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by aditya
24 May 2017 09:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 580203

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Pakistan releases equal-equal video claiming to have destroyed Indian posts

https://swarajyamag.com/insta/pakistan- ... -its-claim
by aditya
03 May 2017 17:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4535
Views: 528620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Banks and weapons being looted seems ominous and dangerous.

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/sfWdPt ... shmir.html
by aditya
03 May 2017 17:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4535
Views: 528620

Re: Internal Security Watch

In countries like France, celebrating the death of soldiers/ cops or terror attacks is not protected by FoE and lands criminal charges as "apology of crime".
by aditya
02 May 2017 14:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: General Indian Military News & Discussion
Replies: 291
Views: 59267

Re: General Indian Military News & Discussion

http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/shooting-the-brother/298454 Not sure if this was posted. Particularly shocking account involving Jamia Vice-Chancellor, Lt. Gen. MA Zaki. Chauhan recalls meeting Lt Gen Zaki on April 12, 1990, itself, to complain about the gold biscuits but Zaki “was livid ...
by aditya
20 Feb 2017 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1838
Views: 212288

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

From the Mumtaz Hamid Rao school of bombast...

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/187585 ... army-chief

Terrorists get "matchless" response from army chief
by aditya
30 Nov 2016 08:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3460
Views: 580203

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-epa048 ... 33626.html

DIG BSF, BS Kasana, who is among those critically injured in Samba.
by aditya
28 Nov 2016 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4535
Views: 528620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Harminder Singh Mintoo recaptured near Delhi
by aditya
28 Nov 2016 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4535
Views: 528620

Re: Internal Security Watch

ManSingh wrote:Btw, I have a hunch. The operation was probably meant to free only the gang members. The KLF guy took advantage of the confusion.


Ironically, this would be the more reassuring scenario.
by aditya
27 Nov 2016 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4535
Views: 528620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Looks bad... http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Armed-men-attack-Nabha-jail-in-Punjab-free-Khalistani-terrorist-five-others/articleshow/55646202.cms Not only did they get a klf member, they also got a dreaded gangster vicky gounder.. :-? This has the potential of having the significance of IC...
by aditya
19 Nov 2016 22:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 392233

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

...PIA’s chairman had reiterated the need for passengers to read the guidelines present in aircraft lavatories.


So every passenger on a PIA flight is expected to be familiar with the Pakistani constitution?
by aditya
03 Oct 2016 08:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes
Replies: 1227
Views: 160935

Re: India's Retaliation Options to significant terrorist strikes

shiv wrote:But revenge for Baramulla IMO will be artillery fire. Some part of Pakistan occupied Kashmir will be getting flattened as I write..


If civilian casualties occur in PoJK as a result of Indian operations, can that serve to dampen anti-Pak sentiment among PoJK populace as part of the game?
by aditya
02 Oct 2016 10:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 287902

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Bad news. Terroristan now denies knowledge about "captured" Indian soldier whose grandmother died of shock at the news (she brought him up after his parents died). So MIA rather than PoW after all. Painful to even speculate on his fate. More #SurgicalStrikes needed on this sick jihadi orga...
by aditya
22 Jan 2016 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition
Replies: 2683
Views: 84049

Re: The Bharatiya - Identity, Vision, Agenda, Proposition

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/column-why-the-battle-for-sanskrit-needs-to-be-joined/20160120.htm In general, this is the problem Malhotra is attempting to address in his book: Who has adhikara (authority)? As of now, the American Orientalists are attempting to -- with, alas, considerable success...
by aditya
10 Jan 2016 10:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Great Power Status - aspiration versus reality
Replies: 47
Views: 2715

Re: Great Power Status - aspiration versus reality

India has no dearth of elements that meet the criteria 1-8 in shiv's opening post, when applied at a national level.
However, the same coercive tendencies and hunger for power observed at a national level are somehow transposed into wanting to be an international gubboy.

How and why?
by aditya
03 Jan 2016 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 335470

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Explosions and gunfire reported around Indian consulate in Afghan city Mazar-i-Sharif - AFP, Reuters

https://twitter.com/GrasswireNow/status ... 0669815808
by aditya
02 Jan 2016 04:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4535
Views: 528620

Re: Internal Security Watch

Pathankot Air Force base attack: 1 terrorist has been killed, fierce gunbattle underway between security forces and terrorists @ANI_news: https://twitter.com/ANI_news/status/683079834839289856 FLASH: Terrorists open fire in Pathankot Air Force Station, gunbattle between security forces and attackers...
by aditya
23 Nov 2015 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 795
Views: 32441

Re: Terrorist Attack in Paris

There is enough hate/distrust between France and Belgium (and Holland and Belgium) to make something like that very costly, hain? Surely L'Inspecteur Clouseau and Claude Lebel would eventually figure it out? What does "hate/distrust" mean? Sorry, this is no different from Pakis or Western...
by aditya
23 Nov 2015 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 795
Views: 32441

Re: Terrorist Attack in Paris

From piskolocy perspective I am wondering if 'Brussels on high alert' is diverting the rage surrounding Paris attack (who gives a fk about other acts anyway) and may even put a pause on spontaneous over reaction even if that over reaction (sometimes) is good. If Belgium as state is hand in glove wi...
by aditya
07 Sep 2015 23:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1165406

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

Not sure if this has this been posted before:

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGs_dcXt-3k[/youtube]
by aditya
10 Jul 2015 06:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 106048

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

IMF cuts Pakistan’s growth forecast to 2.6% WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund on Thursday revised its forecast for Pakistan’s economic growth down to 2.6 per cent for 2015. Unlike poor, dark, rice-eating nations aiming for 7-10% growth, developed countries with tall, fair and faithful peo...
by aditya
07 Jan 2015 08:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec 2014
Replies: 2853
Views: 109790

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 12 Dec

UlanBatori wrote:Where is Lt. Gen. Vij these dins I wonder.


Unfortunately, Lt. Gen. Kapil Vij passed away in 2010.
by aditya
12 Oct 2014 07:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109252

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

@Vikram_Sood: This was written by @tufailelif in 2013. Makes me proud to be an Indian. We must all reread this. http://archives.dailytimes.com.pk/editorial/16-Mar-2013/comment-democracy-and-indian-muslims-tufail-ahmad … India is able to offer these freedoms to its citizens because it is a successfu...
by aditya
20 Sep 2014 05:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1165406

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

If one looks at various maps, China's borders with Bhutan also appears disputed. It also has a long border with Nepal. Are there any incidents of incursions into Bhutan and Nepal, or are there other factors (geography? lack geopolitical value?) that ensure an equilibrium in these cases? It would be ...
by aditya
07 Sep 2014 16:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Shocking links of Richard Benkin to Khaleda Zia government
Replies: 15
Views: 965

Shocking links of Richard Benkin to Khaleda Zia government

BRF has often been a sounding board for various elements who have pushed their interests on the board over the years. In particular, one can recall a now deceased Islamic scholar whose work resulted in attempts to conduct a religion-based survey on the Indian armed forces. If I'm not mistaken, US ac...
by aditya
21 Oct 2012 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201
Replies: 781
Views: 18515

Re: Pakistan : A new way of looking

I apologize if this is somewhat incongruous. I'd raise 2 flags: 1) Clearly there is a divide between those advocating a soft landing of sorts for those among the pure who seek reentry into dharmic space without abandoning their Islamic vehicle and those who believe in the middle finger approach. Put...
by aditya
12 Jun 2012 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 525037

Re: Internal Security Watch

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/after-jem-threat-village-heads-resign-en-masse-in-kashmir/20120611.htm 50 sarpanch resign after jihadi threats The resignations are a blow to the revival of grass-root level democratic institutions in Kashmir Valley, elections for which were held in 2010 after a lon...
by aditya
12 May 2012 02:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 3969
Views: 168446

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 15 Apr 2012



Discussion with Lt. Gen. RS Kadyan, Col. RSN Singh, Lt. Gen. SV Thapliyal and Praveen Swami.
by aditya
23 Mar 2012 04:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 2012
Replies: 2849
Views: 91199

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 15 Jan 201

Although this pelongs to the Benis thread, this one is too tempting to let go. On the topic of English, please remember that Full Ingliss-knowing Professor Ram Gungadin from London School Of Economics has claimed that India will not become a superpower because a) it shouldn't become one! (in Profess...
by aditya
23 Mar 2012 01:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1628
Views: 173273

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

IMO one needs to distinguish several items regarding the Norway case: ⋅  Same case had happened earlier as well, when the media sensationlised that a few Indian students in US were forced to wear a tag on their ankles. The fact was that the tag on their ankles (for cops to trace them, if t...
by aditya
22 Mar 2012 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1628
Views: 173273

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

It would appear that some family members have opened their mouths to the media in an ill-considered manner. This is most unfortunate. However, this does not detract from the crux of the issue. If one of the parents is considered unfit for any reason, the most the authorities should be able to do is ...
by aditya
22 Mar 2012 01:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1628
Views: 173273

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

These guys deserve harsh punishment for lying to the Indian state for solving their petty issues. +1. No wonder the Government too acts too slow on such cases. You never know what was really happening. The media also seems to getting hooked to this, and without checking any facts going on an offens...
by aditya
22 Mar 2012 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry

All very well, except that Bhopal is an example of a genuine crisis exploited by the do-gooder industry for their own gains, whereas the article refers to issues "engineered" by the do-gooder industry to serve its own interests with a negative impact on society. Surely, "keeping the m...
by aditya
20 Mar 2012 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry

ManuT: could you elaborate on your thoughts?
by aditya
20 Mar 2012 15:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Re: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry

Well, this thread is not about big bad multinationals, who do not stake any greater a claim to ethical or moral objectives than a steakhouse that keeps a couple of vegetarian dishes on the menu. We are talking about specific groups whose stated goals are not being questioned, but whose modus operand...
by aditya
18 Mar 2012 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry
Replies: 9
Views: 682

Human Rights Groups and the Do-gooder Industry

On a small scale, the case regarding two Indian toddlers in Norway has sparked a lot of debate about the child protection services in that country which appears to have turned into a self-perpetuating and self-serving industry under the garb of an ostensibly benevolent objective. On a broader scale,...
by aditya
27 Feb 2012 02:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Naval Discussion
Replies: 5409
Views: 215466

Re: Indian Naval Discussion

From Coast Guard website... http://indiancoastguard.nic.in/IndianCoastGuard/RegionNews/Western%20Region/COMCG.htm The Inspector General is married to Mrs. Harkiran Basra, They have 01 daughter and 01 son .:-? Guess this one fails the "Chinese room" test in Artificial Intelligence... :mrgre...
by aditya
04 Jan 2012 02:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Interests
Replies: 6459
Views: 338429

Re: Indian Interests

The great global climate con The great global climate con Arvind Kumar | Tuesday, December 27, 2011 India must eschew the global climate deal that was recently proposed in Durban as it will infringe on the economic freedom of Indians. The proposal seeks to raise money for a global climate fund by s...
by aditya
28 Dec 2011 05:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 376106

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Does Indian strategic thinking actually go beyond pop analysis of the cricketing analogy variety?

Meanwhile...

China GPS rival goes online
by aditya
27 Nov 2011 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 9599
Views: 525037

Re: Internal Security Watch

TOI has published names of CRPF commandos involved in the operation.

What the bloody hell?

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