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Tejas far behind competitors, not enough to protect Indian skies: IAF

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by stephen cohen, Nov 10, 2017.

  1. surya kiran

    surya kiran 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    I think, this is still on. Though geographies and priorities have changed. Most Indians do not understand the dynamics behind Operation Pawan. Operation Cactus gave us an opportunity, but we did not think strategically. Rather we behaved naively. Unfortunately, nor do they take the pains to understand it in political science lectures. Nor do you see any strategic outline to deal with our western nutjobs.

    In 10 years, with the Indian economy growing, we will see maplines being moved to periods of Indian benefit. The entire premise of the McMohan line needs to be dealt with in a 'historic' perspective. The need of the hour is to drop terminologies for strategic expansion which have a religious overtone to them.
     
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  2. Hellfire

    Hellfire Devil's Advocate THINKER

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    The problem is a lack of strategic thought and culture in the common Indian. The tendency, nay the priority, to be bogged down by matters of personal gratification, how so ever ridiculous and detrimental to an overall societal environment, has bedevilled the Indian thought process on matters of national import, and tragically, discourse on national security and strategy formulation is relegated to a perpetual cold storage.

    This is amply manifested in the lack of demonstrated ability to critically analyse a topic and deduct from the evidences available in open source, as exemplified here in this forum too.

    The inability to develop a critical thinking to investigate matters of strategic value and national security in an objective way and relegating regional and religious discourse, an antithesis to the concept of a nation, to the past, is rampant and demonstrated everyday.

    What can one expect?
     

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