Mattis seeks more cooperation with Pakistan on terror fight

Press Information Department, via AP .S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, third left, meets Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, fourth right, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday.

ISLAMABAD — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pressed top Pakistani leaders Monday to “redouble” efforts to go after insurgents operating in safe havens, the Pentagon said, underscoring a long frustration with Islamabad over Taliban-linked militants that freely cross the border to conduct attacks against the U.S. and allies in Afghanistan.