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by sudeepj
11 Sep 2019 00:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Ignore that it is Praveen Swami for a moment and do read. Pretty worrying scenario, hope MAD has this already wargamed and is ready to deal with it https://www.firstpost.com/india/four-weeks-after-abrogation-of-article-370-in-jammu-and-kashmir-islamists-threaten-to-seize-political-high-ground-73077...
by sudeepj
04 Sep 2019 21:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3323
Views: 501841

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

IAF officers seem to have their own definitions of "Generations of Fighters". And that definition is not in sync with the typical definitions we are used to in general. The impression I get it, their definition is linked to the current proven capability of a Fighter rather than technology...
by sudeepj
04 Sep 2019 03:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3323
Views: 501841

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Back to back 6 Su 30 MKI take off from some airbase in India with a lone drummer cheering them by the side of the runway --- with lots of newly built or under construction hangers.. quite a video --- I wonder which airbase it is. Another quality video from the best Aviation videographer of India (I...
by sudeepj
03 Sep 2019 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 72
Views: 5814

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

abhik wrote:

IIRC there are BRFites who have contributed/campaigned for this guy.


Mike Honda would have been better than this snake.. :rotfl: He came to power based on a subliminal 'Sooth Asian' campaign.. Now he has done this.
by sudeepj
03 Sep 2019 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 4320
Views: 702298

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

The one image that answers the questions about the LoooongBow Radar. yes we did get but not all have it nor do all need it. Would love a word about this from Vivek_Ahuja about right now. The placement of the radar atop the main rotor must require blanking of the radar harmonized to the rotor RPM. E...
by sudeepj
30 Aug 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Anti-India Politicians in the United States & UK
Replies: 72
Views: 5814

Re: Anti-India Politicians in the United States

Here is the problem.. Khalistanis are organized, Islamists are organized, Hindus.. not so much! At most, we have some people willing to write the max allowed donation checks. But we cant cause any negative outcomes for these politicos. The other groups (with their voting in primaries, with their 'l...
by sudeepj
30 Aug 2019 02:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

So far, four murders by Pakistani terrorists: https://www.deccanchronicle.com/nation/current-affairs/280819/srinagar-two-nomadic-gujjars-killed-by-militants.html Truck driver murdered by stone throwers: https://www.france24.com/en/20190826-truck-driver-killed-in-kashmir-ahead-of-modi-trump-talks 65-...
by sudeepj
24 Aug 2019 01:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Going by the reactions so far, it looks like the Pakistani playbook will be to get a bunch of Kashmiris killed by provoking the security forces and attack India using that angle. If it comes after a terror spectacular in mainland India, so much the better in confusing and muddling up the issue. How ...
by sudeepj
22 Aug 2019 22:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212652

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://theprint.in/opinion/being-indian/chidambaram-arrest-shows-a-new-normal-under-modi-shah-nobody-is-above-the-law/280632/ Chidambaram arrest shows a new normal. Under Modi-Shah, nobody is above the law Is Chidambaram’s arrest a turning point in Indian politics? Most certainly, yes. It is not j...
by sudeepj
21 Aug 2019 22:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1925
Views: 212652

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I said we need a distraction from JK .next is Sonia and pappu Sonia and Pappu not so soon, IMO. Better to leave incompetent generals at the head, while lopping off lose ends. PC had 0 mass base that could have caused any issues. He is self evidently corrupt. His only 'importance' to the system was ...
by sudeepj
20 Aug 2019 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

LOOK at this school in J&K https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-49394618 Now compare with schools in, say, Tamil Nadu or Keralam: The best in the nation in actual education as opposed to stone-throwing and goat-buggering: https://www.edexlive.com/news/2019/jan/20/kerala-government-schools-...
by sudeepj
14 Aug 2019 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Re. Christine Fair: ... and also hardline Christian atheist (which she is). No she isn't, she's Jewish (as she herself has said on occasion); but really, she's not a believer of any kind, she's an atheist left-wing Islam-pasand hater of conservatives. A ll the bile she spews against Trump and Repub...
by sudeepj
14 Aug 2019 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

ehh... she just doesnt like Hindus, which is a very common position across hardline Christians/Whites, and also hardline Christian atheist (which she is). The only Hindu she will like is an ex-Hindu or a Hindu in a museum. Unfortunately, her priors mean she is not even asking the right questions, s...
by sudeepj
13 Aug 2019 22:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

CamS, sorry to break your heart with respect to Unfair Bibi. As I had said, she is a Nagin. This is her "balanced" article on 370. Nauseatingly Equal-Equal. And her love for BJP and equating it to White Supremacist Terror is not going to go unnoticed. She should be ghosted at all future I...
by sudeepj
13 Aug 2019 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227829

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I would say make it next 5 years. It will take time for the new system to take root and people adjust to new reality. At the end of 5 years, no Pakistan should exist to make any claim. Jihadis will always be there, IA just need to ensure they reach their ultimate destination. Mobile internet should...
by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 03:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Scenario #2 - You do have access to this information. This proves that not only are you clueless, but you are equally dangerous. People who are in the know will not come on a public forum and say something this asinine. Having some information is not the same as 'leaking' it. There is co-operation ...
by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65337

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

once again good take by Coupta ji, as ramana ji pointed out , Pakistan has run out of options. Terror attacks will invite retribution from India, that too disproportionate. Beside Karachi is soft belly of Pakistan where largest no of Pakhtuns live, India can turn it bad for Pakistan there. For ever...
by sudeepj
08 Aug 2019 02:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Rakesh ji, I am quite capable of defending an idea and seeing any situation from multiple perspectives, something you are quite evidently, incapable of doing. For instance, one can see the danger and opportunity of a security relationship with the US at the same time. Demanding that I 'defend my id...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 23:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65337

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Its instructive to observe the BJP coverage on this issue: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=BBC+news+kashmir Its dominated by India bad, Kashmiris upset, protest, violence etc. etc. etc. check out VOA news and its a lot more balanced. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=voa+news...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65337

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

I have a contrary opinion of the paki reaction so far. With the expected toothless steps they are trying to lull us into complacence, in the same way GOI did after pathankot attacks. mark my words, expect a paki style attack attempt in the next 2-3 months using which TSPA will try to prove to kashm...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65337

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Watch Ajai Shukla. May be his followers can explain what he trying to say to the world at large. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AEOwnwScAA Not a Shukla follower but why is a Turkish talk show important to what we think or do? Under Erdogan, Turkey is on the rapid road to ottomanization.. which wi...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 21:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Rakesh ji, I am quite capable of defending an idea and seeing any situation from multiple perspectives, something you are quite evidently, incapable of doing. For instance, one can see the danger and opportunity of a security relationship with the US at the same time. Demanding that I 'defend my ide...
by sudeepj
07 Aug 2019 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65337

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

US State Dept reacts to reports in the media. Contrary to press reporting, the Indian government did not consult or inform the US Government before moving to revoke Jammu and Kashmir’s special constitutional status. - AGW https://twitter.com/State_SCA/status/1159114095909580800?s=20 This is delicio...
by sudeepj
05 Aug 2019 22:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: J&K Property Discussion
Replies: 9
Views: 2105

Re: J&K Property Discussion

At 12:18 of the Amit shah speech posted in strat forum has precisely this point. Property value in srinagar not appreciating due to article 370. With that gone we might see Noida redux in srinagar. Weather in Kashmir is really something else. Now that gilobal waaarming is here.. I would like to dry...
by sudeepj
05 Aug 2019 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Arya Rakesh, I think the discussion has run its course. Ill end this with just a couple of observations. I am disappointed that you are not finding this instructive. I will very much miss our discussions. Please look at India's trade figures. There is this thing called google.. Our no 1 trade partn...
by sudeepj
05 Aug 2019 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65337

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

- Article 370 made it necessary for the centre to get the state legislature's approval for introducing any policies or constitutional powers to the state.​ This in turn means that the Governor, who is being treated as the 'State' govt at the moment, was able to move the resolution to the President....
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580049

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1157316965771481088
ANI: Bharatiya Janata Party has issued whip for its Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the Parliament from 5 to 7 August.


Looks like its 35A/370.
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580049

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://twitter.com/Aakashhassan/status/1157319720032337920 "Big breaking @MehboobaMufti not being allowed to move out of her residence. She wanted to meet Farooq Abdullah . @news18dotcom" https://twitter.com/AdityaRajKaul/status/1157330705732513794 Rumours being spread about House arrest...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 21:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Arya Rakesh, I think the discussion has run its course. Ill end this with just a couple of observations. One of finding new markets for us. One of finding excess capital (from middle east/Japan) for investment. WB development programs. Political support in the UN. Market for what? Defence Products? ...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 21:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580049

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Nobody can blame this govt. for leaking information.. https://publish.twitter.com/?query=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2FOmarAbdullah%2Fstatus%2F1157298830234152961&widget=Tweet Omar Abdullah says: "I have so many questions & not a single answer. I’ve met people today who occupy important p...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 04:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

The problem is that they do not want to win Indian trust, but rather treat India like any of their other allies. Basically a master-serf type relationship. And neither should India be desperate for them to REwin Indian trust. What is the point of that actually? Then the relationship will be stillbo...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 04:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: J&K Property Discussion
Replies: 9
Views: 2105

J&K Property Discussion

If 370 & 35A go away, what are some places for a jingo to buy some property in Rishi Kashyap's land?
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 02:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580049

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

If 35A/370 gone, who is going to buy some property in Jammu or Kashmir? :-D We need to start a jingo property thread. I am very excited! :twisted:
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 02:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

If India had taken initiative to completely open the Chahbahar port and supply lines, proposed some kind of modus vivendi between Iranians and the Jews, perhaps the US would have had a different option. Perhaps all logistics could be transhipped from a Mumbai or Gujarat port through Chahbahar.. Are...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 02:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Rakesh ji Aiyoo! Drop the ji please :) And this is a long post, so when replying....do not quote the entire post please. Arya Rakesh, Please dont take my relative criticism of Indian babus to mean that the conduct has been good. It has been short sighted, downright vicious in cultivating ******** l...
by sudeepj
02 Aug 2019 01:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580049

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016



38,000 troops in two weeks! I will have to say that 35A is as good as gone now.
by sudeepj
01 Aug 2019 00:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Will India provide the Taj Mahal or the Konark Sun Temple on lease? How about the Andamans then for a US base? Virginia class, LA class, jet engines.. are strategic advantages for the US. If we had these we would not 'give' them away. Why should we expect them to 'give' it to them? In return for wh...
by sudeepj
01 Aug 2019 00:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

To win a conflict against Pak on our own terms, we need things like: SDBs, PGKs, Navigation equipment, command control, electronics.. missiles like meteor, javelin , etc. etc. etc. In javelin usa stipulated they will only sell us very very limited number of launchers OTHERWISE IT WILL TILT THE BALA...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 08:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Virginia class, LA class, jet engines.. are strategic advantages for the US. If we had these we would not 'give' them away. Why should we expect them to 'give' it to them? In return for what? You trivialise Chakra lease, as "so what's the big deal Russians are giving it for money" Shucka ...
by sudeepj
31 Jul 2019 04:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 54176

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

Will India provide the Taj Mahal or the Konark Sun Temple on lease? How about the Andamans then for a US base? Virginia class, LA class, jet engines.. are strategic advantages for the US. If we had these we would not 'give' them away. Why should we expect them to 'give' it to them? In return for wh...

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