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by Roperia
22 May 2016 02:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 100816

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan Targets Leader of Taliban | NYT And unlike Mullah Omar, Mullah Mansour did not live in hiding. Some of the time he lived in a southern neighborhood of Quetta, Pakistan, in an enclave where he and other Taliban leaders from the same Pashtun tribe, the Ishaqzai, had buil...
by Roperia
22 Dec 2014 14:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 299902

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

On a lighter note, Afghan policy deliberations in full swing :rotfl: :rotfl:

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by Roperia
18 Dec 2014 07:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5482
Views: 546016

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Sanctions are REALLY hurting Russian economy. I was reading that Obama was getting ready to sign another set of stringent sanctions and aid for Ukraine.

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by Roperia
17 Dec 2014 11:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 82219

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Taliban Besiege Pakistan School, Leaving 145 Dead | NYT For folks who haven't read (most recommended) comments on NYT. Here is a top 10 list The one's that I've skipped in the top 10 are condolences and philosophical musics (to make it less verbose). This is from an audience that is as liberal you ...
by Roperia
16 Dec 2014 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

@NSCPress: @BarackObama meeting w/ Richard Verma, recently confirmed by the Senate as next US Ambassador to #India http://t.co/ngg4zTeVg8 @USAndIndia


Tweet by President Obama's National Security Council (NSC).
by Roperia
16 Dec 2014 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 82219

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Unbelievable! Unless you're deranged how can you even contemplate killing children, let alone actually doing it.

Is hurting India using these terrorists more important than protecting your own children? If not, why breed them hoping to only kill Indians, Afghans and Americans.
by Roperia
16 Dec 2014 12:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 82219

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

According to the order of General AAK Niazi, Pakistan troops start surrendering weapons at 5:00am. Around 8:00am, General Niazi requests Indian army chief to extend surrendering period for another six hours. An hour later, two officers of India and Bangladesh, in a vehicle, hoisting a white flag, g...
by Roperia
15 Dec 2014 10:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2
Replies: 4159
Views: 647386

Re: INS Arihant (ATV) News and Discussion -2

India’s first indigenous nuclear submarine gears up for maiden sea trials | TOI The next SSBN, S-3 or INS Aridhaman, is also now ready for "launch" into water, while the third called S-4 is at an advanced fabrication stage in the building blocks. Simultaneously, the proposed project to bu...
by Roperia
13 Dec 2014 11:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 82219

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

Sinister scheme: RAW planning attack on Indian soil RAW is using RAW recruited, trained and bred reservoir of hired terrorists. For this planned activity, RAW has hired the services of some notorious media channels. This is not even coherent! What a stupid newspaper! Of course the source is ISI, bu...
by Roperia
11 Dec 2014 12:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5482
Views: 546016

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Western press gets the spin from their establishment. Since Indian editors/reporters mostly lack (critical) thinking about these matters they copy paste these articles and publish them either verbatim by adding that the article is by foreign media or some dumb editor adds a totally unrelated line ab...
by Roperia
10 Dec 2014 07:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

I must say that US is much more open and transparent about it's relations with India than the other way around. Both republicans and democrats support a strong relation with India. This is irrespective of how they fared in the last election. In India however, both Congress and BJP want to build good...
by Roperia
10 Dec 2014 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Richard Verma has been confirmed by the senate to be the next US ambassador to India. The very fact that Mr. Verma was confirmed by a voice vote in a bitterly divided senate with more than fifty ambassadorial nominations pending, signify the bi-partisan support to India-US relationship. Richard Rahu...
by Roperia
27 Nov 2014 07:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Some pics from SAARC :rotfl: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B3XoaJoCUAATuaA.jpg:large Thank you so much for sharing this pic! This pic actually depicts what I wanted Indian leadership to treat Pakistan like. India MUST continue to ignore Pakistan. Pakistan should pull out of SAARC after this not-so-su...
by Roperia
22 Nov 2014 06:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Fikar not. Ombaba has reached out to the Lahore Loin ‏@MaryamNSharif President Obama calls PM Sharif. Took PM NS into confidence on his upcoming visit to India. Expressed desire for stronger, friendlier ties. Taking somebody into confidence means "Tell someone one’s secrets" according to ...
by Roperia
21 Nov 2014 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

A baki diplomat's conversation was intercepted (by NSA?), where he mentioned that a prominent former SD official was passing on American secrets to them. This led to several months long FBI investigation eventually leading to raids at RR's home where FBI agents found classified information. Eavesdro...
by Roperia
21 Nov 2014 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5482
Views: 546016

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russian Def Min is in Paki stan (for the first time ever). I guess Russia is desperately looking to enhance its relations with non confrontational countries (given west is tightening the screws). I don't fault Russia (since it is her right) but this should put some sense into everybody who used to s...
by Roperia
15 Nov 2014 08:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

The bad sharif is visiting US. The new Afghan leader is visiting Paki stan. There is an article in TOI that Sharif is going to tell Americans that ISIS will take over Paki stan if you don't fund us (it also mentions that Washington has already forgiven Pakistan for its transgressions). That implies ...
by Roperia
14 Nov 2014 13:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Anybody who thinks Raphael was some non-state actor needs to take a kandle and stand at Wagah with their mush raised. Raphael is simply being used as a convenient scapegoat to signal to Modi how US is now serious about tackling this Paki menace, is pro India and all that BS. <snip> Absolutely agree...
by Roperia
12 Nov 2014 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Homeland - Season 4 - Episode 1. Pakistan, Drone strike,Haissam Haqqani, Af-Pak border, Irate mob killing Amreeki - an eerie blurring of TV drama and reality. Off topic but I've been thinking that GOTUS (especially SD) always tried to project Paki stan in a good light in the US (well they had to ju...
by Roperia
11 Nov 2014 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

If this is what the self-proclaimed best institution of Pakistan can come up with, no wonder Pakis watch bollywood. :rotfl: The only important thing is at the end of that 7 minute long verbal diarrhea hinting an impending "False flag" attack. where "false flag" = Pakis are going ...
by Roperia
10 Nov 2014 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 137480

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

@DDNewsLive: Indo-#Israel joint project LR-SAM long range surface-air missile tested successfully in Israel;joint project of IAI Israel, Indian Navy,DRDO


https://twitter.com/ddnewslive/status/5 ... 0760275968
by Roperia
08 Nov 2014 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

The NYT story tells about the sense of panic in Pakistan It is extremely rare for the F.B.I. to open a counterintelligence investigation into such a prominent Washington figure. Any decision by the Justice Department to open the inquiry would have had to take into account that an investigation — wha...
by Roperia
05 Nov 2014 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

In other news, Republicans have won the Senate and now have an even larger majority in House.

President Obama will/can only do stuff now that Republicans will pass.
by Roperia
05 Nov 2014 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

US DoD, in its biannual report to the Congress, says that Pakis are harboring terrorists to fight the superior Indian army.

Pakistan using militants as proxies to counter superior Indian Army: Pentagon
by Roperia
31 Oct 2014 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

SanjayC wrote:^^^ Americans have identified Chennai as the future capital of an independent Christian country carved out of South India. All their moves are in this direction.



Please explain how so or else don't make unsubstantiated claims.
by Roperia
29 Oct 2014 06:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

The S-REP for Af-Pak Dan F. has made a remark that "he is convinced" that India's rise is linked to normalization of ties with pakistan. I'm convinced that Mr Dan F. is wrong and India's rise is dependent upon ABSOLUTELY ignoring Pak. India should think that on the west it borders LeT, AQ,...
by Roperia
26 Oct 2014 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Thanks for sharing that Tolo TV's debate on Terrorism. Engaging comments by Mr. Saleh and Dr. Swamy! The best moment was Mr. Saleh's response at 1:13:28 to the VP of ImDim's party , who pretty much blamed Afghans in this debate for not praising Pakis. I literally laughed when Mr. Saleh said - all th...
by Roperia
22 Oct 2014 21:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Canadian Parliament attack - congratulations Pakistan?
Replies: 118
Views: 2590

Re: Canadian Parliament attack - congratulations Pakistan?

West's strategy to overlook Paki terrorism has COMPLETELY failed. Looks like terrorists all around the world are studying Pakistani military terrorist tactics (like 2001 attack on the Indian parliament) and executing those in western nations. I urge the American administration to sign another bill t...
by Roperia
14 Oct 2014 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Warning issued. Smt Khobragade's background entitles her certain constitutional privileges bestowed by people of India. You are not going to couche your biases under "NAMO ki jai" or "US laws are supreme" Dear hnair, there was no need for a warning. Arnab asked the same question...
by Roperia
14 Oct 2014 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 80026

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

<snip> NOTHING for the News Traders and NOTHING by way of politicking...just plain ACTION and it speaks the loudest. A breath of fresh air from the pappi-jhappi days of Dr. MMS. Recall that Dr. MMS said there can be "no business as usual" after the beheading of our soldiers yet he did bus...
by Roperia
12 Oct 2014 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3164
Views: 447259

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Karan Thappar did a program yesterday where the title was that Modi govt's strong response to the Uniformed Jihadis of Pakistan will invite adverse international attention and turn off investors. I mean do we even need Pakis to try this when we've KT.
by Roperia
10 Oct 2014 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 112537

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Pentagon approves two technology transfer licences to India | TOI Licence specifics not revealed. Pentagon also sets aside $20 million for strategic co-operative S&T initiatives. ------- About the NYT editorial, we should expect this. NYT is idealistic (except of course when it toes US administ...
by Roperia
09 Oct 2014 09:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3164
Views: 447259

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

India's tough posture on border has been in place since June - TOI NEW DELHI: India's tough stance on the border and heavy retaliation to Pakistan's ceasefire violations is not new-found aggression . It is a feature that has continued since June and was visible in the heavy casualties India inflict...
by Roperia
09 Oct 2014 08:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3164
Views: 447259

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

@dailymail-article :rotfl: Pakis are telling the world that if you ignore us and mollycoddle Yindia, all hell will break loose on IB (not just LoC). They want the west to "tell" India - talk or India-Pak won't be able to control this escalation (our WKKs are already shouting that at the to...
by Roperia
21 Jun 2014 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 4029
Views: 128157

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

This AC is a beauty

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by Roperia
11 Jun 2014 12:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 128125

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012

UPA must not have appointed the army chief in its dying days. It unecessarily has led to speculation about the motives.

The next army chief's tenure will be colored by his confrontation with MoS VKS.
by Roperia
05 Jun 2014 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 356549

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

I'm conflicted about Modi meeting Odama in DC. He is displaying statesmanship by not letting the CM Modi being wronged issue letting dominate the US-India relations. OTOH, I feel we are attaching too much importance by letting WH wash it's hands off the mess it did vis-a-vis Modi. US now wants to co...
by Roperia
03 Jun 2014 11:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 3094
Views: 222949

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Interesting development of Russians supplying attack helix to Pakis. Russia is still a friend but reinforces the point that friendship of countries is not like friendship of humans. :)

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