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by eklavya
18 Nov 2017 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 1949
Views: 110145

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

ramana wrote:Excuse me but what does Australia bring to the table?


29% of global uranium reserves.

http://www.world-nuclear.org/informatio ... anium.aspx
by eklavya
23 Sep 2017 02:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

I will, one day, I promise!
by eklavya
23 Sep 2017 01:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

I have grown up with a somewhat fading black & white framed photograph from the late 60s of a MiG-21 on the tarmac, with a short personal inscription and a signature. The inscription and the signature were by the then CAS, ACM Arjan Singh, after his first solo sortie on a MiG-21. The inscription...
by eklavya
23 Sep 2017 00:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Siachen News & Discussion
Replies: 2938
Views: 119911

Re: Siachen News & Discussion

Agree with his views on Siachen, demilitarization is possible without loss of core interests. The place is a geographical dead end for the military. What do you know about defending or capturing territory like Siachen? What have you ever had to defend or capture? Scenario. India vacates. Pakistan a...
by eklavya
16 Sep 2017 23:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

One of the greatest men to have served independent India in uniform. A truly historical figure. One of the immortals.
by eklavya
16 Sep 2017 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

BBC live: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-41292230 Police investigating the Parsons Green bombing have clear CCTV images and are "pleased" with the progress of the investigation, BBC Home Affairs Correspondent Daniel Sandford says. Police have arrested an 18 year-old man in connection wi...
by eklavya
16 Sep 2017 02:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 235461

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

FT: US weighs dropping Pakistan as an ally US weighs dropping Pakistan as an ally Trump administration accuses country of housing militants as relations hit new low 2 hours ago Angry Pakistanis protesed in August against Donald Trump's accusations that the country harboured terrorists © AFP The Trum...
by eklavya
15 Sep 2017 21:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

MEA statement below. Glad government is upholding India's humanitarian values, despite China trying its best to cynically exploit the situation to draw Burma away from India. http://www.mea.gov.in/press-releases.htm?dtl/28944/Operation+Insaniyat++Humanitarian+assistance+to+Bangladesh+on+account+of+i...
by eklavya
15 Sep 2017 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

WP: Why Aung San Suu Kyi isn’t protecting the Rohingya in Burma Meanwhile, Suu Kyi may see that, despite criticism of how she has handled the Rakhine crisis, most powerful foreign governments are not going to punish Burma. The White House put out a statement this past week noting that it was “deeply...
by eklavya
14 Sep 2017 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

None of these countries will accept the Rohingyas that are in India illegally. So practically, what are India's options? Put them in jail? The border with BD is so porous that 20 million BD citizens are in India illegally. What have we done about these 20 million illegal immigrants? Just talk, same...
by eklavya
13 Sep 2017 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

It may be premature to think but IPKF sort of peace keepers should not be out of question. Don't go there. India should not intervene militarily. If the UN wishes to, so be it. We should not provide any soldiers for the mission. India has four interests, and right now its not clear how we reconcile...
by eklavya
13 Sep 2017 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

There are more than Fifty Islamic Countries. Of the near ones we have Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan all with comparatively low population density. None of these countries will accept the Rohingyas that are in India illegally. So practically, what are India's options? Put...
by eklavya
13 Sep 2017 01:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Prem Kumar wrote:1) We should deport all Rohingya Muslims


1. Deport them where? Bangladesh is not obliged to take them.

2. We will not create conditions for them inside India where they seek refuge in Bangladesh

These people belong in Rakhine state. We should ask Burma to make it safe for them to return.
by eklavya
12 Sep 2017 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

^^^^
Rohingya Muslims are also been thrown out of their own homes. You can choose to not give a damn, but it doesn't change the facts.
by eklavya
12 Sep 2017 19:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35125

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Ethnic cleansing is wrong, whether it happens to Kashmiri Hindus or Rohingya Muslims. India should tell Burma to immediately stop the persecution of the Rohingyas. Beyond that, our options are very limited, unless the UN is prepared to conduct a military intervention. The Chinese will not lose a sec...
by eklavya
09 Sep 2017 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1599
Views: 133375

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

The Economist: Bangladesh’s GDP per person is now higher than Pakistan’s : At market exchanges rates, at least It's even worse than it looks for Pakistan as their currency is about 20% over-valued against the USD. Despite the low oil price, Pakistan is running a huge current account deficit, and is...
by eklavya
08 Sep 2017 14:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

His slight paunch ...... Slight? He has a humongous pot belly and is positively bursting out of his suit. His cheeks are all puffed up, and he's a shaking lump of lard. Look at him in this picture: http://news.abs-cbn.com/business/07/18/17/chinas-xi-calls-for-more-imports-and-more-open-economy Neck...
by eklavya
08 Sep 2017 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

kiranA wrote:We failed and we lost.


Yes you did, my dear Chinese fellow.
by eklavya
01 Sep 2017 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

X Posted on the STFUP ThreaD Beijing to PM Modi: Don’t raise Pakistan terror issue at BRICS "We also noticed that India, when it comes to Pakistan's counter-terrorism, has some concerns. I don't think this is an appropriate topic to be discussed at BRICS summit," Hua Chunying, Chinese for...
by eklavya
01 Sep 2017 04:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Chinese "goodwill" has only succeeded in buying friendships with the criminal states of Pakistan, North Korea, Cambodia, etc. No self respecting nation or people has any interest in China's "goodwill". Ack thoo.
by eklavya
01 Sep 2017 04:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The Bhutanese article is excellent and describes their position and the costs they've borne . Its important that GoI listen and offer them greater security from what will be further vindictive actions by China against Bhutan . India should do that, because judging by that article Bhutan is tired of...
by eklavya
28 Aug 2017 18:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://twitter.com/MEAIndia/status/902148971136655360 Further explanation from the MEA One is tempted to put a grinning smiley out there. There is enough in the tone and content of this for all to be satisfied within reason. Thank you for posting that. "disengagement of border personnel of In...
by eklavya
25 Aug 2017 03:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The official Bhutan government stance is published on their Foreign Affairs ministry website, and it clearly states that the Chinese are violating the understanding between the two countries. These press reports are rubbish, these journalists are cheaper by the dozen.
by eklavya
14 Aug 2017 02:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

shiv wrote:The Chinese have no sympathy for the underdog.


I believe they do have a sauce for it though, and as an animal lover, I am simply appalled.
by eklavya
12 Aug 2017 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Cross post from terrorist Pakistan thread: British Pakistani men ARE raping and exploiting white girls… and it’s time we faced up to it British Pakistani men ARE raping and exploiting white girls… and it’s time we faced up to it BRITAIN has a problem with British Pakistani men raping and exploiting ...
by eklavya
12 Aug 2017 15:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Chetak, the line of command is also dynamic. If the tiger cannot issue command, the next in line takes over. I think this is wrong thread to discuss this issue. What is the line of succession in India? We are a democracy sir. The ruling party will elect the PM. The entire machinery of state is at h...
by eklavya
12 Aug 2017 15:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Chetak, the line of command is also dynamic. If the tiger cannot issue command, the next in line takes over. I think this is wrong thread to discuss this issue.
by eklavya
12 Aug 2017 15:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Amoghvarsha wrote:
eklavya wrote:If they hold our PM hostage or harm him in any way, we will nuke China.


No one is going to use nukes.Rest assure.


On the contrary, if anyone takes our PM hostage, we will nuke them. Rest assured.
by eklavya
12 Aug 2017 14:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

If they hold our PM hostage or harm him in any way, we will nuke China.
by eklavya
12 Aug 2017 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Rather all such news reports should have started with the last Bhutanese position first and then gone into the Chinese lies. Very good point. Is it possible for the Forum Admins to post the following on top of every page of this thread. Please can social media users spread it on social media. Press...
by eklavya
11 Aug 2017 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 821
Views: 140829

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Is the Jaguar DARIN III AESA radar now superior (range, flexibility, etc.) than the one on the Mirage 2000, MiG 29 and Su 30 MKI? I'm somewhat disoriented that the first IAF fighter to get an AESA radar is the Jaguar. Anyway, if this radar is very good, we should upgrade all our legacy radars with ...
by eklavya
10 Aug 2017 22:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 821
Views: 140829

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Is the Jaguar DARIN III AESA radar now superior (range, flexibility, etc.) than the one on the Mirage 2000, MiG 29 and Su 30 MKI? I'm somewhat disoriented that the first IAF fighter to get an AESA radar is the Jaguar. Anyway, if this radar is very good, we should upgrade all our legacy radars with t...
by eklavya
05 Aug 2017 14:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

On a purchasing power parity basis, PRC economy is less than 3x Indian economy. Then you consider the access we have to Western and Russian technologies. Our command and control structure is also more adaptable/flexible, plus our leadership has democratic legitimacy. Xi Jinping must have been shocke...
by eklavya
14 Jul 2017 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 760142

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

We held on to Siachen all these years, we can do that here also. As each month and each year is passing, we are getting stronger, militarily and economically. China will not attack unless they are 100% sure of complete victory, as otherwise the loss of face will be terrible. Remember China-Vietnam ...
by eklavya
07 Jul 2017 23:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 821
Views: 140829

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^^^
Many thanks for posting this. Great read. IAF should be tasked with attacking Pakistan Army posts that support cross border terror and infiltration.
by eklavya
30 Jun 2017 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^^^ Looked through your posts, not one in the last couple of years on the murder of Hindus in Karnataka and Kerala. I take it from the post above that the money was good? Did find this strange post from you though: https://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7090&p=2032598#p203259...
by eklavya
30 Jun 2017 18:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The Economist: In Britain, skin colour still bars children from adoption In Britain, skin colour still bars children from adoption Despite changes to the law, social workers still seem to want to colour-match children to parents SANDEEP and Reena Mander endured 16 rounds of in vitro fertilisation ov...
by eklavya
30 Jun 2017 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The Economist: Is it time for Britain’s unarmed police to be given guns? Is it time for Britain’s unarmed police to be given guns? With fewer officers and a heightened risk of terrorism, some think that more police should carry weapons WITHIN eight minutes of three terrorists beginning their murdero...
by eklavya
30 Jun 2017 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The Economist: Britain’s decline and fall Britain’s decline and fall The country has not cut such a pathetic figure on the global stage since Suez WRITING to his wife in May 1942, Evelyn Waugh recounted a true story of military derring-do. A British commando unit offered to blow up an old tree-stump...
by eklavya
30 Jun 2017 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 449
Views: 44677

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Talking about protecting minorities is vehemently #Pro-Hindu. Which minorities sir? Muslims are *NOT* a minority in India. Please update your handbook on who is minority and who is not. Muslims are not. According to the census data, your statement is false. http://www.census2011.co.in/religion.php

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