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by kancha
02 Sep 2020 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Shared some thoughts on the latest chain of events on the LAC Blog Link Twitter Link That said, the only fair assumption that I am going to endorse is that Indian troops have actually gone and occupied some heights with the aim of pre-empting Chinese movements. In fact, this seems to have been the l...
by kancha
26 Aug 2020 07:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

The new educaation policy in 'Toiletistan ' class 1-5 Islamic education compulsory: and one of the things taught Because you are muslim and especially Pakistani you are better than the Kaffirs https://youtu.be/AZ3q3lXV3hs I wrote a three part blog series on this some years ago. What is happening he...
by kancha
07 Jul 2020 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

From twitter., look at the indoctrination of young kids to hate/kill hindus. I can recall ex-Indian HC to pak Mr Parthasarathy that he heard a kid saying "kill hindu dogs" when he visited a paki officer's home. Looks like they have continued the tradition That was JN Dixit, and the incide...
by kancha
30 Jun 2020 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1685
Views: 204970

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Shared some thoughts on the current state of India-Nepal Relationship Blog Link Twitter Link Firstly, the map being passed was inevitable. No politician worth his salt would want to vote AGAINST a resolution calling for ADDING territory to his country. It doesn’t matter that Nepal chose only now to ...
by kancha
27 Jun 2020 01:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-when-mk-narayanan-stalled-siachen-deal-2543556 Is this what the liberandus kept harping as 'Low Hanging Fruit' What other things did the previous government sign away. That was a really close call - just imagine referring to the world's highest battlefield as a...
by kancha
23 Jun 2020 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

X-post from "Let us Understand the Chinese" here it is Before anyone reads that series of posts please do this self quiz: Kinmen and Matsu are 1. Two islands halfway between China and Taiwan held by China 2. Two islands halfway between them held by Taiwan 3. Two islands near Taiwan held b...
by kancha
23 Jun 2020 07:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

As part of a sustained campaign to junk Chinese goods / services and go Indian, some have been recommending the 'Hike Messenger' app as an Indian alternative. I did some research into it and unsurprisingly, found a substantial Chinese footprint! Here's what I wrote ( Link ): But when I decided to di...
by kancha
19 Jun 2020 18:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

^Given that the attack seems preplanned with medieval weapons I don’t think CCP cares much about economic retaliation. All this is an attempt to display sheer disdain for anyone and everyone and impose itself as a military power globally. Having said that India should retaliate both economically an...
by kancha
19 Jun 2020 14:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Shared some thoughts on the latest incident in Ladakh. Twitter Link Blog Link Some more follow-up to this chain of thoughts. Twitter Link Blog Link And true to that intuition, soon thereafter came a couple of tweets from China – thru Shri Hu Xijin, as well as the Global Times, acknowledging the ‘vi...
by kancha
19 Jun 2020 14:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

manjgu wrote:Whats on a f 16 going down due to electronic malfunction??


When did this happen?
by kancha
17 Jun 2020 00:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Shared some thoughts on the latest incident in Ladakh. Twitter Link Blog Link From what is known in public domain, it might merely be an unfortunate face-off where both sides came face to face in the night time. Mind you, this is NOT a routine thing, going by previous templates of such engagements w...
by kancha
06 Jun 2020 08:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Shared some thoughts on the ongoing standoff in Ladakh. Twitter Link Blog Link That there is a dispute, is undeniable. But then, what exactly is this dispute that we keep hearing about? Well, to put it simply – the two sides do not agree as to where the LAC lies in a few sectors – thus what is calle...
by kancha
29 May 2020 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Shared some thoughts on the recently foiled car bomb attack in Pulwama last night. Blog Link Twitter Link What I find surprising is how little ‘air-time’ it has received on social media and even mainstream media. Why? Just because it was unsuccessful? Let me put things into context. Firstly, let me ...
by kancha
28 May 2020 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

This is what I hold to be the way things are likely to progress. Of course, it may not happen that way and you may be right indeed. But the only way to find out for sure is to wait and watch! kancha ji, excellent analysis. However, there could be a simpler explanation to the chinese action this tim...
by kancha
26 May 2020 07:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Blog 3 - India-Taiwan Relationship: Time for a Reset? Twitter Link I read all the three parts. Congratulations on a painstaking effort. May more keep coming for the benefit of members of this forum. Having said that, I get the feeling that your assessment of the future of the current ruling dispens...
by kancha
24 May 2020 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Blog 3 - India-Taiwan Relationship: Time for a Reset? Twitter Link . . Knowing the Chinese, they must have prepared a roadmap for next 50 years as to how to go about their ‘peaceful’ rise & who all to ‘teach a lesson’ on the way as they do so. But this #ChineseVirus pandemic and their typical h...
by kancha
24 May 2020 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

Blog 2 - A 'Conspiracy Theory' Twitter Link . . his re-election bid goes. Let me just say that such a statement means that he is committed to make China lose in order to win his upcoming re-election bid in about six months. Is this a ‘spur of the moment’ tweet? I’d say not. Reason – The politician ...
by kancha
24 May 2020 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5225
Views: 964718

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

I haven't really been following this thread for quite some time now. But I thought to share three blogs I wrote on this subject over the past one month or so. Here they are. Views and counterviews are welcome. Blog 1 - The Post COVID19 World Twitter Link Even though the world is busy fighting the im...
by kancha
20 May 2020 21:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

That is why, despite being in a hell hole, the Paks will not forget to remind us about our toilets :lol: On that note, I did an analysis of the 'toilet situation' in Pakistan some days ago, in response to a British Paki who landed up on my timeline. I've titled it " Toilet - Ek (Pakistani) Pre...
by kancha
22 Apr 2020 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 564
Views: 95587

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

things are changing fast..just came across this thread from one of our own.. https://twitter.com/CestMoiz/status/1252673233205297156 what this thread brings additionally is the simultaneous weakening of papi 3.5 fathers.... I just read twitter these days..dont post these days...but here are my thou...
by kancha
22 Apr 2020 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 85099

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

Shared some thoughts on the Post COVID-19 World. Blog Link Twitter Link Even though the world is busy fighting the immediate fight – against the virus itself, let me offer a statement: THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT, HAS CHANGED. Yes, plz read the above statement once again and ponder over it for a few mom...
by kancha
18 Apr 2020 22:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

India should bring this up in the UN. Ask he UN monitors already there in POK for a report. For once in their lives they can do something useful :mrgreen: The Pakis are quite clear on these matters, they have never sent food /aid during our many famines and natural disasters. In war, they have butc...
by kancha
11 Mar 2020 13:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4602
Views: 758666

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Carroll Quigley in his awesome book 'Evolution of Civilizations' calls this the periphery conquering the core and is the start of a renewal of the civilization's expansion. Attack an enemy at his weak points instead of engaging him at his strong holds. Just like its easy to pick the hot rice from c...
by kancha
02 Mar 2020 20:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 981
Views: 203748

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Shared some thoughts on the US-Taliban deal. Blog Link Twitter Link Firstly, is this deal a sign that America has lost the war? Well, many people say it is. Let me, however, offer a different point of view. If America has indeed lost, who is it that has won this war? Is it the Taliban? Is it Pakista...
by kancha
10 Jan 2020 19:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 459465

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Meanwhile La-La Land Govt has filed a petition in US federal court to pause an Australian copper company’s bid to enforce a $6 billion arbitral award in Reko Diq mining project in Balochistan. Guess what the reasoning is: Pakistan argued in a federal court in Washington that the enforcement could h...
by kancha
16 Oct 2019 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Looks like the Pakis were trending #FATFshouldBlacklistIndia on Twitter yesterday :rotfl:
Apparently it was in response the the India trend #FATFshouldBlacklistPakistan.
Not very original of ISPR! :rotfl:
by kancha
13 Oct 2019 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Russian Women Accused of Killing Pakistani Prison Guard Over ‘Religious Dispute’ The three women were charged with premeditated murder after the 23-year-old warden’s body was discovered by the gate of the women’s barrack near the city of Karachi, Pakistani media reported Tuesday. The suspects, who ...
by kancha
27 Sep 2019 20:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 1965 India Pakistan War: History
Replies: 684
Views: 93710

Re: 1965 India Pakistan War: History

Posted a short summary of the 1965 war on Twitter and Wordpress.
May have a look
Blog Link
Twitter Link
by kancha
17 Sep 2019 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Shared some thoughts on current meltdown in Pakistan on account of the abrogation of Article 370. Blog Link Twitter Link On Pakistan’s Kashmir Conundrum – Part II (Running to Stand Still!) One thing is crystal clear- there seems to be no end to the rabble rousing rhetoric from Paki side The crowning...
by kancha
31 Aug 2019 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

manjgu wrote:oct to march is campaign season as well.. the china border is frozen as well. maybe india tries a limited land grab in POK/GB.


Indeed. That too
by kancha
31 Aug 2019 10:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Shared some thoughts on Pakistan's Kashmir Conundrum, and the events underway of late. Twitter Link Blog Link it has been really interesting to see the Pakis fumbling around to find an ‘honourable’ way to deal with this ‘annexation’ of Kashmir by India. Why they do it, you asked? Well, would Shri Ba...
by kancha
16 Aug 2019 11:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.firstpost.com/world/pakistans-desperation-over-kashmir-is-evident-as-it-plays-afghanistan-card-threatens-nuclear-war-in-south-asia- Pakistan's desperation over Kashmir is evident as it plays Afghanistan card, threatens nuclear war in South Asia Sreemoy Talukdar Aug 14, 2019 Link not wor...
by kancha
01 Aug 2019 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 818205

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

CPEC is dead. Somebody tell Beijing It’s over. If ever there was a thought within Pakistan’s leadership — political, military, and business — that Beijing could replace Washington as the foreign capital with the most influence in Islamabad, that idea is now firmly dead. We just have not gotten arou...
by kancha
18 Jul 2019 20:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1349
Views: 266881

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Had done a twitter thread four years ago, chronicling the day to day progress of the air operations during the Kargil War. The discussion above reminded me of the same. Sharing it here for those interested. Link Amazing work Harpreet. You truly are a one-man army. Salute. Thanks Karan Ji Just doing...
by kancha
18 Jul 2019 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kargil War Thread - VI
Replies: 1349
Views: 266881

Re: Kargil War Thread - VI

Had done a twitter thread four years ago, chronicling the day to day progress of the air operations during the Kargil War. The discussion above reminded me of the same. Sharing it here for those interested.
Link
by kancha
01 Jul 2019 22:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Here's a video of Tanveer I had tweeted some time ago
Link
by kancha
30 Jun 2019 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 818205

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

APTMA announces closure of 200 mills from tomorrow, as buyers cancel export orders KARACHI: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has announced closure of 200 of its processing mills from Monday, July 1, as international buyers rejected export deliveries of the mills due to price incre...
by kancha
16 Jun 2019 16:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 570406

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

but, why is the joker in the back saluting with his left hand Looks like this photo is a mirror image of the original. If you notice closely, Bhutto and Zia seem to be shaking with their left hands and Bhutto has his right hand on Zia's forearm (something which shines some more light on the inter-s...

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