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by Paul
27 Jun 2017 12:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1758
Views: 118648

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

In 1997 on silver jubilee of 1971 war it was proposed by Indian army to do a flag march in all Indian cities to commemorate the Indian victory. In a discussion on this in North Block, The foreign office objected saying the Pakis would be offended. The Army rep got riled up and asked the Diplomat, &q...
by Paul
25 Jun 2017 21:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307800

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

It is the Israeli success rate (96-0) in Bekaa valley in 1982 that woke the Americans up. The Israelis first sent in the drones to make the Syrians switch on their radars for SAM6 missiles thinking these were the fighter aircraft. Once identified, they were taken out using ARM missiles. There is a v...
by Paul
25 Jun 2017 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 730
Views: 45571

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Thanks Ssridhar.............However any action taken by Trump on H1B visa is just at discussion stage at this point. All changes to the visa are just at proposal stage and have not changed much on the ground. Please feel free to correct if I am wrong. This could also tie in with possible PLA resista...
by Paul
25 Jun 2017 08:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 730
Views: 45571

Re: China Watch Thread-I

@SJha1618
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With Obama, the Chinese weren't particularly sure as to what the US stance would be vis a vis an India-China conflict. With Trump they are.
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Can someone decipher this statement by jha?
by Paul
24 Jun 2017 10:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2296
Views: 149817

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Direct flight is sold out most of the time. Other option is to come via Istanbul...some one I know had this problem.

BTW...you have to give a quasi technical interview to the security in Mumbai explaining your job in Israel. They even go into chip level of details.
by Paul
24 Jun 2017 10:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307800

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

ALl three. China for some time also took a back seat to US power. IMO it is showing its cards too early and this at a time when it's Navy possesses a fraction of the power that the Imperial Japanese Navy did in 1941. They cannot even take on Guam let alone Midway.....We need to bide our time and bui...
by Paul
24 Jun 2017 08:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2296
Views: 149817

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Direct flight or via Istanbul.
by Paul
21 Jun 2017 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 475
Views: 34854

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Thanks Ramana.... Option 3:If Sunni NATO stabilizes then it's charter can be expanded to take on other fronts in addition to Iran. Hence Sunni NATO could have been the third option for controlling POK but PRC has become too big and powerful and wants Pakistan all to itself. Question is: How long bef...
by Paul
17 Jun 2017 23:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 2993
Views: 126505

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

It looks like they are watching the changes in IA and applying it there. They may have implemented Ghatak platoon concepts. In another of Wajahat's videos he shows 'special air services group' which is their version of Garud force. How long before they start their version of Rashtriya Rifles in Kpk ...
by Paul
16 Jun 2017 21:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 2993
Views: 126505

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Wajahat's video. watch 10:56. They are using 14.5mm AA guns on the LOC as well. but they appear to have a created a two front problem where non existed earlier. Thank Allah for that.

by Paul
09 Jun 2017 11:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4375
Views: 352559

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

The thankless job of unloading cargo from a Heavy transport. Just think of the unsexy work that goes into writing SOPs for these jobs. Something to think of for our BRFites.

As the saying goes: Layman thinks tactics, Armyman thinks Logistics.
by Paul
31 May 2017 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307800

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Zbignew's loyalties lay with Poland...not the US. In this aspect he advanced Polish interests very well. Poland is even insulated from Islamic scourge by Russia and SE Europe.
by Paul
27 May 2017 12:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307800

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

93 or 94......Zbignew was the original thinker hence more dangerous. The son of a polish diplomat stationed in Canada at the invasion of Poland by Germany. His hatred for Russia had no limits. He along with the Polish pope architected the breakdown of the Berlin wall and led the calamity of Islam be...
by Paul
27 May 2017 12:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: R.I.P. Shri K.P.S. Gill, 1935-2017
Replies: 44
Views: 2109

Re: R.I.P. Shri K.P.S. Gill, 1935-2017

An empire builder...to say the least. Remember him running CRPF and Punjab police together at one time.

Country men can sleep in peace because of people like you.

Farewell sir.....R.I.P.
by Paul
15 May 2017 17:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 8469
Views: 326952

Re: Levant crisis - III

Arent these yemenis the same stock as the soldiers recruited by the Nizam to put down the local populace in Hyderabad.
by Paul
25 Apr 2017 11:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 150518

Re: Understanding US thread-III

To be blamed on Modi....
by Paul
24 Apr 2017 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3396
Views: 111429

Re: Internal Security Watch

Indian state reacts at the 11th hour. Need to see if present government is any different.

Will be a first direct intervention if it happens.
by Paul
18 Apr 2017 07:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2851
Views: 213564

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

There will always be a class of Indians praising paki generals ...starting with khushwant Singh who disparaging ly compared India khadi politicians with the tip top ayub khan.
by Paul
16 Apr 2017 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Latest Chinese boast: should we shiver or die laughing?
Replies: 1069
Views: 87945

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

Did the PLA cross Brahmaputra in 62? Some people said they did.
by Paul
16 Apr 2017 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307800

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Vlad anticipated this to his credit. His FM did make a statement they do not expect any change in US foreign policy
by Paul
08 Apr 2017 14:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 3243
Views: 217887

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Per twitter Indian GDP is at $2.6T.
by Paul
04 Apr 2017 17:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 3382
Views: 482893

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Unidentified Asian Air Force orders $200 million worth of Elta targeting pods Did we order it for LCA ??? The pods are pretty large. Around 2005, $150 million deal was signed for EL/M 2060P and those were integrated with Su-30MKI. One can assume this follow-on batch of $200 worth would most likely ...
by Paul
25 Mar 2017 20:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc
Replies: 2993
Views: 126505

Re: Pakistan arms sales, ops, doctrine, etc

Frontier corpsmen wear sort of sandals since pre 47 days
by Paul
17 Feb 2017 10:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 397
Views: 39975

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: 3131
Views: 150518

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: 3131
Views: 150518

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: 2077
Views: 113200

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: 2994
Views: 97209

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: 3964
Views: 307800

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: 3131
Views: 150518

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: 3611
Views: 129535

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: 4690
Views: 313654

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: 1069
Views: 87945

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: 3131
Views: 150518

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: 3456
Views: 246988

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: 2994
Views: 97209

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: 4690
Views: 313654

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...

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