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by ArjunPandit
09 May 2020 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

amar thanks for this..i think this govt is steadily tightening things up ...what surprises me is the set of levers we have at our hand..there's so much that we didnt do so far..like taking actions against firms that dont display india's correct maps. Remember the famed one china policy. Can impose s...
by ArjunPandit
08 May 2020 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 141
Views: 12987

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

We are a great Dharmic people with massive heart and ethics of the highest order. But I fear greatly. The numbers are staggering. Modi has done an immense job if you look at what I am seeing in the US. But I don't know. Could we be putting 1.3b at rest over 1.8m? :( I feel like sobbing. Because I t...
by ArjunPandit
08 May 2020 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 141
Views: 12987

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

1.8 millions in population of 1400 millions. Well dispersed. Checked and re-checked. Going straight into quarantine. Should be possible with everyone cooperating . well based on what we have seen so far ..it is hard to expect....even if you are cooperating..would white collars returnign from YOU Es...
by ArjunPandit
08 May 2020 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 141
Views: 12987

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

India has a surplus of hotels without central A/C that could be repurposed for quarantine duty for the next couple of months. This is what South Korea has done. Statista says there are 90 million hotel rooms in India, so finding 1.8m over a couple of months is possible. actually it might be an indi...
by ArjunPandit
08 May 2020 12:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4000
Views: 619335

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.cfr.org/blog/pandemic-and-china-are-strengthening-us-india-relations-now The Pandemic and China Are Strengthening U.S.-India Relations, for Now Blog Post by Guest Blogger for Alyssa Ayres, May 4, 2020 Alyssa Ayres is Ghadanand Dhume's wife. I don't know what her true feelings towards In...
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4302
Views: 751639

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

OT and last one from me on this, at the end of day it is the size of fight in the dog and not the size of dog in fight
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 22:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Status of Indian Nationals abroad
Replies: 141
Views: 12987

Re: Status of Indian Nationals abroad

there's a lot of uncertainty on this..i dont think Goi is not doing a great job at communication to those who want to come back which undermines this herculean effort. I am understanding of the efforts because I am somewhat aware what is going in the background in southblock. Why employees and consu...
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 20:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3822
Views: 704153

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

this PMC concept seems to be imported from US military, where the govt likes to do a lot of stuff with plausibility of deniability. While not a bad idea, I doubt Indian govt/babudom operates like this. This idea is good in theory, but good luck in moving files through this generation of babudom and ...
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 19:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4302
Views: 751639

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

One more thing to note is the coward IK, the same guy who compromised intel guys in ME country, pulled back plug from all raw network in pakistan..its for some good deeds of our ancestors that we even survive as a nation even such treachery
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 16:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4302
Views: 751639

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Aditya_V wrote:This was after that around 1989-90 when VP singh Government was in power and Ik Gujral was a FM.

may i request you to please share a link ..couldnt find it
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3161
Views: 437470

Re: Indus Water Treaty

https://www.samaa.tv/news/pakistan/2020/05/india-stops-14000-cusecs-of-water-flowing-into-pakistan/ India has stopped 14,000 cusecs of water flowing into Pakistan via River Chenab, officials at the Pakistani Ministry of Water Resources said Wednesday. The flow of water in Chenab has been reduced to ...
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 16:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4302
Views: 751639

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Aditya_V wrote:For eg. if we didnt have rudimentary Nukes in 1989 - they would have nuked us - their F16's were loaded till the CIA warned them that India had a few bombs to retaliate. This fact is lost on our people.

kahuta -IG????
by ArjunPandit
07 May 2020 06:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 404
Views: 111888

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

"4. T72/90 has shown its worth to IA in tank biathlons" Were you being sarcastic? yes of course sir, you may debate that IA didnt get their own T90 ..but if we have to finish where we did (or rather did not) https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/indian-army-fails-to-reach-fina...
by ArjunPandit
06 May 2020 14:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4302
Views: 751639

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

https://twitter.com/ChinarcorpsIA/status/1257914865202507777 Op Sharshali (Pulwama) update. One more terrorist (total TWO) eliminated. Joint Operation in progress हिरण्यरेता @Hiranyareta · 2h I am hearing total 13 were trapped initially so 11 more yet to find their 72. Heavy stone pelting by locals.
by ArjunPandit
05 May 2020 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 404
Views: 111888

Re: Armoured Vehicles: News & Discussion

Why did the Russians defeat the Germans in WW2? The battle of Kursk epitomises the different concepts in the MBTs of both sides.The Germans kept on improving the panzers,tigers,etc. while on production runs leading to delays and lesser numbers in comparison with the Russians.Their T-34 was tested,c...
by ArjunPandit
05 May 2020 23:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 1027
Views: 193020

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

If you think about the time and effort IN spent on hunting for a lone Paki sub in the recent times, 4 or 5 of them in the Arabian sea at any time during a conflict can not be dismissed as a minor scare. They will tie up most of the navy. For the pakis a single missile attack on any of our shore ass...
by ArjunPandit
05 May 2020 17:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1372
Views: 298890

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

You either take action on all 130 or you are uncovered meat". Enough with this Paki drama. sridharji one question, if someone makes mince meat is there any action for those? what happened to Russia after ukraine and ossettia/georgia, US after iraq wmd or in afghanistan, or even us after SS and...
by ArjunPandit
05 May 2020 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3822
Views: 704153

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

we lost maj satish dahiya in handwara too..there was a post by akshay kapoor, i think now he's on twitter with Prince of good times..where he mentioned that he would like to burn those jungles.... i am posting a series of posts that i could find on handwara on brf..it was very active in 2015-2017 da...
by ArjunPandit
05 May 2020 13:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 696511

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

NaPakis view their air force being superior vis-a-viv India by the number of Indian planes they shot and the number they lost in comparison. Their entire history lies in IAF losses vs PAF losses. India views their air force in political and military objectives being met. Losses are part and parcel ...
by ArjunPandit
05 May 2020 01:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 696511

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

I know it is OT, but very valid points, in fact that is why the palestine issue has been given up beyond usual lip service...
by ArjunPandit
04 May 2020 23:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3941
Views: 696511

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

It is a myth - started by NaPakis themselves - that the PAF will have access to these nations' combat aircraft in times of war. There are a number of reasons why this will not happen. Posting articles like this only serves to add fuel to that myth. +1 to it....in fact the myth of PAF superiority ru...
by ArjunPandit
04 May 2020 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4302
Views: 751639

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Maj sood left IIT seat for NDA....if we have to lose men then at least it is for something worth it..
by ArjunPandit
26 Apr 2020 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

sanjaykumar ji,
request you to please stop making it an Intra india affair. The thread has a topic and title. For the benefit of everyone, lets stick to that only. A friendly request to you. You're a veteran here, I dont need to tell that to you.
by ArjunPandit
26 Apr 2020 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Guys what we have been discussing is not completely unrelated..pursuing this track may attract unwanted attention..and anyways it is more related to strategic thought...i have been watching for some time....after bans and warnings i am extra cautious here will focus on the topic, that is endgame of ...
by ArjunPandit
26 Apr 2020 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Bradji, Somehow I had missed the Madhuri Gupta affair. But I looked it up. Call me biased, but her picture reminded me of our very own Madam Jelebi! As per reports, she may have been turned outside Pakistan. Gautam Gautam Saheb, Some how when you mentioned someone needs to monitor news papers I jus...
by ArjunPandit
25 Apr 2020 20:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

SRoyji very valid points I completely agree to all of your supporting points. Where i differ is on the 'wall'. Let me cross question you, with utmost respect and agreement to your points. How much do you think a wall will cost? How effective it will be? Before being judged sarcastic, let me share wh...
by ArjunPandit
25 Apr 2020 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

avtar ji i am against wall mentality..i doubt we can wish away papis after the collapse..the thing would be to neuteralize the mentality which would take a long period of time..the way i think is that keeping the PoK region under military control for a long period of time....remaining parts would ha...
by ArjunPandit
24 Apr 2020 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

This job has become a lot easier in the post internet world...
by ArjunPandit
24 Apr 2020 16:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I am aware of that they are in..there was some arty firing in recent duels around a damn or waterbody where red scourge was present. However, after the barrage they didnt return. at least thats what I heard last.. yes you are right that works both for pakis and chinese..what we need is to weaken the...
by ArjunPandit
24 Apr 2020 04:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

While working on tricky problems I have often found that myself and my teams miss out key points of weakness or potential opportunities. The problem arises specially when we're working on topics which we're personally involved in. Biases creep in with resulting loss of objectivity. An useful trick ...
by ArjunPandit
24 Apr 2020 04:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

What is the possibility that NaPak is already occupied by the red-commies? I think that is what's happening now than KSA or Birt fathers like this thread started. First, they have them sign the deal for the Silk road now they have naval ships in Karachi. https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/0...
by ArjunPandit
24 Apr 2020 04:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

When we go for a full bang on POK someday, we are going to inherit lots of pakjabis masquerading as kashmiris. Not good in the long term. Quarantining little by little will not only bankrupt brown pants but their four father's too. Two can play this game. ramuji the thing is that these pakjabis are...
by ArjunPandit
23 Apr 2020 18:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Who owns Lithium?? Start looking at countries where many big powers are fighting for influence and control. The answer: Afghanistan!! Afghanistan has one the world's largest known lithium reserves. ok before bradmins swoop down on us... if lithium will be the new oil..then iraq definitely needs dem...
by ArjunPandit
23 Apr 2020 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I think the time is ripe to start salami slicing pok/gb one post at a time. for that time has been ripe for quite some time...my thought is that we as a nation do not want to do a paki ..we will make quantum jumps..we will not do it like papis do ....we will make take major remaining parts of Kashm...
by ArjunPandit
23 Apr 2020 14:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

once we are done with tesla..lets turn our eyes to cross badin!
by ArjunPandit
23 Apr 2020 13:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2692
Views: 774959

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

the second most delighting shot.... are the 11 rings in the exhaust unedited? dont know about the implications but they really look good..might be good example for some physics/engineering problems
by ArjunPandit
22 Apr 2020 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion
Replies: 284
Views: 57938

Re: Joint Military Exercises: News & Discussion

Excercise Area Bravo is roughly 105 Nautical Miles off @IAF_MCC 's Thanjavur AFS With an IL-78MKI commited , seems to be an Air to Air Refuelling (AAR) Excercise Tanker will run a circuit between 19000 - 25000 Feet in the corridor as the Flankers latch on in 2 Ship Formation https://twitter.com/det...
by ArjunPandit
22 Apr 2020 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 561
Views: 87888

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

things are changing fast..just came across this thread from one of our own.. https://twitter.com/CestMoiz/status/1252673233205297156 what this thread brings additionally is the simultaneous weakening of papi 3.5 fathers.... I just read twitter these days..dont post these days...but here are my thoug...

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