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by Paul
17 Feb 2017 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 397
Views: 38822

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

Rate of climb **************** Rate of climb (RoC) is an aircraft's vertical speed – the rate of positive altitude change with respect to time or distance. It is commonly expressed in metre per second (m/s). The rate of climb in an aircraft is indicated with a vertical speed indicator (VSI) or insta...
by Paul
14 Feb 2017 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80048

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Time and life are best teachers! Patience!!!!
by Paul
14 Feb 2017 21:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80048

Re: Understanding US thread-III

[quote][/She stopped clothes shopping at Walmart a year after we got married. This is the trend with everybody.]

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Shows how much you know about life. You are being presumptuous here about other Desi's working in top cos.
by Paul
14 Feb 2017 15:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1808
Views: 66227

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

In 1989 the base commander for an IAF base in Hyderabad sent his son in an AN32 to tirupati to file his application as he had missed the application deadline in Hyderabad.
by Paul
13 Feb 2017 15:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 2738
Views: 65132

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

[quote][/quote]Muslim life here is good but not as good as some places. I have family in Stockholm, Rotterdam, London and rest of UK and all over Canada. I would rate countries by friendliness to Islam as Sweden, UK, Canada, Netherlands, USA. Community here is large but there is no Islamic school so...
by Paul
10 Feb 2017 13:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3513
Views: 249311

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

A lot of smoke here. Will take a year for it to clear up. I am sceptical to the notion that US will somehow avoid acrimony with PRC by giving up SCS to China. Trouble is China is very hungry and wants the entire western Pacific, Inspite of Mad Gog Mattis and DT's utterances, the only way for US to a...
by Paul
10 Feb 2017 09:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80048

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Trump affirms One China policy!
by Paul
01 Feb 2017 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3603
Views: 120576

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

It is an old story.
by Paul
31 Jan 2017 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4484
Views: 276581

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

All those who were heatedly questioning the Rafale purchase and asking for for Sukhois will soon be eating crow now. The chances of a second sub lease from Russia also is getting lesser by the day. Come to think of it, it appears MP was the one questioning the Rafale aircraft and was asking for more...
by Paul
30 Jan 2017 00:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 579
Views: 41206

Re: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?

An airfield even if under control of special forces in AP or Ladakh will need ground based supply routes or will be difficult to sustain their control. Recall the 1965 pathankot episode or Market Garden. Surprise will be key factor. Unless the operation is followed up with concerted action ground tr...
by Paul
30 Jan 2017 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80048

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Could be a paki as well. Better keep Indians out of this fracas. Not our dog in this scuffle. Let's relish this movement of schadenfreude.
by Paul
29 Jan 2017 11:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 2939
Views: 195403

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

^intentions are well and good, but capabilities are what counts. Uncle Sam will control rate of production though the GE404 engine.
by Paul
28 Jan 2017 15:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 2738
Views: 65132

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

https://www.rt.com/news/375361-mary-moh ... n-scholar/

‘Virgin Mary will marry Prophet Mohammed in heaven,’ claims Egyptian scholar, angering Christians
by Paul
27 Jan 2017 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4484
Views: 276581

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

^^Key reason why Kazakhs defeated the Dzungars in 18th century to form the bedrock of the Kazakh nation. "Sabres of paradise" on Iman Shmyl refers to Muslims in Tsar's armies commanding regiments of Russian troops which was never the case in western armies. One of Shamyl's sons who was a c...
by Paul
24 Jan 2017 15:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80048

Re: Understanding US thread-III

I am unable to understand what this argument is supposed to mean.

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I think the advantage for India is that it does not have to choose.....We keep using our hedging strategy for another 4 years.
by Paul
24 Jan 2017 13:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 1979
Views: 80048

Re: Understanding US thread-III

RD, Thanks for the long reply. The current Jallikattu escalation was due to Obama-Clinton forces. GOI waited for the forces to reveal themselves and defused the situation. As for all the things you say the situation has not improved due to Trump election, India doesn't need US to do the lifting. Ju...
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

Resume of Ambassador Luo Zhaohui (2014/05/08) LUO Zhaohui, male, was born in Hubei Province of China in February, 1962. He has a Master's Degree in History. 1985-1989 Attaché, then Third Secretary, Department of Asian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China 1989-1993 ...
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

So when Luo first visited Bhutan in 2005 he was not posted to Indian embassy. Went to Pakistan next year. Most likely an old South Asia desk handler.
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

As Xi arrives in India, China appoints 'firefighter' envoy Luo Zhaohui to ease tensions China has appointed Luo Zhaohui as its new ambassador to India as both sides look to defuse fresh tensions that have surfaced in ties between them. Ananth Krishnan China has appointed its most experienced 'India...
by Paul
23 Jan 2017 13:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

https://abs.twimg.com/sticky/default_profile_images/default_profile_6_normal.png Tshering Tobgay ‏@tsheringtobgay 5m5 minutes ago With HE Luo Zhaohui, China's ambassador to India, and his wife Dr Jiang Yili. Happy to welcome Ambassador Luo who 1st visited Bhutan in 2005 Chinese Ambassador to India ...
by Paul
22 Jan 2017 15:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1736
Views: 111471

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Pajis have come up with their own raisana dialogue. Search for Riaz Khokhar in YouTube.
by Paul
22 Jan 2017 06:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 267042

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Their ambassador to Nepal, Munir Akram honeytrapped the sister of GP Koirala who was the JLN of Nepal.

A coup nobody seems to knows about.
by Paul
16 Jan 2017 10:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

http://www.southasiaanalysis.org/node/2107 China: Strategic Encirclement of India’s Core Interests Paper No. 6211 Dated 05-Jan-2017 By Bhaskar Roy Having failed to constrict India within South Asia with its “String of Pearls” (an American euphuism) Strategy, China has now embarked on a new initiativ...
by Paul
15 Jan 2017 21:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 808
Views: 94992

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

http://m.scmp.com/news/china/article/20 ... ern-region

Navy man tipped to command PLA’s key southern region
by Paul
13 Jan 2017 16:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 621
Views: 30341

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Singapore military vehicle seizure Why Singapore should not be surprised that relations with China have changed William Zheng says the city state’s recent troubles with Beijing – over issues including the South China Sea and Taiwan – reflect the story of a world power coming into its own PUBLISHED :...
by Paul
13 Jan 2017 15:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

^^ Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s self-serving term at the helm of government only adds to Nepal’s internal instability, which in turn makes a mockery of Nepal’s diplomacy. His most egregious departure was the so-called ‘trilateral meeting’ at the Goa BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit in October. The prime minist...
by Paul
13 Jan 2017 15:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7226
Views: 387194

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Kallol Bhattacherjee ‏@janusmyth 11m11 minutes ago

Nepal ambassador holds press conference says people in Nepal are suffering due to demonetisation @TheHindu @suhasinih
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by Paul
13 Jan 2017 15:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 3127
Views: 131349

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

Image

This image will stay etched in people's mind for a long time.
by Paul
12 Jan 2017 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Bangladesh armed forces watch!
Replies: 12
Views: 1366

Re: Bangladesh armed forces watch!

Tricky offer to Dhaka https://www.telegraphindia.com/1170112/jsp/nation/story_129885.jsp SUJAN DUTTA New Delhi, Jan. 11: India has offered to train Bangladesh navy crews in operating submarines after Dhaka recently acquired the first of two boats from Beijing. India has also agreed to host Vietname...
by Paul
11 Jan 2017 10:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 2504
Views: 127184

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Time to pull Cold Start out of the freezer? or Western Alarmism at it's Munna getting into trouble? http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/Taking-%E2%80%98Cold-Start%E2%80%99-out-of-the-freezer/article17019025.ece?utm_source=true&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Newsletter General Bipin Rawat’s r...
by Paul
11 Jan 2017 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3090
Views: 68594

Re: Internal Security Watch

His response would have been no surprise.

However the response of my other colleagues i.e. the passive resentment of my other colleagues to the idea of partaking teertha from the Rakshasalaya of the Marunmattas was a surprise to me.
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3090
Views: 68594

Re: Internal Security Watch

Marrying two sisters is haraam in Islam.

On a related note. A peaceful co worker brought teertha from Mecca Sharif to the workplace. My madhava and smartha brahmin colleagues in the spirit of dharmic secularism dutifully accepted the prasad and spread the joyous news to other colleagues
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 18:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4484
Views: 276581

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Straws in the wind....uncharacteristically cooperating to increase serviceability of Sukhois, and now this...nothing conclusive yet.
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4484
Views: 276581

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russians look to be showing their deeper secrets to keep India from going off balance in response to their Pakistan reach out.
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 2882
Views: 93995

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Lots of dhoti shivering going on. Time for a piskology session here pronto.
by Paul
10 Jan 2017 12:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 2882
Views: 93995

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Pakis reconfigured Anti ship Harpoons for land attack roles in violation of the contract with US. No surprises US looked other way when this news came out.

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