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by Sudip
04 Mar 2010 23:18
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Another BARC scientist dead

The article also says the previous one who was found dead was actually a murder. This is really scary.
by Sudip
04 Mar 2010 03:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

I was wondering why dont we still have a separate thread to discuss cyber-security issues? Arent the latest google happenings in China a warning? Or is it that our ministries and assets are technologically obsolete and not much networked to be bothered much? ....Meanwhile US releases a flyer on its ...
by Sudip
04 Mar 2010 03:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 534553

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

China to Launch Space Station Module in 2011

THE GIST:

* China plans to launch its Tiangong-1 space module in 2011.
* The plan was delayed a year due to "technical reasons."
* After being placed in orbit, the Tiangong-1 would dock with the unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft.
by Sudip
04 Mar 2010 03:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 361690

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

China to Launch Space Station Module in 2011

THE GIST:

* China plans to launch its Tiangong-1 space module in 2011.
* The plan was delayed a year due to "technical reasons."
* After being placed in orbit, the Tiangong-1 would dock with the unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft.
by Sudip
27 Feb 2010 09:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2010
Views: 199287

Re: US and PRC relationship & India

Why AirSea Battle

A report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Chapter 2 (pg 23 to pg 35) discusses chinese military threats and strategies from a US perspective.
by Sudip
27 Feb 2010 09:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 361690

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Why AirSea Battle

A report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Chapter 2 (pg 23 to pg 35) discusses chinese military threats and strategies from a US perspective.
by Sudip
27 Feb 2010 09:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1025686

Re: China Military Watch

Why AirSea Battle

A report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Chapter 2 (pg 23 to pg 35) discusses chinese military threats and strategies from a US perspective.
by Sudip
18 Feb 2010 10:36
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

My warmest congratulations to Mossad. I wish my country had such laurels to its name. I had a question for the gurus:- Since BR is the biggest India centric open source intelligence collection site around, how much is it visited and maybe referred by the big bosses of intelligence in our country? I ...
by Sudip
10 Feb 2010 05:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Here's a speech by Stella Rimington who was DG of MI5 from 92 to 96. She claims (at 3:09) that New Delhi was crisscrossed by intelligence agents of both sides in the peak of cold war. Later on she gives lot of interesting anecdotes about her intelligence career.

Video link

Heres here bio.
by Sudip
09 Feb 2010 23:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

A man who identified himself as Bharat Nepali, a former aide to Chhota Rajan, told a television network that he had planned and executed the murder because of Shah’s “anti-India activities”. Nepali, said to be hailing from Delhi, claimed he had floated his own gang. Bharat Nepali...interesting name...
by Sudip
19 Jan 2010 11:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

PM not interested in security matters?


I think it also means PM not only dis-interested, but PM incapable too
by Sudip
12 Jan 2010 03:29
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Slightly OT, but an Israeli security expert explains passenger handling by El Al Israeli airlines. Does it make sense to have anything like this for us?

How the Israelis do airport security
by Sudip
12 Jan 2010 03:19
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Slightly OT, but an Ex-CIA officer has given good feedback about CIA weaknesses in Af-Pak. Retired CIA officer: Fix the Agency Its most senior officers have virtually no experience in combating the types of targets against which the organization is currently directed. Increasingly, it is dominated a...
by Sudip
01 Jan 2010 11:10
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Massive, massive blow to the CIA.



Dont want to go too deep into it but this ex-cia guy in this video explains how CIA is working in af-pak
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcMWGwtCzgA&feature=geo
by Sudip
22 Dec 2009 04:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 311291

Re: Internal Security Watch

INDIA ARREST ALLEGED MONEY LAUNDERER An individual who is believed to run a multibillion dollar illicit financial network has been arrested by Indian authorities. According to the UKs Serious Fraud Office (SFO) he headed an organised crime syndicate which moved US$2.2bn a year across the globe. He ...
by Sudip
14 Dec 2009 23:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 311291

Re: Internal Security Watch

Gujarat police to have level-3+ bullet proof jackets and helmets



i wish other ministers had a vision like Modi
by Sudip
14 Dec 2009 10:59
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)
Replies: 2768
Views: 379524

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (June 8 2008)

London to 'lose out' to Shanghai The survey, carried out by law firm Eversheds, suggests business leaders think the West is facing accelerated competition from the East. More than 90% of bosses in Shanghai and Mumbai are confident in their economic outlook for 2010. This compares with 22% of busine...
by Sudip
14 Dec 2009 10:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 534553

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

London to 'lose out' to Shanghai The survey, carried out by law firm Eversheds, suggests business leaders think the West is facing accelerated competition from the East. More than 90% of bosses in Shanghai and Mumbai are confident in their economic outlook for 2010. This compares with 22% of busine...
by Sudip
12 Dec 2009 13:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 311291

Re: Internal Security Watch

The Alleged Chicago Jihadi: Key Role in the Mumbai Attacks? The case against David Headley, 49, the American accused of helping plan the November 2008 terrorist strikes in Mumbai, fills in several of the missing links about how the attacks were planned and executed with such precision. Because two ...
by Sudip
27 Nov 2009 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline
Replies: 2954
Views: 263515

Re: Mumbai Terrorist Attack-News stories and timeline

Article on 26/11 by Time magazine. I apologize if it has already been posted or the facts already shared. India Still a Soft Terror Target a Year Later The trial of Sabahuddin Ahmed for his work in facilitating last year's Mumbai massacre reveals an uncomfortable truth about India. Unlike his fellow...
by Sudip
27 Nov 2009 04:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 311291

Re: Internal Security Watch

Article on 26/11 by Time magazine. I apologize if it has already been posted or the facts already shared. India Still a Soft Terror Target a Year Later The trial of Sabahuddin Ahmed for his work in facilitating last year's Mumbai massacre reveals an uncomfortable truth about India. Unlike his fellow...
by Sudip
27 Nov 2009 04:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Article on 26/11 by Time magazine. I apologize if it has already been posted or the facts already shared. India Still a Soft Terror Target a Year Later The trial of Sabahuddin Ahmed for his work in facilitating last year's Mumbai massacre reveals an uncomfortable truth about India. Unlike his fellow...
by Sudip
20 Nov 2009 07:58
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

Oooo...Part 3 on RAW The burial of an enquiry into a double agent V Sudarshan First Published : 19 Nov 2009 01:11:00 AM IST Last Updated : 19 Nov 2009 04:25:24 PM IST NEW DELHI: National Security Advisor M K Narayanan has been trying to mould the Research and Analysis Wing in his own image for the ...
by Sudip
06 Nov 2009 06:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch
Replies: 3944
Views: 1025686

Re: China Military Watch

PLA Air Force's 60th anniversary celebrations
by Sudip
24 Oct 2009 22:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 2386
Views: 243276

Re: India-China News and Discussions

Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal scheduled from 8-15 November.

Read more here
by Sudip
08 Oct 2009 21:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military
Replies: 3954
Views: 1563904

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

in the 3rd picture from top posted by shyamD. the soldier in half sleeve t-shirt is wearing Woodland Shoes. It is available in showrooms and many people wear it. So is it being supplied in the armed forces too now?
by Sudip
09 Apr 2009 10:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Intelligence & National Security Discussion
Replies: 4621
Views: 761018

Re: Intelligence & National Security Discussion

very good design for a building especially considering lightning strikes. I have been to Coorg and it is at a higher elevation than the rest of the area so why do we need those huge metal towers and for what purpose. Surely these are not built to just hoist the Tibetan flags. Neither does this conf...
by Sudip
24 Jan 2009 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2434
Views: 318443

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

I was wondering about the role that could be played by the Romas and gypsies in central asia and europe if properly leveraged by india due to their historical link to the nation. Similar to how NRIs/PIOs give us an extra edge. Although most of them are abhorred and socially segregated by their count...
by Sudip
24 Jan 2009 08:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 163229

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

Readers might find this link and the videos associated relevant

http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Econom ... tures_2290
by Sudip
23 Jan 2009 05:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 534553

Re: PRC Economy News and Discussions-II

Readers might find this link and the videos associated interesting

http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Econom ... tures_2290
by Sudip
02 Dec 2008 18:08
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 193975

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

[quote="Lalmohan"]a landed SF team would be killed sooner rather than later. we don't do suicide as standard operating procedure - we are civilized. why do you think so? It has been done many times by americans and israelis. Also those 15 terrorists could come to a city like bombay which i...
by Sudip
02 Dec 2008 17:54
Forum: Terrorism Archive
Topic: Indian Response to Terrorism
Replies: 2748
Views: 193975

Re: Terror Attacks in Mumbai - IV

So is there a chance that covert operation by indian commando units to nab Dawood and Co. would be underway? It sounds like a distant dream but any comments on this by experts? one word: brahmos yes but thats possible if you are dead sure he is in that house at that time. If not then everybody sees...

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