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by Pranav
13 May 2009 16:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stability
Replies: 997
Views: 99846

Re: Understanding the Great Game and role of India & Asian stabi

Take a look at http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article2368174.ece "How the West summoned up a nuclear nightmare in Pakistan". Behind this desperately worrying state of affairs lies a grand deception. For three decades, consecutive US administrations, Republican and Democra...
by Pranav
10 May 2009 05:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

This is a fundamental problem of apparatus of political power. MKG's goals were perhaps ethical, but to achieve this he needed to gain control over the apparatus of state (rashtra) power, and for him, it meant making the apparatus of state power dependent on his apparatus of personal power. Brihasp...
by Pranav
08 May 2009 05:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380173

Re: Internal Security Watch

I have said this umpteenth time on this forum, that peace process allowed an opening for the greyhounds to get a foot hold in the Nallamalla forests, which was like a fortress for the naxals and where the top leadership used to stay and devise the strategies, and allowed them to eliminate the naxal...
by Pranav
07 May 2009 19:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

We start below with a brief outline of the major players in Geo-politics for the past 200 years. Acharya ji, some comments: 1. It don't think the Roman Catholic Church is independent. It is an instrument of the Western elites, who do not really care about Christianity except as a means of colonizat...
by Pranav
07 May 2009 17:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380173

Re: Internal Security Watch

As per census quoted on wikipedia it is 2% - if you can give a link for that 19% figure, that would be good. Here is your link: http://www.indiancatholic.in/news/storydetails.php/11369-1-1-Andhra-Christians-demand-seats-in-elections wow - even the quoted lower figure of 9% is amazingly high. Man, A...
by Pranav
07 May 2009 17:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380173

Re: Internal Security Watch

Aditya_V wrote:The no 19% has not given by VHP or BD or somthing like that, But at the All India Christian Congress meet held in AP in December 2008.


As per census quoted on wikipedia it is 2% - if you can give a link for that 19% figure, that would be good.
by Pranav
07 May 2009 13:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380173

Re: Internal Security Watch

yvijay -> The first YSR had done after taking power was to declare a ceasfire with Maoists when CBN had them on the run and Surrounded in AP. This allowed them disperse to Chatisgarh and Orissa. Anyway the EJ game has been established in Andra with 19% conversion in the state. BJP can never get a f...
by Pranav
07 May 2009 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 228856

Re: Nepal News and discussion

As regards Maoists - there are several strains of the virus. But some groups that call themselves Maoists are supported by Missionaries/CIA. Some are supported by Chinese Communists. Some of them change their allegiance from Missionaries/CIA to ChiComs. Some may even take patronage from both at the ...
by Pranav
07 May 2009 05:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 2843
Views: 380173

Re: Internal Security Watch

Narendra Modi's speech in Ajmer, wherein he refers to an incident in 2005. Apparently there was a big meeting of 60 top Naxalite leaders, and the SFs got to know about it and surrounded the place. It appears that they were let off on the orders of Sonia Maino (alleged KGB mole of the past) and AP CM...
by Pranav
06 May 2009 17:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 228856

Re: Nepal News and discussion

I think the Gorkhaland demand is quite justified, and will not harm the country. What India needs to be concerned about is the Missionary-Maoist nexus. Let me give a little background. The Maoists did get their initial backing from the CIA/Missionaries. At that time King Gyanendra (who is a scoundre...
by Pranav
06 May 2009 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 228856

Re: Nepal News and discussion

An article about the Missionary-Maoist nexus in Nepal ------------------------------------------- Anti-India axis in Nepal By Sandhya Jain http://www.dailypioneer.com/143224/Anti-India-axis-in-Nepal.html Feb. 18, 2008 (The Pioneer) Nepal Prime Minister GP Koirala must be ruing the day he allowed his...
by Pranav
06 May 2009 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 228856

Re: Nepal News and discussion

Prachanda caught on camera lying to UN http://ibnlive.in.com/news/prachanda-caught-on-camera-lying-to-un-for-money/91876-2.html Parrull / CNN-IBN Published on Tue, May 05, 2009 at 23:11 in World section Tags: Nepal, Prachanda , Kathmandu CAUGHT ON TAPE: The video records Prachanda admitting his goa...
by Pranav
06 May 2009 15:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 228856

Re: Nepal News and discussion

Prachanda's worst nightmare comes true http://www.samaylive.com/news/prachandas-worst-nightmare-comes-true/624369.html Tags: By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu Published by: Noor Khan Published: Wed, 06 May 2009 at 13:58 IST By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu: The very danger that Nepal's first Maoist Prime Mi...
by Pranav
06 May 2009 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1704
Views: 228856

Re: Nepal News and discussion

Video bares Prachanda trick http://www.telegraphindia.com/1090506/jsp/frontpage/story_10923374.jsp# J. HEMANTH Prachanda Kathmandu, May 5: A year-old video clip that shows Prachanda bragging has surfaced in Nepal, its contents lending credence to India’s fears that the Maoists wanted to pack their ...
by Pranav
06 May 2009 06:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

Acharya ji, pranav.brf at gmail dot com

Thanks
by Pranav
05 May 2009 07:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

An important point raised. As far as I am aware of, the previous Pope had come down heavily on the "radicial Christian" movement in Latin America. Several leading lights of the "revolutionary" theologian movement were excommunicated. This was mainly because the Pope found them l...
by Pranav
02 May 2009 08:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

A good article, on the role of the Church in the SL conflict. One caveat is that the Church itself is possibly only a tool - Christianity as propagated by these Churches is not an end in itself, but rather a means for global domination. Religion itself is a motivating factor, and if you add to that ...
by Pranav
29 Apr 2009 06:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

Pranavji, Have we ever wondered about the very practical question of how the Talebs get supplied with up to date weapons and more importantly spares and ammunition? As per frothing-at-the-mouth Pakis, the TTP faction is an Amreeki conspiracy. Let us cultivate being ruthless in taking Bharat's inter...
by Pranav
28 Apr 2009 20:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

It is not sufficient to endlessly posture about Chinese occupied territory, but establish Independent Tibbet, and recover Indian territories in the process. Brihaspati ji, I don't think India needs to deliberately perpetuate the adversarial relationship with the Chinese. IMHO Chinese Confucian/Budd...
by Pranav
27 Apr 2009 08:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

What do you think the main threats are in the 21st century? Other than terrorism, do we really have to worry about other threats? Here are some of the threats and potential threats of the 21st century: 1. Terrorism emanating from the TSP, aimed at the Indian economy. 2. False-flag terror strikes ca...
by Pranav
27 Apr 2009 06:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

Weapons and techniology simply allow faster attacks and greater devastation from longer distances. The essential component still remains the populations, societies and their economies that can sustain such conflicts on others as well as on themselves. In spite of all talk of technology, we can see ...
by Pranav
26 Apr 2009 18:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

21st century security threats : (x-posted with minor editing from the "Strategic Leadership" thread) ------------------------------------------------------------------------- I don't think its correct to apply medieval paradigms to today's security problems. In the era of ICBMs and cruise...
by Pranav
26 Apr 2009 17:35
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Pranavji, War is an extension of politics - it remains true from the time Klauswitz says this, to the present day. That 5000 opening salvo will remain a fairy tale, unless the political will to take that step is lacking. Moreover a salvo is once - maintaining the hold over the populatrion is a much...
by Pranav
26 Apr 2009 08:31
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Pranav , you have put forth a new case /reason for not educating Jihadi society as it will contribute not toward upliftment but only in making jihadis more efficient and deadly. Providing scientific education to islamists equals to abetting terorrism at this historical moment. It's not just the &qu...
by Pranav
26 Apr 2009 07:57
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

I gradually understood the dilemma that Bharat varsha thinkers of yore had - border areas want to be outside of the umbra of the Indo Gangetic plains but are need to be there for the security and stability of the I-G plains since time immemorial. In the epic age we see of the many repeated conquest...
by Pranav
19 Apr 2009 07:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent
Replies: 2861
Views: 275974

Re: Future strategic scenario for the Indian Subcontinent

Land revenue and taxation was a well established concept even in ancient times. So the status of all significant agricultural and urban centres was probably well defined. However, the status of vast and sparsely populated forested and desert areas was probably not as well-defined. As per the Puranas...
by Pranav
18 Apr 2009 20:03
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

.... Similarly, if the Communists did act against the National interest, Thats exactly why I disapprove labeling, and also insist using proper labels. Instead of using word "communist", you could have said "CPM leaders", and the statement would have been far far less inaccurate....
by Pranav
18 Apr 2009 13:55
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Each episode should have a well-defined theme. Some of the ideas that could be explored are: - Indian spirituality, the Upanishads, the Yoga Sutras. - Scientific achievements of Ancient India. - Islamic invasions, massacres and temple destructions. - The perfidy of the Communists - The Goan inquisi...
by Pranav
18 Apr 2009 13:27
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

In response to the idea of creating historical videos, I think its time to drop the victimization attitude approach to history. Yes - as will be noted from the brief list of example topics, there are both successes and failures - so Chandragupta and Shivaji are there as successes, and the massacres...
by Pranav
17 Apr 2009 08:49
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Let us think of practical ways to create circumstances favourable to the emergence of a strong leadership, rooted in Bharatiya Sanskriti. I think one of the major problems that we are facing is the fact that the vast majority of the population have no coherent world-view or historical narrative. Thi...
by Pranav
09 Apr 2009 18:48
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Folks, this is a must-watch. This is an interview of KGB defector Yuri Bezmenov, who was stationed in New Delhi in the 1970's, and makes a large number of fascinating observations regarding Indian Commies and the CIA/Commie modus operandi. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2307456730142665916...
by Pranav
07 Apr 2009 18:23
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

One thing that is clear: We're going to have a very hard time getting the right leadership if our elections are compromised. I have very serious misgivings about the Electronic Voting system that has been put into place. There is no paper trail. It's a recipe for disaster. In 2006, there was a repor...
by Pranav
07 Apr 2009 11:16
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

It is very fascinating that there were five attempts to assassinate MKG before the sixth one succeeded, and three of the five previous attempts involved Nathuram Godse!! The last unsuccessful attempt was on 20th Jan 1948, just 10 days before the day on which MKG was finally killed. Madanlal Pahwa wa...
by Pranav
07 Apr 2009 07:34
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Another article by the redoubtable Rajinder Puri, citing credible sources alleging that Sonia was on foreign payroll. Sonia was allegedly on KGB payroll, there must be plenty of insects getting paid by Unkil. People do not realize that the seemingly divergent systems of Capitalism and Communism con...
by Pranav
07 Apr 2009 07:29
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Another article by the redoubtable Rajinder Puri, citing credible sources alleging that Sonia was on foreign payroll. How Free is India? Can Corrupt Politicians Preserve Freedom? by Rajinder Puri Today independent India enters its sixtieth year. How free is it? The crisis involving Mr. Natwar Singh ...
by Pranav
07 Apr 2009 07:12
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Chiron wrote:Death of Lal Bhadur Shastri at Tashkent? He was one promising man..



One more: Homi Bhabha, who conveniently died in a suspicious plane crash.

Chiron, I totally agree that Narendra Modi needs to watch out.
by Pranav
06 Apr 2009 17:56
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Strategic leadership for the future of India
Replies: 1978
Views: 181558

Re: Strategic leadership for the future of India

Have the Gurus already seen this article by Rajinder Puri? Mahatma Gandhi's Assassination by Rajinder Puri Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on January 30, 1948. Godse was accompanied by Narayan Apte. Both were hanged. The two traveled from Bombay to Delhi via Gwalior to perform the ...

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