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by Y. Kanan
17 Dec 2003 00:14
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Operation Parakram: An Analysis
Replies: 163
Views: 62379

Re: Operation Parakram: An Analysis

I'll bump this up with another addition since it's relevant to this topic: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/...how?msid=283543 excerpt: A year after its ignominious termination, the true story of Operation Parakram can now be told. The Indian threat of war was an empty boast, the Indian armed forc...
by Y. Kanan
16 Dec 2003 03:54
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Operation Parakram: An Analysis
Replies: 163
Views: 62379

Operation Parakram: An Analysis

Since there seems to be a dearth of information on Operation Parakram, I thought I'd start a thread where info can be collected. This is something I haven't seen discussed in detail on BR before. I'm interested not so much in whether or not Op. Parakram was a strategic failure, but rather, the milit...
by Y. Kanan
18 Sep 2003 08:52
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Saudi Arabia's nuclear ambitions
Replies: 48
Views: 17842

Re: Saudi Arabia's nuclear ambitions

A question for the "nooklar" experts: if you buy a batch of nuclear warheads from some other country, how long can the weapons be kept functional? What is the "shelf-life" of a typical fission-based warhead? Is it really possible for Saudi Arabia to just "acquire" a nuclear detterent by purchasing w...
by Y. Kanan
31 Aug 2003 05:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistani Nuclear Thresholds
Replies: 224
Views: 59064

Re: Pakistani Nuclear Thresholds

Originally posted by Arun_Gupta: Of course, one POV is that we misperceive, and Musharraf is indeed serving US interests. In one unexpected sentence, illumination! :eek: There you have it gentlemen. Thank Arun for putting the entire puzzle together for you, in one startling sentence. I said this be...
by Y. Kanan
28 Aug 2003 19:54
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistani Nuclear Thresholds
Replies: 224
Views: 59064

Re: Pakistani Nuclear Thresholds

Originally posted by narayanan:
Sunil: This thread is dead in the water because the real issues here cannot be discussed. The rest is all treading stale water. Been there, beaten that dead horse.

"Paki nukes". WHAT Paki nukes? They're long gone.
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