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by pankajs
23 Oct 2020 10:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I even saw a peacefool volunteer thank Akshaya Patra for providing him material for distribution in this neck of the woods, obviously a peacefool neighborhood. BUT one must remember that Akshaya Patra gets a lot of donation from MNC and other such corporate entities in general, therefore they have t...
by pankajs
23 Oct 2020 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-significance-of-macrons-war-on-Islamism Can Macron stem the tide of Islamism in France? Just over a week ago, Emanuel Macron said he wanted to end ‘Islamic separatism’ in France because a minority of the country’s estimated six million Muslims risk forming a ‘...
by pankajs
22 Oct 2020 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/vasudha_ET/status/1319148785864306689 Free Covid vaccine, professional education including medical and engineering studies in Hindi , 19 lakh jobs largely in health, IT, agriculture sectors, Bihar as national IT hub, push to women SHGs, AIIMS in Darbhanga - BJP promises for Bihar...
by pankajs
22 Oct 2020 18:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Many a times we are too quick to pass judgement on GOI when we don't have the full picture. x-post ... https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1319148877820276736 Those blaming India for Farzad-B gas field in Iran cancellation should also realize that even China pulled out gas field projects in Ira...
by pankajs
22 Oct 2020 18:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3203
Views: 332114

Re: Iran News and Discussions

https://twitter.com/TheWolfpackIN/status/1319148877820276736 Those blaming India for Farzad-B gas field in Iran cancellation should also realize that even China pulled out gas field projects in Iran https://tinyurl.com/y2czg92a Fact is without western eqmnt no gas fiepds can be developed & no we...
by pankajs
22 Oct 2020 17:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Good move .. will ensure that the "investingation" into the TRP matter is not a one sided circus done to bring Republic/Arnab to heel . Also, IF the rest of the media did not call the Mumbai police investigation as vendetta, they will have not leg to object to a CBI prove against all medi...
by pankajs
22 Oct 2020 00:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^ any insight sir what caused this change in heart Just check this piece https://gulfnews.com/opinion/op-eds/india-is-standing-up-to-chinas-aggression-1.74710337# -India is standing up to China’s aggression and other by the same author ... -- A silent revolution is taking place in India -- Modi’s F...
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Btw .. just to point out, after the Baki and Indian Jiihadi attempt to get maximum Hindu Indians in the Gulf sacked from their job with the active collision of a very senior editor at the Gulf news, the Gulf news has toned down quite a lot, now publishing many pro Modi/India pieces from Indian write...
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

She is from Gujarat and tracks Modi/Shah rather closely. No friend of BJP. https://twitter.com/sheela2010/status/1318779019765010432 The Saffron Sentinent is consolidating , in coming 24 months there is need to reset and ignite the Congress Sentiment for sake of its survival. The last chance for Rah...
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 126
Views: 19184

Re: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India

https://twitter.com/theRohitBansal/status/1318588593913253889 Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force for 5G, and Jio Platforms, today announced that they are working together to develop indigenous 5G solutions and network Infrastructure f...
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 10:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://twitter.com/prasannavishy/statu ... 5753553920
Kerala High Court Throws Out Petition Filed By CPM-Led Government Against The Privatisation Of Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, Calls It Classic Example Of The proverbial ‘sour grapes.’
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3721
Views: 686880

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://twitter.com/DostKhan_Jammu/stat ... 0764572677
Very happy news
Gender equality finally established in J&K
Now even mother's PRC enough for her children to obtain JK domicile certificates

Order issued

One more nail in the coffin of Jihadists including @OmarAbdullah
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 10:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067112

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Good move .. will ensure that the "investingation" into the TRP matter is not a one sided circus done to bring Republic/Arnab to heel. Also, IF the rest of the media did not call the Mumbai police investigation as vendetta, they will have not leg to object to a CBI prove against all media....
by pankajs
21 Oct 2020 00:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52_40J20QIQ
2 brilliant minds talk: ex-NSA Shiv Shankar Menon & Prof C. Raja Mohan discuss the Chinese challenge

by pankajs
20 Oct 2020 19:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

Embedded India Today piece .. https://twitter.com/AbhishekBhalla7/status/1318397921067298817 10 tunnels running up to 100 km are planned for #Ladakh and #Kashmir at mountain passes for all weather connectivity #LAC #LoC. 4 on Manali-Leh route 3 in Ladakh ahead of Leh 1 Srinagar-Leh 2 in Kashmir
by pankajs
19 Oct 2020 23:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

The test results and observations are important for future analysis and further advancement, scientists said. Of course, but such iterative tests do not earn fulsome praise from top honchos, only a breakthrough technology . Yup! A new usecase/test profile .. may be circles around and hits from the ...
by pankajs
19 Oct 2020 13:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

Anyone willing to guess, how this ends...this year or next. Or will this become a permanent situation like the LOC. I fear we have converted the LAC to LOC. Will Taiwanese PM be republic day guest ?...seems impossible for now. Of note, the US has invited Tibetan representatives for discussions to t...
by pankajs
18 Oct 2020 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963759

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Embedded SMCP piece ... https://twitter.com/YusufDFI/status/1317702828727566336 US-led Quad a ‘huge security risk’ to Asia, Chinese foreign minister tells Asean. — Wang Yi giving away Chinese fears on Quad & also fear mongering. Asean centrality has been repeatedly stressed by Quad and ASEAN is ...
by pankajs
18 Oct 2020 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

We are adept at creating scenarios so that we can collectively spit on India.
by pankajs
17 Oct 2020 12:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

Embedded video ...

https://twitter.com/FreakingBeasts/stat ... 0617975809

Chinese Social Media Video showing PLA Postions on the southern bank of #PangongTso very close to Indian Positions.
by pankajs
16 Oct 2020 19:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

...Tell the world that rockets were fired from our position in Chulsul. PLA responded to the attacks (in form of MBRLs & Drones with video footage) in to Chulsul areas. PLA is only responding, so don't want to escalate. They are ready to move out, return captives, if India doesn't respond and m...
by pankajs
16 Oct 2020 18:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963759

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

all this also feels like encirclement of India by the USA - they are killing 2 birds in one agreement with maldives. for what it is worth, the US actually consulted India before it went ahead and signed the agreement with the maldives. We need to look beyond our fears of the past plus a bit of goog...
by pankajs
16 Oct 2020 18:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/Amitraaz/status/1316631937897820161 Has all the hall marks of a being the foundation stone for a powered glide weapon for anti armour applications will a range of upto 150 kms. Using the SAAW airframe, the data link, a small booster, the IIR seekers. ^^ The "SR" nomenc...
by pankajs
16 Oct 2020 02:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://twitter.com/Amitraaz/status/1316631937897820161 The 55-km range helicopter launched Naval Anti-Ship Missile (NASM-SR)... ⋅ Primarily for Seakings and MH-60Rs. ⋅ Terminal IIR-Seeker with Slid Rocket motor. ⋅ 0.8Mach. ⋅ Its longer-range version is also i...
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 16:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

^^
Perfect .. At a later time, apart from what you have covered, I will probably expand on the "strategic submission" angle, its multiple layers and how it has backfired massively for the Chinese
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 15:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

1. Which territory has India lost that the Chinese will "think", in your opinion, is adequate compensation for their "loss" in the Spanggur area? The territory that has been lost salami slicing all these years - Depsang, Demchok, Gogra Hotsprings area (Where max territory has be...
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 13:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

You still do not get the point of occupying the heights and why it troubles the Chinese. I get it well my friend - only thing I am trying to tell you is - just because we've an advantage in one place - doesn't imply that they'll attack. Their calculations did go wrong - but they could partially rem...
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 13:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

Yes they're uncomfortable with our positions on the southern bank but its really difficult to say they'll attack to dislodge us. They can still construct another road - from the east to Spangur - I know it'll be difficult but very doable - particularly when they know that we'll never attack . If th...
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 02:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

Of course "occupying " cannot happen without winning in the area it intends to stop Indian Road building. https://twitter.com/Vedmalik1/status/1316221709511356416 {A military man's view and most likely represents the majority view on this board} China-India border Talks. Sweet talk claimin...
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 01:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

They can stop India from road building by going to war and occupying the immediate area(s) thus adding depth to their existing position also stopping the road building in those areas.
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 00:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

We will continue to build till our requirements are met and may be some more. So dragging the standoff will not serve any purpose. The only way to stop India is to go to war and teach it a lesson.
by pankajs
15 Oct 2020 00:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJPD-sSFhzY
Live at 10 | China’s 5th Gen Warfare | #IndiaChinaDispute | Gen Ata Hasnain

by pankajs
13 Oct 2020 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963759

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Embedded Sydney Morning herald that I haven't read. https://twitter.com/9DashLine/status/1315672828033855493 France escalates China push, appoints ambassador for Indo-Pacific https://bit.ly/33Omg86 Pushes for Indo-Pacific " axis, with France, India and Australia as its backbone " to develo...
by pankajs
13 Oct 2020 11:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

^^
Indian troops too get rotated. Most of the Indian troops too are deployed in the depth while a small fraction man the border posts/positions where alertness will cause fatigue.
by pankajs
13 Oct 2020 03:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

^^ Another excerpt form the above source .. We are in the development stage of the Pralaya guided short-range (400 km) tactical ballistic missile for battlefield use developed by DRDO. Also developed for the IAF are the precision-guided munitions (PGMs) Garuthmaa and Garuda. An air-launched anti-tan...
by pankajs
13 Oct 2020 03:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

A stupid question. If 650 km is range, how do ships get the info ? Possible with a an integrated Information & command center . GOI does have such a center. Not sure what it is called and not sure if we have integrated our reconnaissance and command centers enough to pull it off . A P-8I spots ...
by pankajs
13 Oct 2020 02:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 3639
Views: 1018824

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

https://www.iiss.org/blogs/military-balance/2020/09/india-brahmos-missile India’s Brahmos missile: an added target in the air? Alexander Maksichev, the co-director of Russo-Indian company Brahmos Aerospace, which produces the Brahmos missile, is reported in the Russian press as saying a variant of t...
by pankajs
13 Oct 2020 01:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386606

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

Two points ... 1. I have a bigger issue than the highlighted portion. EVEN if the Chinese agree to a fifo AND withdraw, given the nature of the infra on either side of the LAC, it is faster/easier for them to re-occupy the vacated positions, both theirs and ours. What then? Indian leadership has to...

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