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by SSridhar
20 Oct 2018 14:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

‘China calls it fishing, Indonesia calls it crime’: Pudjiastuti finds her target for Oceans summit - David G Rose, South China Morning Post Susi Pudjiastuti, Indonesia’s minister for fisheries and maritime affairs, has a strong message for China, owner of the world’s largest fishing fleet. “ What t...
by SSridhar
20 Oct 2018 13:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 795
Views: 39101

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

உக்கிரமடையும் போராட்டம் (Intensifying Agitation) இருமுடிக்குள் கொய்யா பழம் ரஹானா பாத்திமா, 18 படியேற முடியாததால், இருமுடி கட்டை அங்கேயே விட்டுச் சென்றார்; பின், இந்த இருமுடி கட்டை, தேவசம்போர்டு ஊழியர்கள் பிரித்து பார்த்தனர். அதில், நெய் தேங்காய் உள்ளிட்ட பூஜை பொருட்கள் எதுவும் இல்லை.ஆரஞ்சு, கொய்யா ...
by SSridhar
20 Oct 2018 10:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 189
Views: 26718

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

India, Japan, U.S. plan joint air exercise - Dinakar peri, The Hindu India, Japan and the U.S. are set to elevate the bilateral ‘Cope India’ air exercise to a trilateral format. The three countries already conduct naval war games under the expanded Malabar naval exercise. The U.S. had proposed a tr...
by SSridhar
20 Oct 2018 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2167
Views: 209973

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

L'affaire Khashoggi - Chinmaya R Gharekhan, The Hindu Excerpts This writer has long and firmly believed that foreign policy is all about promoting national interest and that sentiment should have no place in it. This continues to be his conviction. It is the same principle of national interest that...
by SSridhar
20 Oct 2018 08:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2167
Views: 209973

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

India, Iran working on rupee-rial facility for Chabahar port to sidestep US sanctions - P.Manoj, Business Line India is weighing a rupee-rial payment mechanism for the Chabahar project in Iran as it weaves a way around the impending sanctions imposed by the US on the Persian Gulf nation from 4 Nove...
by SSridhar
20 Oct 2018 08:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 795
Views: 39101

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Chetak, please remove that post as it is misleading.
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4648
Views: 280231

Re: Deterrence

Pakistan justifies China supplying it MIRV and the missile tracking system. India’s decision to buy S-400 missile system will further destabilise region: Pak - PTI Pakistan said on Friday that India’s decision to buy S-400 missile defence system from Russia will further destabilise stability in the ...
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^The above confirms that the Chinis have supplied MIRV and that is the capability that Pakistan claims to render S-400 or our AAD as 'ineffective & unreliable'.
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 18:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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


Good news. It is unwise at this juncture to venture into such deals when everything is in a great flux.
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 795
Views: 39101

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Disingenuous arguments. The SC granted the liberty to worship. Activists acted upon that grant of liberty. Second, a devotee may not meet your discerning criteria. Does that make them less of one ? keelhauler, thanks for your participation for just the third time in over 8 years. Do it a lot more a...
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 18:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

arun wrote: . . . That is why I describe them as the Judicial Jihadi B Team of the Uniformed Jihadis of the Army of the Terrorism Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan . . .

That's an accurate description though long.
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

Sri Lanka reverses $300 million China housing deal ahead of PM Wickremesinghe's India visit - Reuters COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has reversed a decision to award a $300 million housing deal to China in favour of a joint venture with an Indian company, the government said , ahead of a visit by the prime min...
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 09:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4648
Views: 280231

Re: Deterrence

Putin: Russia would only use its nuclear arms in retaliation - AP Moscow: President Vladimir Putin says Russia would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack. Putin said Thursday Russia's military doctrine doesn't envisage a preventative nuclear strike. He noted that R...
by SSridhar
19 Oct 2018 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Trouble ahead! Weak replies annoy FATF team a sticking point for the team was the question as to why most of criminal cases of law enforcing agencies related to AML in Pakistan did not stand the test of trial in the courts . No Paki would ever answer that question. The question is at best rhetorica...
by SSridhar
18 Oct 2018 13:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 795
Views: 39101

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

. . . But the problem started when communists (who said they were aetheists) were also considered to be Hindus, and their votes also were counted ;). Because of all this the Devaswom Boards could not perform their real job; that is to be a supporting arm of the Hindus in protecting their faith &...
by SSridhar
18 Oct 2018 11:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1884
Views: 235580

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

X-posted from IFP thread . . . Putin visit revitalises India-Russia ties - G.Parthasarathy, Business Line The United States believed that after the collapse of the Soviet Union, a new Russia could be brought to its knees by economic pressures and political manoeuvres. Washington sought to see that M...
by SSridhar
18 Oct 2018 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2167
Views: 209973

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Putin visit revitalises India-Russia ties - G.Parthasarathy, Business Line The United States believed that after the collapse of the Soviet Union, a new Russia could be brought to its knees by economic pressures and political manoeuvres. Washington sought to see that Moscow’s leadership remained in...
by SSridhar
18 Oct 2018 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4289
Views: 173064

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Great News folks.

The 500 MW FBR at IGCAR would start within the next two months, as per the Director of IGCAR (From a vernacular newspaper).
by SSridhar
18 Oct 2018 08:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 795
Views: 39101

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Sachin, one question. The Devaswom Board is Commie infested?
by SSridhar
17 Oct 2018 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2167
Views: 209973

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

The Bhutan vote - Editorial, The Hindu The results of Bhutan’s general election will have significant repercussions for South Asia. The first round held in September has already delivered a surprise verdict, with the ousting of the incumbent People’s Democratic Party. The two parties left in the fr...
by SSridhar
15 Oct 2018 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 189
Views: 26718

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

Special forces in India-U.S. exercise - PTI The first India-U.S. tri-services exercise is likely to take place in 2019, and talks are on to include the special forces of the two countries in the drill, a senior U.S. defence official has said. The three forces of each country already take part in bi...
by SSridhar
14 Oct 2018 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

Mike Pompeo and the new ‘Cold War’ - Atul Aneja, The Hindu It was a day when the gloves were off. The spiralling trade war between China and the U.S. visibly mutated into what appeared to be the beginning of a new Cold War. On October 8, when Beijing was in its mid-autumn prime, Mike Pompeo, the U....
by SSridhar
14 Oct 2018 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan Warns Of "10 Surgical Strikes" If India Carries Out Even One Pakistan Army was the custodian of the USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) A third role officially announced by the PA in addition to being the custodian of the political and ideological frontiers.
by SSridhar
12 Oct 2018 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

How will IMF know that Pakistan has been 'absolutely transparent'?
by SSridhar
11 Oct 2018 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Gilgit Baltistan

Naya pakhanistan housing application and registration form. Note that it asks the applicant where he or she wants to live (own a house). One of the choices is Gilgit. Isn't that illegal for a non kashmiri to move to Gilgit Baltistan? https://cache.pakistantoday.com.pk/Naya-Pakistan-Housing-Programm...
by SSridhar
11 Oct 2018 08:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

India to make limited gains in the Chinese market despite US-China tariff war: Study - Amiti Sen, Business Line India may manage to benefit from the on-going tariff war between China and the US by increasing its exports to Beijing, but the rise is likely to be limited to just a handful of items, a ...
by SSridhar
11 Oct 2018 08:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

Question: How much credibility do we give this report, given that the primary source is the Facebook page of PAF's acrobatic team? There is no confirmation from the OEM or from the PAF. Also the Pakis are bhikaris and are roaming around with a begging bowl to the IMF and Saudis. They cant affort ex...
by SSridhar
10 Oct 2018 07:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 489
Views: 26615

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Peregrine wrote:Sir Ji, the Terroristanis will be returning the Aid-Loan amounts at the Rate of US$ 1 = 96 to 97 Terroristan Rupees!

Who gonna predict the Rates of US$ to Terroristan Rupees during the Period 2010 to 2030! [/img]

Isn't it already hovering around the 130 mark?
by SSridhar
09 Oct 2018 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

China to sell 48 high-end military drones to Pakistan - PTI China will sell 48 high-end military drones to its "all-weather ally" Pakistan in what a military observer said will be the largest deal of its kind , official media here reported on Tuesday. The cost of the deal was not revealed...
by SSridhar
06 Oct 2018 07:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 189
Views: 26718

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

India, Vietnam Coast Guards conduct joint exercise in Chennai - ToI The Indian and Vietnamese Coast Guards kicked off joint exercise at the Chennai coast today. The exercise aims to promote interoperability between two maritime forces. Three ships a chopper are participating in the exercise from In...
by SSridhar
04 Oct 2018 06:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151593

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Pakistan needs to raise $20b to avoid payment crisis - Salman Siddiqui DUBAI: Pakistan has to initiate bailout talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in addition to seeking investment from friendly countries. It needs to arrange a massive amount of up to $20 billion instantly to avoid for...
by SSridhar
03 Oct 2018 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151593

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

arun wrote: . . . As Close As lips to Teeth . . .

arun, shouldn't it be, "Closer than Lips to Teeth", in tune with the rest of the stuff?
by SSridhar
02 Oct 2018 18:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151593

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Purchased Helicopters Become Collateral Damage In Pak- US Spat ! New Pakistani Attack AH-17 Helos Purchased from US now Kept In Storage Aviation Week.com New Pakistani Attack Helos Kept In Storage Aerospace Daily & Defense Report LONDON—New-build Bell AH-1Z attack helicopters built for Pakistan...
by SSridhar
02 Oct 2018 13:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

US says Chinese warship came dangerously close to American destroyer - AFP A Chinese warship sailed within yards of an American destroyer — forcing it to change course — in an "unsafe and unprofessional" encounter as the US vessel was in contested waters in the South China Sea , an offici...
by SSridhar
02 Oct 2018 08:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151593

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

. . . I believe there should be no budget cuts in so called silk road.. let them get into trap and face the heat.. Chin will also understand how dead their $$$ is pure land... I know it shows Chin's in bad light if their true frds doing budget cuts but it is far less impact compared to the debit tr...
by SSridhar
02 Oct 2018 07:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2295
Views: 282221

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

Xi Jinping reaches out to new Maldives leadership - Atul Aneja, The Hindu More & more '2+1' nonsense is coming out from China. Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday congratulated Ibrahim Solih, Maldives’s President-elect. In his message, President Xi offered to “lift the comprehensive friendly...
by SSridhar
02 Oct 2018 06:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 823
Views: 65396

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

Folks, this is far more serious because it has now come too close to comfort. But, it is not surprising in Tamilnadu because Dravidian politics has been allowing this particular evil force to develop through winks, nudges and open support. The trajectory is such in Tamilnadu that pseudo-seculars wo...
by SSridhar
01 Oct 2018 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1269
Views: 183898

Re: Analyzing CPEC

X-posted from Terroristan thread. Pakistan cuts Chinese 'Silk Road' rail project by $2 billion due to debt concerns - Reuters Islamabad has cut the size of the biggest Chinese "Silk Road" project in Pakistan by $2 billion, railway minister 'terrorist' Sheikh Rasheed said on Monday, citing ...
by SSridhar
01 Oct 2018 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 151593

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Pakistan cuts Chinese 'Silk Road' rail project by $2 billion due to debt concerns - Reuters Islamabad has cut the size of the biggest Chinese "Silk Road" project in Pakistan by $2 billion, railway minister 'terrorist' Sheikh Rasheed said on Monday, citing government concerns about the cou...

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