Jim Mattis Current Affairs, GK & News

The 54th Munich Security Conference (MSC-2018) held Germany

The 54th Munich Security Conference (MSC-2018) was held in Munich, Germany from February 16-18 to discuss pressing security issues, including North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs and the Syrian civil war. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono attended the meet. The issue of North Korea’s ..


India and US agrees to implement HOSTAC to strengthen maritime security

India and the United States have agreed to implement Helicopter Operations from Ships other Than Aircraft Carriers (HOSTAC) programme to strengthen maritime security. The decision in this regard was taken by Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her US Counterpart Jim Mattis during their meeting in Philippines on October 25, 2017 on the sidelines of the ..


James Mattis to be appointed US Defence Secretary

President elect Trump has picked up retired Marine General James Mattis for the coveted post of Secretary of Defence. Mattis had retired as Chief of US Central Command in 2013 has often quoted that US lacks an overall and effective strategy in middle-east. Mattis has often stood against the relevance of “political Islam” and has ..