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by m_saini
12 Aug 2020 10:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Not a guru and these are good suggestions but impractical imho. We had to wait 6 years under Modi rule just to get RJB and hindu temples are still under gormint control. Good luck trying to outlaw the madrassa system. I'd settle for freeing the hindu temples in the next 5 years just so the hindus...
by m_saini
12 Aug 2020 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^I would suggest some readings from that time and understanding the design of the A-bomb, which wasn't settled until July 1942. Please read the accounts from physicist Robert Serber who worked with Robert Oppenheimer. They needed a guarantee of design which would work without testing that would c...
by m_saini
12 Aug 2020 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

the amerikis would never have dropped the bomb on a european country period likewise, the germans would have dropped it on russia and not any other european or ameriki city. Don't agree with that. The reason amerikis didn't drop it on germany was because the war in europe was pretty much over by th...
by m_saini
11 Aug 2020 14:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Saar, the Japanese where only doing what Europeans did before for a long time. That's what Japanese colonialism was all about. The equivalence between Japan and the west. The only conclusion we can draw is that except Dharmic civilization every other power in history has its own share of horrors. I...
by m_saini
11 Aug 2020 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The Americans nuked Hiroshima and Nagasaki and firebombed Dresden and Tokyo (which probably burnt more people alive than even the nukes). The British allowed millions to die during the famine in India because Churchill was a racist who hated Indians, not to mention their atrocities in Africa. They ...
by m_saini
11 Aug 2020 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I don't understand this "victors define morality" thing. Japanese had their rape parties in Nanking, unit 731, bayonetting little kids etc and they still refuse to educate their children about those. Yet they have the guts to ask others to "shun nuclear weapons", "peace"...
by m_saini
09 Aug 2020 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^ Not just CIA but you can't trust what *anyone* says since there is almost always an ulterior motive. But what one can say from the above report is that CIA etc see things differently than DT, who wants to ban these apps with an executive order. Could be that they're just trying to spin things a bi...
by m_saini
09 Aug 2020 16:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

CIA Finds ‘No Evidence’ Chinese Government Has Accessed TikTok Data, Report Says The CIA concluded there is “no evidence” Chinese intelligence services have ever accessed data from TikTok, the New York Times reported Friday, after the White House took steps to ban the app in the U.S. over national ...
by m_saini
07 Aug 2020 12:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Came across this. Do give a read, pretty interesting thread. https://twitter.com/saket71/status/1290982132005789702 I was supremely secular on 6th of December 1992. I was in the hostel. When the news came, I took my roommate and sat in the room of a Muslim classmate. I thought he might be feeling so...
by m_saini
07 Aug 2020 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 435
Views: 57404

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

^^ is "Yak hearder" the same as "UlanBatori"? I remember reading their peculiarly funny comments and they were the main reason i started lurking here years ago.
by m_saini
06 Aug 2020 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

and does anyone know, who exactly was the witness to gandhi saying "hei Ram" after he was shot His name is pulao, khayali pulao. Gandhi: Never said 'Hey Ram' weren't Bapu's last words: Gandhi's PA The 96-year-old, who claims to be a witness to the horrific event on January 30, 1948, said ...
by m_saini
05 Aug 2020 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Didn't want to dirty the RJB thread so posting here. Funny how "Ram" who used to be a fiction is now "ShriRam" who is the ideal man. Such vultures :mrgreen:

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by m_saini
05 Aug 2020 19:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^I love it. the amount of salt in that image :rotfl:
by m_saini
04 Aug 2020 13:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4636
Views: 824980

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

OT but I'm highly skept of the entire concept of karma and especially "national karma". Just sounds like "be good and santa will bring you gifts" things you tell little kids so they behave. Have seen and personally known lot of good people who could never catch a break and evil p...
by m_saini
04 Aug 2020 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 929
Views: 177882

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

This is going to be one of the major challenges for India in the coming future. Up to a Third of Bangladesh Is Underwater Bangladesh has been especially hard it: The floods have left between 24% and 37% of the country underwater, the New York Times reports. The consequences have been horrific, with ...
by m_saini
04 Aug 2020 04:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 2942
Views: 521875

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

^^ He has a picture of a Rafale being chased by a missile to which he later points out as being one of the "400" missile. Not the best image you want to portray :mrgreen:
by m_saini
03 Aug 2020 14:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Don't think it's right to call Covid a godsend.

Anyway, the cleanup has to start with the crooked media and the "journalists". They are the linchpins, can't even touch the others without having the narrative setters on your side.
by m_saini
03 Aug 2020 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5073
Views: 639445

Re: Understanding the US - Again

More on the Microsoft-tiktok dance. Microsoft confirms talks to buy TikTok in U.S., aims to finish deal by Sept. 15 Microsoft on Sunday confirmed that it has held talks with Chinese technology company ByteDance to acquire its trendy social app TikTok in the U.S. Microsoft said in a statement that it...
by m_saini
03 Aug 2020 13:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I feel that this operation was being planned to be executed quite possibly at/around the Ram Mandir Bhumi Pujan time so that international exposure would be greatly enhanced and the global jehadist ummah would also rise in protest to maximize and publicize the threat of the yeevil Hindus oppressing...
by m_saini
03 Aug 2020 11:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6574
Views: 848635

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Not sure if this is the correct thread, please move/delete if not. Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain admits his role in Delhi violence, says police Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his role in the North East Delhi violence that broke out in February this...
by m_saini
02 Aug 2020 22:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6826
Views: 748300

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

China is happy to play this game, just the way we can play the Balakot game against Pakistan. Not entirely true. For all the fun everyone makes of pakis, even they had the balls to retaliate militarily when we bombed some remote terrorist structures. No wonder even countries like Nepal and sri lank...
by m_saini
02 Aug 2020 15:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6826
Views: 748300

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

One thing that never fails to give me a chuckle is how India gets chapatified on both sides. An inferior pakiland does whatever it pleases and there should be no war because apparently we've got much more to lose so it's not worth it. okay, understandable. But then the chicoms also do whatever they ...
by m_saini
01 Aug 2020 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3547
Views: 644534

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

^^ Noob so I cheated and googled :mrgreen: Not posting the source so as not to spoil the challenge for others. Is low-level ingress the correct answer? though it seems other factors also played a role. Major among them being the pressing need of the officers to relieve themselves during the attack :...
by m_saini
01 Aug 2020 00:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1858
Views: 356160

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

How can we get in front of that any time soon? True, we can't. Chinis do what they do and chinis plan like do because they want to realize their "mandate from heaven" or whatever they're high on. Everything is a stepping stone towards that. Pakis have the same obsession and if they weren'...
by m_saini
01 Aug 2020 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4248
Views: 676531

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The last 4 years have exposed US media like nothing else. I mean it was already there to see, but the brazen doublethink id reaching comical proportions. Anyone remember Russia Russia Russia? One thing I adore about the chinese is how they control the media. Funnily enough it's that same step-mothe...
by m_saini
31 Jul 2020 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4248
Views: 676531

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The peacefools iirc also made a deal with mussolini to get their own state, vatican, and also financial compensation for the loss of papal states. It was also agreed with Mussolini that catholic christianity would be the only state religion. And today the pope roams around preaching people to reject...
by m_saini
30 Jul 2020 11:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2867
Views: 690284

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

Isn't it widely accepted that China often lies in their white papers and what they actually spend is often more than what they disclose? Besides I wouldn't plan the AC construction based on a prediction about world GDP. Japanese were supposed to be the next superpower until the Plaza Accord happened.
by m_saini
30 Jul 2020 04:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4248
Views: 676531

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Check out the volume traded before the Kodak loan was made public and the value tripled.
https://www.nasdaq.com/market-activity/stocks/kodk/historical

From 74k to 1.6mil. Rich and connected americans are the kings of the world :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
by m_saini
30 Jul 2020 02:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6826
Views: 748300

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I hope so but what makes you so sure . Because it's policy and would be nonsensical if they didn't? So in your hypothetical scenario where the chinis have nuked Delhi and Mumbai, you somehow think GoI *wouldn't* have the political will to return the favor? For further proof please read Mutual assur...
by m_saini
30 Jul 2020 01:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6826
Views: 748300

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

kirpalbasra wrote:You miss my point has the Gov of India the political will to hit NON military's targets and we are in opposite to India/pak they have more then us.


Yes, GoI has the political will.
by m_saini
30 Jul 2020 01:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 6826
Views: 748300

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

No one is going to come out and say we're going to nuke pop centers whether it's retaliation or first use. Even a midget nuke strike will lead to massive retaliation, India warns Pak Articulating Indian nuclear policy in this regard for the first time, Shyam Saran, convener of the National Security ...
by m_saini
29 Jul 2020 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4248
Views: 676531

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

That donut whole is supposed to disappear until Trump happened. What I don't understand is if he hates Ombaba care so much why does he not bring something that is good, really good, the best in the Universe? BTW we still pay the Obama medicare tax which the republicans never removed. not too knowle...
by m_saini
29 Jul 2020 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4248
Views: 676531

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Medicare is a riddle on it's own. There are medicare A,b,c,d etc and they still have to cover deductibles on their own before medicare kicks in. then there is the infamous donut hole :rotfl:
by m_saini
29 Jul 2020 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 4636
Views: 824980

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

US aren't going to let anyone in the 5 eyes, not unless they have you by the balls. Even the French were refused a no-spy agreement and the NSA spying on Merkel is well known. India for sure isn't joining the "big dog+4 lackeys" club mostly because we're next in line when the chinis are ta...
by m_saini
29 Jul 2020 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1258
Views: 378282

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

^^ Noob too but I wouldn't give any heed to DCS rankings, it's just a sim with no real life bearings. Chinis definitely would've adopted the no. 2 air-to-air platform(or even no.10th) and the fact that they haven't tells you all there is to know.
by m_saini
29 Jul 2020 13:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3547
Views: 644534

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

imo chinis wouldn't be too worried about Rafales. Given our gandhian attitude, we're unlikely to intrude except for a war. In case of which, one assumes, they would be adequately prepared since they control the escalation ladder. It's the pakis who would be feeling the real burn especially since aft...
by m_saini
29 Jul 2020 10:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 3547
Views: 644534

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Punjabi wrote:Stupid question...how would they come to India...flying over Oinkistaan? or another route! Thanks.


There is a map flying around on twitter supposedly showing their flight path though can't find it anymore. Essentially they're tracing the southern and western border of pakiland with some buffer.

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