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by Rye
18 Jan 2009 08:02
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

NRao wrote: My read is that Uncle has concluded what India knew eons ago: ISI and TSPA HAS to come under civilian government. That seems about as effective as demanding that one's SHQ submit to them -- if they did submit, they wouldn't be SHQ now, would they? What is really annoying is if those who ...
by Rye
18 Jan 2009 07:39
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

Sanjay M. wrote: Furthermore, an Indian deployment being resupplied by Russia/CARs would be in a position to give vital supplies to US/NATO forces. They would be dependent upon us, not the other way around. If that is how this is supposed to unfold (Russian involvement with India at the pivotal posi...
by Rye
18 Jan 2009 07:26
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

Matters little what the US schedule is to pay this 15 Billion $ extortion money to Pakistan -- such an entity that sucks up to terrorist scum like the TSPA cannot be trusted or allied with unless their actions match their words. So far, their actions are orthogonal to their words.
by Rye
18 Jan 2009 07:11
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

NRao wrote: I do not see why all of the nations cannot share - in fact I think the problem is so serious that they all should set aside their differences (take a page from The Prophet) and win this stuff. The problem is so serious that the US is giving 1.5 Billion $ to these terrorists that they are...
by Rye
18 Jan 2009 01:42
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

NRao wrote: What NATO/US lines? The only nation currently that has a "line" seems to be Germany - that too they can transport ONLY non-military items. So, clearly I did not ever say to depend on anybodies lines. India has a standing in that region that goes beyond the US and NATO, why woul...
by Rye
17 Jan 2009 23:12
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

NRao wrote: Do not understand this. If you go back and read the rhetoric coming out of the US -- they are very clear that they *know* who the "good and moderate" jihadis are and the who the "bad and evil" taliban are.....clearly, their definition of good and bad jihadis are based...
by Rye
17 Jan 2009 21:55
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

NRao wrote: However, I think this is one issue that the Indo-US views are converging - FOR A CHANGE. This is a very rare opportunity where the US actually thinks, feels, knows that the kind of groups like the LeT are ISLAMIC terrorists - not some freedom fighters as they have subscribed to for decad...
by Rye
17 Jan 2009 04:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 69288

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

TSP+PRC opposition is a given -- the question is which of those stages can they affect and how...if there are no answers now, then over time their reaction will be clear. The intermediate steps are mostly not negotiable (because the plan would fall apart) unless one of the assumptions are broken, in...
by Rye
17 Jan 2009 03:56
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 90171

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

Apologies to Narayananji for the abuse on the SL thread....I have taken a chirr pirr and some koor aid. On Topic: Following the "watch what they are doing, not what they are saying" dictum, it is clear UK and its allies have no interest in seeing all of J&K as an Indian state -- that i...
by Rye
17 Dec 2008 00:36
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081207/pl ... 1207214655

Pakis are just repeating what the US SOS said (link above).
by Rye
16 Dec 2008 05:21
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

HRW winner of this year's UN Prize for Human Rights,


Another reason why the UN should be destroyed from the ground up at some point in the future.
by Rye
16 Dec 2008 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2475
Views: 176107

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/chidambaram-warns-bangladesh-on-terror/398949/ HM PC does some plain speaking on BD terrorist camps being allowed to exist in BD. Young MPs from the region, Kiren Rijiju, Agatha Sangma and Sarbababda Sonowal had earlier made spirited interventions, wondering why the...
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 23:54
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/dec/15mumterror-india-will-have-to-fight-in-its-own-way.htm Start of series with Indian heavies like ex-NSA Brajesh Mishra and others on india's response My point is what is going on in New Delhi when the foreign dignitaries are arriving is mere 'sympathy'. These are ...
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 23:54
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/dec/15m ... wn-way.htm

Start of series with Indian heavies like ex-NSA Brajesh Mishra and others on india's response
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 22:56
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Killer article by Rajinder Puri http://www.outlookindia.com/full.asp?fodname=20081212&fname=rajinderpuri&sid=1 As Pakistan faces its moment of truth, its people remain in a state of denial. This could prove fatal. From Musharraf to the man in the street there is refusal to acknowledge the tr...
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 69288

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

Surinder, Just requesting nicely that you stop posts on Islam and Pakistan on this thread --- Pakistan and Islam have a dozen threads for it, which is the reason for requesting you to stop. The islamists and pakis are just a tool to further control by proxy, and their peculiar islam-pasand has been ...
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 18:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 69288

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

Surinder PLEASE do not trash this thread with Pakistan and islamism -- there's plenty of threads for that. thanks.
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 05:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 69288

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

Johann wrote: I mentioned the ballistic missile because each new method or implement of warfare adds a different level of value to geography. What might have been more valuable before may become less valuable today. What was of great value yesterday may not be as valuable today. Johann, So that we d...
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 04:24
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Problem solved everyone. ISI no longer controls the LeT/JuD because Pakis say so. :roll:

http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/dec/14m ... ardari.htm
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 69288

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

Johann wrote: - Geography is not immutable any more. Think of the Suez Canal, or Karokoram Highway. Or the ballistic missile. Suez canal is a good example of changing geography, but the ballistic missile does not change geography more than it overcomes geographical limitations in projecting power. I...
by Rye
15 Dec 2008 00:38
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

some idiot troll writes: "The Guardian" published in UK has a larger readership than all the combined soothsayers in BR. So what's written is less relevant than the quality/truthfullness of what's written? It would be easy to show that Arundhati Roy is a liar by dissecting that article. He...
by Rye
14 Dec 2008 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 69288

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

AFAICT, Great game is still all about geography -- Islam/religion/ideology/communism was seen as a useful tool to propagate western interests by capturing territory that will come under control by proxy for powers who have been involved in this "game" for centuries. Surely the incongruence...
by Rye
13 Dec 2008 23:54
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

ASprinzl wrote: He will not run out of money as long as this persists and terror will continue to be funded no matter how much financial pressure India or US or EU imposes. How is this possible? Good observation, Avram. There are surely many people in the top echelons of Mumbai/Maharashtra politics ...
by Rye
13 Dec 2008 20:38
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

“If the government continues this type of activity, then one day the army of God will come,” he lectured, urging the worshipers to remain patient. "Army of God" (a.k.a. Jaish-e-Muhammad) paindabad -- Pakistan needs a hostile takeover by god via his minions in the JeM and give pakistan a l...
by Rye
13 Dec 2008 18:37
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

http://www.rediff.com/money/2008/dec/13pan-iit-meet-is-all-about-nation-building.htm What is wrong these $%#^^#$% who are getting the likes of Stephen Cohen a name in India -- don't these stupid #!$%^@$W organizing panIIT meets check the antecedants of the likes of Cohen before anointing him "a...
by Rye
13 Dec 2008 09:12
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

Curious that the Marriott bombings happened on Sep 22nd and these LeT scum departed 2 months later on Nov 23rd...both of them orchestrated by the same people, clearly. There were reports of some large metal boxes with communications equipment of the NSA that was moved to the top floors of the MArrio...
by Rye
13 Dec 2008 07:49
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

samuel.chandra wrote: The only way a passive approach would work is if we increase the covert ops exponentially. If not, US/China will keep TSP alive with donations. They serve a very cheap lever against India. The Pakis are providing the world the perfect cover of plausible deniability by exacerbat...
by Rye
12 Dec 2008 23:33
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

Pakistan has committed various acts of war on India so far with the full intention of causing an escalation -- an idea which will be cheered on in Wash DC, as that lets them "get involved" in Cashmere. Sri Pranab's statement that this terrorism has nothing to do with Kashmir probably cut o...
by Rye
12 Dec 2008 23:26
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV
Replies: 2097
Views: 151353

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

by Rye
12 Dec 2008 21:04
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/sack-unfit-bureaucrats-moily-panel/397720/ None of these worthies in the UPA/NDA ruling crowd have openly stated that they will work towards removing the influence of politicians in the Justice System. All that is being generated is more material for wrapping up roa...
by Rye
12 Dec 2008 20:35
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

The NSA fig leaf is being provided by the Euros/Amir Khans to the Pakis -- with friends like Amir Khan, you do not need enemies.
by Rye
12 Dec 2008 20:33
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

When the politicians have compromised the justice system severely and have no intention of fixing it, personal security for the average citizen in India is a game of dice even if we ignore terrorism. If your house is robbed or your family member is killed...well, suck it up, because "the justic...
by Rye
12 Dec 2008 03:30
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 188441

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

The use of thorium fuel for nuclear energy is still being tested, but Thorium Power believes positioning itself in India as quickly as possible could prove lucrative. What exactly is the value Thorium Power company is adding to the Thorium reactors? Is it a mining company? They do not seem to posse...
by Rye
10 Dec 2008 06:28
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

RajeshA wrote: This Govt. can perhaps get the UNSC to pass a Resolution saying ... ... ... ... I believe this Government is uniquely in a position to get the international cooperation to bring about this Resolution. After that the Government can go ride into the sunset. And BJP can go and kick some ...
by Rye
10 Dec 2008 03:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5356
Views: 473372

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

RajeshA wrote: India knows that USA is extremely unpopular in the Muslim West Asia, Russia and not the best friend of China. That leaves very few options for USA and NATO in Asia. Not sure if that can be stated unconditionally, that would depend on the USA/NATO plans for Afghanisthan -- reading repo...
by Rye
10 Dec 2008 03:37
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

As long as the "great game" is going on in Afghanisthan, Pakistan will retain value for the west in whatever shape/form. Even if Pakistan becomes an ungovernable terrorist state, it retains utility by creating chaos in the region and keeping everyone, including competitors like Russia, out...
by Rye
09 Dec 2008 23:35
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

Going to the UN is absolute waste of time and effort -- NOTHING will come out of it, except Chini-paki lies, not to mention that "the evidence is insufficient" would be a huge setback to India's independent efforts to tackle Pakistan. B. Rubin's article addresses the likely outcomes: India...
by Rye
09 Dec 2008 20:59
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 136753

Re: Indian Response to Terrorism

Going to the UN will only complicate matters for India....you would think the GoI would have learnt that over 60 years of getting shafted by the UN mofos. But then, these are the same people have not let 100s of terrorist attacks affect their sleep or diet. Never mind, let me get back to watching so...

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