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by Ashok Vyas
08 May 2002 02:37
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57781

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

Now all we have to do is wait for a stormy night.....
by Ashok Vyas
04 May 2002 02:12
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57781

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

Super-Imposing the two map links on this thread, Mirpur Khas looks like its right on the edge of the desert. Stop for Chai Pani or a post nuclear lunar landscape.

Also, there is shown to be a railway line from Barmer to Mirpur Khas. Is it in use by any chance?
by Ashok Vyas
03 May 2002 19:39
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57781

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

If we work backwards from trying to figure Pakistan's threshold for nuclear first use, i.e. what would surely make them use nukes, would it be safe to assume that an all out attack on Lahore (where i guess a majority of the elite have vital interests)would precipitate a nuclear strike? What else wou...
by Ashok Vyas
03 May 2002 01:23
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57781

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

If a redline is triggered, where does the mushroom come up? over the advancing column, or over a city?
by Ashok Vyas
02 May 2002 20:16
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57781

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

Is there any reason to believe that we might run into a less hostile rural population in Sindh (in a scenario where we are attacking Hyderabad-Karachi) as opposed to Punjab/ POK, or can we expect the population to consistently resist the hated Indian army? If not, would that be a consideration in ch...
by Ashok Vyas
01 May 2002 23:07
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 57781

Re: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front

How about "Trojan Horse"? Brahm Ashva - a cross cultural sandhi visarg.
by Ashok Vyas
25 Apr 2002 22:01
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indianness - a (simple?) survey
Replies: 117
Views: 45060

Re: Indianness - a (simple?) survey

I am an Indian 'cos i was born one. And pride associated with the place of one's birth is a part of the integral makeup of human self esteem. I do not presently live in India and am consequently surprised to know that it makes me 20% less Indian :) ...... As the saying goes, u can take a man out of ...

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