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by nvishal
02 Sep 2020 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760521

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 nvishal
31 Aug 2020 12:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760521

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Fellow BRFites, Politicians in New Delhi are well aware of the american policy of balancing india, Pakistan(and now China) against each other. The babudom has seen each presidency come and go. They are also aware of the Russian opportunism. This is why india abandoned non-alignment and embraced mult...
by nvishal
26 Aug 2020 19:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1000
Views: 85775

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Arima wrote:victory for Indian Foreign Policy.

Yes, victory after SL already signed a 99 yr lease with the Chinese who have already started docking their submarines there.
by nvishal
16 Aug 2020 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760521

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Good post Vishal.Why don't we have a civilizational ally? Think it over. There is no such as a "civilizational ally". Word play is self delusion. If you want to excert strategic shift in the minds of the policy makers in the west then start by abolishing democracy in india and shift to &q...
by nvishal
15 Aug 2020 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760521

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Another point I have wondered: how is it that Pakistanis have such a disproportionate influence on Democrats in US and Labour in UK? Because the Pakistani and american(western) interests align wrt India. I have explained why this is before and there was even an Israeli ex-diplomat who wrote for an ...
by nvishal
30 Jul 2020 14:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834117

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

^ There is an led that illuminates through your finger. A photodiode on the other end captures the light flickering and sends to a chip that creates an estimate. The pencil is either not wide enough to cover the diode or the light is scattering over the pencils varnish surface. These 6 month course ...
by nvishal
29 Jul 2020 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1689
Views: 232711

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

A vast landscape of south india is cultivated to be heavily reliant on PDS. In fact, if PDS ever collapses, thousands of villages will literally cease to exist. Entire villages will abandon their houses and migrate towards the cities. Every election season, candidates literally shower their voters i...
by nvishal
29 Jul 2020 19:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689934

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

You probably meant 'Fanboys' saar. Nerds are usually the intense, quiet & introvert type of people. By nerds, I meant the usual half-baked village patriots who host and narrate the 2 dozen or so Hindi news channels and their brothers do the same on YouTube and Twitter who think that brahmos and...
by nvishal
29 Jul 2020 18:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3672
Views: 689934

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

I have never seen such ridiculous coverage of a fighter jet handover to India as rafale. The indian media and the hundreds of YouTube Indian defence expert channels have set a record for bizarre behaviour which puts even the nerds to shame.
by nvishal
22 Jul 2020 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4607
Views: 760521

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

A comment on nasams and india's attempts to please the hostile west. During the ladakh killings, india had placed an order with russia for 29k and 30mki on emergency basis. Immediately, the US threatened india with the possibility of CAATSA When shit hits the fan, none of the american pressure tacti...
by nvishal
17 Jul 2020 18:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834117

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

People who have been venturing out of their homes cautiously(masks, handrub etc) have contracted covid. Bed rest senior citizens have contracted it. What is the explanation for this? Airborne? Hospitals are refusing to treat non-covid patients if they show mild flu symptoms. They are asking for covi...
by nvishal
17 Jul 2020 14:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 126
Views: 19209

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

More on OpenRAN and challenges: OpenRAN vulnerable to being bought out by existing proprietary firms https://www.lightreading.com/5g/open-ran-is-vulnerable-to-an-ericsson-nokia-takeover/d/d-id/761599 A favorite tactic of the leviathan is to keep a watchful eye on smaller fish and gobble any that sta...
by nvishal
17 Jul 2020 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 126
Views: 19209

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

BusinessLine: For home-grown 5G, RJio bets on free platform Open RAN. https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/info-tech/for-home-grown-5g-rjio-bets-on-free-platform-open-ran/article32105779.ece About 70 per cent of the cost to build telecom networks comes from buying Radio Access Network (RAN) equipmen...
by nvishal
16 Jul 2020 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 126
Views: 19209

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

If JIO is so confident on 5G then it has probably accounted for: 1) PCB fabrication. It may have acquired the crucial components(the main chip off course) from an OEM(unnamed for now). JIO has designed its own phones/routers in the past(albeit order given to/mass produced in Vietnam). 2) Software so...
by nvishal
14 Jul 2020 19:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3203
Views: 332503

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia, afghanistan, turkey etc are mamluk states. Their Arab masters themselves have abandoned them which speaks volumes. The Indian subcontinent is the immediate target on the map for their ghazwa pipedream. Ghazwa-e-china cannot begin before the fall of hind. The Chinese have th...
by nvishal
14 Jul 2020 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074497

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^ He's part of his own dynasty. Many of these families were absorbed by the INC post independence. His kind will find no love in the BJP and will try to go on with his own regional party - as so many others have done(ysr, thackrey, pawar, ambedkar, karunanidhi, devegowda etc) Without the INC, these ...
by nvishal
13 Jul 2020 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 126
Views: 19209

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

Apparently, jio acquired a US based firm called RADISYS in 2018 with the objective of 5G development. Google search for "radisys 5g" throws many results. Jio claims it has the technology(SW=self. Vendor chip=?) and has asked permission from GoI to carry out tests. Meanwhile, airtel has par...
by nvishal
12 Jul 2020 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

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

Low cost manufacturing is a Chinese skill which was ideal for attracting companies and investments since the 70s. India doesn't have this skill. The immediate alternative to chinese manufacturing is Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia etc. India barely forms a part of any supply chain. We do injection mould...
by nvishal
11 Jul 2020 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 5G Technology News Discussions, Strategy and Impact to India
Replies: 126
Views: 19209

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

Revisiting this thread after a few months. Many good posts from saurabh. Aside from semiconductor and LCD fabrication, almost everything else is already being done in india albeit at prototype scale. LCD plant requires huge capital. Google for vedantas anil agarwal saga Semiconductor technology is a...
by nvishal
21 Jun 2020 13:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5227
Views: 966453

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

https://twitter.com/i/status/1269512248847785984 China ties the knot with Pakistan while India helplessly looks on. China is a civilization India is a civilization Russia is a civilization The west is a civilization The middle east is a civilization Pakistan belongs neither to the Indian civilisati...
by nvishal
18 Jun 2020 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 27066

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019

Perhaps now we understand why the Japanese were so ruthless in Nanjing. They viewed the chinese as barbaric tribals who were capable of understanding the only one language they knew.
by nvishal
18 Jun 2020 16:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834117

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

They would go to buy vegetables in the morning once every 2-3 days. My area is already in quarantine. Shops are allowed to open in the morning till 10am and then municipality boys come out with sticks and order everyone to pack up. Some tolerance is there but by 12pm everything is cleared out. Medic...
by nvishal
18 Jun 2020 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7694
Views: 834117

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

An old couple(uncle, aunty) found positive on our floor and admitted to hosp. Some ladies from municipality came and handed hydroxychloroquine tablets to us. Instructed to take 1-0-1 daily for three days. Person should be between 18-50.
by nvishal
18 Jun 2020 13:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Attn mods:

That "khan" fellow is a troll. Playing it subtle, in bojitive mode like majorly brofound
by nvishal
17 Jun 2020 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

The only thing we know right now for certain is that the chinese side attacked first and overwhelmed the indian side at each junction. This isn't new. They did the same thing in 62 when they swarmed into india with massive troops overwhelming the few indian police posts at various intersection. They...
by nvishal
17 Jun 2020 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

They lost 2X people as IA. How do you explain that? How is that even possible when they(chinese) apprehended our unarmed soldiers? Look at Shiv aroors summary of the events. It is common sense. They kept on their offensive position till they sensed that india was starting to shift from its defensiv...
by nvishal
17 Jun 2020 07:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Did you guys notice in all incidents so far that the chinese troop strength always overpowered the indian side? Is this a coincidence? Nope. I think they where flying a drone with thermal camera that night tracking our patrol strength. Even our secondary reinforcements where being outmatching at the...
by nvishal
17 Jun 2020 00:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

So the correct word to describe the ongoing situation is "mob lynching". Anything goes as long as army issued weapons are not involved. If the chinese are not revealing their figures, then India can inflict as it pleases. It's time we pull back the indo-tibetan police and send the bajrang ...
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Mort Walker wrote:Was it a company, platoon or battalion of the IA that was ambushed?

Good luck trying to scout this bit of info from the IAS dufus in charge of the indian press releases.
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 23:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

^ amar, buddy you just don't understand haha India and China are two distinct civilisations. Do you understand the meaning of this? It took an official Israeli diplomat to tell me what that means. There is an article by him somewhere. He was basically calling indians naive and spoon feeding Indians ...
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 23:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Two press conferences by the indian military and so far no info on whether there were any captured/unaccounted soldiers, cause of death, current position, who attacked first, wtf happened? etc etc. The communist chinese govt is never going to reveal any genuine facts so good luck to anyone waiting f...
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 22:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

ldev wrote:Chinese foreign ministry called the Indian ambassador in Beijing and lodged a protest with him. So it looks like they did suffer a bloody nose as well.

Typical scumbag behavior like the Pakistanis. A attacks B and then he immediately runs to the police station to lodge an FIR.
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 22:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

The INC has peddled many attacks on modi in the past albeit unsuccessfully but this handling of the chinese aggression by modi/BJP will cut deep within its own voting constituency/base. The landslide thing is difficult to gasp once you read the claims that indian soldiers have been captured. Why wer...
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 20:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

^ It's doesn't take a genus to figure out that the chinese are there to create pressure tactics because indian leadership has long revealed its reluctance to fight a war with China. The chinese understand that they can be offensive without repercussions because Delhi leadership has already revealed ...
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 15:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Guys, stop peddling gossip and wait for an official response.

If the col was killed, that means it was a raid.
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 14:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

No snipers https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/after-3-indian-army-personnel-killed-meeting-of-india-and-china-reps-2247057?pfrom=home-topscroll Officer, 2 Soldiers Who Were Killed In Ladakh Were Not Shot: Army Sources This is partly why the word of the indian military is doubted by Indians themselves....
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 14:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

My guess is that it was a couple of chinese snipers aiming for the Indian colonel. Still no official statement of the nature of the chinese raid.
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 14:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 966913

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

Gun fight happened at night so there's no way to know the casualty on the chinese side unless they reveal it but they won't. Ignore the news claims. Wait for the statement from the chinese military.
by nvishal
16 Jun 2020 13:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 27066

Re: Ladakh Union Territory- 2019

Gun fight being reported by local channels. At least two indian soldiers have been killed. Statement from IA: "During the de-escalation process underway in the Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place yesterday night with casualties on both sides. The loss of lives on the Indian side includ...
by nvishal
10 Jun 2020 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8086
Views: 1074497

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

RKumar wrote:I don’t know what has stopped us to send few drones to blast his residential compound

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