They made him really feel like a welcome guessst.
Secretary of Protection James Mattis received handled to a show of a person tearing a snake in halfwith his tooth and ingesting its blood whereas visiting Indonesia Tuesday.
Visiting with the objective of accelerating maritime cooperation round Southeast Asia, Mattis and the remainder of the U.S. delegation watched as troopers broke concrete slabs on their chests with sledgehammers, walked throughout a flaming log with out footwear, head-butted bricks – additionally on fireplace – and launched each themselves and canine out of helicopters to the tune of the “Mission: Not possible” theme tune.
One man even received attacked by canine. Mattis: Terrorism now not America’s ‘major focus’
Earlier than assembly with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, U.S. Protection Secretary Jim Mattis commented that America “most likely have interaction(s) with the Indonesian navy greater than some other nation anyplace when it comes to mil-to-mil engagements.” (Tatan Syuflana/AP/Robert Burns/AP)
“As you see, the canine beat ‘the terrorist,'” a navy official stated of the demonstration.
At one level, a commando shot reside rounds at a balloon being held by a blindfolded peer solely to overlook with one bullet, although no accidents had been reported.
Serving snake blood to at least one different is an indication of brotherhood for the Indonesian particular forces. (Robert Burns/AP)
Mattis’ subsequent cease is Vietnam.
His Asian tour comes simply days after the retired Marine Corps normal declared that “nice energy competitors,” that’s, countering China and Russia, would be the new focus of America’s navy, not terrorism.