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by SSridhar
13 Mar 2019 05:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

Chinese navy’s 70th birthday parade set to showcase country’s rising sea power - South China Morning Post Chinese navy’s 70th birthday parade set to showcase country’s rising sea power Next month’s nautical spectacle will allow country to show off its most advanced warships to an international audi...
by SSridhar
09 Mar 2019 08:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

Chinese FM talks friendship but favours Pakistan - Saibal Dasgupta, ToI Chinese state councillor and foreign minister Wang Yi talked on Friday about close links between China and India, like the “Yangtze and Ganges”, but made it clear that “iron brother” Pakistan would continue to be a special ally...
by SSridhar
07 Mar 2019 18:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

China steps up diplomacy to ease India-Pakistan tensions - Atul Aneja, The Hindu China has stepped up its diplomacy to ease tensions between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama attack by sending its special envoy to Islamabad. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said on Wednesday tha...
by SSridhar
07 Mar 2019 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

Hypersonics Are Speeding up Great Power Competition - Lyle J. Goldstein, The National Interest Almost every day now, the New York Times comes out with a new front page article about China. The Middle Kingdom is simultaneously plundering the developing world, oppressing internal minorities, and hack...
by SSridhar
07 Mar 2019 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 537
Views: 456753

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

India-Myanmar: Positive Developments M.A.Athul - South Asia Terrorism Portal Reports on March 4, 2019, stated that 500 Tatmadaw (Myanmar Military) personnel dismantled Indian Insurgent Groups’ (IIGs) infrastructure located in the Taga area of the Sagaing Region in north-western Myanmar. The Securit...
by SSridhar
02 Mar 2019 18:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 850
Views: 76669

Re: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood

Does Islamic State still pose a threat? - Reuters Islamic State looks about to lose its last foothold - on the banks of the Euphrates near the Iraq border - but while its era of territorial rule may be over for now, there is near universal agreement that IS remains a threat. What has its territoria...
by SSridhar
27 Feb 2019 16:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124829

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

I think Pak made a shallow attack. Bombs fell in empty area. Even Pakistan said no human loss on Indian side. Our 2 mig-21s detected and chased formation of 8 F-16s well into Pakistan. Our little tigers Shot down one f-16 down inside Pakistan. But one our own got shot down in this skirmish within P...
by SSridhar
26 Feb 2019 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 959
Views: 130940

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

New Global Trade Route Could Shuttle Invasive Species - K.V.Venkatasubramanian, The Scientist A new trade route under development by the Chinese government might facilitate invasions by alien species, transporting diverse animal, plant, fungal, and microbial stowaways that could threaten natural re...
by SSridhar
26 Feb 2019 12:03
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 124829

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Truly, truly a proud day.

Salutes to the brave Mirage & MKI pilots and all those IAF officers of other assets that assisted the operation.

And, to our PM and other members of CCS for a resolute action, thanks ladies & gentlemen.
by SSridhar
26 Feb 2019 07:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 850
Views: 76669

Re: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood

Punjab [Pakistan]: Turning a Blind Eye - Tushar Ranjan Mohanty, South Asia Terrorism Portal, Vol. 17, No. 35 On January 20, 2019, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) officials of Punjab Police killed two terrorists, identified as Abdur Rehman and Kashif Langra, in a shootout in Gujranwala District o...
by SSridhar
26 Feb 2019 07:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2409
Views: 283258

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018


Many here had predicted as soon as the ex-CJP started the fund, that it was another scam. Now, the ex-CJP is inching closer to that one step by admitting to the above.
by SSridhar
25 Feb 2019 07:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

To outwit China at UN, India & France to look beyond JeM chief Masood Azhar - Sachin Parashar, ToI Looking to build upon the strong UNSC condemnation of the Pulwama attack, France is likely to bring a proposal in the next few days for a UN ban on Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar. However, to...
by SSridhar
24 Feb 2019 08:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2207
Views: 230630

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

India invited as ‘Guest of Honour’ to OIC meet, Sushma Swaraj to attend - PTI In a significant move, India has been invited to the inaugural plenary of the foreign ministers’ conclave of the OIC, a powerful grouping of Muslim majority nations, and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will attend...
by SSridhar
23 Feb 2019 15:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2409
Views: 283258

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

If somebody still doesn't believe that China is supporting to the hilt Pakistani jihadi terrorism directed against India, they are living in Utopia with their eyes and ears and other orifices shut.
by SSridhar
22 Feb 2019 20:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

China's opposition to mentioning of terrorism delayed UNSC statement on Pulwama - PTI China's lone opposition in the 15-member UN Security Council to any mention of terrorism resulted in a delay of nearly one week in issuance of a statement by the powerful body on the dastardly Pulwama terror attac...
by SSridhar
22 Feb 2019 04:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

Kati, don't highlight the way you are doing.
I have changed them now.
by SSridhar
21 Feb 2019 17:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2822
Views: 385420

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

Former Chinese military chief of staff jailed for life over graft - AFP A former chief of staff of China's military was sentenced to life in prison, state media said Wednesday, after he was swept up in President Xi Jinping's ongoing anti-graft crackdown. Appointed to the People's Liberation Army's ...
by SSridhar
20 Feb 2019 18:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Way baack in c. 2010, this Pakistani terror map was plotted

Terror Map
by SSridhar
20 Feb 2019 07:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

krishna_krishna wrote:From MBS press conference : " We will make greater Middle East and Pakistan will be eastern guard of Greater Middle East"

That's a throwback to Sir Olaf Caroe's days.
by SSridhar
18 Feb 2019 20:47
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Chinese state media reported that stop blaming Pakistan and China for terror attack. Show the proofs first. I can relate to such a demand. A few months back, some of us had a session with a Chinese 'scholar'. When discussion turned to Chinese help for Pakistani nukes, he demanded proof!! Of course,...
by SSridhar
18 Feb 2019 09:22
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Iran Issue

Both.the Iran.and Pulwama attacks are linked. And Pak won't do that on own. Who is giving them support? Why were the attacks made? Was Iran attack to taint the reaction from India by bringing another actor? Maybe plan was to attack India and Iran got added. Reaction from Iran muddies the situation ...
by SSridhar
18 Feb 2019 09:13
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Five Army personnel including Major martyred in encounter with terrorists in Pulwama - ToI Five Army personnel, including a Major, were martyred on Monday in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. A joint team of army's 55 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off the area in the...
by SSridhar
17 Feb 2019 09:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

India's release of terrorists like Maulana Azhar in Kandhar during NDA regime was our biggest strategic defeat in recent times. In the Indian context, it is better to finish off such terrorists within the jail itself as early as possible or ensure that they suffer irrecoverable damage of vital orga...
by SSridhar
17 Feb 2019 09:38
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Is there a link between Jaish -e-Mohammed & Jaish al-Adl (which claimed responsibility for the terror attack which killed 27 Iranian Border Guards on the same day of Pulwama attack?) My instinct was that Pakis were demonstrating to the visiting Saudi head their capacity to strike Iran. Lilo ji,...
by SSridhar
16 Feb 2019 20:10
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Mollick.R wrote:Paytm have started showing an option to contribute to CRPF WIVES WELFARE ASSOCIATION

Let's boycott Chinese products, services and companies because China is complicit in this attack.

Pulwama Attack: Azhar Masood and UNSC Article 1267 - C3S, Chennai
by SSridhar
16 Feb 2019 15:58
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Lilo wrote: . . .
. . . . So, the Pakistani Army will continue with its successful kutayuddha — covert war in J&K.”

The covert war by TSP started in 1947 in J&K and has been continuing non-stop, talks or no talks.
by SSridhar
16 Feb 2019 15:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

He should be removed from the Punjab cabinet by the very patriotic AmarinderSingh.
by SSridhar
16 Feb 2019 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2409
Views: 283258

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

It is worth recalling, at this stage, some recent happening. A synopsis. The September 18, 2016 attack by JeM-terrorists on the Brigade HQ of the Indian Army at Uri which killed 20 soldiers of the Indian Army and left nearly two dozens injured, was the last straw and there was a paradigm shift in th...
by SSridhar
16 Feb 2019 07:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

From Aditya Raj KaulVerified Tweet: "Govt Sources confirm that security given to all Hurriyat separatists in Kashmir will be withdrawn in the next 48 hours. Orders for the same have been given. Fallout of the Pulwama terror attack. More details likely soon" This should not stop with Hurri...
by SSridhar
15 Feb 2019 16:04
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

2. Abolish 370, withdraw all journalists, complete curfew in valley till the KMs come to their knees. ryogi, I agree with all three, but timing is important, I wouldn't prefer the above now. We should focus on punishing TSP. We do not need to take on unnecessary issues at this time. All in good tim...
by SSridhar
15 Feb 2019 15:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

There is no one silver bullet for Pakistan, much less China.

Pakistan must be inflicted pain everywhere, every possible where.
by SSridhar
15 Feb 2019 15:55
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Singha wrote: . . . China's official excuse: "no consensus on Masood Azhar's role in terror attacks in India".

In UNSC, only one country opposed that and it was China. Is that called a 'no consensus'?
by SSridhar
15 Feb 2019 10:45
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

MBS is visiting. TSP thinks it has carefully chosen the timing to avoid any retaliation immediately.
by SSridhar
15 Feb 2019 07:20
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155254

Re: Pulwama Attack

Heartfelt condolences to the families of our brave, martyred CRPF soldiers. This is an out and out ISI attack implemented through JeM. Folks, let's remember that Jaish is the favourite boy of the ISI nowadays because of the heavy focus on LeT and the proven connections between the ISI and the LeT/Ju...
by SSridhar
15 Feb 2019 06:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 826
Views: 129720

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

There are two aspects; one is Ms. Fair herself, her agenda etc; the second is, her analysis. We have dissected Ms. Fair's proclivities many years back. Nothing new there. Thereforee, when we read her analysis, we take the facts and discard the agenda-laden stuff.
by SSridhar
13 Feb 2019 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 826
Views: 129720

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

The All-New Great Game - C.Fair, First Post, Feb 1, 2019 Piles of second-hand motorcycles headed to the bowels of Afghanistan, serpentine queues of brightly painted trucks, petrol-filled jerrycans piled up by the roadside: there’s nothing to show that this is among the world’s most dangerous roads....

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