Last man standing: With Haley’s departure, will Mattis stick around?

Military Times: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis was eager to praise outgoing United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley ― and quell any rumors that her departure meant his own may be coming soon.

Haley announced her resignation at the White House Tuesday, saying only that she’d been thinking about taking time off from the public spotlight for awhile.

Haley, like Mattis, was integral to reassuring NATO allies, particularly after a 2017 visit by President Donald Trump to Brussels where his remarks seemed to call into question whether the United States still supported NATO’s Article 5 collective defense.

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