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by Paul
08 May 2018 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11426
Views: 663025

Re: Levant crisis - III

Read on twitter Iran leader for life Khameini's sons and daughters have stolen $280B of Iran's oil revenues. If true, they make our Mafiosi family look like babe in the woods.
by Paul
27 Mar 2018 21:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3833
Views: 272509

Re: Internal Security Watch

Watched an interview of Mush where he was asked for his opinion of MMS. He obviously spoke well of him referring to his peacenik nature blah. He said one of the proposals under MMS to give greater autonomy to Kashmir as related by Omar Abdullah was to set up a separate supreme court and election com...
by Paul
17 Mar 2018 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1945
Views: 184261

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

Ramana, the wells of power or circles that Caroe came up with may have its roots in the Manadalas of geopolitics propounded by Kautilya amongst others.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandala_(political_model)
by Paul
30 Sep 2017 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 493896

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

Straighten from horse's mouth. Takes about 3 months to assemble an LCA.
by Paul
19 Aug 2017 18:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

The side on right gets pushed out by end of video.
by Paul
18 Aug 2017 09:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278000

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

Baylaag is off the air? New episodes not getting uploaded on youtube.
by Paul
09 Aug 2017 11:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Army Moves Troops of Sukna-Based 33 Corps to India-China Border


https://www.thequint.com/india/2017/08/ ... ocialshare
by Paul
09 Aug 2017 11:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Vikram Sood‏ @Vikram_Sood now

1962 India China & Cuban Missile crises same time. Today DPRK missile crisis & India-China tension same time. Both times US preoccupied
by Paul
07 Aug 2017 09:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

For those who were saying bringing BD into the equation is an overkill, read the gist of this article. If it is not slyly anti India, I have an elephant here for you to buy. http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/foreign-affairs/2017/08/07/china-india-standoff-mean-bangladesh/ What does the China-In...
by Paul
01 Aug 2017 21:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

KLNM, If India goes to war with China, it should be to secure Indian interests in Tibet like securing water rights over the Tsangpo, not for Tibetians sake. This is not Dhoti Shivering. I read this in a SAAG article many years ago. Hope you know what SAAG is. If you do not, go figure it out. Indulgi...
by Paul
01 Aug 2017 15:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

In 1950 Tibet had asked India to return Tawang back to them. A touch of reality for those who want to go to war with China for Tibet's sake.
by Paul
28 Jul 2017 15:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Looks like problem solved....

A Nationalist‏ @Peacef_Warrior 2h2 hours ago

So both the Armies will pull back frm Doklam but PLAGF will go back to only 250 mts but Indian Army will go back to where they were
Bad Deal
11 replies 31 retweets 20 likes
by Paul
28 Jul 2017 12:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278000

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

Bashir Ahmad Gwakh‏Verified account @bashirgwakh now4 seconds ago

Accountability court to look into cases against Nawaz's son-in law Captain Safdar, daughter Maryam Nawaz, sons Hassan & Hussain. #Pakistan
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by Paul
28 Jul 2017 12:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278000

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

zahid Hussain‏ @hidhussain now1 minute ago

Nawaz Sharif unseated by 5-0 judgement. Surely a watershed in Pakistani politics.
by Paul
25 Jul 2017 14:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278000

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

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DFkfFEFWsAA5KCp.jpg

Mushahid Hussain with Manish Tiwari......unable to load image. Mods, please do needful.
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 17:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Pankaj, You think Bangladesh need not be considered as a variable in the equation. wheras I think due to it's quasi hostile reactions against India inc. involvement of DGFI in varanasi blasts we need to watch to see their troop movement and be prepared for possible mischief by pro paki elements in B...
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 13:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

A little googlnig would in finding the answer https://books.google.co.in/books?id=0_OuCgAAQBAJ&pg=PA443&lpg=PA443&dq=1987+sumdorong+chu+valley+ershad+bangladesh&source=bl&ots=h0hGcIafFr&sig=U_S9MUDbNTK5aFSkhcp776cNuiw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj8lPOp65TVAhWBv7wKHQmsDW...
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 12:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Need to keep close watch on bangladeshi troop movements as well.
by Paul
19 Jul 2017 12:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

In a few weeks we will come to know who our friends are and the extent of our relationship with the Russians and Americans.

Modi's visit to Israel must be seen in this context.
by Paul
18 Jul 2017 23:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Unlikely, during 1987 Sumudrumong Chu crisis then President Ershad promised Deng Bangladesh would not allow transfer of men and material through their territory. Haseena will not risk her interests by putting their eggs in India's corner.
by Paul
18 Jul 2017 22:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Brahma Chellaney‏ @Chellaney 2h2 hours ago To fight the next war inside China, India needs two strike corps. It should prioritize raising XVII Corps, not making wasteful arms imports. Chellaney too thinks India China war is all about Tibet and more MSCs. We are approaching our 1965 movement, this t...
by Paul
17 Jul 2017 22:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

At the very least the Tsangpo river should be the new border between India China.
by Paul
17 Jul 2017 21:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

That is why we need to focus on land forces, more MSCs, PGMs, SAMs etc to take over and hold Tibet in a deep thrust.

The nukes will suffice for the eastern seaboard of china.
by Paul
17 Jul 2017 21:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1861
Views: 315982

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

Shiv, you are in trouble now.

India begins talks for French Jaguar fighters
http://www.defensenews.com/articles/ind ... r-fighters
by Paul
14 Jul 2017 19:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

We need an extra 2-3 divisions to secure Bhutan when Balloon goes. The naval engagement with PRC will be side show. Real action will be on LAC.
by Paul
14 Jul 2017 19:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

https://sputniknews.com/asia/201707141055546225-bhutan-china-border-dispute/ Bhutan Puts Relations With China Ahead of India's Interests - Expert © AFP 2017/ DIPTENDU DUTTA Asia & Pacific 15:30 14.07.2017Get short URL 134131 As China questions India's right to interfere on behalf of Bhutan in th...
by Paul
14 Jul 2017 17:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

India reacting to their buildup by building a huge navy would be playing into their and American hands. Tibet is their underbelly we need exploit it by raising 2 MSC.

Our enemies are next door to us, not across seven seas like America.
by Paul
14 Jul 2017 17:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

India is the only country amongst PRC's 23 odd neighbours with an offensive posture on it's land borders. This fact will be weighing in on PRC planners for some time. However priority being given to Naval forces modernisation over land forces indicates they see sanitising of their eastern seaboard a...
by Paul
13 Jul 2017 00:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 278000

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

Paki army salaries link posted here since Army thread is locked.

http://www.pmad.gov.pk/rc/download/book ... s_Vol1.PDF
by Paul
12 Jul 2017 18:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2506
Views: 403823

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

As long as civilians are allowed in Nathu La, means under control.

Repeated statements by Jaishankar calling for mutual talks indicates push for diplomatic solution.
by Paul
09 Jul 2017 16:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

Are civilians still being allowed into Nathu La?
by Paul
07 Jul 2017 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 724
Views: 100471

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

President @AshrafGhani approved 25 small and large electricity dams around the country. NO water to #Pakistan and #Iran
by Paul
05 Jul 2017 13:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3007
Views: 106592

Re: Positive News from the USA

Watch from 41:00 onwards. The justification for bringing M16s to the police force in California state.

by Paul
03 Jul 2017 14:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

The J&K region is the balkans for India. This is where Pakistan and China linkup. They will leverage their advantage of facing India on two sides here should skirmishes start happening. We have to find regions on Tibet border where PLA can have local advantage. Tawang is where they hold position...
by Paul
03 Jul 2017 13:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1521
Views: 183933

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

As I had before the Modi Trump meeting, we'll be fortunate to get away with a few scratches on our face but that will be the end of it. H1B visa issue is one such thorn but it is nothing that can be resolved over time. We are in okay shape...vis a vis the US, regardless of what losers like McCain sa...
by Paul
03 Jul 2017 11:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 908324

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

We need to watch for signs of a buildup.
by Paul
30 Jun 2017 17:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75714

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Note the gel with Mackinder's heartland vs Rimland battle. The Eurasian Heartland is exerting pressure on the rimland.
by Paul
30 Jun 2017 16:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75714

Re: China Watch Thread-I

^ If Mao really said this, it could explain why the Chinese have refused to demarcate the border with India to this day. From FB
by Paul
30 Jun 2017 16:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 75714

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Tibet is China's Right Hand and Ladakh, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Arunachal are its Fingers - Mao Zedong . China’s legendary revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, standing in front of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in the 1950s, talked about Tibet and the Himalayas: “Xizang (Tibet) is China’s right hand’s p...

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