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DISENGAGEMENT IN LADAKH IS FACE SAVING FOR LEADERS ---ESCALTION AVERTED AFTER PM MODI’S ORATORICAL WARNING ON NON EXPANSION MAKES NATIONS RALLY AGAINST CHINA’S BULLYING----CHINA CONCEDES TO BACK AFTER NIBBLING AT PANGONG TO SAFEGUARD ITS CPEC & POK---SEE MAPS

DISENGAGEMENT IN LADAKH IS FACE SAVING FOR LEADERS —ESCALTION AVERTED AFTER PM MODI’S ORATORICAL WARNING ON NON EXPANSION MAKES NATIONS RALLY AGAINST CHINA’S BULLYING—-CHINA CONCEDES TO BACK AFTER NIBBLING AT PANGONG TO SAFEGUARD ITS CPEC & POK—SEE MAPS

This is a 11OO worded crisp IDF Analysis with Trishul Trident, of China overstretching as the Middle Kingdom of old, gambling India under rising Covid-19 and a slowed economy. PLA haughtily painted a CHUNG KUO(China) map at Pangong Lake and put up a tent at Patrolling Point 14 in Ladakh both in last two months […]

US SECRETARY MIKE POMPEO JOINS INDIA TO PUT PRESSURE ON CHINA BY PLANNING TRANSFER OF FORCES EAST FROM EUROPE CALLED HORIZONTAL ESCALATION AS VERICAL ESCALATION WITH MILITARY ACTION WOULD BE SUICIDAL & THE LAST RESORT--- NO ONE DESIRES !

US SECRETARY MIKE POMPEO JOINS INDIA TO PUT PRESSURE ON CHINA BY PLANNING TRANSFER OF FORCES EAST FROM EUROPE CALLED HORIZONTAL ESCALATION AS VERICAL ESCALATION WITH MILITARY ACTION WOULD BE SUICIDAL & THE LAST RESORT— NO ONE DESIRES !

This is an IDF analysis on India China standoff, along with the scenario of the ground forces geographically explained on the Line of Actual Control(LAC) as on 24th June, reported by Trident Trishul by joining dots with world satellite analysts, who with Cyber operators have become crucial in Intelligence. That is why RAW was called […]

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF NEGOTIATIONS---BATON ARMED PLA TRIED TO SET UP PP 14 POST IN INDIA’S GALVAN RIDGE---LED TO A HAND TO HAND---IA SHOWED VALOUR ---CHINA’S TRUE COLOURS OF ITS EXPANSIONIST PEACEFUL RISE WERE ON DISPLAY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO NOTE ! PM MODI AFFRIMS A FITTING REPLY.

TAKING ADVANTAGE OF NEGOTIATIONS—BATON ARMED PLA TRIED TO SET UP PP 14 POST IN INDIA’S GALVAN RIDGE—LED TO A HAND TO HAND—IA SHOWED VALOUR —CHINA’S TRUE COLOURS OF ITS EXPANSIONIST PEACEFUL RISE WERE ON DISPLAY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD TO NOTE ! PM MODI AFFRIMS A FITTING REPLY.

This is an IDF analysis of what will be a historical ‘hand to hand savage clash’ between nuclear nations which began with a few and then a few hundred troops of the PLA and Indian Army in darkness in subzero temperatures in two narrow Galvan ridges on 15th June, 2020 evening. Galvan valley is one […]

AT WUHAN POST DOKLAM PRESIDENT XI & PM MODI INFORMALLY AGREED TO PEACEFULLY CO-OPERATE ON BORDERS BUT BE-LEAUGERED CHINA FEELS MILITARILY INDIA WANTS ITS LAC LINE FOR AKSAI CHIN IN LADAKH --IDF ADDS VIEWS OF GOKHALE-MK NARAYANAN CRABTREE & TANVI MADAN ----IS IT A TUG OF WAR ?

AT WUHAN POST DOKLAM PRESIDENT XI & PM MODI INFORMALLY AGREED TO PEACEFULLY CO-OPERATE ON BORDERS BUT BE-LEAUGERED CHINA FEELS MILITARILY INDIA WANTS ITS LAC LINE FOR AKSAI CHIN IN LADAKH –IDF ADDS VIEWS OF GOKHALE-MK NARAYANAN CRABTREE & TANVI MADAN —-IS IT A TUG OF WAR ?

Preamble of the India China challenge from Wikipedia:- Aksai Chin (Uyghur: ﺋﺎﻗﺴﺎﻱ ﭼﯩﻦ‎; ) is a region administered by China as part of its Xinjiang and Tibet TAR claimed by India as part of Ladakh. This is 15th IDF Covid-19 Analysis with Prasun Sengupta on the continuing military Buildup and Stand Off between Galvan’s Finger 4 to 8 (Spurs) on the 20 km thick Line of Actual […]

LEADERS FORGET MORALS & FRIENDS TO FURTHER NATIONAL INTERESTS--- CHINA UNDER PRESSURE ON COVID HAS INTRUDED INTO THE PERCEPTION AREA OF LAC TO GAUGE INDIA’S PLANS ON POK & AKSAI CHIN & ON USA’S QUAD & ONE CHINA POLICY VIS A VIS TAIWAN IN WHO ! MAHBUBANI SAYS CHINA HAS RISEN & IS OFFERING INDIA A HOBSON-CHOICE BETWEEN USA & CHINA

LEADERS FORGET MORALS & FRIENDS TO FURTHER NATIONAL INTERESTS— CHINA UNDER PRESSURE ON COVID HAS INTRUDED INTO THE PERCEPTION AREA OF LAC TO GAUGE INDIA’S PLANS ON POK & AKSAI CHIN & ON USA’S QUAD & ONE CHINA POLICY VIS A VIS TAIWAN IN WHO ! MAHBUBANI SAYS CHINA HAS RISEN & IS OFFERING INDIA A HOBSON-CHOICE BETWEEN USA & CHINA

This is IDF’s 14TH COVID Analysis to ask; Can temperamental President Trump retain USA’s Super Power status and America First, to derail China’s Dream or Vice Versa with inputs from Prasun Sengupta, and is Chinese leadership and Xi Jinping a worried lot, about and what India may do in border areas constructing roads, airfields and […]

IDF TAKES ON CHAT Qs & 5 ISSUES ON “IDSA’s Op  PAWAN PEACE KEEPING WEBINAR---AMBs CHINOY PURI & GEN KALKAT SPOKE WELL—OFFICIAL RECORDS  NOT RELEASED SO LIKE BOOKS WERE EXPERIENCES & VIEWS----IS IT NOT UNFAIR TO THE FINE 1400 OG SOULS NOT TO LEARN LESSONS FROM THEIR GREAT SACRIFICE ?

IDF TAKES ON CHAT Qs & 5 ISSUES ON “IDSA’s Op PAWAN PEACE KEEPING WEBINAR—AMBs CHINOY PURI & GEN KALKAT SPOKE WELL—OFFICIAL RECORDS NOT RELEASED SO LIKE BOOKS WERE EXPERIENCES & VIEWS—-IS IT NOT UNFAIR TO THE FINE 1400 OG SOULS NOT TO LEARN LESSONS FROM THEIR GREAT SACRIFICE ?

The main questions that were asked but not answered in IDSA’S  WEBINAR on OP Pawan on 27th May and five relevant issues follow. www.indiadefenceforum.com tables this post extracted from the book Warring Navies ISBN 978-83-93-5158-638-0 Chapter 19’s twenty pages. IDF COMMENTS ARE IN CAPITALS. Question  on RAW & IB role went answered, as expected. A  […]

CDS-NSA & CHIEFS MUST SCRIPT A STRATEGIC “THREAT ASSESSEMENT” UNLESS NSA’s NSS(BY DPC) HAS DOME IT  TO REFORM & JIG PROCUREMENTS FOR  THEATRES’s -JOINT FIRE POWER-SYNERGY& CYBER---FM MANEKSHAW’S-74 DSSC LECTURE & GEN KRISHNARAO’S 1975 ARMY REFORM MAY HELP—CERTAINLY NOT MEDIA BYTES!

CDS-NSA & CHIEFS MUST SCRIPT A STRATEGIC “THREAT ASSESSEMENT” UNLESS NSA’s NSS(BY DPC) HAS DOME IT TO REFORM & JIG PROCUREMENTS FOR THEATRES’s -JOINT FIRE POWER-SYNERGY& CYBER—FM MANEKSHAW’S-74 DSSC LECTURE & GEN KRISHNARAO’S 1975 ARMY REFORM MAY HELP—CERTAINLY NOT MEDIA BYTES!

This is IDF’s 13th Analysis as the world is  battling the deadly Pandemic-Covid-19 in ‘Locked Downs’, and the weak and old in deaths. Future strategic equations with an unstable Pakistan active in Kashmir, Nepal and China pinpricking India and USA & China locked in a Cold War of blame, are unpredictable in this chaos. Most […]

CHINA NEEDS PAKISTAN TO GAIN BASES IN IOR & RISE ON THE WORLD STAGE—THAT IS WHY USA WANTS INDIA IN THE QUAD-- FORMER PENTAGON OFFICIAL-- ‘PAKISTAN IS CHINA’S COLONIAL VASSAL’ --YET USA IS NOT SANCTIONING PAKISTAN ! CHAKAR YEY HAI !

CHINA NEEDS PAKISTAN TO GAIN BASES IN IOR & RISE ON THE WORLD STAGE—THAT IS WHY USA WANTS INDIA IN THE QUAD– FORMER PENTAGON OFFICIAL– ‘PAKISTAN IS CHINA’S COLONIAL VASSAL’ –YET USA IS NOT SANCTIONING PAKISTAN ! CHAKAR YEY HAI !

HT MEDIA REPORT ON 6TH May, “Pakistan joined hands with neighbouring China after America’s growing relationship with India. “ Michael Rubin, Ex Pentagon, “With souring relationship with Washington and growing business and strategic ties with Beijing, Pakistan is leading nothing more than a colony of China.” Over 15000 Chinese in POK claims Rubin ! In […]

IDF TABLES SNR ADVOCATE SALVE’s CASE —WHAT INDIA CAN AND CANNOT DO TO PAKISTAN IN CDR JADHAV’S CASE & THE LIMITATIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE(ICJ) & LINKS IT TO THE MANY CLAIMS/BACK LASH ON CHINA INCLUDING TRUMP’S FOR SPREADING COVID-19——IN 1160 WORDS

This is an IDF Analysis about Naval Cdr Kulbhuhsan Jadhav, in the custody of Pakistan on death row, based on awareness how Intelligence operates, and a Legal Primer Utube by brilliant Senior Advocate Harish Salve, explaining Jadhav’s live case by joining dots from the media. Prasun Sengupta who followed www.indiadefenceforum.com posts on Cdr Jadhav has […]

UNSC—WHO--G20 & UN ARE GROUNDED IN UNCHARTED COVID WATERS-- ECONOMIES ARE SINKING WITH LOW OIL PRICES & BANKRUPTCIES--- TRUMP SEEKING A REPUBLICAN WIN WISHES TO PUNISH THE WORLD’S INVESTMENT & MANUFACTURING HUB-- ‘CULPRIT CHINA’---XI/CCP ARE STRUGGLING TO RETAIN POWER --BORIS’s WORRY IS BREXIT & HUAWEI & $ 25 BILLION CHINESE INVESTMENT --BJP’ WISHES   TO DETHRONE NON BJP STATES---COVID WILL NOT STOP POLITICS !

UNSC—WHO–G20 & UN ARE GROUNDED IN UNCHARTED COVID WATERS– ECONOMIES ARE SINKING WITH LOW OIL PRICES & BANKRUPTCIES— TRUMP SEEKING A REPUBLICAN WIN WISHES TO PUNISH THE WORLD’S INVESTMENT & MANUFACTURING HUB– ‘CULPRIT CHINA’—XI/CCP ARE STRUGGLING TO RETAIN POWER –BORIS’s WORRY IS BREXIT & HUAWEI & $ 25 BILLION CHINESE INVESTMENT –BJP’ WISHES TO DETHRONE NON BJP STATES—COVID WILL NOT STOP POLITICS !

This is IDF’s 11th COVID-19 analysis a Politics will still rage. The fight to control the ravages of COVID will run side by side in every country. BJP   politicked in MP in early days of COVID. Co-operation is difficult in any democracy, but more in a less educated democracy with poverty, lacking social security. In […]