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by komal
17 Mar 2019 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

I doubt India targeted Pakistan's nuclear facility. We have an agreement, and if there's one thing I know, it's that we never go back on our written word. We consider treaties too sacrosanct. I believe the point is that India did NOT target a Pak nuke facility but targeted a site that has structure...
by komal
11 Mar 2019 16:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3132
Views: 374894

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Nothing 'Foolish', its an out and out a traitorous act by Nehru - giving away 80% water share to an enemy country while India and its teeming millions this side of the border were parched thin. I believe it is much worse than 'giving away' -- didn't India have to PAY Pakistan several millions of do...
by komal
08 Mar 2019 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2696
Views: 373159

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

mmasand wrote:
The air space closure had little to do with fear of IAF as much as the the lack of strategic reserves of Jet A8.


Not disputing, just asking how does air space closure conserve aviation fuel?
by komal
07 Mar 2019 22:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Attacking trash like azhar and sayeed is hardly worth the price of the missile. The attack should be on the Pakistani elite interests. The problem in pakistan is structural. It needs a new social contract and a new constitution. Our actions should be such that make that outcome possible and inevita...
by komal
06 Mar 2019 06:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

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Not a diplomat. Just showing the result and speculating on the cause. Pakistan and international flights are only using the two corridors. Flights to India seem to have no restriction.
by komal
06 Mar 2019 06:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

may be i am late to mention, but baki is fully open lot of planes flying out there and there. Still close to indian border they are still flying Looking at Flightradar24 -- looks like India is enforcing a NO FLY zone over Pakistan except for two narrow air corridors. What I have also noticed are fl...
by komal
05 Mar 2019 23:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2883
Views: 368384

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

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Other than Congis, Pakis (I repeat myself) whose perceptions are won by what is said by Paki broadcasters? Who cares what they think?
by komal
05 Mar 2019 19:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

khan wrote:Honestly don’t understand Baki thought process in posting videos that are debunked in 2-3 hours. Lowers their own credibility.


Provides ammo for Digvijay Singh, Kapil Saibal, Begum Mamata to press the point home for the Pakis.
by komal
04 Mar 2019 18:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 2883
Views: 368384

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

if you google or you tube almost every major news portal states 2 Indian jets shot down and pilot captured there is no mention of F16 downed or fate of his pilot. Is there a way we can improve on psy op war and why is it that we don;t find mention in western media? Same content has made way to wiki...
by komal
04 Mar 2019 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Your govt is telling you, that your pilot shot down an F16.. Pak govt. is telling you, it did not. Whom should you believe? Why would anyone with any sense of history and common sense believe in anything said by the Paki govt? This is the govt in 1999 that refused to accept the bodies of their own ...
by komal
04 Mar 2019 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

vijayk wrote:NYT has another Propaganda article by some Arab scum Maria Al-Habib (South Asia correspondent) raising serious doubts on Indian military vintage equipment and its efficacy.


Judy Miller wasn't available?
by komal
03 Mar 2019 07:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

OK. Everything back to normal it seems. An Airindia plane from Tel Aviv to Delhi is over Karachi now. Their airspace is still closed to transiting flights (and all routes near their eastern border). I just check the NOTAA. This is a bug on the website I think. You are correct on the NOTAM. To me, i...
by komal
02 Mar 2019 14:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4416
Views: 537064

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

While scavenging phoren media about general perception on balakot episode, I am afraid friends we have lost the propaganda battle. Most rags I.e. usual suspects have picked up the paki line of the narrative. We are the warmongers apparently :roll: I was around back in 1971. NYT/WaPo/CBS all declare...
by komal
23 Feb 2019 03:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 159751

Re: Pulwama Attack

Article 35A to be abrogated? 100 paramilitary companies rushed to Jammu-Kashmir; Can't get link to work -- here is text Article 35A to be abrogated? 100 paramilitary companies rushed to Jammu-Kashmir; Yasin Malik detained HIGHLIGHTS While it is unlikely the Centre will take the final decision before...
by komal
21 Feb 2019 21:49
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 159751

Re: Pulwama Attack

from OP INDIA

Pakistanis get scared about attack by India after seeing their own Air Force fighter jets flying over civilian areas

https://www.opindia.com/2019/02/pakistanis-get-scared-about-attack-by-india-after-seeing-their-own-air-force-fighter-jets-flying-over-civilian-areas/
by komal
21 Feb 2019 05:50
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 159751

Re: Pulwama Attack

shyamD, Thanks. Do you recall news reports of a treaty between India and Iran during 2004 time period for basing planes in Iran in case of hostilities with Pakistan? According to some press accounts, New Delhi will have the right to use Iranian military bases for combat operations against Pakistan ...
by komal
16 Feb 2019 14:35
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 159751

Re: Pulwama Attack

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by komal
31 Jan 2019 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US - Again

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if this is the article to which you refer, it is simply a review of a Hindi movie.

https://www.newyorker.com/recommends/watch/dil-dhadadkne-do-a-merciless-comedy-about-crazy-rich-indians
by komal
26 Jan 2019 19:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 124
Views: 36988

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Supposed targets of operation involving AI aircraft Modi govt commissions long-range Boeing to bring back fugitives Mehul Choksi and Jatin Mehta: Reports https://www.opindia.com/2019/01/modi-govt-commissions-long-range-boeing-to-bring-back-fugitives-mehul-choksi-and-jatin-mehta-reports/
by komal
26 Dec 2018 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4203
Views: 393557

Re: Internal Security Watch

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very well written and compelling.
by komal
18 Nov 2018 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The description of the voting difficulties in the US State of Georgia sounds like it comes from Democrat-run polling localities, written by totally unbiased Democrat papparazzi. They have always been like that, since Reconstruction. Not so long ago they had Literacy Tests. In Republican ones it was...
by komal
10 Nov 2018 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Illinois will provide a stark contest in life between blue and red. Democrats with super majority in state legislature and with Democratic governor are going to legalize marijuana, enable sports betting, etc. to increase tax revenues. In contrast, in neighboring Indiana, women of color can be jaile...
by komal
09 Nov 2018 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Illinois will provide a stark contest in life between blue and red. Democrats with super majority in state legislature and with Democratic governor are going to legalize marijuana, enable sports betting, etc. to increase tax revenues. In contrast, in neighboring Indiana, women of color can be jailed...
by komal
02 Nov 2018 18:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3046
Views: 226075

Re: Iran News and Discussions

News reports say that the USA has granted waivers to all of Iran's largest oil buyers (inlcuding India)
by komal
30 Oct 2018 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2144
Views: 294085

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Elizabeth warren


Would send message to bator ji
by komal
17 Sep 2018 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Facts do matter on occasion:

1) The report in question is by the Congressional Research Service -- an arm of the GOP controlled Congress.

2) Nothing to do with anything 'Slick Willie' did in 1999 or 'Obammer' did at anytime

3) For the record, the GOP controlled the both Houses between in 1998.
by komal
17 Sep 2018 02:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

The US deep state is back with its rabid evergreen agenda and its palpably hypocritical, duplicitous and dishonest moralizing about "religious freedom" bullshit. ...... More importantly, the report is a relic of the establishment that still occupies most corridors of power in the US despi...
by komal
24 Jul 2018 11:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 577
Views: 52442

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

Very strange. Evanston is many miles from Metro Correctional Center. Dozens of trauma centers much closer. And not a place where federal prisoners would be taken
by komal
11 Jul 2018 00:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2530
Views: 238208

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

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Mani Shankar Ayiar speaking on Palestine. Note his Freudian slip at the end -- reflecting his true loyalties.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9OC3glVWNc
by komal
02 Jun 2018 03:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3245
Views: 439927

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

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As a youth in Madras many decades ago, I heard my grandfather refer to Hyderabad Deccan and Hyderabad Sind.
by komal
26 May 2018 17:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Manish_P wrote:
pravula wrote:This is a dangerous development. Who do you think SWAT will target when they reach the spot? I would think all armed people.


Armed blacks first, then armed latinos, ..


Next to be targeted will be unarmed blacks, latinos, and other brown.
by komal
04 May 2018 10:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971
Replies: 129
Views: 13233

Re: 41st Anniversary of decisive Indian victory in 1971

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the Brookings article has a rather vicious anti-Hindu paragraph towards the end.
by komal
01 May 2018 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2018
Views: 266185

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

If Rt Hon T. May was Sec (HOME) when the documents were burned, how can this be blamed on Labour? Just asking out of curiosity.
by komal
12 Mar 2018 06:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2018
Views: 266185

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

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The comments section is interesting: Coloreds are barbarians anyway so what does it matter.
by komal
18 Feb 2018 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

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Who do you think is going to fund all this? It isn't the American taxpayer.

Chinese will gladly fund the US transforming its military resources to fight the last war.
by komal
03 Feb 2018 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

RR sold Comey down the river with that memo as a gambit. Also recall some years back Bob Woodward revealed who Deep Throat was. It was a FBI deputy director who was not appointed to succeed Hoover. So he revealed all those Nixon taping etc. And odd thing is not one genius demanded to ask who is thi...
by komal
28 Jan 2018 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2018
Views: 266185

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

His wikipedia entry makes for fascinating reading.

I don't know anything about British political habits, but how does some like him get the money to go about his political theatrics? He doesn't seem to have any source of income.

The cynic in me suggests ISI.
by komal
26 Jan 2018 05:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

^^
He was a convicted felon on a green card.

Rule: If are on a green card and plan to commit a crime, get your citizenship first.
by komal
26 Jan 2018 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2631
Views: 257936

Re: Understanding the US- Again

I don't understand the part about record expunged. What is that? A privilege white people have in the USA. They commit some crime (damaging public property, damaging a hotel room, stealing, even assaulting a policeman). The charge is reduced to a misdemeanor. And the conviction is removed from the ...

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