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by renukb
31 Jan 2009 16:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392455

Re: Geopolitical thread

Security Council reform talks to start in February
http://www.iht.com/articles/reuters/200 ... OUNCIL.php
by renukb
31 Jan 2009 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5669
Views: 731859

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia successfully orbits spacecraft with Indian payload http://www.ptinews.com/pti%5Cptisite.nsf/0/14D2B2CE59AF4E5C6525754F001D44F9?OpenDocument Russia's star is rising - Indian astrologists http://www.russiatoday.com/news/news/36682 http://images38.fotki.com/v1280/photos/1/1222605/5425932/PEO3os...
by renukb
29 Jan 2009 10:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 385269

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Cross posting from TSP thread... Ahh...now the Iran is not a part of axis of evil? US is looking for alternate supply routes for NATO forces in Afghanistan. Iran, Russia and Pakistan should not budge and should shutdown all supply routes. Before NATO/US could use Iran on their side, Russia, India, C...
by renukb
29 Jan 2009 09:31
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 264757

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

India risks losing its nuclear ally in Washington India must tell Barak Obama, that "nuclear nonproliferation" can happen only when other nations including India itself, achieves conventional weapons warfare parity. Until then, "nuclear nonproliferation" is a pipe dream. If forc...
by renukb
23 Jan 2009 09:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 169416

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

Chinese Missiles Aimed At Nowhere http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/hticbm/articles/20090122.aspx January 22, 2009: China has announced that its nuclear armed ballistic missiles are not aimed at anyone. Like most countries, China has long refused to say who its nuclear armed missiles are armed at. M...
by renukb
23 Jan 2009 09:27
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

From UPI.com Russia, Israel failed to topple enemies despite winning battles By MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News AnalystPublished: Jan. 22, 2009 at 11:32 AM WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Did Russia win or lose its five-day war in Georgia, and did Israel win or lose its three-week war in Gaza? The answer...
by renukb
23 Jan 2009 09:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5669
Views: 731859

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia reveals new 10-year arms plan to upgrade armed forces http://www.upi.com/Security_Industry/2009/01/20/Russia_Defense_Watch_New_10-year_plan/UPI-48161232490130/ WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Despite facing the threat of bankruptcy because of rock-bottom global prices for its oil exports, the R...
by renukb
23 Jan 2009 09:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 451958

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

JaiS UPI requires you to log in to access articles.... That's why I state at the begining as from UPI.com. If you want to read the articles first hand, get an account on upi.com and read.
by renukb
22 Jan 2009 09:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project
Replies: 1200
Views: 451958

Re: The Indo Russian PAK-FA Project

From UPI.com Russia trails U.S. in pursuit of a fifth-generation jet WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Russia lags behind the United States in aerospace research and development. It has yet to produce decent competitors to America's two new, fifth-generation fighter jets, the Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) F...
by renukb
22 Jan 2009 09:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 432465

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

FROM UPI.com Can the U.S. F-35 fighter destroy Russia's S-300 systems? WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- The American Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth Lightning Joint Strike Fighter is designed to destroy Russia's S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems, its developers say. The F-35's capability is particularly ...
by renukb
22 Jan 2009 09:30
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan
Replies: 1066
Views: 125759

Re: India to consider sending 120,000 troops to Afghanistan

Geopolitical Diary: India's Afghanistan Option http://www.stratfor.com/geopolitical_diary/20090121_geopolitical_diary Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said at a conference in New Delhi on Wednesday that Pakistan is still sponsoring international terrorism and must be disciplined. I...
by renukb
20 Jan 2009 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 93599

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

On the issue of capturing Pak Punjab, the only 'strategic' value that it will accrue is that it will bifurcate Pakistan and this will lead to independence of the various provinces of Pakistan since they will assert their subnationalism in a more open way and finally obtain it. Bifurcating Pakistan ...
by renukb
15 Jan 2009 12:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion
Replies: 1941
Views: 432465

Re: ABM/Missile Defense Discussion

From UPI.com Russia's S-400 air defense system may be world's best WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Russia is testing a new missile for its formidable S-400 Triumf air defense system that, if it performs according to its claimed specifications, is the most formidable long-range anti-aircraft and anti-mi...
by renukb
15 Jan 2009 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Russia arms to Iran: A mistimed gambit?
By Roger N McDermott


http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/KA09Ag01.html
by renukb
13 Jan 2009 12:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

From UPI.com Israel avoids India's response to terror By M.D. Nalapat Manipal, India — Although both are democracies, Israel and India are polar opposites in their response to "asymmetrical" warfare – also known as terrorism. While India has until now consistently adopted a soft – some wou...
by renukb
08 Jan 2009 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

From UPI.com Commentary: Israel's endgame WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- At the birth of Israel, there were 87 million Arabs. Today, there are 320 million. In 2020 -- the same time that has elapsed since 1988 -- Arabs will number half a billion. Gaining time and pushing back are the ingredients of Isra...
by renukb
05 Jan 2009 09:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Narayanan, I understand the 1967 war scenerios.... However I was only refering to the land held by Israel...In the moral world, Israelis are aggressors. Having said that I am not saying Israelis are doing it wrong. However at this juncture, I believe that they are being aggressive against innocents....
by renukb
05 Jan 2009 09:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions

After 26/11 this was expected.....

IPI pipeline faces uncertain future
http://www.hindu.com/2009/01/05/stories ... 621100.htm
by renukb
05 Jan 2009 08:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

JE Menon wrote:>>Do you know that Israelis are aggressors in their conflict with Palestein?

No, I did not know that. Please explain.

Read about 1967 Israeli-Arab war and check out how much land Israel is holding.
by renukb
04 Jan 2009 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Fighting unarmed people is not bravery, Israelis are cowards committing dastardly acts. India should oppose Israeli actions in public. Let us think for a moment that we live in a world with no judicial system or police; we are our own masters. One day, I come and spit in your face and kill your wif...
by renukb
04 Jan 2009 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Drawing parallels between India-Pakistan and Israel-Palestein is futile ill logical... We need weapons and technology from Israel that's it. And for that we pay in hard $$. India should mean pure business with Israel and USA and give back only lip services at the max to them. No further political su...
by renukb
04 Jan 2009 12:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

I am so happy for Israel. They have a leadership that fight for them. Their lefties have not taken over their Governement unlike Indias. Manny Let us see if the Israelis are going to behave the same and fight their enemies, if and when Iran goes nuclear. Fighting unarmed people is not bravery, Isra...
by renukb
02 Jan 2009 13:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2535
Views: 300065

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

'Israel-type retaliatory action not for India' http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php?id=14828892&?vsv=TopHP1 Thursday, 01 January , 2009, 17:02 New Delhi: Despite mounting outrage over Pakistan's inaction against those who perpetrated the Mumbai terror rampage - that provoked many in India to call...
by renukb
02 Jan 2009 13:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392455

Re: Geopolitical thread

The Next World Order By GURCHARAN DAS Published: January 1, 2009 New Delhi http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/02/opinion/02das.html?ref=opinion CHINA and India are in a struggle for a top rung on the ladder of world power, but their approaches to the state and to power could not be more different. Two ...
by renukb
24 Dec 2008 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5669
Views: 731859

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Medvedev's visit- Unnoticed but significant http://www.centralchronicle.com/20081223/2312301.htm Arriving in the aftermath of the Mumbai mayhem and the unfolding events thereafter, the maiden visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to India received scant media attention. Nevertheless, it was a ...
by renukb
22 Dec 2008 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392455

Re: Geopolitical thread

A Great Game for the 21st Century Saturday December 20, 2008 U.S. Could Win More than War on Terrorism in Central Asia http://terrorism.about.com/b/2008/12/20/a-great-game-for-the-21st-century.htm While many of us are focused on the U.S. troop build up in Afghanistan and the Taliban and Al Qaeda pr...
by renukb
22 Dec 2008 10:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Let Russia Stop Iran http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/21/opinion/21eran.html?em NINE months have passed since the United Nations Security Council approved its most recent resolution imposing sanctions on Iran. That resolution, like its two predecessors, has failed to deter Tehran, which will soon be ...
by renukb
19 Dec 2008 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Russia Confirms Defense Deal with Iran Written by The Media Line Staff Published Thursday, December 18, 2008 http://www.themedialine.org/news/news_detail.asp?NewsID=23642 Russia has confirmed the sale of a controversial weapons system to Iran, a move that could thwart Israeli or American plans to l...
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 16:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5669
Views: 731859

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

When did Indian express became Amex?
From Russia, with what?
http://www.financialexpress.com/news/fr ... at/397864/
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392455

Re: Geopolitical thread

After Iraq, Should anyone trust US intel reports? N. Korea Has Several Nuclear Bombs: Gates http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2008/12/205_35985.html By Jung Sung-ki Staff Reporter U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates has said he believes North Korea possess several nuclear bombs, a re...
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5669
Views: 731859

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Russia, China to strengthen ties in military aircraft production
http://en.rian.ru/world/20081210/118779793.html
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 16:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Georgian war spurred Russian military reforms By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV – 3 days ago http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hE_-OiPRaNN8o4Pov7KcF87YZtgwD94VULS00 MOSCOW (AP) — The war with Georgia highlighted problems plaguing Russia's armed forces and was the catalyst for the most sweeping...
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 16:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392455

Re: Geopolitical thread

Was US anti-missile test aimed at Russia and China? http://www.russiatoday.com/news/news/34443 A consultant to the head of Russia's Strategic Rocket Forces has said that a simulated anti-missile test by the U.S. was not aimed at stopping a North Korean threat as Washington had claimed. Colonel-gene...
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 16:00
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Rise of Russia Divides Europe http://www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=120508024737 Russia continues its rise as a world power; Europe is facing a growing division between the old and the new Europe. The old Europe is led by the countries such as France, Germany and Italy which are very devel...
by renukb
14 Dec 2008 15:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Russia Sells SA-20 to Iran Dec 12, 2008 By David A. Fulghum and Douglas Barrie http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story_generic.jsp?channel=awst&id=news/aw121508p2.xml&headline=Russia%20Sells%20SA-20%20to%20Iran Irrespective of Kremlin denials, Iran is buying the Russian-built SA-20 str...

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