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by Christopher Sidor
21 Sep 2016 16:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Looks like you would be happy only if Modi slaps Nawaz. BJP is a political party, not a party of Sanyasins. It has to stay in power to get its points across, no body respects a party that does not have/share power. Congress stood for corruption and bad governance across all spheres of life. Hence B...
by Christopher Sidor
21 Sep 2016 08:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 75147

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Yes sir. It was a mistake to have elected these ostriches who have their head in the sand.
by Christopher Sidor
21 Sep 2016 08:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Shiv and Rudradevji none of my posts were meant at you personally or against you as an individual. For the past 2 years all around me people have been saying that this PM is a Feku. I did not believe it when Vijay Mallya was allowed to escape to a luxurious exile in London with no attempt being made...
by Christopher Sidor
21 Sep 2016 07:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 75147

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Sid wrote:Their military is posturing just like they did after 2008. Its high time we call their bluff and give one tight slap.

Bluff has been called and BJP has been found wanting. The party with a majority in Lok Shaba has been found wanting.
by Christopher Sidor
21 Sep 2016 07:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Improve operational readiness to project asymmetric response capability! Stop pussy footing with Rafale and FGFA. History will castrate IAF brass for these colossal blunders!! It is not the IAF brass sir, it is our most honest defence minister Mr Manohar Parrikar at whose feet this has to be laid. ...
by Christopher Sidor
21 Sep 2016 07:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Thank you for concurring with the fact that this PM has neither the vision or the guts to do what IG did in 1971 or to what LBS did in 1965. You arbitrarily pronounce some deadline by which, if you do not see visible action against Pakistan, it means this PM doesn't have vision or guts. When I don'...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 23:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 75147

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

There is this harami David Devdas shitting in hindustan Times. Never seen such ideotic article. How such people do sleep. Funny name. Look like written by ISI. Where is GOI ? how they are allowing such nonsense on a national newspaper. Shame on you hindustan times . :( . He has guts to tell us to p...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 23:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

[b]To me it is interesting that Putin did not react to Turkey's shooting down of a Russian aircraft. He stuck to his guns and came out looking good. His political gambles have been more successful than Ombaba's second term. [/b] Putin came out on the top because Turkish President has a bone to pick...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 23:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Rudradev ji let us have a bet, you said what happened in Dec 1971 started in Dec in 1970. Today is 20-Sept-2016 I bet you that even after 21-Sept-2017 nothing comparable to what happened in 1971, like for example separation of Baluchistan from Pakistan or reclamation of our lost J&K territory w...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 23:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Christopher, Why so much rhona/dhona? Do you want NaMo to attack in POK which is exactly where TSP wants him to? Or do you want him to take apart TSP, at least 5% chance as RD puts it? BTW I am 100% he will do it. You are not letting your creative brain to think. Sir if I wanted creative brain to t...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 21:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Rudradev ji let us have a bet, you said what happened in Dec 1971 started in Dec in 1970. Today is 20-Sept-2016 I bet you that even after 21-Sept-2017 nothing comparable to what happened in 1971, like for example separation of Baluchistan from Pakistan or reclamation of our lost J&K territory wi...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 21:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 75147

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

Chris: I will reply to this first They can be faulted for trying. Insanity is repeating the same thing over and over again expecting a different result each time. Yes, it is insane only if the circumstances are the same. However, when situation change then it is worthwhile to try good things once a...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 21:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Christopher ji Who finally started the howitzer induction? Who finally sorted out LCA and turned IAF around - a lot of work was needed to sit IAF and DRDO and sort out their misgivings. And where is the Howitzer? Is the ready to be deployed 2 years after the so called decisive government took over?...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 21:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Does anyone seriously think that its development and use of covert capabilities within Pakistan is something the GOI is going to broadcast? Jingos need to recognize that satisfying jingo hearts is the least of the GOI's priorities where Pakistan is concerned. If the time comes when something big an...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 21:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 75147

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

That is electoral politics. Promise high and wide to get votes. The moment Doval became the NSA, we should have guessed about the approach of the government. Looking at Modi's international travels and foreign policy, we must have pondered on the connections being established. TRADE is a key factor...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 20:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Fair enough, we put economy at the fore front and every thing else at the back burner. If that is the case let Modi give us economic progress. Modi has about 2-3 more years left before the next general elections. If and when Indians vote for a sickular government in the next general election, I won...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 20:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

But for Modis' part he sees his power and reputation under threat from sickular libtards, the Lootyens elite and the PakPasand media. The only way he can hold on is to deliver on economy and development and not get into a war if war is avoidable. Poor economy, failed development, jingoistic moves a...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 19:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...
Replies: 240
Views: 24436

Re: In response to the Uri Terrorist Attack...

Modi will not respond. There will not be any strike on Pakistan. Defending Modi by blaming the bureaucracy or by spreading the canard that IA has advised against the strike is pathetic. Wake up and realize, all of our PM's since 1971 have been weaklings, including Rajiv Gandhi, VP Singh, PV Narsihma...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 19:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168568

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China's Next Territorial Claim: Hawaii and Almost the Entire Pacific Ocean? From there, things got even more interesting. On the sidelines of the conference, a Vietnamese filmmaker was shooting a documentary on the South China Sea and asked me on camera what I thought of the claims. Without being a...
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4729
Views: 376790

Re: Deterrence

Austin wrote:Apocalypse alert: How India-Pakistan nuclear war will kill 12 million, destroy two countries

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/indi ... 67919.html


I still dont get it how can India be Destroyed. Pakistan yes but India no. We have come back from worst disasters.
by Christopher Sidor
20 Sep 2016 18:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri
Replies: 666
Views: 75147

Re: Terror Attack At Army Camp In Jammu And Kashmir's Uri

How many times have we been over here. Kargil, did we cross the IB and LoC, NO. Parliament Attack, did we cross the IB and LoC, No. Bombay-2008 did we cross the IB and LoC, NO. Pathankot attack did we cross the IB and LoC, NO. Now URI will we cross the IB and LOC. NO. Be it BJP or Congress, Modi or ...
by Christopher Sidor
28 Aug 2016 15:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1273
Views: 166900

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

PRC followed the Japanese text book for growth. In fact most of the East Asian countries did. Now PRC is facing the same issue as Japan has been facing for the past decade.
by Christopher Sidor
28 Aug 2016 14:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4280
Views: 291327

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Greenspan Sees U.S. Interest Rates Rising Soon, Perhaps Rapidly Ex-Fed Chairman says low rates won’t last ’very much longer’ Greenspan also forecasts that euro zone ‘will break down’ Euro Area “It will break down, as indeed it is showing signs of in many different areas,” he said. He called the 19-...
by Christopher Sidor
27 Aug 2016 07:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 592033

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Sometimes it appears that either GoI either has ministries working at cross purpose or are unable to learn the right lessons from History. Firstly the debasement of our currency has led to a situation where Indians crave gold. The Indian populance want a hedge against a government which has steadly ...
by Christopher Sidor
26 Aug 2016 15:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1168568

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

^^^^ It is black and white as Sardar had pointed out to Nehru in his letter of 1950. it{i.e. PRC} continues to regard us with suspicion and the whole psychology is one, at least outwardly, of scepticism perhaps mixed with a little hostility. I doubt if we can go any further than we have done already...
by Christopher Sidor
26 Aug 2016 15:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: J&K News and Discussion-2011
Replies: 3990
Views: 246587

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2011

Kashmiri lives matter - Greater Kashmir Dated 24-Aug-2016 Nevertheless its time not to get dehumanized. Every human life matters, similarly Kashmiri lives matter too. Enough is enough! No more deaths. Kashmiris protest because human life matters, the lives of our youth, women and children matter. T...
by Christopher Sidor
21 Aug 2016 12:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4280
Views: 291327

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

I wonder what will happen to those who had advocated having Euro as an alternative to Dollar. The sad truth is that currency is only as strong as the political, economic and military might put behind it. Euro never had the political and military might behind it. The 2008-9 crisis showcased that the ...
by Christopher Sidor
18 Aug 2016 18:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3540
Views: 554741

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

^^^^ The problem is that Diesel and even Gas is that it is still a hydro carbon fuel. And at the end of the day a diesel locomotive or a Gas-Turbine powered locomotive is nothing more than a Big Diesel/Gas tank, on top of which sits a even bigger Diesel/Gas generator. This generator generates electr...
by Christopher Sidor
18 Aug 2016 18:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 488035

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Dont rule out Trump yet. Yes Hillary has significant lead over him. Yes his words and his antics have all left us wondering about his suitability for POTUS chair. However the wild card is the economy. US elections are won on the simple dictum, "Its the economy, Stupid". And if the economy ...
by Christopher Sidor
18 Aug 2016 13:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4280
Views: 291327

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

What would cause such event/what is the driver?? 2000-dot-com, 2008 and Asian crisis, or 1998 for that matter were caused by different reasons? I dont remember the earlier crisis but 2008 I do and it was due to sub-prime which had domino effect on banking sector and subsequent bail outs. They did n...
by Christopher Sidor
15 Aug 2016 14:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 488035

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

^^^^^^^ One of the few things that Vajpayee did, for which he has to be applauded. A brave and wise decision by Shri Vajpayeee. We should never have gone in with USA into Iraq in 2003. Hopefully the most recent dispensation and future governments of India remembers this if push comes to shove in cas...
by Christopher Sidor
15 Aug 2016 14:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 971
Views: 66066

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Thanks to all those who put in effort to get this up and running again. If there is something we can do to assist you guys in making sure that this does not happen again or help you in the backup plan please do let us know.

Happy Independence Day to everybody.
by Christopher Sidor
15 Aug 2016 13:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4280
Views: 291327

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

God dammit, it is good to be back and have this forum up and running. Happy Independence day Bharat. The coming quarters are going to be very interesting. Will it be a repeat of 2008 or will it be a repeat of 2000 dot-com bubble or will it be a repeat of 1997 Asian Financial crisis? And will we lear...
by Christopher Sidor
26 Jun 2016 20:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11986
Views: 945606

Re: Levant crisis - III

. I think West should do it. Create another Iraq by overthrowing Assad and watch IS/Desh get reborn. This would give a flip to the sectarian conflict from levanant to the Persian gulf. Go for it. After all Iraq was just a mishap. They would have definitely learned from their mistake. Go Ammanpour, ...
by Christopher Sidor
25 Jun 2016 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3401
Views: 495061

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Buying MIG-29 for IN was the only choice that IN had. But will our naval MIGs be able to operate in Western Pacific and in SCS is still not clear. Right now PLAN's aircraft carrier is just a show piece. But once it and it's sister ship are ready and loaded with SU-33 or its Chinese knock off those a...
by Christopher Sidor
25 Jun 2016 07:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1273
Views: 166900

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

^^^^^^^^ This is a variant of the tactic that was tried during the recent Scottish Independence. FUD is being spread throughout not only by the Remain campaign but by the Leave campaign too. Observe how the Leave campaign invoked the shrill siren call about Turkey's joining the EU and how 80 million...
by Christopher Sidor
25 Jun 2016 03:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4280
Views: 291327

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Looks like entire Western World MSM media are shocked with Breexit Vote. Ammanpour blames it on refugee crisis and why Assad needs to be bombed to solve the Syria crisis which interviewing foreign secretary on Bri-exit only to be counted by him saying the refuges coming from Syria is small part com...
by Christopher Sidor
25 Jun 2016 03:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 259199

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

outside of london (and some of the larger cities), england is strikingly white, poorer and often not well educated - and most disenfranchised from the establishment and the political order. into that mix of low employment and benefits culture drop in large numbers of hard working east europeans who...
by Christopher Sidor
25 Jun 2016 03:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 259199

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

The most refreshing and candid take on Breexit. 'Citizens of the World'? Nice Thought, But ... -- Bloomberg dated 24-June-2016. From the article The EU never did this work. When asked "Where are you from?" almost no one would answer "Europe," because after 50 years of assiduous l...
by Christopher Sidor
25 Apr 2016 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 160837

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

This drama of US Republican party with regard to Donald Trump baffles me. At this moment Trump obviously has required support from most of Republican party members if not an outright majority. And in democracy the person with maximum number of votes win. Plain and simple. If the rank and file of Rep...

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