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by kancha
16 Jun 2019 16:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 487
Views: 86731

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...
by kancha
11 Jun 2019 08:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 487
Views: 86731

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

I like your idea.. with a small caveat. There is this tacit perception, assiduously promoted by then British raj, that only some specific communities in India are capable of aggression - Sikh, Gorkha, Nagas, Ahir, ... the theory of 'martial races'. The rest of the Indians were condemned as 'bandar ...
by kancha
05 Jun 2019 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3835
Views: 697164

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Shared some thoughts about the war fighting experiences of the PLA Twitter Link Blog Link People’s Liberation Army – A History of ‘Valour’ Huge parades, shiny ‘toys’, rows and rows of it. The President, or as he would like to be addressed – The Chairman, inspecting the troops in an open jeep with FO...
by kancha
30 May 2019 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 487
Views: 86731

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Changing the dynamics of Pakistan-India relations - Talat Masood Modi being voted back to power by an increased majority reaffirmed the apprehension that the character of Indian politics and social structure has undergone a radical transformation. To put it bluntly, India is now a full-fledged unap...
by kancha
29 May 2019 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 487
Views: 86731

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

@Leopard212

Ahhhh.... India clears over flights for Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi doesn't fly.
Pakistan extends Quid pro quo for Sushma Swaraj.

Diplomatic games are clearly beyond Political theatrics and rhetoric!
by kancha
29 May 2019 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3124
Views: 455691

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

Post 2: South Sudan - Who Killed The Chinese Peacekeepers Twitter Link Blog Link The previous blog mentioned that two Chinese soldiers were killed during the four days of violence in Juba, prompting the rest of the Chinese troops to run away from their posts. Well, the funeral of the two boys back h...
by kancha
29 May 2019 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3124
Views: 455691

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

Wrote two posts about the Chinese peacekeeping experience in South Sudan. Sharing them here. Post 1: People's Liberation Army - Calling The Bluff Twitter Link Blog Link So I came across THIS 2015 news report, some days ago. A piece that I found V.E.R.Y interesting. The headline is catchy enough – ‘U...
by kancha
13 May 2019 21:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 487
Views: 86731

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/pakistan-offers-to-de-escalate-loc-tensions-amid-pressure/story-beVrypOY2GshIQTykLZTnI.html This sounds like a media article doing some psyops/chest-thumping for India, but make no mistake - the purpose of leaking this via the media is so that WKKs and Luty...
by kancha
10 May 2019 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 230
Views: 24915

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

ramana wrote:Kancha There is the other China thread for such posts.
This is mainly to discuss Xi JinPing and his New China policy.


Noted. Thanks.
My bad!
by kancha
10 May 2019 07:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3141
Views: 385535

Re: Indus Water Treaty

That's good news. That's great news, especially with regards to the choice of words! Shared some thoughts on the same. Blog Link Twitter Link This is BIG, folks! Don’t dismiss it as a mere political statement in middle of an election season. Let me explain how .. Firstly, this is the first time som...
by kancha
04 May 2019 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2903
Views: 298323

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Primus wrote:
Not to forget Tukaram Omble, who held on to Kasab unarmed, while bullets were being pumped into him. The true hero of 26/11. I read somewhere that he was an ex-armyman.


Yes, from the Corps of Signals apparently
by kancha
29 Apr 2019 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Information Warfare & Social Media Cell
Replies: 46
Views: 5425

Re: BRF Information Warfare & Social Media Cell

Added a bit more to the NDTV thread. May have a look
Blog Link
Twitter Link
by kancha
23 Apr 2019 00:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382445

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Some thoughts on calling Pakistan's nuclear bluff in light of the recent statement by the Prime Minister. Twitter Link Blog Link Firstly regarding the preferred delivery mode – the Nasr missile. With a diameter of just about 30cm,I find it laughable that Pakistan actually has a working bomb of such ...
by kancha
18 Apr 2019 19:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382445

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@ANI MHA: Issued orders to suspend LoC trade in Jammu & Kashmir with effect from 19 April. The action has been taken as the Govt has been receiving reports of cross LoC trade routes being misused by Pakistan based elements for funneling illegal weapons, narcotics & fake currency etc. Ministr...
by kancha
18 Apr 2019 00:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382445

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Some more Baki :((, this time in Khanland We teach Urdu in America. We learned we can’t use Pakistani textbooks With outdated techniques and racist content, Pakistani textbooks are unfit for a multi-religious but secular classroom. Hardly surprising. The [..] kind of content these Pakistani textboo...
by kancha
12 Apr 2019 15:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3184
Views: 561863

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India reduces trade deficit with China by $10 billion in FY19 India's trade deficit with China fell by $10 billion to $53 billion in FY19 on the back of lower imports, officials told CNBC-TV18. The downtick in the merchandise trade gap was also aided by new market opportunities arising out of the U...
by kancha
12 Apr 2019 10:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3040
Views: 416528

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

Shared some thoughts on the entire episode. Now there has been enough technical analysis by enough knowledgeable folks already, so this one is mostly about sarcastic mocking of the Paki Propagandu and some humour. Btw, this chain of thoughts got my twitter account locked for half a day! Blog Link Tw...
by kancha
08 Apr 2019 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4853
Views: 654793

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Practically, blogs are the best option. All photo upload sites would delete your photos within a few months unless you have an account. X-Posting from the Social Media Thread - Gentlemen, there have been a lot of excellent posts lately in light of the Pulwama incident and the events that followed. ...
by kancha
30 Mar 2019 14:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382445

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

@ZaffarBaloch

#Pakistan: A Chinese human trafficking ring busted in Pakistan. #Chinese men posed as #Muslim converts, married with Pakistani girls who were then smuggled to China, sold to rich customers. Finally, Pakistan meets its match!

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by kancha
28 Mar 2019 12:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Information Warfare & Social Media Cell
Replies: 46
Views: 5425

Re: BRF Information Warfare & Social Media Cell

Gentlemen, there have been a lot of excellent posts lately in light of the Pulwama incident and the events that followed.
Why not compile such posts on a blog (either by individual posters, or centrally) for dissemination on other platforms as well as for archival purposes?
by kancha
14 Mar 2019 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3124
Views: 455691

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: 4853
Views: 654793

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: 4853
Views: 654793

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: 136404

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: 136404

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: 136404

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: 136404

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: 169232

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: 3038
Views: 142551

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382445

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 382445

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: 483597

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: 3124
Views: 455691

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: 2101
Views: 287360

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: 3817
Views: 531760

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...

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