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by kancha
14 Mar 2019 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388404

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

Shared some thoughts on India and China. Blog Link Twitter Link I’ll set the tone by paraphrasing a Hindi saying. ‘There can NEVER be two swords in a single scabbard’. . . The one thing about the Cold War was that the two major powers were separated by an ocean or two, and a number of buffer states ...
by kancha
01 Mar 2019 09:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3822
Views: 396640

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

ramana wrote:kancha, You understood the best what #Balakotstrike was all about.
Kudos
ramana


Thanks for the endorsement, RamanaJi
by kancha
01 Mar 2019 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 3822
Views: 396640

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Folks, posted a review of last evening's tri-services press conference. Blog Link Twitter Link Firstly, regarding the change of time from 5pm to 7pm. I think it is fair to assume that it was precipitated by the Pakis’ decision to release Wing Commander Abhinandan. In fact, that announcement came les...
by kancha
27 Feb 2019 23:29
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125408

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

hanumadu wrote:Was our AWACS not active when the pakis intruded? We should have been able to notice them from very far out and scrambled our jets well in advance, shouldn't we?


I doubt we have enough AWACS for a 24/7 coverage all across the border
by kancha
27 Feb 2019 23:28
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125408

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Folks, shared some more thoughts in the aftermath of today's situation. Just realized something while doing so Btw here’s something I just realized – After every such battle in this war, the Pakis lose their ruler. 1947-48 – Jinnah & Liaqat 1965 – Ayub 1971 – Yahya, and later, Bhutto 1987 (Brass...
by kancha
26 Feb 2019 23:57
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125408

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Gwahram Baloch ‏ @GwahramBaluch 1h1 hour ago BLF attacked Pakistan military outpost with rockets & heavy weaponry in Miani Kalat, Mashkai. Half a dozen Pakistani military personnel killed. Will defeat Pakistan on every war front, a chain of deadly attacks against #PakistanArmy is prepared with c...
by kancha
26 Feb 2019 15:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 125408

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Folks, shared some thoughts on the strike early this morning. Blog Link Twitter Link So I woke up to this news and this tweet by the Brown Pants Propagandu-In-Chief! (NOT a typo, btw) https://i.postimg.cc/GmCMzbJv/D0-TEI1g-Wk-AAEp-Ki.png Firstly, THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT! It is big. It means that it was ...
by kancha
15 Feb 2019 13:21
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 155618

Re: Pulwama Attack

Shared some of my own thoughts in a blog and on Twitter this morning Blog Link Twitter Link 1 Twitter Link 2 Firstly, and strictly a personal opinion, this is partly a manifestation of the planned US withdrawal from Afghanistan. Logistics & efforts from that end can now safely and easily be dive...
by kancha
12 Feb 2019 06:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3036
Views: 131328

Re: Positive News from the USA

While the SJW types will celebrate this development, it does point to the increased feminization of state and society at large. But according to history a relatively more feminized state can never put up successful resistance against invading barbarians. In this case barbarians meanining the islami...
by kancha
06 Feb 2019 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2422
Views: 287795

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://i.ibb.co/bL8ZypY/US-national-pays-over-1-lakh-to-hunt-Pak-s-national-animal-Markhor-Killing-markhor-is-permitted-in-Pakistan-under-trophy-hunting-by-just-paying-blood-money.jpg @ParveenKaswan US national pays over $1 lakh to hunt Pak's national animal ‘Markhor’. Killing markhor is permitted...
by kancha
29 Jan 2019 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2422
Views: 287795

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@mSaleemJaved Believe it or not, Chinese Embassy activates SOS alarm ‘to check preparations of performance’. Imagine if Pakistani embassy in Beijing does so. All will be kicked out. This is what modern day master-slave relationship looks like. https://i.postimg.cc/GhpY43mG/Dxw-Rmy-FX4-AAIDie.jpg :ro...
by kancha
27 Jan 2019 12:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 452815

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

<OT RANT ON> Sorry if OT. Just couldn't find a thread for Republic Day -2019. No thread or comments, across the board, this year! Or did I miss something? If there is one please move it there. Anyways watched the "lifestream", in the western US and was waiting for the flypast. Couldn't ha...
by kancha
22 Jan 2019 12:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2831
Views: 388404

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

‘To tell its story better to the world’, Xi’s China ramps up India propaganda effort With the coming of 2019, there has begun a Beijing-directed media blitzkrieg in India: effective Friday, January 4, with the introduction of an English edition of China Daily Global Weekly. “Imported in India for d...
by kancha
22 Jan 2019 12:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1953
Views: 253611

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

A car bum explosion in Londonderry (NI) has revived fear of Irish unrest for united Ireland. MPs have been quick to comment that those behind attack do not represent any one, but police did express concerns over ability to quickly assemble bum. Acc to experts bum was unstable & crude but explos...
by kancha
15 Jan 2019 11:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3735
Views: 492950

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Was reading India Today latest issue which has interview with IA Chief worth reading the whole thing but 2 points that stand out 1 ) Shocked to know when Army Chief says 87 % of IA Budget expenditure is for OPEX which is Salaries,Fuel etc and just 13 % left of modernisation , if left unchecked in f...
by kancha
14 Jan 2019 08:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 260673

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Unfortunately the film will be fighting with Rajinikanth in TN, the film is currently fighting 3 heavy weights & there are 2 rajini films in that FWIW Sniper @avarakai Chennai. Tamil Nadu. #TheAccidentalPrimeMinister & #UriTheSurgicalStrike both movies are running housefull. All shows. No t...
by kancha
12 Jan 2019 14:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-France news
Replies: 84
Views: 14434

Re: India-France news

@IndiaToday
#BREAKING
A massive explosion struck Central Paris causing several injuries
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by kancha
05 Jan 2019 12:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2422
Views: 287795

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@timesofpak123

Six people, including a woman, were injured in a blast in #Peshawar’s Kali Bari market in Saddar area this morning. As per initial reports, the explosive material was installed in a car which was parked near a mosque which was completely destroyed in the explosion.
by kancha
02 Jan 2019 20:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1953
Views: 253611

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

@PrisonPlanet

14-year-old girl raped outside a shopping center in Burnley, UK. Culprit still on the loose.
Sky News says he's a man with a beard and a "tanned complexion".
Is this a new politically correct term or are we talking about someone who recently returned from holiday?
by kancha
02 Jan 2019 19:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23140

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/29/opinion/china-rise-series-declining-economy.html I thought about The Economist story while reading a deeply reported and thought-provoking series in The Times about another country of the future: China. The phrase “rise of China” has now become so commonplace that...
by kancha
02 Jan 2019 13:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 813
Views: 75284

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei The arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, by Canadian authorities in Vancouver, on December 12 excited quite a furor in China. The United States, under an extradition treaty with Canada, ordered the arrest on the charg...
by kancha
31 Dec 2018 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3834
Views: 223952

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Sri Lanka initiates action against Chinese firms using Mandarin on banners The government of Sri Lanka has initiated action against several Chinese firms in the country that have put up banners in the Mandarin language instead of the local Sri Lankan language. Sri Lankans see this as an onslaught o...
by kancha
27 Dec 2018 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23140

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

Just look at the guy driving the white car at the 4:40 mark. He comes back atleast FIVE times just to ensure that the other guy is dead. Thankfully, that guy lives. This is truly barbaric. This is not normal human behavior. There used to be posts some time back on internet and videos showing Chines...
by kancha
27 Dec 2018 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2422
Views: 287795

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan loses another international legal battle; slapped with $21m penalty Pakistan has lost another legal battle at the international forum as the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) awarded a penalty of $21 million (Rs2.92 billion) to the country in the infamous Broadsheet LLC case...
by kancha
26 Dec 2018 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23140

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

There's even a video of a car driver deliberately chasing and banging into a two wheeler! That car driver hitting the two-wheeler is psychotic and needs help! Indeed. But if you think that is a one off event, you'd be mistaken. Came across this one as well. Now I myself grew up in Delhi, so I know ...
by kancha
26 Dec 2018 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23140

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress



And then there is this one. Bus driver misses woman's stop. She starts hitting him. Bus goes down a bridge into the Yangtse River, killing everyone on board.
by kancha
26 Dec 2018 07:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23140

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

9_BFB-hwCvc Not quite sure which is the best thread to post it, but here is something I stumbled upon yesterday. Do check out this video, not for the accidents per se but for a rare glimpse into the Chinese society - drivers deliberately running over policemen, driving away with metal barriers. The...
by kancha
24 Dec 2018 20:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3735
Views: 492950

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

There does seem to be a deeply ingrained 'complex' in some folks of some other govt services against the forces. This gent in question seems to be an IPS officer, quite a young one by the way he looks. I doubt these views are personal and not organisational, or at the very least, endorsed by atleast...
by kancha
24 Dec 2018 08:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2422
Views: 287795

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Qureshi asks IMF to now show flexibility Talking to the media men here, he added that after announcement of financial support from brotherly countries, the IMF should show flexibility. He said that it was PTI government’s policies that the strain in relations with the UAE ended and it had announced...
by kancha
22 Dec 2018 12:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2422
Views: 287795

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Crypto Bible @Karachi_Post

Hearing that 2 to 3 retired generals living in the West are in contact with Western intelligence agencies and are willing to become international witnesses in OBL and Mumbai attack case #Pakistan
by kancha
19 Dec 2018 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 225
Views: 23140

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

China’s Crisis of Overconfidence: The Diplomat Exactly 40 years ago, on December 18, 1978, the Third Plenum of the 11th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) opened in Beijing. The event marked the formal kick-off of the country’s “reform and opening” policy, and the beginning of i...
by kancha
16 Dec 2018 21:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3632
Views: 621500

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

By the way, just remembered this blog post too - SOUTH SUDAN – WHO KILLED THE CHINESE PEACEKEEPERS? I have good reasons to believe that it was Chinese supplied weapons that directly, or indirectly caused the deaths of the Chinese peacekeepers in South Sudan. Coming back to the topic at hand – who ki...

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