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by Parasu
14 Nov 2019 19:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

The Mamluks were mostly Turkish. When Islam was expanding, it was common practice to murder the resistance fighters, take women to harems and children as slaves. These children were later used as soldiers for wars of conquest. The salve dynasty in India therefore could be claimed to be of Turkish or...
by Parasu
10 Nov 2019 21:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are doing well. They reached the semi final of China Open. More importantly, they are now able to play at the same pace as the top teams. They beat the 2018 world champions and China's best pair of Li Junhui / Liu Yuchen in the quarterfinals. Straight games too. Both te...
by Parasu
09 Nov 2019 16:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty are doing well. They reached the semi final of China Open.
More importantly, they are now able to play at the same pace as the top teams.
by Parasu
08 Nov 2019 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan has been trying to cover up the latest Polio outbreak.
Dangerous "eradicated" polio strain this time.
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/1 ... radicated/
by Parasu
08 Nov 2019 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 846
Views: 128853

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

A look at the succession crisis and the fallout on me after the death of the old king of saudi through a series of pdfs https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/mbz-and-the-future-leadership-of-the-uae https://www.washingtoninstitute.org/uploads/Documents/pubs/PolicyNote61-Kramer.pd...
by Parasu
05 Nov 2019 15:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 846
Views: 128853

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Israel is absolutely spot on in anticipating trouble from Iran. The Mullahcracy in Iran regularly threatens Israel and is arming its proxies all around Israel to achieve this. Now Jihadi Erdogan has joined the list of threats that Israel faces. Even more importantly, the US and Russia have shown wil...
by Parasu
01 Nov 2019 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

I am a bit concerned about Su 35 sale to turki. Pakis will definitely get a hand on them should the deal go through. There is no sale of Su-35 on cards. At least not in the near future. Turkey defence minister Hulusi Akar has already stated that Turkey is part of the F-35 programme and wants its ri...
by Parasu
31 Oct 2019 12:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

BTW, I don't think maulana can gather so many abduls without military backing. Anyone can get a crowd in al Bakistan because of the bobulation eggsplosion. Military will kick some Maulana butts if Diesel gets ambitious. Most likely, the same thing will happen as did with the Dimran-Badmash scenario...
by Parasu
31 Oct 2019 12:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 932031

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-military-withdraws-soldiers-from-some-border-areas-in-northeast-syria/ Syrian military withdraws soldiers from some border areas in northeast Syria One of the two things has happened. Russians have leaned on the SAA to move troops. Or The SAA has realised ...
by Parasu
29 Oct 2019 19:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 932031

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/1 ... offensive/

6 Syrian soldiers killed by Turkey. Its time for Putin to ask the Syrins to withdraw from Northern Syria.
by Parasu
28 Oct 2019 14:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat a whole host of top teams to make the final of the badminton French Open Series 750 event. They beat reigning world champions Ahsan/Setiawan of Malaysia, and top Japanese pair Endo and Hayakawa, before falling in the final to the world #1 pairing from ...
by Parasu
28 Oct 2019 14:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 932031

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://twitter.com/edipyuksel/status/1188316679798845441 "Baghdadi was under protection of Turkish dictator Erdogan, as was Ben Ladin who was under protection Pakistan. The US knew about both for years, but their capture is deliberately delayed, and is timed to promote major mutually benefici...
by Parasu
19 Oct 2019 16:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 932031

Re: Levant crisis - III

Gyan wrote:Any latest maps, on who is where?

Has USA vacated area it held on border of Iraq & Syria populated by nice terrorists , Al Tanf or something


No
by Parasu
18 Oct 2019 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Erdogan is chipping away at Syrian territory. He has already taken Afrin and Jarablus. Now he is taking more of Syria. Macho Yankees and uber-macho russkies are congratulating each other over "keeping Turkey in Nato" and "driving a wedge in Nato". The Americans ran away, with tai...
by Parasu
17 Oct 2019 17:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Does anyone else here feel that Erdu is being given a long rope to hang himself. He seems to have forgotten the fate of other ME rulers who were used as disposable wipes by US only to be dispatched off to their waiting 72s. The amount of negative press that Turkey is generating is mind blowing. But...
by Parasu
17 Oct 2019 17:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

SDF is pro-Pakistan?! Any official statements from SDF to this effect or its just some videos on youtube of random guys saying this?! Only the fighter base has out some social media crap on their support in that, SDF has remained neutral but has received some arms from Pakistan facilitated thru wes...
by Parasu
17 Oct 2019 17:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 932031

Re: Levant crisis - III

Russia understands jihadi Erdogan's need for security. Kremlin hopes Turkey’s operation in Syria to be proportionate to security tasks Asked how long Turkey’s operation might last Peskov replied: "It is hard to say anything about the timeframe. :P https://tass.com/politics/1083475 Erdogan's vic...
by Parasu
14 Oct 2019 11:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

The sanctions are half hearted against Turkey unless Orange is really pissed. Turkey draining its resources in pro longed quagmire is best thing that can happen, as Turkish economy was improving they already started providing handouts to Pakistan that should end that. SDF is pro Pakistan as well th...
by Parasu
14 Oct 2019 11:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 846
Views: 128853

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

If the Russian/Syrian martial prowess after November 2015 shoot-down of a Russian Su-24 by Turkey is any indication, Erdogan will stay put inside Syria in the territories his army has conquered.
Assad will have to accept that.
by Parasu
13 Oct 2019 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 846
Views: 128853

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

what game is Pakistan playing by cosying up to Erdogan who is on Iran side? So far we thought Pakistan is a Saudi poodle and survived on their crumbs? Pakistan is on the side of whoever helps it fight India. Since Turkey has turned islamist under Erdogan, it should come as no suprise. Erdogan is no...
by Parasu
13 Oct 2019 20:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Lakshya Sen has won the dutch open. It was a very good match.
Raw badminton.
Not the tactical shi*t we have gotten used to watching.
by Parasu
12 Oct 2019 21:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Lakshya Sen has reached the final of Dutch Open.
by Parasu
09 Oct 2019 13:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 846
Views: 128853

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/pm-narendra-modi-likely-to-visit-riyadh-later-this-month/articleshow/71416175.cms After NSA Doval, PM Modi will be visiting Saudi Arabia. Great proactive steps by the government to improve relations with KSA. 8) Both UAE and Saudis have p...
by Parasu
27 Sep 2019 21:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

P Kashyap reached the semi final of the Korean Open. Will play against Momota tomorrow.
by Parasu
24 Sep 2019 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Trump said that he could not meet too many leaders in 3 days but he is meeting Dimran. Trump knows he is doing Al Bakistan a favour. Last time, he was not ready to meet Im the Dim but only agreed after intense lobbying. He trashed the Pakistani press. Understood that they were planted to ask specifi...
by Parasu
15 Sep 2019 12:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Lakshya Sen wins Belgium Open Badminton MS.
Saurabh Verma is playing the Vietnam open Badminton final MS today.
by Parasu
12 Sep 2019 14:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

20 year old Siril Verma beat top seed Daren Liew in the ongoing Vietnam Open. (Badminton)
He has some way to go but he is talented.
Hopefully he will be groomed well.
by Parasu
11 Sep 2019 12:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 928
Views: 161805

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Can some guru explain why the Afghan Defence Forces seem to be so inept and ineffective? Their effectiveness seems to me to be the missing piece of the puzzle. Motivation. Afghans will fight for their ethnicity. Pashtoons are fighting for the Taliban. Tajiks will fight for Tajiks, Hazaras for hazar...
by Parasu
04 Sep 2019 17:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

komal wrote:Social media battles are best fought by non-state actors.

Not necessarily. For example, the GoI must build a social media team to counter growing Chinese influence in Africa and build its own image.
Social media is a tool, the same way as any media is.

This is off-topic so no more.
by Parasu
02 Sep 2019 15:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Why doesn’t India take up Pakistani genocide in Baluchistan? India should provide moral support to all such persecuted people. Because we were ruled by Marxist Liberandus for long. They still control power to a substantial degree in babudom, journalism and armed forces. It will take time to shake o...
by Parasu
02 Sep 2019 15:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

The time we spend analysing foreign press is probably disproportionate to their importance. This of course has Nehruvian, "I need good behaviour certificate from white folk" behaviour. It is not the government's job to educate every journalist under the sun. In fact, most journalists have ...
by Parasu
01 Sep 2019 00:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 507137

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

VinodTK wrote:Security Scan - QRSAM- Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile

Thank you for the video. :)
by Parasu
29 Aug 2019 21:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-France news
Replies: 107
Views: 22265

Re: India-France news

While India is bound to order more Rafales, the number of planes would depend on what else France is going to offer. A staunch veto on behalf of India at UNSC plus some.other carrots would be expected. This is very important.Within the next 5 years Russia for sure would not be able to guarantee a v...
by Parasu
29 Aug 2019 20:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

It is irritating to hear that India will take back PoK. Imho, taking back PoK doesnt give us anything. It does not give us access to Afghanistan, most importantly. I thought there was a part of North West POK that touched Afghanistan? Check the terrain. Its the Himalayas. The Paki jokers keep talki...
by Parasu
29 Aug 2019 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 493186

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

It is irritating to hear that India will take back PoK. Imho, taking back PoK doesnt give us anything. It does not give us access to Afghanistan, most importantly. We need to liberate Balochistan for that. Liberating PoK must be lower in the priority. Pakis do something stupid, land amphibious troop...
by Parasu
26 Aug 2019 16:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 898
Views: 97403

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

IMO, if Turkey does anything more than make token noises, India should start talking about Kurdistan. What more can they do. They support Pakistan at FATF, block India at the NSG, give random statements on Kashmir and Indian minority. However, India shouldn't start talking about Kurdistan rightaway...
by Parasu
26 Aug 2019 15:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Imho, the credit should go all to PV Sindhu herself.
Its very little to do with the Korean coach or Gopichand.
She wasnt playing well against TTY. However, she worked hard and ground out that victory. That was very important.
After that match, she was high on confidence and would have beaten anyone.
by Parasu
23 Aug 2019 15:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5390
Views: 500618

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

He is out. Couldnt watch the match. It was on court 4. No tv camera there.
I hope he is not carrying any injuries.

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