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by Paul
18 Jun 2021 17:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4927
Views: 571472

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Outlook Rebels Without A Cause: Duplicity Of Retired Babus Giving Unsolicited Advise How some retired bureaucrats morph into indignant conscience keepers of the nation. Sachin ShridharSachin Shridhar14 June 2021, Last Updated at 6:11 pm Facebook Twitter Google + Linkedin WhatsappFollow Outlook India...
by Paul
18 Jun 2021 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5933
Views: 900777

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I left CA for BLR 10 years ago. Every indication is that it was the right move.(It helped that it also coincided with NAMO era) https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/17/us/california-drought-oroville-power/index.html A California reservoir is expected to fall so low that a hydro-power plant will shut down...
by Paul
18 Jun 2021 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4927
Views: 571472

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.dailypioneer.com/2021/columnists/family-feuds.html The bloodless coup against Chirag is not unique but such internal strife demeans politics itself When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry, said William Shakespeare. Ram Vilas Paswan, eternal Da...
by Paul
18 Jun 2021 10:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 498
Views: 107222

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Paki Banks will not give loan if you do not have a male guarantor Nasim Zehra Retweeted Shahzad Chaudhry @shazchy09 · 13h As a retd govt servant and someone above 65, banks will not give me a loan because I don't have a son (a man) as a guarantor. Banks will not accept a daughter even if she is a pr...
by Paul
15 Jun 2021 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 12116
Views: 1439279

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.deccanherald.com/city/top-bengaluru-stories/losing-five-loved-ones-to-covid-woman-left-to-raise-orphaned-granddaughter-alone-997588.html Losing five loved ones to Covid, woman left to raise orphaned granddaughter aloneThe family had borrowed from several relatives for hospital expenses, ...
by Paul
15 Jun 2021 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4927
Views: 571472

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Karma gets back.....Christine Amanpour is getting treatment for ovarian Cancer.
by Paul
14 Jun 2021 13:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2641
Views: 328218

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

China will likely try to build up a quasi military alliance with BD, and Pakiland to put military pressure across all of India's land borders.

Sheikh Haseena is our only hope. The current drive to enmesh BD economically and logistically in India Road and ELectrical Grid networks is the way to go.
by Paul
14 Jun 2021 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2641
Views: 328218

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh_Army Forces goal 2030 Bangladesh Army Aviation Group EADS CASA CN-295W Bangladesh armed forces are going through a long term modernization plan named Forces Goal 2030. Bangladesh army is under a massive expansion and modernization drive as per the plan. The f...
by Paul
13 Jun 2021 17:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3788
Views: 863965

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

What does the above post have to do with Indian border security.
by Paul
12 Jun 2021 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2641
Views: 328218

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

ROCKETSAN Surface to Surface Missiles delivered by Turkey to Bangladesh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nBOV7QUisk With Bangladesh armed forces having 8-9 divisions in strength.....India needs to add at least 4-5 more divisions to eastern command to handle any moves the Ambitious BD forces may have...
by Paul
12 Jun 2021 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2641
Views: 328218

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

https://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/2021/06/12/dhaka-consumes-46-of-the-electricity-bangladesh-generates An indication of how lopsided Bangladesh eceonomy is State Minister Nasrul Hamid claims that 7,000 MW is not a big surplus in power generation Dhaka city alone consumes 46% of the electricity...
by Paul
09 Jun 2021 21:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 4028
Views: 832426

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

#ReformsThatNoOneTalksAbout Cabinet decided to allot 5 MHz spectrum in 700 MHz band to Indian Railways Estimated inv-Rs. 25,000 Cr over 5 yrs What will happen: it helps provide secure voice, video & data communication services for operational, safety & security applications 7:41 PM · Jun 9,...
by Paul
09 Jun 2021 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5232
Views: 857070

Re: Internal Security Watch

VADIRAJ C S Flag of India @vschanna Based on inputs from military intelligence, Ibrahim & Gautham(from Kerala & TN) arrested for setting up illegal telephone exchange in BTM layout Bengaluru. They were converting ISD calls to local calls & believed to be facilitating terror groups. Hunt...
by Paul
09 Jun 2021 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 498
Views: 107222

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Summarization of role played by PPP and Mohajirs in sucking up to Paki army. From Arif Aajakia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsEutT61uZY&t=1528s The Paki spirit is alive and well in the Sindhis and Mohajirs, GM Syed the architect of Jiye Sindh movement was prime mover of Pakistan resolution in...
by Paul
08 Jun 2021 22:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 2451
Views: 466767

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) aims to produce and deliver about 169 F-35 fighter jets in 2022, the U.S. weapons maker said on Wednesday at a conference hosted by brokerage Bernstein. When the project was conceptualized as JSF 20 years ago, they were aiming for 1 aircraft per day production. Current ...
by Paul
07 Jun 2021 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 1447
Views: 214582

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

How was this missed? https://indianexpress.com/article/india/learn-from-defeat-too-pm-modi-to-bjp-leaders-7347073/?utm_source=Taboola_Recirculation&utm_medium=RC&utm_campaign=IE . The Indian Express Sign in ADVERTISEMENT HomeIndia Learn from defeat too: PM Modi to BJP leaders On Kerala, asks...
by Paul
06 Jun 2021 15:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 1447
Views: 214582

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

https://indianexpress.com/article/india ... arebuttons


Silver lining in the cloud....BJP will do in Puducherry what are doing in MH.
by Paul
04 Jun 2021 22:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1217
Views: 230239

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

We have a long to go before we take such steps

0:09 / 1:17
@TheWolfpackIN
Indian Army has sent RFI to Turkey's Otokar for Altay tank, in addition to sending RFI to several other countries (US, Russia, Italy, ROK, UK, Serbia, Ukraine, Israel) and India's DRDO for the FRCV project.
by Paul
03 Jun 2021 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 180
Views: 41917

Re: Indian Interests_2

https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/prime-minister-narendra-modi-foreign-policy-former-ambassadors-india-coronavirus-7341654/ What critics of PM Modi’s foreign policy are ignoring Kanwal Sibal, Shyamala B Cowsik, Veena Sikri, Bhaswati Mukherjee write: They are disregarding clear contin...
by Paul
31 May 2021 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4927
Views: 571472

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

A peek into the year 1958 India and Pakistan. Mods, could not find the books thread hence posting it here.... https://indianliberals.in/the-indian-libertarian/the-indian-libertarian-nov1-1958.pdf Speaking in praise of Nehru, Acharya Bhave is reported to have said that he is a philosopher-statesman w...
by Paul
31 May 2021 20:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4927
Views: 571472

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://informationewsupdate.blogspot.com/2021/01/begum-waqar-al-nisa-merciful-mother-who.html Chacha Nehruji...... This is what happened on September 9, 1958. A Pakistani Prime Minister arrived in India at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. He was just getting off the ...
by Paul
26 May 2021 19:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 1447
Views: 214582

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

In the rona dhona over WB losses (which is net +ve IMO expectation is similar to Bihar in 2015, NDA could not win the state) we have overlooked the BJP cracking the southern bastion for the first time. What is going in Puducheri?? NDA govt for first time in land of Tamils......looks like way to KL g...
by Paul
25 May 2021 15:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1217
Views: 230239

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Insightful Geopolitics @InsightGL · 5h #IndianAirForce #IndianNavy #IndianArmy -#Poland to Buy 24 #Turkish Bayraktar TB2 Combat #Drones -#UAV eqpd with anti-tank missiles & range 150km -Turkey hs become 4th largest UAV producer in World -#DRDO what is the status of Rustom-2 or we hv to wait for...
by Paul
23 May 2021 20:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 498
Views: 107222

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Prof. Michael Tanchum
@michaeltanchum
Flag of Turkey Turkey has a severe shortage of F-16 Pilots

Over 300 F-16 pilots dismissed in purges
United States US refusing to train more
Pakistan may train, if Flag of United States permits
S-400 used to fill gap
by Paul
20 May 2021 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 4927
Views: 571472

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political s-1

Twitter reports indicate that Indus International school is encouraging kids to fast during Ramadan as part of an initiative to encourage learning about other religions. http://www.generalarjunray.com/ A second calling awaited this thinker soldier in his foray into international school education aft...
by Paul
20 May 2021 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 513
Views: 91957

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

India Muslim History
@syedurahman
Noted lawyer and Muslim Personal Law Board spokesperson, Zafaryab Jilani has suffered brain hemorrhage. Please pray for his early and complete recovery.
by Paul
19 May 2021 16:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Meets World
Replies: 50
Views: 9785

Re: China Meets World

After an Indonesian Submarine Sank, China Stepped In to Help Salvage It Beijing has deployed ships for the operation, which involves fastening slings to parts of a submarine that lay at a depth of half a mile Military officers displayed a part of the sunken Indonesian Navy submarine during a news c...
by Paul
16 May 2021 14:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018
Replies: 254
Views: 102774

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion - July 2018

Could not find the ISI Thread. Ramana....has some info on Cawthorne's background. https://www.thefridaytimes.com/early-years-of-the-isi/ Early Years of the ISI Major General Syed Ali Hamid by Major General Syed Ali Hamid May 7, 2021 in Features, History 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Within th...
by Paul
06 May 2021 11:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 1447
Views: 214582

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

[quote] Like some one pointed out, there is BJP MP Sadananda Gowda who is no where to be seen. Looks like for the BJP when it rains it pours. But you are right. BJP MPs need to be seen doing more. PC Mohan another BJP MP from BLR central is also not to be seen doing anything. There is a Muslim guy w...
by Paul
02 May 2021 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 1447
Views: 214582

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

What happened to Kamal Hassan? Did he win?
by Paul
29 Apr 2021 18:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 12116
Views: 1439279

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Assuming there is a shortage of vaccine in India, how can MHH state call for a global tender to supply vaccine. Do they not have to go through central government for this. and how come other states like Bihar and Rajasthan are also not complaining about vaccine shortages.
by Paul
29 Apr 2021 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 15, 2021
Replies: 498
Views: 107222

Re: Terroristan - April 15, 2021

Paki talking about reasons why he had to flee Pakistan......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8i6Q7OtMDw&t=1228s
by Paul
28 Apr 2021 16:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5727
Views: 1029652

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Modi would be wise to keep his head down, ignore all the provocations that will surely come, wait for Biden raj to get distracted by other things, and diligently pursue economic growth by empowering private enterprise & business-to-business relationships. Meanwhile... ensure that his mass base,...
by Paul
27 Apr 2021 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5933
Views: 900777

Re: Understanding the US - Again

It is a different ballgame when the US adopts these tendencies. Hollywood will start to export these nefarous lifestyles.
by Paul
27 Apr 2021 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5933
Views: 900777

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.hindupost.in/society-culture/should-paedophilia-and-incest-laws-be-diluted We are truely in a kaliyuga which is intensifying. Only a matter of time before this attitude is carried to Bharatvarsha by Liberals. Are some in the West trying to decriminalise paedophilia and incest? BY: ANURAD...
by Paul
22 Apr 2021 15:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3819
Views: 793615

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Nuggets on ground situation in J&K post abrogation https://therealkashmir.com/opinion-is-peace-really-possible-with-pakistan-after-the-abrogation-of-article-370/ OPINION | Is Peace Really Possible With Pakistan After The Abrogation Of Article 370? 9 min read 12 hours ago The Real Kashmir News Sh...
by Paul
20 Apr 2021 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5933
Views: 900777

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Forwarded to my niece who is in Rutgers....motivating her to join the fight against Hinduphobia in Rutgers.

Thank you for letting us know
by Paul
17 Apr 2021 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 12116
Views: 1439279

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

At least we do not have such nincompoops leading our country.....I shudder to think what would have happened had we let Pfizer vaccines in the country. I went to KL and Penang in 2019. I was impressed at the level of development in their country, and then this level of nepotism happens at the top mo...
by Paul
15 Apr 2021 12:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5933
Views: 900777

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfHJvcjReFI

Dine and Dashing.....I thought this only happened in IIIrd world countries.

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