North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Current Affairs, GK & News

IAF participation in Tactical Leadership Programmes

The Indian Air Force is taking part in ‘Tactical Leadership Programme’, that started on June 24, 2022. Tactical Leadership Programme The Tactical Leadership Programme is being held at Egyptian Air Force Weapon School in Cairo west Airbase. It was started on June 24 and will conclude on July 24, 2022. From Indian side, two c-17 ..

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West Asia Quad Dialogue

United States is set to launch a new four-nation dialogue “West Asia Quad Dialogue” with India, United Arab Emirates and Israel, during the visit of President Joe Biden to the region. Highlights The forum will be launched during Joe Biden’s visit to Israel from July 13 to July 16, 2022. Joe Biden is scheduled to ..

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Sweden and Finland Request to join NATO

Finland and Sweden submitted their application to join North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Why did Finland and Sweden decide to join NATO? Although Finland and Sweden have a non-alignment policy, they were always close to NATO. The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine prompted them to join NATO and seek its safety net. What is North ..

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What is ‘Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO)’?

On January 6, 2022, Russian paratroopers and Belarusian special forces boarded planes for Almaty, which is one of the largest metropolises of Kazakhstan. The country has witnessed mass unrest in recent days, over government’s decision to do away with subsidies on liquefied petroleum gas. What is the issue? The decision was taken three years back, but ..

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Russia launches Draft agreement with NATO on security measures

Russia released a draft agreement it proposed to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) on security measures for both the sides. Key Points The document notes that, Russia and NATO shall not strengthen their security individually, including in the framework of military alliances of coalitions and international organisations at the expense of security of others. Both the sides settle disputes by peaceful ..

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NATO declares China a Global Security Challenge

NATO leaders have declared China a constant security challenge stating that, Chinese are working to undermine global order. Key Points As per NATO leaders, China’s goals and assertive behaviour put challenges to rules-based international order and across the areas relevant to alliance security. This warning has come, as US President started making effort to bring ..

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