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by Jeff Lira
04 Mar 2012 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia observed Presidential elections today in their country. Instead of wishing luck to Putin, analysts have already started congratulating him, as Putin's chances of coming back to Kremlin looks are very good. The authors of this website who claim to be students analyzes how Putin's another term ...
by Jeff Lira
04 Mar 2012 00:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

This is a nice post I found on internet about Russia's declining influence in Europe. There was a time when Russian influence nourished From East Germany to Uelen in far East and other countries like Cuba and North Korea. But today Russian influence has remained mere within the International borders...
by Jeff Lira
22 Jan 2012 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Importance of Indo-Romanian ties
Replies: 24
Views: 2042

Re: Importance of Indo-Romanian ties

Romania is witnessing same kind of protest which India witnessed last year, Anti government, Anti corruption protests. It is said that Romanian elites, just to please themselves and west European countries sold all resources to them leaving nothing for the public of Romania. A large number of Romani...
by Jeff Lira
01 Jan 2012 01:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 163597

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

We often question that why Ana Hazare and team and BJP is targeting only congress, we forget that BJP was also in power in 1999-04 they also didn't do anything despite Lokpal bill is not a new thing. The Article on the website The World Reporter analyzes and answers to such questions coming to some ...
by Jeff Lira
31 Dec 2011 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

This is an interesting article with interesting stats and interesting images of life in USSR. The article compares the condition and views of people in Lithuania, Ukraine and Russia back in 1991 before the collapse of Soviet Union with that of now. They say that the Democracy, Capitalism and all tha...
by Jeff Lira
11 Dec 2011 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Lies by Fox News and comments by The Washington Post and Hilary Clinton has done more damage than good. Russia blamed US agencies for raising funds for the Moscow protests, as well as for influencing Russians. Fox news channel showed pictures of violent Athens riot as Moscow protest to defame Russia...
by Jeff Lira
26 Nov 2011 11:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3149
Views: 295851

Re: Iran News and Discussions

International freelance journalist Isabella Woods write on The World Reporter, that decade long Israel - Iran conflict may or may not lead to a full fledged war. Although politicians maintain that the military option is not ruled out, but she explains in the article Will a Conflict Between Israel an...
by Jeff Lira
05 Nov 2011 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3149
Views: 295851

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Israel now prepares a war against Iran to paralyze their nuclear program, apparently US is also in favour as it is against Iran's nuclear program for years. Britain has also decided to deploy its royal navy near Iran to assist American and Israeli assault. Israel has instructed their ambassadors aro...
by Jeff Lira
01 Nov 2011 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II
Replies: 3078
Views: 163597

Re: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev II

After a long wait looks like the Indian Government has taken some action. A new Department within Income Tax department has been created (Directorate of Criminal Investigation) The government has handed all the authority for case investigation to the Delhi office of the new department. As the French...
by Jeff Lira
29 Oct 2011 13:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2848
Views: 97506

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

First, Pakistan releasing Indian chopper without creating much issue and then India supporting Pakistan for non permanent seat in UNSC. More and more goodwill gestures are coming on its way. "Many of the countries that Pakistan had considered as friends were no longer its friends, but India &qu...
by Jeff Lira
29 Oct 2011 13:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

One side it is the old friend Russia, on the other side it is European Union. Ukraine recently changed its foreign policies and turned pro Russian. Russia on the other hand offered to provide cheap gas. It is on Ukraine now to decide and choose a side. Europe or Russia? Whom will Ukraine Choose? Ind...
by Jeff Lira
23 Oct 2011 15:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Libyan War : Political and strategic aspects
Replies: 1049
Views: 59879

Re: Libyan War : Political and strategic aspects

Gaddaffi wasn't that bad for some people. America had been in conflict with Libya even before. It's not fair that outside powers openly come together and support and raise the rebels and get the leader of a sovereign country killed. Even Egypt had the same story but at that time western powers didn'...
by Jeff Lira
23 Oct 2011 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Vladimir Putin Back as Russian President Most Probably; The Good and The Bad Why Some Russians don't like him and why some are willing to welcome him again. Vladimir Putin is the man who has brought back the lost glory back in Russia. But he has his strengths and weakness. The author even compared ...
by Jeff Lira
22 Oct 2011 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5599
Views: 654321

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Vladimir Putin Back as Russian President Most Probably; The Good and The Bad Why Some Russians don't like him and why some are willing to welcome him again. Vladimir Putin is the man who has brought back the lost glory back in Russia. But he has his strengths and weakness. The author even compared ...
by Jeff Lira
29 May 2011 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Importance of Indo-Romanian ties
Replies: 24
Views: 2042

Importance of Indo-Romanian ties

Romania is a country situated in the south eastern Europe. The country acts as a gateway to Europe for Russia and vie versa. Just like India, Romania is also experiencing a boom in its IT industry. It is a part of EU and Nuclear Suppliers Group. Romania has been a communist country and was a member ...
by Jeff Lira
19 Apr 2011 17:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops
Replies: 1192
Views: 199854

Re: Indian Navy and International Anti-Piracy Ops

Somalian government has allowed indian navy to enter upto 12 nautical miles off their coast. Thus after US and France, Indian navy has become third navy to do so. India has also requested the weak Somalian government to help. India offered huge number of creation of jobs in the horn of Africa. gover...
by Jeff Lira
07 Apr 2011 09:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Jan Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare, and Baba Ramdev
Replies: 3955
Views: 253438

Re: Anna Hazare and Lokpal Bill

I was reading a comment on a website in which the person said few good points and asked if we want to support Anna Hazare, then how can we do that? We can join him in rally and in hunger strike, but what about those of us who want to join cannot. he listed some very small things like not paying brib...
by Jeff Lira
25 Mar 2011 14:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami - News and Analysis
Replies: 2262
Views: 113443

Re: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami - News and Analysis

Even after two weeks of the earthquake and tsunami which devastated Japan on March 11 around 240,000 people are sill shelters. Official figures says 10,000 are dead where as 17,000 are missing. Weeks After Japan Tsunami, 27000 Missing; Cleaning in Progress I am amused to see how inter government dep...
by Jeff Lira
24 Mar 2011 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Libyan War : Political and strategic aspects
Replies: 1049
Views: 59879

Re: Libya No Fly Zone: Political and strategic aspects

Very true, India doesn't want to get into the trouble, risk its economy by taking part in a war against a country with whom we have no hatred. We have our own problems and should make sure insurgence in north east and central east doesn't get inspired. I think our situations is little different Rebe...
by Jeff Lira
24 Mar 2011 19:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

French airforce is doing much work now, after shooting down the Libyan aircraft, it has now bombed the Libyan Airbase much inside Libya, Some western planes also bombed a major military base in Sebha, Southern Libya.
Gaddafi Attacked Major Rebel Cities
by Jeff Lira
23 Mar 2011 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Libyan War : Political and strategic aspects
Replies: 1049
Views: 59879

Re: Libya No Fly Zone: Political and strategic aspects

Russia doesn't support military intervention in Libya Russia on Military Operations in Libya . The question which is arriving on my mind now, why they didn';t use there Veto power then to block the resolution of implementing the no fly zone? In a recent development, Gaddafi has given a physical appe...
by Jeff Lira
22 Mar 2011 14:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

US is now considering to hand over the command of military operation in Libya to either UK, France or NATO, though RAF Typhoon was used to patrol the region, Britain is now sending more and more planes to the base in Italy after this news to take over the command. US to Hand Over The Command of Mili...
by Jeff Lira
21 Mar 2011 22:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

@Henrik: true, Medvedev generally doesn't do that, though Medvedev was saying as a President of Russia, but Putin said he is not saying it as Prime Minister of Russia, but as Vladimir Putin. May be Medvedev feels same as Putin and didn't want to say on behalf of Russia. but I really wonder why Russi...
by Jeff Lira
21 Mar 2011 22:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

Libya's Nuclear Quest, Can Libya Use Nuclear Weapon? We all remember, that Pakistan illegally provided Iran, North Korea and Libya nuclear technology. Libya could hav used the bomb if Gaddafi wouldn't have declared nuclear disarmament and dismantling of weapons of mass destruction. Though Libya was...
by Jeff Lira
21 Mar 2011 17:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

@Singha, very true. Most of the civilians are actually his family men or army men. Around his compound these civilians have made a human chain, saying you will have to kill us before killing our leader
by Jeff Lira
21 Mar 2011 17:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

Between gaddafi is now making his supporters to do a peace march for Tripoli to the rebel city of Benghazi. Libya Declares Ceasefire; West Raided Fortified Residence This is a really clever action he has taken. If any of the civilian is attacked by rebels or western powers, they will be very well cr...
by Jeff Lira
20 Mar 2011 21:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

Now this is interesting, B2 stealth bomber attacking Libya??? Air raids were led by "three U.S. Air Force B2, and F-15 and F-16 Air Force and AV8-B plane of the Navy," said the spokesperson of the U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart. as quoted by The World Reporter . Meanwhile Pro-Gaddafi for...
by Jeff Lira
20 Mar 2011 15:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

Recently Libyan armed men captured Italian ships comprising Crewmen among which 2 are Indians. Italian Ship Captured in Libya, Gaddafi Called West Barbarians; Full Speech The article also translated Gaddafi's recent speech, he says he has support of International community and that he will give weap...
by Jeff Lira
20 Mar 2011 01:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

US Launches Missile Strike in Libya Pentagon has confirmed that US Navy launched Tomahawk sea launched cruise missile to destroy Libyan air defence equipments in a move to support european and french aircrafts. So finally war has been kick started and US has named this mission has Operation Odyssey...
by Jeff Lira
20 Mar 2011 00:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

Western powers and specially France is now taking an action, we have already seen the video footage of a fighter being shoot down. The article French Planes Seen Over Libya; Gaddafi Calls Injustice says that France has done all video observation through reconnaissance aircraft and is probably done w...
by Jeff Lira
19 Mar 2011 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1951
Views: 228623

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Indian student's murder in Australia unfortunate: Krishna External affairs minister S M Krishna on Monday described the rape and murder of a 24-year-old Indian girl in Australia as "unfortunate" and said the government is closely following the investigation. What is unfortunate is to see ...
by Jeff Lira
19 Mar 2011 21:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Libyan War
Replies: 586
Views: 80222

Re: LIBYA : No fly zone/air war thread

you can pressurize the libyan government to talk to rebels instead of killing them but you should not attack them, i don't know, after making conditions in Iraq and Afghanistan like hell these people didn't learn. Not only they will earn international critics, but also unpopularity. Recently, Gadaff...
by Jeff Lira
19 Mar 2011 21:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami - News and Analysis
Replies: 2262
Views: 113443

Re: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami - News and Analysis

SwamyG, I think you are right, evacuation must have been started earlier. Japan may be didn't want to create panic in the world and was trying its best to show the situations are under control, but when situations got really out of control they had to take so many actions together, on of their minis...

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