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by member_20317
15 Nov 2014 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132712

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

But there must be an upper limit on the gas stocks to be taken up by the Germans at the discounted price in the sharing arrangement. And once the gas is sold it would be difficult to avoid market making. But yes nothing better than throwing a monkey wrench in the works. The west, the west-ukrainians...
by member_20317
15 Nov 2014 10:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 533471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

Valid point.With the MMRCA deal waiting in the wings to be signed, any negative news that can be spread against potential competition might appear .There are also others waiting for the French to goof up,the EF for instance,whose manufacturers/leaders have made no bones about their interest and are...
by member_20317
15 Nov 2014 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132712

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

Ukraine is getting its gas from elsewhere now :-? :-? If in those parts only the Russian network can supply gas in any reasonable quantity then by implication all the money is going to the Russians, whichever route it takes. What matters if, the money comes from the right pocket of the consumer or ...
by member_20317
14 Nov 2014 16:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion
Replies: 3947
Views: 150247

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion

Robin Raphel, 'the bird', who was disliked in USA November 13, 2014 Robin Raphel, a former US diplomat now under a counter intelligence investigation, has spent much of her professional life dealing with Pakistan and defending it against criticism as she doled out billions in aid to the “frenemy”. ...
by member_20317
13 Nov 2014 10:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Using lists is an old requirement &/or tactic. But live people, live societies, aspirations, the essentially dynamic sense of balance, keeps refusing to force fit itself into those lists. That is what I guess you yourself are feeling Shiv ji. It makes clear sense to me why you should do somethin...
by member_20317
13 Nov 2014 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Re. shiv Post subject: Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative senPostPosted: 13 Nov 2014 06:37 Now you are turning me into 'your rat in your favorite lab'. So I will let it pass. Yes it is true that Hindu Nationalists are treated as deviant and the whole majority is put t...
by member_20317
12 Nov 2014 23:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Yes Karan M ji, what you observe is right. Also like you I am also focused on the impressionable s. Hence the general request to all the members on this thread, to be charitable esp. in cases where there is a shubh history involved with a member (who was not Harpal Bector ji, BTW). Also I too had se...
by member_20317
12 Nov 2014 23:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Internet Hindus have won the war they needed to this year. For the next big battle there is still some time left to go. This is the time to help convert people instead of going in for more confrontations. People are looking for a reason to change. Not everybody who is not a Hindu Nationalist is in l...
by member_20317
12 Nov 2014 21:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

It is ok for people to be interested in finding out the different - Magie Hot & Sweet - Its different. Sells well too. What is not healthy is to begin obsessing about it. We can safely ignore the fact the 10 hour walk was a copy cat effort with no brains. But in the two videos there is a world o...
by member_20317
12 Nov 2014 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Re. shiv Post subject: Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative senPostPosted: 12 Nov 2014 19:46 Shiv ji, this is exactly why I keep resisting you (unsuccessfully :P) from trying to bring too much out into the arena of arguments. It is obvious that people will have their in...
by member_20317
12 Nov 2014 18:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sense?
Replies: 1267
Views: 40794

Re: Why is "Hindu Nationalism" spoken of in a pejorative sen

Everybody is already responsible 'personally' for everything, whatever the way they choose to walk or acquiesce to or even merely tolerate. Lets stop this green on green. All people whatever background should be welcome so long as they can be properly in a yogic manner joined into the system already...
by member_20317
02 Nov 2014 19:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132712

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29865993 Ukraine crisis: Separatists hold controversial polls Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are holding elections denounced by the West as "illegitimate". Presidential and parliamentary polls ... Putin should help them shove it deep insi...
by member_20317
01 Nov 2014 15:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109832

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

Prime Minister Modi's statement It is said in the Mahabharata that Karna was not born from his mother’s womb. This means in the times in which the epic was written genetic science was very much present. We all worship Lord Ganesha; for sure there must have been some plastic surgeon at that time, to...
by member_20317
31 Oct 2014 23:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Discussion on Indian Special Forces
Replies: 4059
Views: 722051

Re: Discussion on Indian Special Forces

Attaching a link to a very well written article on the composition, ethos and operational aspects of Rashtriya Rifles by Gen Syed Ata Hasnain. This is something you can add to a curated Must Read List for CI/CT. Does RR get the same privileges w.r.t. the medical facilities as does the Indian Army f...
by member_20317
31 Oct 2014 21:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 336117

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Russia-China alliance is highly over-rated. It makes sense for Asian countries to cooperate on economics but there is no way such old peoples can ever think of becoming a lesser partner to somebody else. There is too much civilizational pride in the room. Mostly justified. Besides the Russians want ...
by member_20317
31 Oct 2014 15:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 165991

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Another planted article ? How is this a planted article ? I saw the journalist ask the British Defence Minister this yesterday. I did an interview with him right after and didn't ask him this question because it didn't seem relevant. But how is it a plant? A planted piece, as I understand it, is wh...
by member_20317
28 Oct 2014 00:39
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 463550

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

That is great. And if briefings about AMCA have been given to IN then I guess things can be taken to the next level. It has been discussed earlier on BRF, I think, for LCAs. Hope the big guys are thinking along these lines too. Also we have been told in the thread earlier, that Mig29K, JSF and AMCA ...
by member_20317
28 Oct 2014 00:04
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3315
Views: 463550

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Probably they have some confidence that regardless of the troubled route of making the IAF version before IN version, the AMCA would have enough room for the extra strong undercarriage and probably even become a twin-seat fighter. But this is the right time to change things. There is no harm in soun...
by member_20317
27 Oct 2014 23:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 165991

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Bhailog it is a pretty stupid question actually in the same vein as 'walks like a duck talks like a duck.....'. I just asked that question in jest only because it reminded me of something said by someone sometime back and then just a few days later he said something exactly to the contrary. And the ...
by member_20317
27 Oct 2014 12:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 971
Views: 66379

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Re: Modi Sarkar - Policies and implementation [2] http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=6868&start=3960#p1741445 Archan ji, I don't think I can start new threads. ................. Added later : Ok done. Thanks. I always use the active_search option. Never went to the Board I...
by member_20317
27 Oct 2014 09:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014
Replies: 3963
Views: 165991

Re: Rafale & MMRCA News and Discussions-9 August, 2014

Yes but what does the IAF's "Really" need? :twisted:
by member_20317
26 Oct 2014 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109832

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

Self sustaining or self propagating. What is it that is sought? Indians do not have it in them to put out self-propagating institutions. Self propagation requires a lot more than just goodwill. It would require at the very least an aware self-preservative attitude and ideally a bloated sense of self...
by member_20317
26 Oct 2014 13:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3366
Views: 533471

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9 , 2014

Maybe the blackbox will have some clue, if these parameters are monitored. Datarecorder was recovered and the claim is that it excludes the possibility of Pilot Error or even Engine Trouble. That was the reason they began suspecting the FBW. As Austin ji says above the ejection mechanism has a brai...
by member_20317
26 Oct 2014 10:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 259106

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

What I think with a very very long shot is there is a need to analyze pre second world war and state of Jews and how suddenly a Jewish state came up where their original origin was. Since then it is the center of attraction in all types of mullah lands. Are there plans to create a new Yezdi corrido...
by member_20317
26 Oct 2014 10:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5561
Views: 623345

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

If that's so why doesn't Asia and Africa put money into solving AIDs or common health issues ? Per your claim they have the demand and they're not given to the ills of conspicuous consumption, pyrrhic wars, realpolitik and barely disguised concepts of racial,religious and exceptionalist superiority...
by member_20317
25 Oct 2014 21:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 187218

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Why is there a doubt on our capability to have a good NAG developed. Why must Javelin be the crutch to have it. In any case, its not like the Amerikhans need us to develop Javelin. If the NAG fails then you can always seek imports from them, FMS route.
by member_20317
25 Oct 2014 10:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 259106

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Muppalla ji, that is an anonymous blog aka one who does not have the guts to stand up for his views but wants to control the narrative. Furthermore it is full of contradictions about Hinduism itself, if not about Yazidis. Yazidis cannot represent themselves currently, hence perhaps, the hit job. It...
by member_20317
24 Oct 2014 22:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India and Biological Warfare
Replies: 38
Views: 3005

Re: India and Biological Warfare

I was trying to figure out what would happen in the two cases: 1) How long would Ebola cured people remain capable of transmitting the virus. 2) How would Ebola infected but asymptomatic people be in terms of infecting others. Found the following links. http://www.inquisitr.com/1550474/how-many-peop...
by member_20317
24 Oct 2014 20:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 167004

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

What is that little object on the left right intake. A white device thats attached to a round red base. It is there on almost all pictures. Added later : Yes shiv ji it is on the right one. Thanks. Also in the following picture it does look like a camera. In which case I hope ADA releases some of th...
by member_20317
24 Oct 2014 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109832

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

by Shiv In the west the norm has become one kid or no kids and even the one kid people are strained by the "income loss" of having one child so that "no children" becomes a desirable goal for personal wealth and personal freedom. IMHO! I have seen the society here in USA now (20...
by member_20317
24 Oct 2014 12:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 259106

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Yazidis are Abrahmics are two disjoint set. Abrahmics came in only after Abraham or at the earliest upon creation of Adam which we all know happened 4000 years back and the God is an Abrahmic contortion of pristine Hinduism. Yazidis came in much much before than that, rather they were the original p...
by member_20317
24 Oct 2014 11:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132712

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

George Soros wants the west to intervene in Ukraine, in Argentina, in Syria, in Libya - all places visited upon by death and misery today. At one point Argentina really thought he was a friend.
by member_20317
21 Oct 2014 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine
Replies: 4026
Views: 132712

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine

By reporting these things and maintaining silence on the roles of the West, these western MSM outlets are working to achieve their master's goals. Twin goals simultaneously: 1) Russians and Ukrainians would hate each other to death. Absolute guttural hate based on partition history; 2) The Ukrainian...
by member_20317
21 Oct 2014 09:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4010
Views: 636791

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

Any guesses to the war cry of the MLI...?? War Cry: Bol Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Ki Jai (Say Victory To King Shivaji). The Maratha Light Infantry -Ankit I also believed it was Har Har Mahadev simpliciter but then read that it is actually both "Bol Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Ki Ja...
by member_20317
21 Oct 2014 00:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Red Menace
Replies: 3744
Views: 293493

Re: The Red Menace

RoyG wrote:
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One is not competing for tragedy, here!

What a dunce :rotfl: . The china reference came because of the tragedy of it all, lady.

Ok let me ease up things for you - You do not deserve the freedom that you so earnestly sue for.
by member_20317
20 Oct 2014 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4010
Views: 636791

Re: Indian Army: News and Discussions 11 June 2014

'Paltan ki izzat' itself may have been a germ introduced to 'help' the BIA. Who knows, with the loss of history even the evidence to prove it was so, would be dead and gone by now. Paltan ki izzat sound like a good way of ensuring the less educated news rationed Jawan would get deterred from asking ...
by member_20317
19 Oct 2014 17:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 187218

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

http://www.janes.com/article/44688/india-successfully-tests-nirbhay-cruise-missile The Nirbhay shares a similar physical profile with the US Tomahawk and Russian Kh-55 cruise missiles, featuring a slim cylindrical fuselage and a set of folding, pop-out wings for flight control. IHS Jane's notes tha...
by member_20317
17 Oct 2014 12:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 187218

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

So if it goes 1.5 machs for 300 km but still manages 1050 km in 70 minutes then that means besides the waypoints they tried many more things (altitude, velocity) and all of it worked perfect.
by member_20317
17 Oct 2014 12:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 3963
Views: 187218

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Tarmak007 ‪#‎NirbhayLaunch‬ ‪#‎BreakingNews‬ Has now covered 300 km in 10 min . Going smooth. DRDO chief expected to make an announcement soon. ‪#‎GoNirbhayGo‬ Does not seem right. It would make is supersonic :wink: Indeed 30km a minute equals mach 1.46. Could it be this puppy can supercruise? Grea...

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