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by RoyG
22 Jan 2018 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

Your original talk about EOS was a response <see here> to ArujnPandit. It is odd that you think you are having private discussion with Shivji only. In any case, don't you think it is strange to say "you are not talking/discussing with me'? I just was curious about what exactly you were saying ...
by RoyG
22 Jan 2018 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

@Amber Why not? I can understand the hold out on NPT, but what's the point in keeping CTBT door open? Everything worked fine apparently so sign the latter.
by RoyG
21 Jan 2018 23:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

Haridas wrote:Amber G, I am talking/discussing w Shiv ji not you. Thank you in advance.


:lol:
by RoyG
21 Jan 2018 23:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

If we have successfully validated thermonuclear design, why not simply sign CTBT and NPT and be done with it? Honest query.
by RoyG
20 Jan 2018 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

If only 25 kt fission weapons are to be used, why the large 1500 kg payloads ? How about 3 puny 25 kts MIRV to land on 3 parts of a megacity. Will have the effect of one 150 kt Assuming that our nuclear scientists remain morons/liars and expressions like equations of state are only for showing off ...
by RoyG
19 Jan 2018 20:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4830
Views: 649547

Re: Internal Security Watch

Deporting 20 million people isn't going to happen. We'll be lucky to deport 50k. Bangladesh will refuse to take them. It's too late.
by RoyG
11 Jan 2018 10:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Two and Half Front War Scenario
Replies: 209
Views: 27183

Re: Two and Half Front War Scenario

2.5 front is going to come out of our own playbook Arthashastra in which there is a gradual move up the escalation ladder from silent to overtly limited kinetic. Nuclear weapons prevent gate crashing. You have to turn a subset of the population against the King and get them to open the door for you....
by RoyG
11 Jan 2018 04:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 637269

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

The reason appears there has never been serious effort to take control of Kashmir issue before this. The issues were subcontracted to a few leaders who made it worse. The way valley is today can only be solved if ground is changed. Punishing Maulvis, Madrassas and their venom. Taking very serious n...
by RoyG
09 Jan 2018 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

There’s even better proof to be found when you look more closely at the artwork. The figures underneath the supernova and the moon on the rock painting aren’t part of a hunting scene, as it might seem at first glance. Instead, Vahia’s analysis shows they neatly fit the constellations that surrounde...
by RoyG
08 Jan 2018 10:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

TWO MOONS 5,000-year old rock art found in India is likely the oldest depiction of a supernova Akshat Rathi January 07, 2018 Quartz India Imagine looking up at the sky one night and finding two moons. If it happened in 2017, Twitter would be abuzz with people posting photos. News channels would get...
by RoyG
05 Jan 2018 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Dainik Jagaran: https://www.jagran.com/news/national-jagran-special-on-indo-european-languages-17304852.html The AIT guys will try to spin as a victory b/c paper will prove that ANI came from outside. However, that is a position OOI agrees with them on. The issue is the date at which this happened ...
by RoyG
05 Jan 2018 01:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Thanks Ramana & RoyG. I did a Google translate of that page: it wasn't a very good translation. It mentioned the North Indian Brahmin connection. But was it a speculative article (like Tony Joseph's) or did it actually leak the results? Rajiv Malhotra mentioned that he got a little taste of the...
by RoyG
04 Jan 2018 23:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Its open source from hindi news. Talageri's thesis is preserved given the available information. Based on C-14 dating the Rakhigiri skeletons originate before 2500 BC. DNA closely matches today's North Indian Brahmin profile which means that mixing must've taken place prior to 1700 BC. This would me...
by RoyG
04 Jan 2018 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Guys, just found out Rakhigiri DNA results will be out soon. So far based on what I've heard there is a reason to smile but not cheer yet. We will have to wait for the full results. I think more than anything, these results will officially disprove the traditional Weitzel thesis which is good for us...
by RoyG
02 Jan 2018 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^^ From the video posted by JEM ji, historical date of BG he gives is 1AD. Probably this is the date born out of the notion (wrong) that BG is influenced by Buddhism. Good catch Venugji. Didn't watch the entire video. Just some quick conclusions I can draw from this: This is a next level orientali...
by RoyG
02 Jan 2018 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Keep an eye on this guy folks. He will move forward https://snu-kr.academia.edu/TravisLSmith https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MLMo6Vb8wd4 Read his paper below to get a sense of who he is. how you read the text will determine whether you are an insider or outsider. https://www.academia.edu/21441804/T...
by RoyG
19 Dec 2017 04:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operational Art or War Doctrine
Replies: 55
Views: 10161

Re: Operational Art or War Doctrine

Ashokji,

'Cunning Brahmin' is the correct word.
by RoyG
19 Dec 2017 03:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operational Art or War Doctrine
Replies: 55
Views: 10161

Re: Operational Art or War Doctrine

Clausewitz and other western military thinkers were brilliant, and have helped Europe and US dominate the conventional theatre. However, there are a few deficiencies I see in their 'operational art'. -'Happiness' as the goal of the populace. -They simply don't define any form of diplomacy as a war f...
by RoyG
14 Dec 2017 22:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house
Replies: 75
Views: 8239

Re: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house

Keeping servers in the country is only part of the issue. All of these machines are on the internet, so allowing access to the data of Indian companies and Indian resources of value, is equivalent to just moving the data out of the country for all practical purposes. How the US govt. uses the amazo...
by RoyG
14 Dec 2017 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house
Replies: 75
Views: 8239

Re: Indian Data Security: Keeping your bride in your best friend's house

I don't know much about computers but I think Shiv's concerns are warranted especially when we are now shifting into a very complex hybridized war. If you want to win you have to have complete control over your hardware, software, and data. In the age of nuclear weapons and means to deliver them, yo...
by RoyG
07 Dec 2017 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies
Replies: 754
Views: 81771

Re: Tracking India's Admission into International Groups & Bodies

No other country shits on itself as much as we do. Challenges like this require out of the box solutions. You have to be disruptive and grow your economy. There is no way around it. Being disruptive means that you have political stability, build regional and international coalitions, force yourself ...
by RoyG
06 Dec 2017 01:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

Had a few more thoughts on battlefield nuke strategy that Pakistan is employing against IBG. Besides deterring adjoining territories from leaving Pakistan, they may serve another asymmetrical/preemptive function against India. If they can miniaturize to the size of w48, they can maybe backpack it an...
by RoyG
05 Dec 2017 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

Shiv, Check her out lol. https://twitter.com/srianjalidevi75/status/934278808198352896 BRF invite? I bet the profile and pic are fake :D I think she's a source for Vipin Narang. She has some sort of expertise in underground detonations and shaft design. She may be able to plug some knowledge gaps r...
by RoyG
05 Dec 2017 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

Shiv,

Check her out lol.

https://twitter.com/srianjalidevi75/sta ... 8198352896

BRF invite?
by RoyG
05 Sep 2017 00:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4808
Views: 434947

Re: Deterrence

We have achieved deterrence wrt China. The fact that we haven't been subject to nuclear attack is a testament to it. 50kt air burst with CEP < 100m over 20 major Chinese cities will effectively nullify everything they've worked hard to achieve as a civilization. However, to go beyond Asia and seriou...
by RoyG
01 Sep 2017 04:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Politically sensitive? First of all, don't trust the media on anything related to something like this. Secondly, we already know that there was a recent inflow with the recent paper. That doesn't change anything at all related to whether ANI was oppressive and whether our culture flowed westward aft...
by RoyG
08 Aug 2017 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

CK Raju has proved that hellenists were beefed up by historians. In particular, their contributions to mathematics and science. Don't believe me? - Try doing longer arithmetic and advanced mathematics w/ ancient greek numerals. Much of their advancements came from Egypt.
by RoyG
05 Aug 2017 01:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

SriJoy, If you can't address critical questions posed to you, how can you expect this debate to go on? We are trying to show you that YOUR current view has its origins in the protestant reformation and german indology. Please pick up The Nay Science by Vishwa Adluri. It shows how the questions and a...
by RoyG
04 Aug 2017 18:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2428
Views: 315372

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Nice article on Indo Iranian ties https://swarajyamag.com/world/reality-check-what-indo-iranian-civilisational-ties Advocates India adopting a pragmatic and hard nosed approach rather than through any rose tinted glasses invoking some nonsensical shared heritage If at all we did have some commonali...
by RoyG
04 Aug 2017 05:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Many overt thematic elements within the Itihasa literature which come directly from the Upanishads so the influence is non-debatable. Now for Pollock and others, this is a big problem. If you want to prove some sort of in-built oppression within the text, some sophistication is needed in the form o...
by RoyG
04 Aug 2017 04:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

He hasn't. I'm glad he brought up Itihasa. His deep assumptions mirror that of Holzmann who used AIT to show how the subcontinental negro tainted the myths brought to them by sweaty white men on horseback. Buddhism was the product of Aryan genius revolting against mythic oppression . So you see, pr...
by RoyG
30 Jul 2017 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4358
Views: 287043

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Not sure if this has been discussed before, but here it is: India’s Nuclear Exceptionalism The author estimates that India's current stockpile is sufficient for ~2200 to 2600 warheads, while Pakistan's is sufficient for 207. Paki author, so to be taken with a pinch of salt. Not quite . India s unpu...
by RoyG
30 Jul 2017 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

:mrgreen: Looks like SriJoy has fawked this thread too. BTW Sarasvati as referred in the Rgveda is not a river but represents some other kind of physical object. Howevah, there was certainly a riva in NW India that took its name from the Rgvedic sound Sarasvati. He hasn't. I'm glad he brought up It...
by RoyG
30 Jul 2017 06:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^^You are on to something... needs more exploration... The West needed a corrective measure to save itself and adopting its convoluted framework and criticising the more formal Indian approach. It is like a company that mimics feature of a competitor (whose offering is of lower quality) mistakenly...
by RoyG
29 Jul 2017 20:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

The problem I see in SriJoy's argument is this: He ignores the fact that Itihasa came AFTER the technical treaties of the Upanishads. Contrast this to the development of Christianity in Europe where a purely assumptive anthropology was cast into myth whose influence waned against technical texts dis...
by RoyG
27 Jul 2017 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2940
Views: 129916

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

AGupta, Shiv, NileshOak please take a look at this video.

by RoyG
16 Jul 2017 02:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2447
Views: 420929

Re: CT and COIN operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

joygoswami wrote:Unrelated. But never seen any jihadi flaunting INSAS. This was recovered from Khifayat Khaday, from Zakir Musa Grp. July 02, Anantnag.

Warning: GRAPHIC CONTENT


Sawed off the buttstock and shortened the sling to keep it concealed under the coat and allow for more accurate medium range engagement.
by RoyG
14 Jul 2017 01:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Shiv, I remember we had discussed Suzanne Sulivan's work. Have you seen the docs in the link below? I really think she may have cracked it mainly using brahmi script. Had no idea brahmi was this old. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B6jR88LVnUUEODA2bzVZc2JyRDA She did not crack it mainly usi...
by RoyG
13 Jul 2017 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5250
Views: 524928

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Shiv, I remember we had discussed Suzanne Sulivan's work. Have you seen the docs in the link below? I really think she may have cracked it mainly using brahmi script. Thermoluminescence dating showed that the pot was made in 1528 BC, a date very late for Indus Script, and the earliest known example ...

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