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by Karan Dixit
07 May 2013 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013
Replies: 2843
Views: 132050

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013

Im the dim falling down from the lifter VIDEO :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl: It was the guy in grey attire (probably his security detail), who grabbed the others, since he tripped. Apparently these were not properly trained security persons. Properly trained people would not have endangered the VIP they a...
by Karan Dixit
05 May 2013 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Boston Bombing Followup Thread
Replies: 761
Views: 31692

Re: Boston Bombing Followup Thread

FBI focuses on Boston bomber's widow after agents discover radical Islamist files on her computer and traces of explosive residue throughout her home Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2319544/Katherine-Russell-Tsarnaev-FBI-focuses-Boston-bombers-widow-agents-discover-radical-Islamis...
by Karan Dixit
05 May 2013 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 2027
Views: 209767

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

I do not think it is a decent thing to do to refer to Japanese folks as Japs. They (Japanese) consider it highly racist and offensive.
by Karan Dixit
04 May 2013 07:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Hero Sarabjit Singh
Replies: 71
Views: 4348

Re: Hero Sarabjit Singh

RamaY, I take it that you did not hear the plea of Dalbir Kaur. She asked entire Hindustan to unite behind MMS. She said this is not the time to be BJP or Congress. This is the time to be a Hindustani. Do you think it is appropriate to be rolling on the floor laughing on a thread which is supposed t...
by Karan Dixit
04 May 2013 07:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Hero Sarabjit Singh
Replies: 71
Views: 4348

Re: Hero Sarabjit Singh

Some members on this forum can certainly learn a thing or two from Dalbir Kaur on what to say and what not to say in a moment of hardship. What a great woman she is. God bless her.
by Karan Dixit
04 May 2013 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Hero Sarabjit Singh
Replies: 71
Views: 4348

Re: Hero Sarabjit Singh

SBajwa wrote:Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir kaur on media (in Hindi)

http://khabar.ndtv.com/video/show/news/273160


She is a brave woman. I just wish entire India could watch this tape. There was an unmatched gravity in her speech.
by Karan Dixit
04 May 2013 06:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Hero Sarabjit Singh
Replies: 71
Views: 4348

Re: Hero Sarabjit Singh

My prayers are with Sarabjeet's family. May he attain Nirvana. He was indeed a hero.
by Karan Dixit
04 May 2013 05:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-China War 2013 - Trigger: Incursion into India
Replies: 671
Views: 41251

Re: India-China War 2013 - Trigger: Incursion into India

The Chindu douche-bags at it again. Latest drivel from Ananth Krishnan: China says Khurshid visit will ‘boost’ ties amid strains Three flag-meetings failed to diffuse the stand-off, which was sparked on April 15 when Chinese troops put up tents 19 km into what India sees as its territory. Why not j...
by Karan Dixit
27 Apr 2013 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

If air is the only medium available to supply Indian army in DBO or any other ALGs then the ALGs will have to be secured by creating secure perimeters with a radius of at least 30km. Troops have to be deployed at the end of these perimeters. Roads have to be built between the ALGs and the deployed t...
by Karan Dixit
26 Apr 2013 04:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5669
Views: 731856

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

India is a poor country. It should focus on becoming self reliant when it comes to arms. You can never build a solid military with imported weapons with limited budget. But India is far from being self reliant when it comes to arms production. So the import is a necessary evil. Russian made weapons ...
by Karan Dixit
26 Apr 2013 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Blast in Bangalore
Replies: 214
Views: 8151

Re: Blast in Bangalore

The auto driver is a true hero.
by Karan Dixit
25 Apr 2013 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665252

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion


India's grand solar plans threatened by ugly US trade spat


In a tit-for-tat trade battle between the US and India over solar power, what is certain is that the environment will be the loser ...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/t ... trade-spat
by Karan Dixit
25 Apr 2013 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Singha wrote:Admins might want to lock this thread and re-open it only if something happens.

we are all on same page, but nobody in GOI seems willing to listen to any saner elements incl ex-IA/ex-IAS types.


I hope Indian electorate will teach Congress/UPA a lesson they will never forget.
by Karan Dixit
25 Apr 2013 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Blast in Bangalore
Replies: 214
Views: 8151

Re: Blast in Bangalore

Kudos to Karnataka and Tamilnadu police for cracking the case. That was good police work.
by Karan Dixit
23 Apr 2013 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

In addition to strategic solutions suggested by couple of posters, here is what I suggest. We send a platoon to tag the invading chinese platoon. The task of this platoon is to make sure that chinese do not advance further. It seems like we are already doing this. Then send another platoon 10KM insi...
by Karan Dixit
23 Apr 2013 08:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1064
Views: 145751

Re: Indian Police Reform

NEW DELHI – In India, the ratio of police in relation to population is very low. Given the shortage, who should the government protect? The ordinary, teeming millions? Or India’s richest man? On Monday, a newspaper reported that businessman Mukesh Ambani, India’s wealthiest citizen with a net worth ...
by Karan Dixit
21 Apr 2013 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

harbans wrote:
The situation is horrible. We have to start camping inside Chinese our/ Tibetan territory ourselves.


Corrected! Definitely the Han has never been where he is now in history.


I apologize for referring Tibet as a Chinese territory.
by Karan Dixit
21 Apr 2013 11:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

^ I agree. This "border is ill defined" line is getting old. It makes anyone who utters it look like an idiot.
by Karan Dixit
21 Apr 2013 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Chinese pushed in 10km and India pushed in only 300m in response. I do not think that is the right proportion. If they push in 10km, we should push in 30km. I think that would be the right response. Karan, my reading of the news is that IA has built a post in Indian territory 300m from the Chinese ...
by Karan Dixit
21 Apr 2013 02:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013
Replies: 2843
Views: 132050

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013

Pakistan was born on the basis of treason against India. If you expect loyalty in a country like that then you are a fool. Musharraf is a fool. This all reminds me of a Hindi saying, "Jub geedar kee mout aati hai to ao sahar kee taraf bhagta hai." He had plenty of prior examples to ponder ...
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 22:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 331797

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

I forgive all her sins :)
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Boston Bombing Followup Thread
Replies: 761
Views: 31692

Re: Boston Bombing Followup Thread

Anantha, This article has great details on who started and particularly who propagated it. It was propagated by Anonymous' Twitter account. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/04/it-wasnt-sunil-tripathi-the-anatomy-of-a-misinformation-disaster/275155/ --- On a separate note, no one wo...
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Blast in Bangalore
Replies: 214
Views: 8151

Re: Blast in Bangalore

I hope someone will be able to ID the perpetrator despite poor quality of image.
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 09:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Boston Bombing Followup Thread
Replies: 761
Views: 31692

Re: Boston Bombing Followup Thread

I was not sure where to post it so here it is: Man Beaten in Anti-Muslim Attack Outside Bronx Applebees, NYPD Says NEW YORK CITY — A 30-year-old man was attacked by men hurling anti-Muslim slurs while he was smoking a cigarette outside an Applebee's Monday night, cops said. Abdullah Faruque later to...
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 08:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Boston Bombing Followup Thread
Replies: 761
Views: 31692

Re: Tamerlane Tsarnev -David Coleman Headley by another name

I think the twitter guys who are Indians and posted hate messages about Tripathi need to be dealt with strongly, they are worse than TSPians. Gurus, how to manage Twitty threat from future trashing of Indic? On a personal level: Twitter has a policy against harassment, slander, abuse, etc. I do not...
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013
Replies: 2843
Views: 132050

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013

A while back someone posted a video of Paki army executing some unarmed Chechen refugees. One of the refugees was a pregnant woman. I could never understand why Pakis so brutally executed some random (?) unarmed Chechen refugees. This Chechen angle in Boston brought back the memory of that video. It...
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 08:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Managing Chinese Threat
Replies: 5192
Views: 434150

Re: Managing Chinese Threat

Chinese pushed in 10km and India pushed in only 300m in response. I do not think that is the right proportion. If they push in 10km, we should push in 30km. I think that would be the right response.
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 06:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Blast in Bangalore
Replies: 214
Views: 8151

Re: Blast in Bangalore

The other thread got closed before I could offer my condolences to the victims. My prayers are with the victims. It is a cause for concern when just one militant can shut down an entire city as big as Boston.
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Blast in Bangalore
Replies: 214
Views: 8151

Re: Blast in Bangalore

My prayers are with victims. I just hope we as humans will eradicate this disease called terrorism.
by Karan Dixit
20 Apr 2013 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013
Replies: 2843
Views: 132050

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Feb 21, 2013

How "Yes Men" Can Ruin You: Leadership Lessons from a Pakistani Dictator Former Pakistani President and General Pervez Musharraf returned from exile last month in an attempt to win power again and rescue his struggling nation. For his trouble, he was mostly ignored, then he had a shoe thr...
by Karan Dixit
17 Apr 2013 01:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Who Should be India's PM in 2014?
Replies: 69
Views: 3618

Re: Who Should be India's PM in 2014?

Modi will be a good Prime Minister for India so you can count on us Indians not electing him.
by Karan Dixit
16 Apr 2013 09:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Vested Interests in India for Giving In to Pak Blackmail
Replies: 140
Views: 5962

Re: Vested Interests in India for Giving In to Pak Blackmail

Unfortunately, we do not practice true secularism in India. For example, a secular society will not tolerate Sharia law but India does. There has to be national level effort to educate Indians on the virtues of true secularism. Indians also need to understand the importance of Dharma. It is the Dhar...
by Karan Dixit
16 Apr 2013 07:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Vested Interests in India for Giving In to Pak Blackmail
Replies: 140
Views: 5962

Re: Vested Interests in India for Giving In to Pak Blackmail

Let us say we have four people in a room - Mr TM1 (Tamil Muslim), Mr TM2 (Tamil Muslim), Mr TH (Tamil Hindu) and Mr BH (Bengali Hindu). In this scenario, it is very likely that either Mr TM1 or Mr TM2 or both will reach out to Mr TH and convince him by stressing their Tamilness that Mr TH has nothin...
by Karan Dixit
16 Apr 2013 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years
Replies: 139
Views: 6046

Re: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years

We need immediate involvement of GOI in land consolidation and management to prevent waste of precious agricultural lands. Also agricultural industry needs to be kicked started by GOI which can later be taken over by private sector. Try to manufacture as much arms as possible in India even if it is ...
by Karan Dixit
16 Apr 2013 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

I always thought Nadeera was a muslim actress. I had no idea she was Jewish. I have to admit it surprised me to learn that there were so many Jewish actors/actress in Bollywood.
by Karan Dixit
13 Apr 2013 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years
Replies: 139
Views: 6046

Re: Thesis: Peace unlikely in next 25 years

The world is a chess board. On this board we have kings, queens, bishops, knights, pawns, etc. In order to survive/thrive in this world a country has to use these pieces. There are countries which are using Pakistan (and may be Islam) as pawn to further their interests. In order to survive/thrive, I...
by Karan Dixit
12 Apr 2013 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 369926

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

The commissioner is right. Sri Lankans (Sinhalese and Tamils both) are Indians. It is the British who started the process of isolating Sri Lankans from Indians.
by Karan Dixit
11 Apr 2013 08:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 331797

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

What is disturbing is that people like Thatcher and Churchill gained so much popularity in UK. This means that idea of bigotry finds significant traction among British people.
by Karan Dixit
10 Apr 2013 09:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 331797

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Margaret Thatcher accused of holding 'unabashedly racist' views
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013 ... CMP=twt_gu

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