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by mahaperu
14 May 2017 05:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 962
Views: 133707

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Article in Frobes about Wade Shephard's view of the Silk Road https://www.forbes.com/sites/wadeshepard/2017/05/13/i-spent-two-years-on-chinas-belt-and-road-and-this-is-what-i-found-part-1/2/#268a0a5b2027 I believe his last observation seems relevant. I do think there will be many hickups on the way ...
by mahaperu
06 Mar 2017 11:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4610
Views: 786572

Re: Small Arms Thread

This is sad news indeed. Typically in any industry, the moment you are done releasing one design, you start designing the next generation. The fact that either they decided not too or the govt stopped them is a real blow. By this record, we should stop spending money on LCA too. Soon, the govt will ...
by mahaperu
22 Nov 2015 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 111555

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

With Iran allowing Russian Bombers operating in its airspace and even accompaining it and similarly Iraq allowing Cruise Missile fly over its airspace , it bring up some interesting re-allignment in the future as far as Russian-Iran-Iraq-Syria alliance. "EU countries like Germany and France ha...
by mahaperu
09 Nov 2015 06:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 111555

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/09/us/politics/obama-and-netanyahu-a-story-of-slights-and-crossed-signals.html?_r=0 "They have a fraught relationship and it’s fueled by a belief on the part of both of them that the other is trying to screw them, trip them up, thwart their policies, corner them, ...
by mahaperu
05 Jan 2015 04:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 204709

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

Space stalwart Gowarikar passes away - The Hindu Vasant Ranchhod Gowarikar, a stalwart who played a key role in India’s space programme, passed away in Pune on Friday after catching dengue. He was 81. A chemical engineer with a doctorate from Birmingham University, Dr. Gowarikar joined the Indian S...
by mahaperu
04 Oct 2011 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests in US Presidential Election Campaign 2012
Replies: 337
Views: 7710

Re: Indian Interests in US Presidential Election Campaign 20

Both parties are very similar in their approach towards foreign policy. It does not make much difference for India. That in fact is very good. Since our strategic interests converge broadly with US interests. If some one like Bush (eg Perry, although apparently Bush team and Perry team have zero or ...
by mahaperu
16 Jul 2011 04:14
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Serial Blasts in Mumbai
Replies: 1252
Views: 67396

Re: Serial Blasts in Mumbai

1. This was a intelligence failure fair and square. 2. Police need better training, better pay (performance based) 3. Corruption at common person level is key, citizens have to believe in the police/govt is working for them. I doubt many people will go to a police if they see anything suspicious, or...
by mahaperu
06 Jun 2010 01:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: New Trash Thread (5555) (DO NOT DELETE)
Replies: 103
Views: 9630

New Trash Thread (5555) (DO NOT DELETE)

Hi I am a newbie on the forum. I was wondering what people think about the south korean ship sinking. Circumstantial evidence points to North Korea. Would we qualify S. Korea's response as weak nation? What would India have done in this case? I am sure state and non state elements in Pakistan are lo...

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