabricavam armas? Quem sabe?” External link

sol Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “Most of the allies I’ve either spoken to, heard from or my staff has spoken to, see this as a good move. It will accomplish all of those objectives that have been laid out. And frankly look, we still have 24,000 plus troops in Germany, so it will still be the largest recipient of US troops. The bottom line is the border has shifted as the alliance has grown,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “the US should ensure that there is no terrorist threat against it when leaving Afghanistan,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “Most of the allies I’ve either spoken to, heard from or my staff has spoken to, see this as a good move. It will accomplish all of those objectives that have been laid out. And frankly look, we still have 24,000 plus troops in Germany, so it will still be the largest recipient of US troops. The bottom line is the border has shifted as the alliance has grown,” External link

rian-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper déclaré : "Nous passerons à un nombre inférieur à 5.000 d'ici la fin novembre. Nous devons présenter notre plan au Congrès" External link

french.china.org.cn Sunday, August 9, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We are going down to a number less than 5,000 before the end of November," External link

nna-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "the US should ensure that there is no terrorist threat against it when leaving Afghanistan," External link

aa-en Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "the US should ensure that there is no terrorist threat against it when leaving Afghanistan," External link

tribune Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "We're going down to a number less than 5,000 by the end of November. We need to brief Congress from what that looks like," External link

xinhuanet_en Sunday, August 9, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "It's just devastating and I just mourn for the people," External link

foxnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I commented that it was looking more like an accident. And it's regrettable that some in the media ... [are] trying to draw divisions within the administration between maybe me and the president and others," "Simply not true. I mean, the fact of the matter is, it's a great tragedy. Under the president's leadership, we're going to do everything we can to help the Lebanese people and to do what's right" External link

foxnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're not looking for a conflict with China but we need to stand up for what's right. And the president has done this under his leadership. We're finally standing up for our economic interests, for human rights abroad, preserve our security interests in the region," External link

foxnews Sunday, August 9, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “General Brown, the lessons you learned and the experience you gained in each and every assignment will help you excel in this new role, I am sure,” “And I know you will do so while inspiring and leading our nation’s airmen” External link

sentinelsource Friday, August 7, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 7, 2020 7:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "Most believe that it was an accident as reported," External link

theCitizen Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper indiqué : "Quand vous prenez du recul et que vous regardez ce qui s'est passé, ce que vous verrez, c'est que nous conservons encore un peu plus de 24.000 soldats en Allemagne, ce qui est encore beaucoup et je pense encore plus que tout autre pays d'Europe. Nous souhaitons des forces supplémentaires en Pologne, et aussi des forces dans les Pays baltes. C'est pourquoi c'est une mesure stratégique qui renforce la dissuasion et rassure nos alliés" External link

deutschewelle-fr Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Ainda estamos coletando informações, mas a maioria das fontes nos levam a crer que foi um acidente" External link

deutschewelle-pt_BR Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Let’s be clear: I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe, Germany can and should pay more to its defense, It should certainly meet the 2 percent standard and I would argue go above and beyond that,” External link

politico-eu Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We are now taking some actions... to strengthen our position at Deir Ezzor, to ensure that we can deny ISIS access to the oil fields” External link

aawsat Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We’re positioning ourselves to provide them with whatever assistance we can, humanitarian aid, medical supplies, you name it, to assist the people of Lebanon. It’s the right thing to do," External link

yenisafak-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "Most believe that it was an accident as reported," External link

RTERadio Thursday, August 6, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "That's the best way to push back against China and its bad behaviour in the Pacific. And I see that as another positive outcome, if you will, of us being unable to travel. We found new ways to communicate and to do it in a multilateral way, and I think we need to continue to advance that," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The China competition, by the way, is not limited to Indo PACOM, it is a global competition so we see them in all parts of the world. So it's multifaceted and it requires tough decisions and look, we are making those tough decisions as best we can," External link

business-standard Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

naharnet-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

JakartaPost Thursday, August 6, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “That’s the best way to push back against China and its bad behaviour in the Pacific. And I see that as another positive outcome, if you will, of us being unable to travel. We found new ways to communicate and to do it in a multilateral way, and I think we need to continue to advance that,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The China competition, by the way, is not limited to Indo PACOM, it is a global competition so we see them in all parts of the world. So it’s multifaceted and it requires tough decisions and look, we are making those tough decisions as best we can,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

usaToday Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Various United States headquarters will be consolidated in locations in Europe, outside of Germany, including in some cases, co-locating at the same locations as their NATO counterparts in Belgium and Italy,” “This will strengthen NATO and improve the operational efficiency and readiness of over 2,000 service members in these headquarters” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper disse : "Estamos em contato com o governo libanês. Estamos nos posicionando para fornecer a eles qualquer assistência que pudermos, ajuda humanitária, suprimentos médicos, entre outros, para ajudar o povo do Líbano" External link

uol Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

channelnewsasia Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe that it was an accident as reported,” External link

al-monitor Thursday, August 6, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : “As anyone can see, the repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift, wholly in line with the NDS, and consistent with other adjustments the United States has made within NATO in previous times,” External link

foxnews Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "most believe that it was an accident as reported," External link

politico Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most people think it’s an accident. That's all I can say on that,” External link

thenational Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper added : "We’re reaching out to the Lebanese government," "We’re positioning ourselves to provide them whatever assistance we can, humanitarian aid, medical supplies, you name it, to assist the people of Lebanon" External link

politico Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

afp-en Thursday, August 6, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We mourn for the dozens, possibly hundreds of people killed and thousands more hurt,” “We’re positioning ourselves to provide whatever humanitarian assistance they need” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're positioning ourselves to provide them with whatever assistance we can, humanitarian aid, medical supplies, you name it, to assist the people of Lebanon. It's the right thing to do," External link

haberler-en Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Most believe that it was an accident, as reported. And beyond that, I have nothing further report on. It's obviously a tragedy," External link

middleeasteye Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Most believe it was an accident, as reported,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “struggling right now in a number of ways, and it’s a shame to see it happen,” “When you see the video, it’s just devastating” External link

bloomberg Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I'm still getting information on what happened," External link

afp-en Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m so pleased to have General Brown selected for Chief of Staff of the Air Force,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served,” “While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred and preventing similar tragedies in the future” External link

fox5sandiego Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served,” “While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred and preventing similar tragedies in the future” External link

fox5sandiego Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Specifically, it provides the required legal framework, infrastructure and equitable burden-sharing essential to deepening our defense cooperation," External link

unian-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Strategy ) : "Nuclear modernization is a department priority especially in our efforts to implement the National Defense Strategy. We have made great strides in ensuring the strength and reliability of our nation's nuclear deterrent. The ability to strike any target, anywhere is the ultimate strategic deterrent and the B-21 Raider will bring that capability," "I am thoroughly impressed by the dedication and progress across the B-21 Raider team" External link

globalsecurity Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:02:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “A grateful nation and the Department of Defense grieves the tragic loss of the Marines and Sailor lost in the amphibious assault vehicle accident … Our prayers and condolences are with the family and friends of these brave young men,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served,” “While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred, and preventing similar tragedies in the future” External link

messenger-inquirer Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "A grateful nation and the Department of Defense grieves the tragic loss of the Marines and Sailor lost in the amphibious assault vehicle accident off the coast of San Clemente Island," External link

upi Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Their service, commitment and courage will always be remembered by the nation they served," "While the incident remains under investigation, I want to assure our service members and their families that we are committed to gathering all the facts, understanding exactly how this incident occurred and preventing similar tragedies in the future" External link

upi Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:39:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The agreement allows for an increase in the permanent US rotational presence by about 1,000 people. They are added to the 4,500 US troops already deployed in Poland on a rotating basis ," External link

novinite Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Our presence in Poland, on NATO's eastern flank, will enhance our strategic and operational flexibility," External link

novinite Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “deterrence against Russia, strengthen NATO, reassure our allies, and our forward presence in Poland on NATO’s eastern flank will improve our strategic and operational flexibility,” External link

bloomberg Monday, August 3, 2020 11:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Our nation is safer, stronger and more secure due to their dedication to their fellow Americans,” External link

washtimes Monday, August 3, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece,” External link

GulfDailyNews Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "So we've got to be very careful in what we say and do, and we have to avoid — and certainly any type of release of classified information, or secure information," External link

gazette Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper warned : "Any transmission or communication of nonpublic information to the public or an unauthorized recipient is considered an unauthorized disclosure," External link

gazette Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously — as expeditiously as possible, consistent with the principles I set forth from the beginning, particularly being fair to and taking care of our service members and their families," External link

gazette Friday, July 31, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The option to use active duty forces in a law-enforcement role should only be used as a matter of last resort, and only in the most urgent and dire of situations" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 31, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I've issued no orders to withdraw forces from the Korean Peninsula," External link

koreatimes Friday, July 31, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

digitaljournal Friday, July 31, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO’s southeastern flank," External link

digitaljournal Friday, July 31, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece,” External link

taipeitimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

dhakatribune Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "This is going to accomplish what the president said," External link

sentinelsource Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Together we share a common vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific where all nations, big and small, can enjoy the benefits of sovereignty; where free, fair, and reciprocal trade are the norm; where states adhere to international rules and norms; and where international disputes are resolved peacefully," External link

news18 Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We appreciate Australia's significant contributions to COVID-19 response efforts, and we spoke in detail about the Chinese Communist Party's destabilising activities and the fact that Beijing is increasingly resorting to coercion and intimidation to advance its strategic objectives at the expense of other nations," External link

news18 Thursday, July 30, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Together we share a common vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific where all nations, big and small, can enjoy the benefits of sovereignty; where free, fair, and reciprocal trade are the norm; where states adhere to international rules and norms; and where international disputes are resolved peacefully," External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We appreciate Australia's significant contributions to COVID-19 response efforts, and we spoke in detail about the Chinese Communist Party's destabilising activities and the fact that Beijing is increasingly resorting to coercion and intimidation to advance its strategic objectives at the expense of other nations," External link

economictimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:33:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : "I am confident that the alliance will be all the better and stronger for it," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're moving forces out of central Europe, Germany, where they've been since the Cold War," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets those other objectives I outlined with regard to the strategic piece," External link

arkansasonline Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:03:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Together we share a common vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific where all nations, big and small, can enjoy the benefits of sovereignty; where free, fair, and reciprocal trade are the norm; where states adhere to international rules and norms; and where international disputes are resolved peacefully,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We appreciate Australia’s significant contributions to Covid-19 response efforts, and we spoke in detail about the Chinese Communist Party’s destabilising activities and the fact that Beijing is increasingly resorting to coercion and intimidation to advance its strategic objectives at the expense of other nations,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

hurriyetdailynews Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “There are or may be other opportunities as well to move additional forces into Poland and the Baltics,” External link

wishtv Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “As anyone can see, the repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift, wholly in line with the NDS, and consistent with other adjustments the United States has made within NATO in previous times,” External link

foxnews Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "We're moving forces out of central Europe, Germany, where they've been since the Cold War," External link

nzherald Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible" External link

chosun Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

japantoday Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Using active-duty forces in a direct civilian law enforcement role should remain a last resort, and exercised only in the most urgent and dire of situations,” External link

khou Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift, wholly in line with the NDS, and consistent with other adjustments the United States has made within NATO in previous times,” “These changes achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring Allies; and, improving U.S. strategic flexibility and EUCOM operational flexibility” External link

newschannel5 Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously as possible," External link

npr Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia, strengthening NATO, reassuring allies and improving U.S. strategic flexibility," External link

npr Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Let's be clear. I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe. Germany can and should pay more to its defense," "It should certainly meet the 2% standard, and I would argue go above and beyond that" External link

npr Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Various United States headquarters will be consolidated in locations in Europe, outside of Germany, including in some cases, co-locating at the same locations as their NATO counterparts in Belgium and Italy,” “This will strengthen NATO and improve the operational efficiency and readiness of over 2,000 service members in these headquarters” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We also plan on rotating the lead element of the Army’s newly established Fifth Corps headquarters to Poland,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said ( about Strategy ) : "One important initiative to advance the NDS [National Defense Strategy] has been to conduct a review of all the Combatant Commands to ensure a focus on NDS priorities," External link

upi Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "This includes optimizing our force presence worldwide; directing our time, money, and manpower toward our highest priorities; implementing our Immediate Response Force, Contingency Response Force, and Dynamic Force Employment enhanced readiness concepts; and, moving toward greater use of rotational forces from the United States to enhance our strategic flexibility and operational unpredictability," External link

upi Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper added : "There are, or may be, other opportunities as well, to move additional forces into Poland and the Baltics," External link

upi Thursday, July 30, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "hurt our nation's security, they undermine our troops, their safety, they affect our relations with other countries, they undermine our national policy," External link

politico Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible because of the importance it has to the [NATO] alliance and to deterring Russia" External link

polandsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the President said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

smh Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the President said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring Allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible because of the importance it has to the [NATO] alliance and to deterring Russia" External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:06:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the President said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “This is going to accomplish what the president said,” External link

latimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Germany can and should pay more to its defense,” External link

washingtonexaminer Wednesday, July 29, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper told : “The current EUCOM plan will reposition approximately 11,900 military personnel from Germany, from roughly 36,000 down to 24,000, in a manner that will strengthen NATO, enhance the deterrence of Russia, and meet the other principles I set forth,” External link

fox2now Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper assuré : «Marre d’être des pigeons» External link

letemps Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:22:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “These changes will achieve the core principles of enhancing U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia, strengthening NATO, reassuring allies and improving U.S. strategic flexibility,” External link

foxnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously as possible... particularly being fair to and taking care of our service members and their families," External link

upi Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : “Our aim is to implement these moves as expeditiously as possible, consistent with the principles I set forth from the beginning, particularly being fair to and taking care of our Service members and their families. We could see some moves begin within weeks; others will take longer” External link

armytechnology Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dit : "Cela va concrétiser ce que le président a dit au sujet de la réduction de notre présence en Europe et cela répond à ses autres objectifs que j'ai soulignés sur le plan stratégique" External link

msn-fr Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper added : "This is something we want to do. We feel very good about [it]," "We want to get there as quickly as possible because of the importance it has to the [NATO] alliance and to deterring Russia" External link

voanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “Various United States headquarters will be consolidated in locations in Europe, outside of Germany, including in some cases, co-locating at the same locations as their NATO counterparts in Belgium and Italy,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We also plan on rotating the lead element of the Army’s newly established fifth corps headquarters to Poland,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:45:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “I’m telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe,” External link

businessday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:34:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “It is important to note that in NATO’s 71-year history, the size, composition, and disposition of U.S. forces in Europe has changed many times,” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO’s southeastern flank," External link

timesofmalta Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:10:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift,” “These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO’s southeastern flank,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will achieve the core principles of enhancing the U.S. and NATO deterrence of Russia, strengthening NATO, reassuring allies, and improving U.S. strategic flexibility and EUCOM (U.S. European Command) operational flexibility," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:54:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "It'll be a service responsibility to determine where they should go to enhance their readiness to make sure we have adequate housing and childcare and hospital care and all that for families," External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "Nearly 5,600 service members will be repositioned within NATO countries and approximately 6,400 will return to the United States, though many of these or similar units will begin conducting rotational deployments," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "This will strengthen NATO and improve the operational efficiency and readiness of over 2,000 service members in these headquarters," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe, Germany can and should pay more to its defense," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I've said that very publicly. I've said that very privately to my counterparts, as well about the importance of NATO, and the alliance, sharing the burden, so we can all deter Russia and avoid peace in Europe," "The President's directive in June accelerated that, and I think we are we are excited about where we're going and what it will mean in terms of our ability to enhance returns strengthen the alliance in the process," External link

ABCnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:49:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dit : "Cela va concrétiser ce que le président a dit au sujet de la réduction de notre présence en Europe et cela répond à ses autres objectifs que j'ai soulignés sur le plan stratégique" External link

challenges Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

CBC Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:39:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "The repositioning of our forces in Europe constitutes a major strategic and positive shift," "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “The current EUCOM [European Command] plan re-positions approximately 11,900 military personnel from Germany,” External link

almanar-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "I'm telling you that this is going to accomplish what the president said with regard to getting us down to a lower number in Europe, and it meets his other objectives I outlined with regards to the strategic piece," External link

msn-uk Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO?s southeastern flank," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These changes will unquestionably achieve the core principles of enhancing US and NATO deterrence of Russia; strengthening NATO; reassuring allies; and, improving US strategic flexibility," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "to enhance deterrence and reassure allies along NATO's southeastern flank," External link

afp-en Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : “These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

manilametro Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

JakartaPost Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, July 29, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

BangkokPost Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

pulse Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:12:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper declarou : "Estes exercícios não só reforçam a interoperabilidade, mas também enviam uma mensagem clara a Pequim de que voaremos, navegaremos e operaremos onde o direito internacional permitir e defenderemos os direitos de nossos aliados e parceiros" External link

uol Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

voanews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper said : “We applaud Australia for pushing back against the [China’s] brazen economic threats and coercive behavior,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper declarou : "Estes exercícios não só reforçam a interoperabilidade, mas também enviam uma mensagem clara a Pequim de que voaremos, navegaremos e operaremos onde o direito internacional permitir e defenderemos os direitos de nossos aliados e parceiros" External link

em Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:19:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:40:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper told : "These exercises not only bolster interoperability, but also send a clear signal to Beijing that we will fly, we will sail and we will operate wherever international law allows and defend the rights of our allies and partners to do the same," External link

afp-en Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:48:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper dijo : “Antes de fin de año, espero visitar China por primera vez en mi calidad de secretario de Defensa para mejorar la cooperación en áreas donde tenemos intereses comunes y establecer los sistemas de comunicación de crisis necesarios” External link

monumental Tuesday, July 21, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper afirmó ( about la Union ) : "La opción de utilizar las fuerzas de servicio activo en una función de aplicación de la ley solo debe ser un último recurso y solo en situaciones más urgentes y graves" External link

teletica Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper pokračoval : "Potenciální soupeři se téměř určitě pokusí využít své účasti, aby prosadili svoje zájmy a vytvořili rozepře uvnitř NATO a Evropy," External link

ceskenoviny-en Monday, May 4, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Závislost na čínských dodavatelích by mohla učinit kritické systémy zranitelné vůči přerušením, manipulaci a špionáži. To by vystavilo riziku naši možnost komunikovat a sdílet zpravodajská data," External link

ceskenoviny-en Monday, May 4, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper indicó : “Nombro al subsecretario del Ejército de Tierra, Jim McPherson, como secretario interino de la Marina” External link

monumental Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:52:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : "ni mtizamo wetu kwamba siku saba zitatosha hivi sasa lakini kwa ujumla mwelekeo wetu kwenye mchakato huu unaandamana na masharti. kwa hiyo utakuwa ni mchakato unaoendelea kufanyiwa tathmini kadri tunavyosonga mbele, kama tutasonga mbele" External link

deutschewelle-kisiwahili Friday, February 14, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : "ni mtizamo wetu kwamba siku saba zitatosha hivi sasa lakini kwa ujumla mwelekeo wetu kwenye mchakato huu unaandamana na masharti. kwa hiyo utakuwa ni mchakato unaoendelea kufanyiwa tathmini kadri tunavyosonga mbele, kama tutasonga mbele" External link

deutschewelle-kisiwahili Friday, February 14, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper aliongeza : “Kama nilivyosema, tunalinda maafisa wetu kutokana na matukio ya ulipizaji kisasi ama kitu chochote kile cha aina hiyo,” External link

mtanzania Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:30:00 PM EAT

Mark Esper prohlásil : "Zvažujeme-li úpravy - posílení nebo omezení výcviku a manévrů - děláme to ve spolupráci s našimi jihokorejskými partnery. Nejde o ústupek KLDR, ale o prostředek k udržení diplomatických kanálů," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:07:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper řekl : "Neopustili jsme Kurdy. To chci jasně říci," External link

ceskenoviny-en Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mark Esper amesema : “Tutashirikiana kushinikiza kuwasilishwa kwa vifaa vya kijeshi” External link

mtanzania Monday, September 23, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT



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Kayleigh McEnany said ( about Mark Esper ) : “As of right now, Secretary Esper is still Secretary Esper and should the president lose faith, we will all learn about that in the future,” External link

nypost Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

click2houston Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

nbcnewyork Thursday, August 6, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

news-yahoo Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Donald Trump said ( about Mark Esper ) : “They seem to think it was an attack,” "It was a bomb of some kind, yes”. Defense Secretary Mark Esper contradicted the president Wednesday, saying most people believe the explosion “was an accident, as reported" External link

ABCnews Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Mark Meadows said ( about Mark Esper ) : "I can tell you from Secretary Esper's standpoint, he doesn't know. I had a meeting with him earlier today," External link

politico Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

George Little said ( about Mark Esper ) : "It brings to mind the same tin ear Secretary Esper recently demonstrated when he used the military term battlespace to describe America's city streets ," "The Pentagon and the press have a long history over working alongside each other in service of the American people. Even when they don't see eye to eye on the issues, there's been a long history of respect for their common mission, and it's unfortunate that the current Pentagon leadership has largely abandoned it" External link

politico Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

John Rood écrit ( about Mark Esper ) : "Le secrétaire (Mark) Esper m'a fait comprendre que vous aviez demandé ma démission (...) Conformément à votre demande, je donne donc ma démission à compter du 28 février 2020" External link

french-news Thursday, February 20, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

John Rood écrit ( about Mark Esper ) : "Le secrétaire (Mark) Esper m'a fait comprendre que vous aviez demandé ma démission (...) Conformément à votre demande, je donne donc ma démission à compter du 28 février 2020" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, February 20, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Donald Trump Disse ( about Mark Esper ) : “O Mark e eu não temos dúvidas de que ele fará um trabalho fantástico!” External link

ptjornal Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:36:00 PM EAT

Donald Trump anunciado ( about Mark Esper ) : “Conheço o Mark e não tenho dúvidas de que fará um trabalho fantástico!” External link

expresso Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT