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by Rudradev
22 Mar 2019 03:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

DDM, but take it for what it's worth

https://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-j ... dh-2731702

Just 90 km away from Indo -Pak border, China deploys troops in Sindh

How many PLA troops were deployed, I wonder. Both of them?
by Rudradev
22 Mar 2019 02:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Kasab was from southern Punjab (Okara farms) and the boat in which they embarked to carry out 26/11 departed from Karachi. When did he go to Muzzaffarabad? Was he a J&K terrorist earlier in his career?
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 1011
Views: 78862

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

In the above links posted: TimesNow = refers to radical right wing. IT refers to the Swamiji as godman Swami Aseemanand. : The extreme impulse to smear Swamiji Aseemanand by any means necessary, even after he was acquitted, can be quite easily explained. In the late 1990s, Swamiji Aseemanand did fa...
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 05:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2886
Views: 484784

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

TIMES NOW- VMR POLL 40.2% of respondents consider Jobs to be their primary issue of concern. BUT https://public.flourish.studio/visualisation/255979/?utm_source=showcase&utm_campaign=visualisation/255979 76% of voters either do not believe that job losses have increased or do not blame the gover...
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 04:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Are we sure the site was empty....what is the reasoning for that I think it was empty. We would not have wanted a chance of sympathetic detonation (not at this stage of the game). Point was to send a message that they could neither ignore nor deny. After Balakot, MBS must have immediately called up...
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 03:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^I might have got the location wrong. But it was that empty n-weapon storage facility that was reportedly hit by Brahmos with penetrator warheads in 1st week of March.
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 03:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2419
Views: 286881

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Unmentionable Forum has a thread: A poll of 2,000 Chinese respondents was conducted on Chinese social media platform We Chat, regarding Christchurch Mosque shooting. 81% of them sympathize with Brenton Tarrant, the NZ Mosque Shooter :mrgreen: 56%: a LOT of sympathy :D 25%: some sympathy 15%: don't k...
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 02:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-24823846 Saudi nuclear weapons 'on order' from Pakistan (2013 article) Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons projects, and believes it could obtain atomic bombs at will, a variety of sources have told BBC Newsnight. While the kingdom's ques...
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 02:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1108392755879919617 Pakistan MoFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) statement: Pakistan summons the Indian High Commissioner to register a strong protest and condemnation of the acquittal of all four accused in the Samjhauta terror attacks Understand how India has been set...
by Rudradev
21 Mar 2019 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Meanwhile in Dubai https://www.news18.com/news/world/former-pakistan-president-pervez-musharraf-hospitalised-after-reaction-from-rare-disease-2069885.html Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Hospitalised After 'Reaction' From Rare Disease The infectious microorganism, a gram-negative antibiot...
by Rudradev
20 Mar 2019 04:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Meanwhile back at the zoo... https://www.urdupoint.com/en/pakistan/jui-f-chief-fazlur-rahman-announces-islamabad-574207.html Mullah Diesel calls for Slumbad Bandh JUI-F Chief Fazlur Rahman Announces Islamabad Lockdown LAHORE- (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-19th March, 2019) JUI-F chief Maulana Faz...
by Rudradev
16 Mar 2019 04:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 1505
Views: 186307

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

Google-Mangle: Saad advise your courage. The Pakistani Air Force's brave pilot scandal leader Saad had escaped a house flying to a flaming fire for ten minutes and was upstairs of a house. Now she had to choose one of the two things or the destruction of this house or her testimonials.... At first ...
by Rudradev
16 Mar 2019 04:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3557
Views: 269404

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

If Naeem Rashid was a Paki, it's safe to assume he wasn't trying to "tackle" the gunman but falling at his feet and trying to kiss his shoes. "Please! There are women and children in the next room! Spare ME, and save your ammo for THEM!" As for the five missing Pakis, they probab...
by Rudradev
16 Mar 2019 03:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Further to this https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=2334387#p2334387 It is possible that Russia is still with India in the ways that matter to GOI (cosponsoring the UNSC motion against Masood Azhar, leasing us a new Akula SSN in December 2018, selling us S-400) but at the same time, Mo...
by Rudradev
16 Mar 2019 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Almost immediately after China announced its intention to block the blacklisting of Masood Azhar at UNSC, Russian propaganda outlets have pivoted 400% towards parroting the Paki line. Here is RU TV https://youtu.be/axQf3vyjis4 https://youtu.be/HTuV3EWnt1M Whatever happened at that Russia-India-China...
by Rudradev
15 Mar 2019 22:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Proof that India IS ready for a two-front war. https://swarajyamag.com/insta/the-third-surgical-strike-amidst-balakot-indian-army-conducted-joint-mega-anti-terror-operation-in-myanmar The ‘Third Surgical Strike’: Amidst Balakot, Indian Army Conducted Joint Mega Anti-Terror Operation In Myanmar While...
by Rudradev
15 Mar 2019 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 537
Views: 456834

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Proof that India IS ready for a two-front war. https://swarajyamag.com/insta/the-third-surgical-strike-amidst-balakot-indian-army-conducted-joint-mega-anti-terror-operation-in-myanmar The ‘Third Surgical Strike’: Amidst Balakot, Indian Army Conducted Joint Mega Anti-Terror Operation In Myanmar While...
by Rudradev
15 Mar 2019 02:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 359
Views: 40164

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^Not just Twitter. It's an article in the Print (not at all a pro-GOI outlet) regarding an Enforcement Directorate investigation looking into this. Arrests will only come after subpeonas, trials, etc. (otherwise "intolerance", "authoritarian", "fascist" etc. objections ...
by Rudradev
14 Mar 2019 08:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 359
Views: 40164

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

More on the land deal linking La Famiglia via arms dealers and money launderers... directly to Pakistan.

Apparently Hafiz Saeed owns a bungalow in Gurugram!
https://twitter.com/sneheshphilip/statu ... 65061?s=19
by Rudradev
14 Mar 2019 04:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 359
Views: 40164

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Read this and grasp all the implications. It's a case study of how the Shadow Quadrant operates. https://www.opindia.com/2019/03/opindia-exclusive-as-rahul-gandhi-continues-rafale-lies-his-own-link-with-an-arms-dealer-sanjay-bhandari-could-spoil-his-pitch/ The real Pakistan is within. That Bakistan ...
by Rudradev
14 Mar 2019 03:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Agreed YIP. Had the Chinis gone along with nautanki of "Pakistan govt promises to undertake strong action against proscribed terrorist", and allowed MMA to undergo 6 months' house arrest with biryani and dialysis, they would have shown themselves a "responsible leader of the internati...
by Rudradev
14 Mar 2019 01:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Chinis are going for bargain-basement goodwill from the Pakis IMO. Pakistan is almost totally isolated, with all other P4, plus the UNSC non-permanent members, plus many non-member states backing India's stand on MMA. China, of course, wants to keep its leverage in Pakistan. In better times for the ...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Regarding the prolonged closure of Pakistani airspace. Do the Pakis think that maybe India collected a lot of intel on Jaba Top using some sort of sniffers housed in what appeared to be innocuous commercial aircraft? Hence wanted to avoid our snooping in that way while they moved assets around. Para...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 22:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

After Balakot there must be a major counterintelligence house-cleaning going on in Pakistan. Our assets will have to lie low for a bit... may be difficult to identify the ISI safe house where MA is being sheltered right now. I hope it happens eventually, anyway.
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 22:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

^ Deciphering the report, seems like the two Paki planes came near LOC in Poonch Sector, "preventive measures were taken" i.e. SAMs locked on... the Pakis detected lock-on and immediately hightailed it for home at supersonic speed (hence the booms). Seems the PAF hasn't learned its lesson ...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://www.mynation.com/security/hafiz-saeed-used-ngos-for-terror-funding-enforcement-directorate-probe-on-po1d8q Updates from Tuesday (March 12) and Wednesday (March 13) Pakistan, which claims to have de-escalated tensions with India, has once again provoked the Indian forces by sending two fighte...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 21:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/china-worried-ban-on-azhar-will-make-jaish-target-cpec/articleshow/68312075.cms This could be a lifafa piece (paid for in Remninbi) but it claims that China thus far opposed blacklisting Masood Azhar because they were afraid that CPEC mig...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 10:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Well, look at what's leaking out already. Despite TSPA keeping a blackout on internet, shutting down mobile services, etc. As I said, this is the information age... they can't escape the reality of Balakot as they did 1971 or Kargil.

https://twitter.com/Defence_360/status/ ... 24672?s=19
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 08:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Rudradev, you are fervently arguing against the facts on the ground. Yaar, what ARE the facts on the ground? As far as I can make out from posts in this thread (and other related ones), neither you nor I nor anyone else here has much of an inkling what the specific facts on the ground truly are at ...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 05:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

[ No, the next day's A2A crap unfortunately took away a lot of our perception gains because the Pakistanis played the media game as expected and we did nothing. Again, a half-way house from the GOI. Trying to posture as peacemakers internationally and avoid crossing the Pak establishments H&D r...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

To disabuse Pakistan of the notion that terrorism can lead to talks, we need to simply refuse talks on any subject until terrorism stops, or at least dramatically drops. We need to turn the Pakistani logic on its head because until we do, they have no incentive to reduce terrorism. So it should be ...
by Rudradev
13 Mar 2019 04:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Meanwhile .. A major Taliban attack in western Afghanistan on Monday came as the group’s negotiators were meeting with American envoys in Doha, Qatar. Taliban Wipe Out an Afghan Army Company While Talking Peace With the U.S. . It has been reported that Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has asked the people...
by Rudradev
08 Mar 2019 21:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

True story about the legendary fighting spirit of the Pak Navy (PN). In 2005, during "Navy Week" in the US, many foreign navies send "goodwill" delegations to US cities. One such delegation of PN afsars came to New York City. One PN afsar went to Central Park in Manhattan. He saw...
by Rudradev
08 Mar 2019 03:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

What about the possibility that the two PAF pilots were *deliberately* offed by embedded ISI agents shortly after landing? And their deaths were simply blamed on an addled lynch mob of POKashmiris after the fact? I mean the mob could have beaten them up, sure... but the deed could actually have been...
by Rudradev
08 Mar 2019 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nuclear Threat From Pakistan : Boom or Bluff ?
Replies: 275
Views: 29535

Re: Nuclear Threat From Pakistan : Boom or Bluff ?

Consider the following scenario. Paki nukes were never, ever under the control of Pakis alone. They were always double- or triple- or quadruple-locked. The other keys required to deploy/activate were always in the hands of US, China, and/or KSA. In 1987 the existence of so-called Paki nukes was tele...
by Rudradev
07 Mar 2019 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Y I Patel wrote:Pankajs is a grounded poster who usually adds value to discussions. I don’t know what he posted that caused him to be banned, but this is a request for lenience keeping past posts in mind.


+1.
by Rudradev
07 Mar 2019 02:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Why must you respond to posts that have been deleted and prolong discussions that have been proscribed? It had to do with more than "analysing the crash". Leave it at that.
by Rudradev
07 Mar 2019 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2419
Views: 286881

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Chinmayanand ji, Just see what's going on. 300-350 JeM Tanzeemis were roasted. Among them between 30-60 were ex-ISI officers, jihadis of high rank, experts in HR and ops, etc. PAF could not save them. Next day PAF tried to respond and lost an F-16. And now Imran has to *arrest* 44 more jihadis. Soon...
by Rudradev
07 Mar 2019 02:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3803
Views: 390804

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Understood, Ramana garu. Not a matter for public speculation right now. However I would appreciate if this analysis were sent to the right people (they may already have their own perspectives on it, probably better informed than me, but who knows). Can post it in TG DT gufa tonight to forward to app...

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