Did India Shoot a Pakistani F-16?

In an early morning press release on the 27th of February, the Pakistani army spokesperson talked about 2 fighter jets being shoot down and talked about 3 pilots landing in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. However, by evening it was down to 1 pilot and 1 jet. The sudden disappearance of 2 pilots and a fighter jet … Continue reading Did India Shoot a Pakistani F-16?

India and Pakistan: The āœˆ Striking šŸš€ cost of escalation…

What happened on the 26th & 27th of February, 2019 will possibly go down as one of the most historic events in the Indo-Pak relation and could possibly shape the way these two nuclear-powered nations engage for decades. While media houses across both the borders are busy contemplating war, creating some 3rd grade CGI on … Continue reading India and Pakistan: The āœˆ Striking šŸš€ cost of escalation…

General Aviation: India’s key to becoming an Aviation Hub…

India is all set to become the 3rd largest civil aviation market in the world by 2020 and has seen enormous growth over the past decade. Making Indian airports some of the busiest in the world and earning the Delhi-Mumbai corridor 10th spot amongst the worlds busiest routes (in 2012). The growth, however, has not … Continue reading General Aviation: India’s key to becoming an Aviation Hub…

Oligarchy and the Aerospace Industry…

At a growth rate of 4.4% annually, Airbus anticipates a demand for 37,400 new passenger and dedicated freighter aircraft valuing the market at about $5.8 trillion over the next 20 years. Coupled with the decline in the hub and spoke network of commercial aviation and a rise in point to point network, narrowbody (single-aisle) airliners … Continue reading Oligarchy and the Aerospace Industry…

Social Engineering 101: The Trump way of Trumping Things…

Donald John Trump, the 45th PresidentĀ of the most powerful country in the world was born to a Scotish immigrant (Marry Anne), while she was married to Fred Trump. Fred whoseĀ entire family had immigrated to America from a small GermanĀ village called kallstadt. Yet, he managed to win an entire election riding on a wave of anti-immigrant … Continue reading Social Engineering 101: The Trump way of Trumping Things…

Seeing the Big Picture: Xi Jinping’s Power Grab…

Following Mao Zedong's death in 1976-- In light of the cultural revolution and Civil War in China which killed tens of thousands of people-- his successorĀ decentralized power from the hand's of one-man to a handful of high-ranking Party officials. Creating hope that China would eventually make a move towards a real and stable democracy. However, … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture: Xi Jinping’s Power Grab…

The Billion Dollar Question: Import or Indegenise?

The Indian armed forces revered as one of the most powerful and professional forces in the world is backed by 1.21 billion people and an economy of over $2.4 trillion. Yet, when it comes to arming itself with modern weapon systems the army is forced to look towards foreign nations/vendors. As India grows its international … Continue reading The Billion Dollar Question: Import or Indegenise?

America: A Peacekeeper or Warmonger?

"You can not hope for peace and prepare for war at the same time" These were the words of Albert Einstein, arguably the smartest man to ever set foot on planet earth. Words, which if followed could have ensured global peace and tranquillity. But instead of working on this idea, we choose to live by … Continue reading America: A Peacekeeper or Warmonger?

Seeing the Big Picture: North Korean Crisis…

Over the past year, the situation in the Korean peninsula has gone from bad to worse. With regular missile tests, the threat of nuclear annihilation and underground nuclear tests things do not seem to be headed in the right direction and if popular media is to be believed we are headed towards a nuclear showdown. … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture: North Korean Crisis…

Seeing the Big Picture: Doklam Standoff…

Over the past few weeks, a lot has been said and written over the India-China standoff at Doklam. During this interval, several wild speculations and claims have been made by neutral sources, Chinese and India media houses alike. But in this skirmish of getting higher TRP and more online traffic, most of these outlets fail … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture: Doklam Standoff…