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by Paul
25 Apr 2017 11:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 3233
Views: 82321

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: 1190
Views: 84951

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: 969
Views: 70996

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: 3802
Views: 279039

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: 2904
Views: 167272

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: 3024
Views: 413340

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: 2912
Views: 102975

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: 39214

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: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 1885
Views: 81054

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: 2856
Views: 77898

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: 3802
Views: 279039

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: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 3604
Views: 123009

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: 4564
Views: 289518

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: 969
Views: 70996

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: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 3033
Views: 209348

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: 2856
Views: 77898

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: 4564
Views: 289518

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: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 2659
Views: 115786

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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: 1739
Views: 113075

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: 269108

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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: 986
Views: 117917

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: 664
Views: 36199

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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: 7272
Views: 397402

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: 3355
Views: 156637

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

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