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by schinnas
01 Oct 2020 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

There are already multiple DDoS attacks on both Indian public and private financial institutions, with many traced to (or suspected to originate from) China. This is my direct info from a chai walla. This started from Galwan standoff and has been continuing intermittently. Most of our large institut...
by schinnas
29 Sep 2020 23:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Excerpt India has been putting China under pressure to force China to resolve border dispute, or at least determine the LAC, according to the wishes of India. India’s strategy is once the LAC is determined and the boundary with China is delineated, India can then concentrate dealing with Pakistan, ...
by schinnas
22 Sep 2020 14:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Missiles are useful only for select scenarios, only for precision strikes at high value targets such as key bridges, ammo depots, high value enemy leadership, etc. Otherwise, it would be stupid to burn millions worth missile for target that may at best be a fraction of its cost. What would really he...
by schinnas
16 Sep 2020 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Things take time to change. Until 10 years back, there were no support for Hindu causes amongst educated Indians. It has now changed in a big way.
by schinnas
16 Sep 2020 22:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

The game has only now begun. The choices for China aren't many. They should be smarting at the many sided assault from India and except for premature playing of Nepal hand, they havent been able to do anything. So far it has been a seriously one sided game which indicates Cheen has totally under est...
by schinnas
14 Sep 2020 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

The right of a nation to remain Independent isn't determined by if there is a bully around. It should be based on whether they have a unique culture and civilisation that can be self sustaining and flourish independently. Bhutan is such a unique kingdom and India should help it remain independent. W...
by schinnas
13 Sep 2020 11:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

It is very easy to cripple China's logistics chain - esp the Tibet railway and 219 highway. Few precision missile or LGB on select areas chosen for difficulty in reconstruction would do the trick. It would cripple them for months. Their toy drones in rarefied Tibetan air cannot ferry much more than ...
by schinnas
13 Sep 2020 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Steve Jobs being influenced didn't result in any product being Hindu focused or work environment being Hindu focused at Apple. All corporations bend over backwards to have prayer rooms for muslims but no onsite mandirs for aartis. Apple has just started being focused on India and Steve is long gone...
by schinnas
12 Sep 2020 10:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

A pro-China article. In a war with China, NYT has picked its side: Due to the present conflict between the US and China, most newspapers were indirectly supporting India or at least were neutral. Not so with NYT. It stands correct with basic fundamentals. It is in India's interests to see america c...
by schinnas
11 Sep 2020 08:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Actually during temporary economic contraction, governments spend. Most of the spend is benefiting local people of Ladhakh and northern states in terms of construction labor, drivers, porters and the like. For the Army, the money earmarked for some other large exercise or wasteful import would be us...
by schinnas
09 Sep 2020 15:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Not a Guru, but this is exactly what I had pointed out in my previous post i.e. ALL of our words/actions till date have been for restoration of status quo. Even IFFFFF we have taken over the Black top and the Helmet top, we are hardly a Sq km into the Chinese side of the LAC. We are willing to swap...
by schinnas
08 Sep 2020 08:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

Arrogance and an unwillingness to accept reality pervades the turd brains of the Chinks. Their reply to our request for the return of the missing Ar.Pr. citizens was a direct snub,saying that there is no place called Ar.Pr.,only S.Tibet! We should return the compliment by saying that Tibet is an oc...
by schinnas
08 Sep 2020 08:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2303
Views: 371271

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020- Part 2

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/india-china-standoff-firing-takes-place-on-lac-in-eastern-ladakh/articleshow/77987596.cms LADAKH: An incident of firing took place on the Line of Actual control .. https://guardingindia.com/featured/exclusive-indian-army-foils-another-galwan-at-shenpao-moun...
by schinnas
07 Sep 2020 23:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3720
Views: 685237

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Watch it. Many scenes and overall story are based on true incidents behind post URI surgical strikes with some artistic liberty. One or two characters may be fictional to add masala. Well made series.
by schinnas
05 Sep 2020 01:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

V_Raman wrote:We have been asking for status quo ante - we cant say no if that is proposed.


Status quo ante applies to Chinese positions. Not the strategic realignment of our troops on India's side of LAC (including the realignments that happened in over the past several days.)
by schinnas
04 Sep 2020 01:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

India should be very clear in terms of what our goals are. Now when we have a decent bargaining position and more importantly, have shown the Cheen the prospect of a nimbler and tactically superior IA doing better salami slicing of their controlled territory, we should aim to push home the advantage...
by schinnas
03 Sep 2020 12:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I visited Nathu La about a week or two before the surprise visit of Dalai Lama to Tawang few years back. There was immense army buildup in Sikkim and very heightened state of alertness. I felt even the traditional border check into Sikkim was more rigorous than normal. Only when I later came to know...
by schinnas
02 Sep 2020 23:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Winnie the Poo did PhD on some commie philosophy and considers itself the new philosopher+visionary+emperor. Given its megalomania, it's likely to have surrounded itself with handpicked chamchas who have drunk that cool-aid. When is Trump going to heat up things in SCS after the brazen missile test ...
by schinnas
01 Sep 2020 20:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

If India holds full control over the southern side of Ponding Tso, then we should make it the default LAC and let Cheen continue to occupy fingers 5-8 as part of a face saving formula for them. This is likely more tactically advantageous for us getting patrol rights to fingers 5 to 8.
by schinnas
01 Sep 2020 15:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Chinese are between rock and hard place. They cannot appear weak especially after behaving like a superpower. But if they go kinetic, they don't control the results with no surprise factor and a well prepared IA. Whatever calculations they had made earlier were dented first in Galwan and second in t...
by schinnas
01 Sep 2020 02:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

To have a lasting closure, two things are needed. 1. Take back Akshay Hind and can later swap it for Kailash and Manosarovar if we so choose. 2. On the Western front, GB needs to be taken back and appropriate inflation adjusted transit and transit visa charges collected on any living or non living t...
by schinnas
30 Aug 2020 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4358
Views: 1043174

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Apple does all the design of its components but everything is made on China. It struggles hard to make its own chips. Indegenisation of space program does not need to mean all components are locally made. What ISRO has done is commendable and it is indegenous. The knowhow to make a rocket or satelli...
by schinnas
30 Aug 2020 18:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I wish Indian American grow spine and write / call media whenever they use this South Asian BS term. They should call it out as racist, colonial and offensive. When they don't call Italian American as South European American, why are they calling Indian Americans as South Asian?
by schinnas
27 Aug 2020 11:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3472
Views: 721944

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

So Pakistan has more AWACS than us (regardless of the sophistication, it gives options when one or two gets taken down or goes under maintenance). China has upto 30 and multiple long range radar stations along LAC in Tibet set up at high altitudes which run 24x7 and due to altitude have a good range...
by schinnas
26 Aug 2020 00:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 4358
Views: 1043174

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

ISRO should build couple of full size launch pads in Tamil Nadu (closer to equator) and rent out most of the capacity to private players. Very similar to how US is doing - renting out NASA facilities to Space X.
by schinnas
20 Aug 2020 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It is truly Divine Grace that India is still together and marching forward despite such a treasonous person occupying the role of NSA and literally dictating strategic polity to the weak PM.
by schinnas
18 Aug 2020 17:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451288

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Before taking out Terroristan, its four father's need to be taken care. Ever since UK waned, Turkey has taken its place: 1. China 2. Saudi Arabia and UAE 3. USA (just namesake under Trump and even that only because of Afghan equation). Also once a much demanded source of GC and student visas for Fau...
by schinnas
18 Aug 2020 08:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2459
Views: 333428

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

India should get lateral entry for all of its diplomatic cadre and for rest of the beaurocracy. This whole UPSC system needs to be abolished. All it has given rise to is incompetence and rigidity. Have a very good lateral talent finding and grooming set up instead of giving a competitive exams to yo...
by schinnas
18 Aug 2020 08:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://twitter.com/pardesseleh/status/1295024243596550144?s=21 There is a video in that tweet. Interview is slightly NSFW. It’s hilarious. Not my type of comedy but hilarious to watch the trolling..Hear the two ladies talk about Modi and Kashmir. The left liberals in US have convinced themselves t...
by schinnas
18 Aug 2020 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The level of ignorance and animosity in the West about Hinduism makes it feel very unappealing for second or third generation Indian Americans. Especially if they are only half Indian American and their socil circle is primarily non Indian American. So it's understandable why they would choose a con...
by schinnas
18 Aug 2020 07:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Fpr those who are advocating kinetic action, could you please go beyond 1-liners and define the objective would be? Also, what kind of escalations that could comes out of such an action? This is not to say we should smoke the peace pipe, but that military campaigns initiated without a specific obje...
by schinnas
15 Aug 2020 11:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Our PM gave them a public and clear warning from Ladakh. That leaves us with only one option, however difficult it is. We cannot afford to let go now.
by schinnas
15 Aug 2020 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

China is going through much bigger floods than India. This cannot be a primary deciding factor. India would lose the option to go kinetic if it does not react now. Otherwise, this becomes the new status quo and we will be seen as the aggressor. Any local flood in any state can be handled by local ad...
by schinnas
14 Aug 2020 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054788

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

That's because MSM does not mention the community. It should be added to the FIR and published.
by schinnas
14 Aug 2020 16:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054788

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Reg Ram Madhav's post, this is to be viewed as attempt by BJP to build bridges with Dem party candidates. With the way ratings are going and Covid rate is climbing, Trump coming back is suspect. Kamala Harris' great (or great great great) grand father was guru of late Kanchi Mahaswamigal (Chandrasek...
by schinnas
13 Aug 2020 18:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 964325

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

After the Chinese Ambi's statement, India is left with no option but to go kinetic either overtly or covertly. Let's just wait to see how events unfold. Given the propensity of this leadership to spring a surprise, Cheen may get blindsided and end up having to withdraw.
by schinnas
13 Aug 2020 18:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 2274
Views: 334881

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

Great suggestion by chetonzz and others for ISRO to make available the camera data to public domain after a few months lag so they get to see it first hand. A huge number of open source Image recognition algorithms would be built on it by researchers and it would end up helping ISRO. It is worth emu...
by schinnas
12 Aug 2020 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4571
Views: 754094

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I woul wait for Kamala Harris to articulate her views on China, Islamic terrorism and India - US relationship before forming a opinion.
by schinnas
12 Aug 2020 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054788

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

True ISI is also making whatsapp calls from harvested phone numbers to evade our intelligence agencies. I also got a whatsapp call from a Pakistani phone number but didn't pick it up. They then messaged and urged me to visit a link which I promptly deleted as it could be loaded with malware. These e...
by schinnas
11 Aug 2020 05:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451288

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I don't see anything wrong in that article. Islamabad is very scenic and green. Pakistani Punjab is relatively rich and due to US influence for decades has much better roads. They have actual expressways with tolls on the exits, which are yet to be made in India except for one or two stretches. The ...

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