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by SSridhar
16 Jun 2019 08:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327449

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Avarachan wrote:This is great news! . . .
https://sputniknews.com/military/201906 ... torpedoes/

No Indian media reported the number of HWTs ordered. Sputnik says 'over 70'.
by SSridhar
15 Jun 2019 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Indian, Chinese officials hold dialogue to break deadlock in RCEP trade negotiations - Amiti Sen, Business Line In a renewed attempt to break the stalemate in the ongoing Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations involving 16 countries, senior officials from India and China me...
by SSridhar
15 Jun 2019 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Peregrine ji, compulsory Mandarin is already happening in the 24th Province of China also. Naturally.
by SSridhar
15 Jun 2019 13:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Mandarin made mandatory in many Nepal schools: report - IANS Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government’s offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language , a media report said on Saturday. Principals and staff of at lea...
by SSridhar
15 Jun 2019 11:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

China denies its vessel intentionally sank Filipino boat - AP China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the collision was intentional. The Philippines has filed a diplomatic prot...
by SSridhar
15 Jun 2019 09:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Manu wrote: . . . He is a gutter Paki. . . .

Paki is enough; that adjective and many more such similar adjectives are immediately implied.
by SSridhar
15 Jun 2019 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 891
Views: 87717

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

Second arrest in Coimbatore IS module case - Bharti Jain, ToI The Islamic State-inspired terror module busted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) following Wednesday's raids in Coimbatore, has turned out to be larger with four persons other than the six accused being questioned for being its...
by SSridhar
14 Jun 2019 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^ More than anything else, it shows the depths to which overseas Pakistanis plunge in order to spin canards, half-truths and even disrupt inconvenient presentations. The ISI should be paying these guys handsomely. The peaceniks , Leftists and anti-nationals in India always resort to this false equiv...
by SSridhar
14 Jun 2019 05:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

More info - ToI At the first India-China bilateral meeting on the margins of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan, Modi responded to Xi's suggestion of resumption of the India-Pakistan dialogue by firmly stating that it was a bilateral matter and making it clear that Pakis...
by SSridhar
13 Jun 2019 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Did Xi Jinping bring up Pakistan ? China had asked India not to raise Pakistan in the SCO. China has been trying to insert itself in our issue with Pakistan. Sometime back, one Chinese 'scholar' went so far as to say that India would have to face a two front war if it continued with its intransigenc...
by SSridhar
13 Jun 2019 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

PM Modi raises issue of Pakistan-sponsored terror in meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping - ToI BISHKEK: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday raised the issue of Pakistan-sponsored terror during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO summit and made it cl...
by SSridhar
12 Jun 2019 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 891
Views: 87717

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

2 ISJK militants killed in Shopian shootout - Peerzada Ashiq, The Hindu Two Islamic State-J&K (ISJK) militants were killed in a pre-dawn operation in south Kashmir’s Shopian on Tuesday. A police spokesman said the militants, Sayar Ahmad Bhat from Kulgam’s Yaripora and Shakir Ahmad Wagay from Sh...
by SSridhar
11 Jun 2019 08:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

^ Of Course we have the the 23-nation IONS (Indian Ocean Naval Symposium). The first ever operational exercise under IONS, called International Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMMSAREX) was conducted in November 2017 at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. In addition to the conduct of the exe...
by SSridhar
11 Jun 2019 07:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292111

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

ArjunPandit wrote:Please note that it's chindu..

It is PTI.
by SSridhar
10 Jun 2019 09:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Another FATF effect, but only the Musharuffian-patented revolving-door policy. Action on LeT, Jaish-e-Mohd, Hizbul: Pakistan shuts 13 camps across LoC ahead of anti-terror body’s plenary - Manu Pubby, Economic Times Pakistan has shut down key terror infrastructure, including over a dozen training ca...
by SSridhar
10 Jun 2019 07:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292111

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Sukhois to be tipped with BrahMos ahead of deadline - PTI Weeks after the Balakot air strikes, the government decided to fast-track arming over 40 Sukhoi fighter jets with the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile , a closely guarded strategic project aimed at bolstering the combat capability of the In...
by SSridhar
09 Jun 2019 06:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^^Pakistan is mis-calculating seriously, as is their usual practice. If it thinks that a box of sweets from Sushma Swaraj and FM S.Jaishankar's enunciation of India's responsibility in the region are to be interpreted as a thaw, then they are repeating the mistake.
by SSridhar
08 Jun 2019 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Neighbourhood
Replies: 63
Views: 6687

Re: Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Neighbourhood

Al-Qaeda anoints new chief for India wing - Peerzada Ashiq, The Hindu Global terror outfit Al-Qaeda has announced a new chief for its India wing, the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind (AGH), two weeks after its top ‘commander’ Zakir Musa was killed in an encounter in Pulwama’s Tral. Hameed Lelhari alias Haroon...
by SSridhar
07 Jun 2019 18:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Taiwan put on US defence department list of ‘countries’ in latest move likely to goad China - SCMP The Trump administration’s move to include Taiwan on a list of “countries” in a US defence department report is the latest in a series of provocative moves that appear aimed at confronting China , and...
by SSridhar
07 Jun 2019 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Huawei engineers go to 24-hour days to beat Trump blacklist - Bloomberg News Huawei has assigned as many as 10,000 of its developers to work across three shifts a day in offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Xi’an to try to eliminate the need for American software and circuitry, according to people fa...
by SSridhar
06 Jun 2019 17:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

No Modi-Imran Khan meet planned at SCO meet: MEA - ToI "To the best of my knowledge, no meeting has been planned between PM Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan at the SCO Summit in Bishkek," Raveesh Kumar, the spokesperson of the ministry of external affairs, told reporters at a press meet on...
by SSridhar
06 Jun 2019 15:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

China and Russia to close ranks in united front against American pressure following Xi Jinping’s meeting with Vladimir Putin - SCMP China and Russia have elevated their already close partnership to a new level , as Beijing and Moscow seek to offset pressure from the US. The decision to upgrade bila...
by SSridhar
06 Jun 2019 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Kashi, I don't know but I would doubt it. Modi has taken an unwavering consistent stand.

However, inimical forces are at work as they always are. That article on SAARC appeared in Terroristan and as if on cue, a similar one appeared the same day in The Hindu. This is not coincidental.
by SSridhar
06 Jun 2019 08:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan foreign secretary’s private visit fuels talks speculation - Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury, Economic Times Pakistan foreign secretary and erstwhile high commissioner Sohail Mahmood’s visit to Delhi on Eid has sparked speculations of possible meetings between him and Indian officials ahead of a pot...
by SSridhar
06 Jun 2019 07:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3832
Views: 692502

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China tests missile – but here’s why it wasn’t a next-generation JL-3 - SCMP A missile test by the People’s Liberation Army on Sunday did not feature the country’s next-generation long-range weapon, but instead involved a mid-range Dongfeng missile refitted with improved guidance systems , accordin...
by SSridhar
05 Jun 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 409
Views: 72573

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

The FATF Effect Hafiz Saeed not allowed to lead Eid prayers at his 'favourite' venue in Lahore - PTI For the first time in years, Mumbai attack mastermind and Jammat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was not allowed by the government on Wednesday to lead Eid-ul-Fitr prayers at his favourite venue Qadd...
by SSridhar
05 Jun 2019 21:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292111

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I don't believe that the range is just extended to 450 Kms. The DRDO announced in February 2017 that a BrahMos missile variant with a strike range of 800 km was under development. In early 2018, news emerged that it could be tested by the end of 2018. The range also depends upon the type of profile ...
by SSridhar
05 Jun 2019 08:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642600

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^^^ I am pretty sure that none of us here knows much as we base our analyses on open source information and bits and pieces that we may gather otherwise which may not always be accurate. Then, our analyses are also subject to our interpretations which may be entirely inaccurate. Therefore, no one he...
by SSridhar
04 Jun 2019 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

19 years of sensitive data from top Australian university hacked by 'sophisticated operator' - Straits Times SYDNEY (AFP, REUTERS) - A top Australian university with close ties to the country's government and security services on Tuesday (June 4) said it had been the victim of a vast hack by a &quo...
by SSridhar
04 Jun 2019 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

Huawei’s role in 5G network under a cloud - Economic Times Serious concerns have emerged within the government that data of Indian citizens and enterprises could be compromised and accessed by the Chinese establishment if Huawei is allowed to participate in 5G network deployment, according to a top...
by SSridhar
04 Jun 2019 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446927

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

India cautious on Huawei’s participation in 5G trials, says security issues as vital as technology - S.Ronendra Singh, Business Line The Centre on Monday for the first time expressed security concerns around Huawei’s technology. The Chinese telecom equipment firm has been engaged in a bitter row wi...
by SSridhar
04 Jun 2019 07:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642600

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Pulwama, Balakot And The Aftermath – An Analysis With 20-20 Hindsight -Doc http://www.swatantramag.in/?p=2288 Bloody brilliant overview. ^^^^^^^^^^ This is a totally facile and completely unsupported and indefensible premise. Indeed, the main advantage of terrorists is that they choose the time and...
by SSridhar
03 Jun 2019 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30739

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

Why did India only give information of these impending attacks to Pres. Sirisena (knowing that he is quite anti India) and not to PM Wickramsinghe who in general is more favourably inclined and may have acted more decisively. Any insights? tandav, such information goes through established channels ...
by SSridhar
03 Jun 2019 09:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 1578
Views: 327449

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Navy steps up anti-piracy patrol - Dinakar Peri, The Hindu In an expansion of its Mission Based Deployments (MBD) in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the Navy deployed its P-8I long-range maritime surveillance aircraft for anti-piracy sorties from Salalah in Oman to patrol the Gulf of Aden. “Long-ran...
by SSridhar
03 Jun 2019 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30739

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

Suspended police chief blames Sirisena over Easter attacks - AFP Sri Lanka’s suspended police chief has petitioned the Supreme Court, accusing President Maithripala Sirisena of failing to prevent the Easter bombings that killed 258 people. In a 20-page complaint, Inspector-General Pujith Jayasundar...
by SSridhar
02 Jun 2019 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30739

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

syam, GoI refers to it as Indian Ocean. That alone stands here. Don't waste time arguing on this.
by SSridhar
02 Jun 2019 17:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 901
Views: 30739

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

syam wrote:Hindu ocean going to be the hot zone . . .

syam, what is this Hindu ocean concept?
by SSridhar
02 Jun 2019 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4690
Views: 325714

Re: Deterrence

In other words Balakot restored deterrence to core deterrence only. Absolutely. A side-effect of that is that Nasr and TNWs to stop Indian advancement of Cold Start have just become useless. They were always useless because of the clear Indian doctrine of massive and unacceptable punishment. But, T...
by SSridhar
02 Jun 2019 06:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4690
Views: 325714

Re: Deterrence

IMO, the above, Deterrence did'nt fail during stand-off with India: officials , is a new concession by SPD that there indeed is a sub-nuclear war possibility, something which remained vague before (to the strategic advantage of Terroristan) and that India would do so and we can't do anything about i...

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