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by Rony
29 Mar 2020 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Videos inside tweet https://twitter.com/kurdistannews24/status/1243759526618132481?s=20 Eyewitnesses are reporting 400 to 500 people died from #coronavirus in #Turkey, only in one day ( English subtitled report ) while Turkey has arrested 600 people for posts on social media about the #COVID19 &...
by Rony
28 Mar 2020 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3823
Views: 417392

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

In the US, are there any mainstream newspapers that are supportive or sympathetic to India, and who do acknowledge any good work or effort of the Indian government( including on the Covid-19) or the armed forces et al and/or take a more balanced view of communal violence? Simple answer is No, unfor...
by Rony
24 Mar 2020 06:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Why, why, why The defence ministry’s vigilance department was asked to review the order and gave a go-ahead, said one of the persons, who did not wish to be identified. Similarly, inputs were received from MEA on diplomatic implications, after which it was decided to proceed with the Turkish collab...
by Rony
23 Mar 2020 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

You may be right. I wonder is that how mamluks, khaljis, tughlaqs or Babur used to look like ?
by Rony
23 Mar 2020 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Turks needs to be shown their place not pampered. Look at the connections Turkish jihadis are making in India https://twitter.com/BBTheorist/status/1242000057571794945?s=20 In Patna, Bihar, local Muslims helped Muslims from Turkey hide in a mosque without informing the authorities. Police nabbed the...
by Rony
23 Mar 2020 17:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Stupid decision. These are not some hi tech warships. Even if it costs little more, we could have given the contracts to any of our allies. or even L&T could have delivered them. If we dont want to cancel this deal, then why make a pretense before and become a laughing stock now ? Erdogan will c...
by Rony
13 Mar 2020 09:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

This tweet from Feb 29 . Turks like Pakis BS a lot Video https://twitter.com/As_SourceBrkNew/status/1233860361520107520?s=20 WATCH: #TURKEY- Experts debunk Turkish army videos - turkey has indeed released VIDEO GAME footages in the videos published of the alleged revenge attack on #SAA yesterday. Th...
by Rony
11 Mar 2020 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586487

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Social justice warrior aka Lunatic leftists Now the Lunatic leftists foreign policy wonks are asking for Arms sales ban to India. That is why India's relations with US should always be transactional and we should never be India's dominant arms sales partner. They will back stab India depending on t...
by Rony
11 Mar 2020 08:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586487

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Social justice warrior aka Lunatic leftists Now the Lunatic leftists foreign policy wonks are asking for Arms sales ban to India. That is why India's relations with US should always be transactional and we should never be India's dominant arms sales partner. They will back stab India depending on th...
by Rony
10 Mar 2020 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Even the Americans are now reluctantly conceding How Turkey Lost A Battle Of Wills, And Force, To Russia Erdogan talked tough, but in the end had to surrender gains to Moscow and Damascus. When the history of the Syrian conflict is written, the fighting that took place between the Syrian Army and it...
by Rony
09 Mar 2020 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3149
Views: 295257

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Irrespective of their motivations, they do have enough ability to cause riots in India and create internal disturbances via their Shia proxies . See the tweets i posted above. Even before they were able to bomb the Israeli embassy in Delhi using their Indian shia network.
by Rony
08 Mar 2020 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3823
Views: 417392

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Divya Kumar Soti @DivyaSoti If you see the arrest of Rizvis in Delhi riots case amidst speculation about shia identity of Tahir Hussain in light of Khomeini's statements, interesting questions arise. Did shias joined sunnis as force multipliers in riots to spoil Trump's visit on orders from Tehran ?...
by Rony
08 Mar 2020 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3149
Views: 295257

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Divya Kumar Soti @DivyaSoti If you see the arrest of Rizvis in Delhi riots case amidst speculation about shia identity of Tahir Hussain in light of Khomeini's statements, interesting questions arise. Did shias joined sunnis as force multipliers in riots to spoil Trump's visit on orders from Tehran ?...
by Rony
08 Mar 2020 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Nicholas Danforth @NicholasDanfort A CRS map showing the current situation in Idlib. Turkey's observation posts stand as markers of just how much territory the regime has retaken since the last cease-fire. Michael Tanchum @michaeltanchum Syrian Government with Russian support will take back the area...
by Rony
08 Mar 2020 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Janes on Turkish drones in syria Turkish UAVs played leading role in Idlib battle The Turkish military made extensive use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during the eight days of intense fighting in Syria's Idlib province that came to an end with a ceasefire at midnight on 5-6 March. However, the...
by Rony
08 Mar 2020 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Most Turkish drones are made by a company controlled by Erdogan's son. It's in his interest to lose a lot of them, so he can sell the Turkish military more expensive replacements. Small correction. The drone company is not of the son, but his son-in-law selcuk bayraktar after whom the drones are al...
by Rony
08 Mar 2020 09:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Paki Shia cannon fodder 50 Pakistani fighters killed in Turkish strikes in Syria — Pakistan officials The deceased likely belong to Zainebiyoun Brigade, a militant group that was placed on the US Treasury’s financial blacklist in January 2019 and comprises Pakistani Shias fighting in Syria and Iran....
by Rony
07 Mar 2020 20:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586487

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It could also be that her son-in-law is one of those Ro Khanna, Pramila Jayapal types and she was feeded more ignorance. Frankly, both in US and UK, its those leftie Indian types who are more pain in the ass than the WASP folks. ... . Especially the desi guys who marry a certain kind of firang nati...
by Rony
07 Mar 2020 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Turkey has inferior military compared to Egypt but are more overstretched than Egypt. Does Egypt really have a stronger military than Turkey ? Egypt is now a stronger military power than its rival Turkey, according to the 2020 Military Strength Ranking. The new ranking is significant since it comes ...
by Rony
07 Mar 2020 20:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

UlanBatori wrote:No comment


This video with comment

https://twitter.com/CoolHuh_/status/123 ... 77312?s=20

Erdogan lost his mind totally during the meeting, while shaking hands with the Russian side, he shaked hands with his own FM
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by Rony
06 Mar 2020 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

New Putin-Erdogan deal is sugar-coating the Turks’ surrender This week’s meeting between Presidents Putin and Erdogan in Moscow was cast as preventing a war between Russia and Turkey in Syria. War, however, was never on the horizon. Putin called Erdogan’s bluff, and the Turk folded . Over the cours...
by Rony
06 Mar 2020 19:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4035
Views: 296074

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

'Fake, Fake': senior Chinese leader heckled by residents on visit to Wuhan A top Chinese official visiting Wuhan has been heckled by residents who yelled “fake, fake, everything is fake” as she inspected the work of a neighbourhood committee charged with taking care of quarantined residents. Vice-p...
by Rony
06 Mar 2020 12:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586487

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Given that Warren's son-in-law (Tyagi) is Indian this makes her ignorance even more bizarre.. . https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Warren_Tyagi It could also be that her son-in-law is one of those Ro Khanna, Pramila Jayapal types and she was feeded more ignorance. Frankly, both in US and UK, its ...
by Rony
06 Mar 2020 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3149
Views: 295257

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Just wondering, did India commented anything when Iran killed more than 1000 of its own people just 3 months back who were protesting against the Mullah regime ? If not, then we need to going forward whenever such things happen. And all this "civilization friendly ties" is bunkum. India -I...
by Rony
06 Mar 2020 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

The biggest winners of this ceasefire are Russia and Syria. Winners Russia - Bombs Turkish soilders, Says Sorry, its mistake. But no guarantee it wont repeat again. - Doesn't allow any F16s over Idlib. Closes eyes on UAV's tactically. In return gives Russia an opportunity to reposition itself and ke...
by Rony
05 Mar 2020 19:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Y.N.M.S @ynms79797979 · 55m Videos released by the Turkish Ministry of Defense, allegedly recording the destruction of SAA in Idlib, Aleppo and Hama provinces, have proven to be false.They contain significant traces of video editing and computer graphics, moreover, 90% of all published video materi...
by Rony
05 Mar 2020 19:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

The Kemalists do not appease Pakis, rather it is the Pakis who appease Turkey, both the Kemalists and the Muslim Brotherhood. And the Pakis have disclaimed all responsibility for participating in Galipoli saying that they did not make the decision to participate but in fact carved out a separate co...
by Rony
05 Mar 2020 05:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

The Kemalist's beef with India is that India took part in the Galipoli attack against them, even if used as cannon fodder by the British and it is the nationalist spirit within them which responded. The troops which participated in Galipoli came from all of Indian subcontinent including Pakis. But ...
by Rony
04 Mar 2020 23:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

India's fight should be with Erdogan and his AKP Party not with the general Turkish population. That country is deeply divided down the middle with roughly 50% of the population completely against Erdogan's Islamic agenda. The last mayoral elections went against the AKP. But there is no point in kn...
by Rony
04 Mar 2020 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

My argument was and is that the Russians may not be confident about handling Turkey in a conflict (because of weapons, training, whatever), and that may be the reason why they are acting the way they are. We have to agree to disagree.Putin's current limitations wrt to Turkey are tactical and politi...
by Rony
04 Mar 2020 07:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Talmiz Ahmed, one of India's best minds on middle east talking about Turkey and Syrian civil war Erdogan May Have Committed The Ultimate Sin, Strategic Overreach' They are allies or were until the other day when things began to come apart. This is with reference to Turkey and Russia who shared simil...
by Rony
04 Mar 2020 06:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 586487

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Posting here as it is primarily a US view of the issue. From Kargil to Balakot: Southern Asian Crisis Dynamics and Future Trajectories https://www.stimson.org/2020/from-kargil-to-balakot-southern-asian-crisis-dynamics-and-future-trajectories/?utm_source=Stimson+Center&utm_campaign=19f1793f20-Pro...
by Rony
04 Mar 2020 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 12251
Views: 1029903

Re: Levant crisis - III

Did Pakistan shoot down a US plane in Afghanistan? Did Pakistan overtly intervene to attack a US ally with drones, missiles, aircraft etc.? The brazen way in which Turkey is acting in Syria and the way Russia is accommodating gives the impression that Russia is not confident of handling Turkey if t...
by Rony
03 Mar 2020 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Turkey & Subcontinent Ancient India’s connection with Anatolia dates back to the Vedic era (1000 BC). The rich cultural exchanges continuing till the Mughal-Ottoman empires. Modern history is replete with cordial engagements around Dr MA Ansari’s famous mission to Turkey, the Khilafat movement ...
by Rony
03 Mar 2020 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Keeping pro-Pak Turkey on tenterhooks During my stint as the consul at Ankara’s Indian embassy from 2008 to 2011, I saw a lot being achieved by heads of the mission, such as Ramindar Jassal, in terms of considerably improved Indo-Turkish ties. Traditionally sympathetic to Pakistan’s cause, especial...
by Rony
03 Mar 2020 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3823
Views: 417392

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Both Iranians and Turks are wading into Indian internal affairs on CAA and Kashmir while Arabs have been generally supportive. MEA also needs to give its advise on how Iran and Turkey should manage their internal affairs and not support terrorism. Iranians shot and killed more than 300 of their own ...
by Rony
03 Mar 2020 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations
Replies: 1060
Views: 138904

Re: Turkey News, discussions, India Turkey Relations

Desist from commenting on India's internal affairs: New Delhi tells Turkey India on Thursday asked Pakistan's close ally, Turkey, to refrain from commenting on the internal affairs of the country and also cautioned Ankara against encouraging cross-border terrorism. India's reaction came after Turki...
by Rony
03 Mar 2020 20:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2294
Views: 462571

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

X-post from Levent crises thread In the Syrian civil war, Turkey is using its indigenous drones to target Syrian govt targets. Expect the Turks to export some of them to Pakis . Turkey’s Killer Drone Swarm Poses Syria Air Challenge to Putin Turkish drones – a 'game changer' in Idlib Russian War Corr...

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