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by krishna_krishna
14 Sep 2019 19:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3011
Views: 571673

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Leasing cannot work. You’re ok paying $225 million for imported goods but when it comes to paying for local stuff - you’re playing games buddy! That’s not the way India will ever sustain or even have a local MIC. I agree with you 50000% buddy, I do not want to criticize IAF more than I have already...
by krishna_krishna
14 Sep 2019 18:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3011
Views: 571673

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Just few points, ever wonder why no.2 was delayed while IAF took delivery of No.1 and one was supposed to stay with DRDO for its own development. I believe # 1 and later after feb 27 the one for DRDO was quickly transferred to IAF. Recently no.2 also got transferred. I believe no.2 is incremental be...
by krishna_krishna
12 Sep 2019 22:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3011
Views: 571673

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Is there any disadvantage to AEW/AWACS on a turboprop platform vs a regional jet or bizjet? The latter can fly faster and higher and get to it's destination sooner. Is there a decisive advantage to flying higher for such a platform? Do turboprops generate as much or more power compared with jets? B...
by krishna_krishna
12 Sep 2019 03:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212602

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

X post from CY2 Hopefully GoI starts investigating your many more such violations happened in the past and starts to enforce laws against these journalists. NDTV journalist who insulted ISRO scientist found selling ISRO images on Getty, social media users question whether it's allowed - Opindia New...
by krishna_krishna
12 Sep 2019 03:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3376
Views: 536946

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Aditya G wrote:Folks, you do know that Baba and others are fake news handles? Some may have access to rumours but thats about it.


We also know that PM modi and others in top leadership follow him on Twitter.
by krishna_krishna
11 Sep 2019 03:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Departure of John bolton clearly indicates rift was present in massa strategy machine, Deep state with Khalilzad and Mike wanted agreement with tali bunnies where as John did not. Now once again deep state overpowered to have opposition removed. This clearly shows where things will move in future. I...
by krishna_krishna
09 Sep 2019 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Please see the link below why america wants to keep its base in Afghanistan for next 50 years :

From 20:00 onwards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91wz5sy ... e=youtu.be
by krishna_krishna
26 Aug 2019 09:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Excellent analysis on Afghanistan's future, ( includes discussion why putting any "Indian" boots on ground is bad choice and trumps "Residual force" approach). Please see comments by Maj Gen D. C Kathoch : 1) Isis in Afghanistan are nothing but fraction of Pakistani Taliban,creat...
by krishna_krishna
24 Aug 2019 16:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

From NPR, withdrawal deal with bunnies where US will withdraw completely almost nearing agreement : https://www.npr.org/2019/08/19/752312949/u-s-and-the-taliban-may-be-near-a-deal-what-does-that-mean-for-afghanistan "Nearly two decades into the war in Afghanistan, the U.S. suddenly appears to b...
by krishna_krishna
23 Aug 2019 05:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

I believe then you have false impression on capabilities of US milistary, just look at Syria , ookraine and Afghanistan. Also there are contractors on the ground since many years in Afghanistan, why they failed to deliver thus far in Afghanistan (and I also may add Syria ) ? When you rely on one-li...
by krishna_krishna
23 Aug 2019 04:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

No I never always think negotiations imply admission of defeat. But in same way believe it implies defeat in the case of US campaign in afghanistan. You have worlds biggest defense budget , best technologically advanced army not just of massa but entire NATO with support of contractors and national...
by krishna_krishna
22 Aug 2019 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Capabilities were restricted by the fact that US military troop deployments led to political pressure in the US. With contractors you have none of those issues. I believe then you have false impression on capabilities of US milistary, just look at Syria , ookraine and Afghanistan. Also there are co...
by krishna_krishna
22 Aug 2019 05:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

[ If you look at the actual data, everything you need to know about US' actual intentions is there. Why would Trumpwa *almost double* US troop levels in Afgh between 2017 & 2019, if he plans to leave "lock stock and barrel by 2020? :D Jokes apart, intention is definitely there I am talking...
by krishna_krishna
22 Aug 2019 04:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Rudradev wrote:
Doesn't look like any appetite for a withdrawal to me :D


You have enough apettite to absorb whatever challenges bunnies throw at you for your outpost , you have appetite to throw away money, you have contractors and porkis. Then why the need to negotiate with tali bunnies ? :D
by krishna_krishna
22 Aug 2019 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Trump: Talks with Taliban Continue, Afghanistan Still Terror 'Breeding Ground'[/b] By Ayaz This has been NATO /massa fetish from Obama days.NATO had planned on maintaining 13,000 troops including 9,800 Americans in an advisory and counter-terrorism capacity in Afghanistan during the 2015 phase of t...
by krishna_krishna
21 Aug 2019 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

No. By relying on the Pakis they doomed their effort to stalemate at best. Now let me ask a counter-question: if America does not "win" in Afghanistan, does that automatically mean the Taliban "wins"? What exactly do they "win"? And which "Taliban" exactly wi...
by krishna_krishna
21 Aug 2019 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

^^ I would add America and Soviet Union to the list.

I am not convinced either for American forces /contractors motivation to fight the loosing war.

Reality check: Do you believe America won in Afghanistan /is winning ?
Let’s start with that before I respond further.
by krishna_krishna
21 Aug 2019 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 920
Views: 156381

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Maybe. Erik Prince's proposal does include a 90-plane Air Force. May be not , with official us Airforce and other supporting arms they are currently itching to get out with private Air Force support the contractors who are left there will try to get out at twice speed with bunnies on steroids after...
by krishna_krishna
21 Aug 2019 07:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227754

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

If you consider every move made by Wilsonian policymakers who dominated the US Foreign Policy Establishment upto 2016, one common theme emerges. Following the "Arab Spring", there was no obvious reason for the West to back an intervention into Libya (Gaddafi had been mostly quiescent for ...
by krishna_krishna
21 Aug 2019 00:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3234
Views: 479962

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

ramana wrote:Rakesh wrote
Payback is a bitch. May he enjoy his 72s.


May they be all like Shirleen!!!


May be he was one of the gents in capture of WC Abhinandan, but in no way looks the same person in the photos. Gent behind WC seems too tall and features are different .
by krishna_krishna
20 Aug 2019 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3376
Views: 536946

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Look away from the LoC momentarily, I feel it's a diversion. There has been incessant number of transport/ferry flights to Skardu from Pindi. Surely something in the works, several IAF movements too yest in Punjab and night sorties (I assume DCA's) north of Haryana. Next FATF meeting to review Paki...
by krishna_krishna
20 Aug 2019 04:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3376
Views: 536946

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

There are pics of movement in Rawalpindi on Twitter of heavy artillery (M-109paladin), looks like they are deploying their strike core. IMHO it took more time to deploy for them since I thought they are quick to deploy, I believe since Bajwa has been given extension he plans some misadventure. As sa...
by krishna_krishna
20 Aug 2019 03:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3260
Views: 701647

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I am sad but I believe given options IAF has it is the right move.As mentioned above since brits sold us a lemon to kill HF-24 the right revenge would have been mix of su-30 and Tejas showed up behind rear of brits. Re-engine started with Honeywell demanding 5.8 million per engine (total of 200 no t...
by krishna_krishna
18 Aug 2019 11:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212602

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Congress approved budget? - military budget is always approved in toto. Congress never stood in the way of military. - military hires contractors now. They will hire contractors in the same way in future. - accounting for war expenses in Iraq and Afghanistan has been maya onlee. Amrullah Saleh will...
by krishna_krishna
17 Aug 2019 04:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1924
Views: 212602

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

In this light, it will all make sense. Rdevji, it does only from massa POV but not realistic. Both tallibunnoes and chunkis want massa out of that place. Even peorkies suppprting them how will they be able to control bunnies who will never be dominated by anyone. Let’s for argument sake assume this...
by krishna_krishna
16 Aug 2019 04:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3234
Views: 479962

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

https://twitter.com/sankrant/status/1160493806120136704 ---> Pakistan's terrorist army tortured officer Saurabh Kalia, gouged his eyes out, mutilated him. What changed from then that they returned Abhinandan? Not the Pak army, but Modi. Pakistan was scared to death of what would happen if they mist...
by krishna_krishna
14 Aug 2019 03:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2361
Views: 384402

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

https://twitter.com/Aryanwarlord/status/1161354918638174208?s=19 200 #Rafale coming. Deal almost finalized with Govt of #France . Chota Bhai out. DRAL will become DAIL (Dassault aviation India limited) with GOI as 50% partner . Firm will be independent of @HALHQBLR . Dassault will help with GHATAK ...
by krishna_krishna
13 Aug 2019 07:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1880
Views: 227754

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I see that Shoba De has denied taking any cues from Jihadi Basit contrary to his claims. In fact, she denounces him in no uncertain times. But she does confirm she wrote that article in 2016. Now, I don't know if she advocated plebiscite in that article, but if she did, then all her denials are jus...
by krishna_krishna
10 Aug 2019 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1794
Views: 307321

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Regarding the ship/troop movements, it could just be a knee jerk reflex action. Let’s not unnecessarily credit them with the gift of strategic thinking. I don't think so. All this activity means fuel, wear-and-tear, many other things they can't afford to waste reflexively. There will be response bu...
by krishna_krishna
07 Aug 2019 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65336

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Can you please provide links to EAM's statements on this? Thanks According to the report, the meeting between Jaishankar and Pompeo took place on the sidelines of the ninth East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on 1 August. However, this was reportedly not the first time ...
by krishna_krishna
07 Aug 2019 07:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65336

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

After Balakit, these same ISI mouthpieces were screaming about going to Sialkot. This has no value unless there is corroboration. I just went in their shi**y website, there is no NOTAM https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/NOTAMS/NotamView.aspx Someone with a twitter account should ask him what the h*ll k...
by krishna_krishna
07 Aug 2019 07:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2611
Views: 393823

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I believe since 370 is done. Some thought needs to be applied to study recent past on how this applies to other equations in the region and what are possible outcomes from this. I believe since Pulwama attack USA was told that this is what we are planning to do, massa intervened (after Balakot) and ...
by krishna_krishna
07 Aug 2019 06:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 65336

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Kashi wrote:Why are folks assuming that US was informed of this, just based on a few dubious media reports?


Not just dubious reports, its on record by EAM Jaishankar that they were informed twice.
by krishna_krishna
06 Aug 2019 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2611
Views: 393823

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Any official unkil reaction so far regarding yesterday's moves ? A four-line statement from state department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus contained no censure or condemnation of India’s action, but expressed concern about “reports of detentions” and urged “respect for individual rights and discussio...
by krishna_krishna
06 Aug 2019 04:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580044

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Again with good news we need to plan for the future, I believe (not dhoti shivering) that porkis are left with no choice but to respond. I believe they would try to come with another tactical victory, this is the time to go for all Pok. I believe both sides would have calculated moves and countermov...
by krishna_krishna
01 Aug 2019 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests_2
Replies: 116
Views: 24151

Re: Indian Interests_2

Gurus while doing some search stumbled upon another silent BIF virus : Its called Mission Bhartiyam At present, Aaghaz-e-Dosti has regional chapters and or co-ordinators in Aligarh, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Mumbai and Vadodara in India and in Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi and Toba Tek Singh in Paki...
by krishna_krishna
01 Aug 2019 03:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2611
Views: 393823

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I do not agree with this assessment, Here's my take on this. The US will never get out of Afghanistan. Never, not for any reason. The answer is clear. The US wants to continue its post 9/11 relationship with Pakistan, because it intends to sustain indefinitely its post 9/11 presence in Afghanistan ...
by krishna_krishna
30 Jul 2019 21:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3090
Views: 345322

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Mihaylo wrote:
There is no institutional racism in the states. I repeat none.
-M


We can agree to disagree however I do not agree with the statement of yours.

There is systematic institutional bias from traffic tickets to all the way up. You can choose to ignore or sugarcoat but it ain’t changing things.
by krishna_krishna
30 Jul 2019 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3090
Views: 345322

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Regarding the two evils, well there is zero institutional racism in the US, but just by the definition, Socialism is institutional and hence far more dangerous than a hillbilly from Mississippi. In fact I could even argue that blacks, under successive democrat administrations, have fared equally or...
by krishna_krishna
30 Jul 2019 18:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3090
Views: 345322

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^You also missed the point equal equal

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