Category Archives: security

Delhi Police 101

The Delhi Police Department is probably one of the most corrupt, venal and ineffective police departments anywhere in India, or for that matter in the world. The inconsiderate behavior, thug tactics and plain out criminal collusion of members of Delhi … Continue reading

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The China Question, Part 2, India’s “Cuban missile crisis” moment

The recentĀ  developments in Maldives – first the removal of the head of state in what was apparently a coup, then the cancellation of GMR’s contract for managing the Abuja airport by the Maldivian government – are part of a … Continue reading

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The China Question, Part 1, Risky maneuvers

There has recently been a bit of a kerfuffle in the Indian media regarding some exercises conducted by the Chinese Air Force (PLAAF) over the Qinghai-Tibet plateau. The common source for both stories is the People’s Daily Online, the official … Continue reading

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Israeli embassy bombings – terror attacks or false flag operations?

By now everyone has heard of the near simultaneous bombings of Israeli diplomatic vehicles in Delhi, India and Tbilsi, Georgia on what, ironically enough, happens to be “Valentine’s Day”. Of course, Israel as always wishes to paint itself as the … Continue reading

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Dropping bombs in the name of “peace”

In Pakistan, Drones Kill Our Innocent Allies – NYTimes.com. Summary of events: Journalist meets with group of tribals wishing to publicize the terror of CIA drone strikes. Some days later member’s of said tribal-group’s are killed in CIA drone strike. … Continue reading

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Can’t touch this

On what pretext do these people wish to start a war? That Iran is developing nuclear weapons. So? What is wrong with that? Any sovereign nation has the right to provide for its defense needs in any way it sees … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman is a Pompous Fool

I don’t usually read Thomas Friedman’s editorials in the NYTimes. As the title says I don’t have a great deal of faith in his intellect. Its not that he is not smart. I’m sure he’s summa cum laude from Harvard … Continue reading

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The Security That Never Was

In the annals of stupid moves this one ranks high. John Pistole’s decision, to not expose the new “super” scanners to public scrutiny and commentary before putting them in use, alone disqualifies him from any job in the Federal government. … Continue reading

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The WikiHunt continues

Seems like somebody finally helped make up the Swedish prosecutor’s minds regarding the allegations against Mr. Assange. WikiLeaks Founder Assange Faces Swedish Arrest Warrants – NYTimes.com. Let me quote a passage from the above article: According to accounts the women … Continue reading

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Bush is gone, but the police-state tactics endure

Another day, more revelations. Apparently the FBI raided raided the homes and offices of anti-war activists in Minneapolis in late September. Much like the Craig Grimes case this story seems to have slipped past the media. Well, maybe we never … Continue reading

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