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by Y. Kanan
26 Feb 2021 06:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2456
Views: 625882

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

WE FULLY DESERVE ALL THE TERRORIST ACTS AND KILLINGS PERPETRATED AGAINST us by the Pakistanis.[/b] This is exactly what’s going to happen (because that is what has ALWAYS happened). Never underestimate the Indian predilection for self sabotage. With our media and entertainment industry controlled b...
by Y. Kanan
19 Jan 2021 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5140
Views: 886473

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Its in the interest of India that we have a large diaspora of India in USA. And that too very efficient highly knowledgeable and wealthy. Anyone thinking otherwise don't know what leverage we get for this. It's not obvious what benefits accrue.... but they accrue over a period of 15-20 years, somet...
by Y. Kanan
18 Jan 2021 10:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5140
Views: 886473

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I would actually welcome the threat of sanctions over S400. GoI will stop spending money on foreign weapons for buying friends. Tell Russia, we cannot buy kit becoz of the sanctions. Tell US we will not buy your kit, until you remove the threat of sanctions... Fund our local programs. S400 coming i...
by Y. Kanan
17 Jan 2021 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5140
Views: 886473

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If the new admin wants to impose further sanctions on Turkey for their S400 purchase it will get tricky for them to waive sanctions on India for the same purchase. Conversely it will be difficult for them to justify sanctioning India but not Turkey. Let us see. The new US admin will not sanction Tu...
by Y. Kanan
17 Jan 2021 03:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5702
Views: 805664

Re: Understanding the US - Again

America is a nation created and sustained on bloodshed and injustice to natives, blacks, immigrants, women, minorities, Vietnamese, Iraqis, Afghans... done by White Christians, mostly male. They know it. Many of them feel a need to own guns because they live in a constant anxiety and fear that viol...
by Y. Kanan
14 Jan 2021 09:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5687
Views: 766543

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

this is true. US is far more responsible for cheen being what it is today than any of the Russian engines. And if we feel cheated in the relationship with Russia, then the fault lies with us. Nobody forced us to buy the Russian "junk" weapons. Actually Russia was the only one willing to h...
by Y. Kanan
20 Dec 2020 10:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29160

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

It could also be other way round. Current Armenian president wanted closer ties with West and wanted to reduce his dependence on Russia. Putin showed him his place by denying the help they need. I don't think it was the other way around. I think Erdogan caught Putin by surprise, yet again, just as ...
by Y. Kanan
27 Nov 2020 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive
Replies: 629
Views: 82432

Re: 26/11/2008: Never Forget. Never Forgive

Government rejected [/b]IAF's proposal to hit Pakistan after 26/11 attack Probably for the best, to be honest. We didn't have much in the way of precision standoff strike capability in 2008. We would have been forced to send aircraft into Paki airspace. IAF pilots would have been lost and the whole...
by Y. Kanan
12 Nov 2020 09:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29160

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

You can be sure the Pakis and the Chinese are watching - especially the Chinese. The PLA's weakness is the quality of its soldiers, but they can manufacture like anything. They can and will pump out vast fleets of drones and use them on us. Will we be caught flat footed just as the Armenians have be...
by Y. Kanan
05 Nov 2020 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 63148

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

Changing demographics in the US is a soothing sight for sore eyes. A war at home will help keep them away from the wars afar. Many Indians don't see it yet but the influx/growth of Mexicans, Muslims(along with af-americans) within CONUS will cut down WASPs global aspirations. The dems will typicall...
by Y. Kanan
25 Oct 2020 03:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29160

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

Turkey has become the regional jihad-spreading powerhouse that Pakistan always dreamed of becoming. The way Turkey organizes and fields these armies of jihadists in Syria, Libya, and now Azerbaijan is very remiscent of how Pakistan formed the Taliban.
by Y. Kanan
05 Oct 2020 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Central Asia - News & Discussions
Replies: 94
Views: 11770

Re: Central Asia - News & Discussions

https://eurasianet.org/fighting-between-armenia-and-azerbaijan-widens Those speculations have been heightened since 2018, when Armenia’s “Velvet Revolution” brought in a new government including many pro-Western and anti-Russia officials. Moscow’s concerns were exacerbated when the new authorities’...
by Y. Kanan
25 Jun 2020 07:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8914
Views: 1043853

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

COVID-19 Death Rate now stands at .3% https://reason.com/2020/05/24/the-cdcs-new-best-estimate-implies-a-covid-19-infection-fatality-rate-below-0-3/ The CDC's New 'Best Estimate' Implies a COVID-19 Infection Fatality Rate Below 0.3% That rate is much lower than the numbers used in the horrifying pr...
by Y. Kanan
17 Jun 2020 02:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5534
Views: 1096149

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

At least 20 Indian soldiers killed in border skirmish, PLA casualties unknown
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53061476

At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese forces in Ladakh in the disputed Kashmir region, Indian officials say.
by Y. Kanan
13 Jun 2020 07:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5702
Views: 805664

Re: Understanding the US - Again

ShyamSP wrote:The question may be rhetorical, but what is the reason for the fetish of some Indian-American women to join radical left-wing groups?


Mainly because feminism is has become very popular with the younger generations of Indian women.
by Y. Kanan
29 Apr 2020 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 90572

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Pointless rambling post deleted. For now, given your obvious distraught frame of mind wherein you are unable to frame any coherent reasoning, you are not getting a warning despite your obnoxious claims vs forum members. A next post on the same lines will invite one, and also get you a posting hiatus...
by Y. Kanan
27 Apr 2020 06:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 90572

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Sweeden, Mexico and Brazil have done better than us? These kind of statements are rock bottom quality for BRF. Sweden has 400 times the death rate as India, Brazil 30 times and Mexico 15 times. The news article itself is bad enough. Our masochism on top of that is even more embarrassing. So what? W...
by Y. Kanan
26 Apr 2020 10:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 90572

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

While we dither over ending the lockdown and police harass old ladies trying to sell veggies on the street, it turns out some other countries never bought into the fearmongering and ... they're doing just fine. No overwhelmed healthcare system, no anarchy, no mass death toll. When this is all over w...
by Y. Kanan
18 Apr 2020 11:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 90572

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Since we can't do much to the virus and the infected more than what we are already doing, I have plan for rebooting the economy. We have to divide the society into two groups based on the resistance to the virus. one group which is less vulnerable to virus will run the economy. other group which is...
by Y. Kanan
18 Apr 2020 06:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1389704

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Conversions have slowed down in Karnataka not because of government actions, which there is none btw, but because of awareness among Hindus. The evangelicals are extremely cunning, an art they have perfected for centuries. They know very well Hindus are not organized nor believe in monotheism , so ...
by Y. Kanan
09 Mar 2020 00:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

What really happened in Moscow... (worth watching) Better map of ceasefire: Lots of Turkish observation posts even in Aleppo province! So what does it mean for only the M4 to be "secure zone", unless it is for 1-way trip out of Syria to Turkey? The presence of these observation posts mean...
by Y. Kanan
06 Mar 2020 22:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

The Turks maintain a division+ in Idlib and a vast army of headchoppers. They’re not going anywhere, they’re just shuffling around. This isn’t over. Many more Syrians will die in the months ahead. It’s amazing how, when one has a preformed conclusion they want to reach (that Russia is big and scary)...
by Y. Kanan
05 Mar 2020 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Fascinating stuff. We are seeing history made here. This is the first war where a conventional military force (Syria and allies) are fighting armed drones. Up to now, it has always been drones vs peasants with AK's. Unsurprisingly, drones do not fare as well against a proper army. What's particularl...
by Y. Kanan
04 Mar 2020 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Definitely some mental gymnastics at play here. I see the usual 101 excuses why, despite all appearances to the contrary, Russia is afraid to fight Turkey. Let's stop being so ridiculous here; do you think in 2015 Putin would have accepted the humiliation of watching a Russian plane shot down, pilot...
by Y. Kanan
04 Mar 2020 11:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

The Russki prosecution of war in Syria is an excellent example of how well their tech and support systems worked. ideally, a country would do well to have a small high -tech force to gain initial advantage, followed by large amounts of cheap and robust systems to ensure said advantage. I support th...
by Y. Kanan
04 Mar 2020 10:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

I don''t know if the arguers here have considered how the Taliban, 8 years after they were totally routed and Containerized in Afghanistan, are today so powerful still that they are at the point of invading all Afghan cities. What else do you want as a demonstration of Pakistani Power? Who else can...
by Y. Kanan
02 Mar 2020 03:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Nonsense. {snip expert opinion} kananji, with all doo respect... I don't know if you realize that you come across as a blithering {einsteinullah} when you post such a word, with absolutely not a single useful point of evidence or iota of clear thinking. I asked gently the last time you did that, wh...
by Y. Kanan
01 Mar 2020 23:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

I doubt turkey has destroyed 1/3rd of what they have claimed. It is a twitter war with turks spreading all kinds of fud just like ghafoora pakis twitter troll squads did during feb 27. Indian plane crashes of years ago was shared on twitter as latest crash. Turks are primarily H&D society just ...
by Y. Kanan
01 Mar 2020 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Interesting article about how Turkey has become a drone superpower behind only the US and Isreal. I've been saying this for many, many years but it's not too late for India to do the same. This capability would have been extremely useful to us over the last 30+ years. https://www.theguardian.com/new...
by Y. Kanan
01 Mar 2020 07:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

It’s looking like the Russian S400/SU-35/etc hand is being effectively called, at this point. Who knows how strong this hand actually is; it would sure be nice to know. Putin could really be backed into a corner here.
by Y. Kanan
01 Mar 2020 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Today has seen major reverses in the village of Nayrab, where the Turks have overrun the area (again). I wonder why Gen. Smirnoff allowed that.. this is turning out to be the Stalingrad of the Syrian war (Deir ez Zor was the Leningrad). UBCN prediction is that the Russians and Syrians withdrew from...
by Y. Kanan
21 Feb 2020 13:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Unconfirmed.. but Leith Fadel twitter feed is usually good. This is confirmed. The casualties were General Yuri Komarov, Captain Ivan Drago, and Major-General Nikolai Volkoff Quote Tweet DreamMachine @DreamMa59706694 · 20h 3 Russian generals, including the grandson of Russian Foreign Minister Lavro...
by Y. Kanan
19 Feb 2020 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Can't tell. I THINK the problem is Erdogan's belief that the TFTA Ottoman fauj is NATO-trained and hence superior to the scrawny SAA/Hezbollah/Iranians. Also that RuAF will not bomb his fauj. Right now he has pumped another 300 vehicles into Idlib. He has all sorts of "deconflctig" deals ...
by Y. Kanan
19 Feb 2020 07:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12252
Views: 1211635

Re: Levant crisis - III

Strange behaviour by Erdogan, pouring all those troops into Idlib without an end goal, sending troops to Libya, all those anti-Kurd invasions over the past few years. None of those operations made very much sense militarily. Doesn't it seem like Erdogan is always trying to find creative new ways to ...
by Y. Kanan
19 Feb 2020 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 585
Views: 107121

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

When you visit BRF in 2050, look for these threads on the front page:

-Managing Pakistan's imminent collapse
-Understanding the US
-Terroristan-2050
-List of victims of Terrorist attacks in India
-W. Bengal Union Territory-2050
by Y. Kanan
19 Feb 2020 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1174
Views: 204106

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

India should ally with Roos on Syria-Libya-Iraq-Iran. If the prevailing sentiment here is indicative of where GoI is thinking, then we're poised to dump Roos and get in bed with Uncle more than we are now. We must do our best to please Uncle by avoiding that Iranian oil. The damage to our economy i...
by Y. Kanan
16 Feb 2020 07:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1174
Views: 204106

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Turkey is spreading its wings slowly in Indian ocean. They have two military bases in Qatar, one is Somalia, one in Sudan. Turkey has neither the economy nor the population to be more than a regional player. It could be an irritant to us but will never matter in any significant way to strengthening...
by Y. Kanan
17 Jan 2020 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1652
Views: 260557

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Shia Iran forgets that if it ever came to picking side, India will play neutral at best and if a gun is put on the head, India will be in the corner of USA/KSA/Israel and rightly so. Speak for yourself. All I see is a bunch of desperate mental gymnastics on BR to justify horrible behavior by the US...
by Y. Kanan
17 Jan 2020 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5687
Views: 766543

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Let's look back at US sanctions after P-2. Mad Half- bright said we " shot ourselves in the foot", pressured a drunken Yeltsin to halt cryo- engines for our space programme apart from sabotaging the LCA programme,etc. But with canny help from Ru, we developed over time our indigenous vers...
by Y. Kanan
17 Jan 2020 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5687
Views: 766543

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia is to get 7 new subs this year. 4 nuclear ( Belgorod,1 Borei- A SSBN, 2 Yasen-M SSGN) and 3 conventional (2 Kilo and one Lada). In addition the 10,000km range nuclear tipped ,nuclear powered torpedo ,Status-6/ Poseidon ( Kanyon by NATO ),with a speed of 100kts.depth of 1000m, is entering ser...

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