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by Kiran
03 Feb 2003 11:27
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Time to rethink NFU
Replies: 224
Views: 70306

Re: Time to rethink NFU

Kaushal:

is it a matter of being ready? Perhaps the answer will be obvious if we evaluate the contrary opinion - i.e., disadvantages of a FU posture.
by Kiran
05 Jan 2003 04:07
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Time to rethink NFU
Replies: 224
Views: 70306

Re: Time to rethink NFU

Sainis: In addition to the comment about Chinese NFU; the Chinese NFU does not apply on what the chinese consider to be chinese territory. IOW, NFU is not operational in Aksai Chin, Arunachal and Taiwan (among others). This implies that there is no Chinese NFU towards India.
by Kiran
22 Dec 2002 08:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Marketing of Indian Defence Products
Replies: 49
Views: 22183

Re: Marketing of Indian Defence Products

There are probably many here that are involved in marketing to the industrial sector. Merely showing up at Trade Shows is not even half the story. In fact, many upstarts prefer to fly under the radar until they are big enough for the competition to take note. To this extent, the cost of participatin...
by Kiran
15 Nov 2001 09:55
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Who was responsible for Kashmir being taken to the UN?
Replies: 46
Views: 29391

Re: Who was responsible for Kashmir being taken to the UN?

The thought about Ghandi is now a moot one. Wondered if Nehru felt that he didn't have a powerbase to revive the independence movement if the British staged a putsch.<P>If there was no fear of a British Takeover, why didn't Nehru call their bluff and courtmartial them? In the end, didn't the buck st...
by Kiran
14 Nov 2001 10:48
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Who was responsible for Kashmir being taken to the UN?
Replies: 46
Views: 29391

Re: Who was responsible for Kashmir being taken to the UN?

Kaushal: The last question you raise is quite interesting. What was the officer corp like, right after independence? <P>Was Nehru fearful of a coup d'etat wherein the British Governor General with Mountbatten could take over the nation? Was this a realistic threat so soon after independence?<P>Do yo...

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