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    Looks like things are warming up on the India and Pakistani border.


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    It seems that there are parts of the world that can't seem to get buy without war or a version of "war".

    And funny, with few exceptions it seems to be the same players over and over.

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    It looks like Pakistan shot down Indian warplanes and claims to have captured a pilot. This place has been a powder keg for decades.


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    The Muslims started attacking India in 715AD and I've seen estimates as high as 200,000,000 plus killed. One Islamic Ruler was having 100,000 killed a day.
    We found out what "dealing" with progressive lefties is all about. Our side gives up something, they give up nothing and the progressives come back in a month or a year and want us to give up more... rinse and repeat...

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Laton Caliente View Post
    The Muslims started attacking India in 715AD and I've seen estimates as high as 200,000,000 plus killed. One Islamic Ruler was having 100,000 killed a day.
    But, isn't islam the "religion" of peace.......?
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    The only downside to this is China controls Pakistan. China views India as a greater threat due to numbers as well as proximity, and uses pakistan as a proxy for its regional foreign policy. This way Pakistan is under Chinese control and India is kept at bay by Pakistan, two enemies controlled to Chinese benefit. India is moving closer to ties with the US after Trump cut off Pakistan, so that just causes even more unease in Peking. Anyway, who would complain if islamabad was vaporised by some sunshine canned in India?
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    Going to be an interesting watch as both have nuclear capabilities. My guess is that mutual assured destruction (MAD) will prevent anything from happening.

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    An Indian Mig-21 was shot down. The pilot (who has MAGNIFICENT facial hair, BTW) ejected, was captured and is now being returned to India. Pakistan using F-16's and it's unclear if any of them were shot down, Indian media says one or two was.

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    Interesting but don't know how true it is;
    paki pilot.jpg
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    Rumours about that they're exchanging arty fire as well as missiles.
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    I looks like Pakistan violated an agreement it made with the US government by "misusing" it's F-16 fighter jets that we sold them. It will be interesting to see how the US responds to this, it will probably be the usual do nothing response.

    https://economictimes.indiatimes.com...w/68287158.cms


    WASHINGTON: The US is "very closely" following the reports that Pakistan misused American-made F-16 fighter jets against India in the recent aerial confrontation between their air forces, according to a top State Department official.

    The Indian Air Force on Thursday displayed parts of an AMRAAM beyond visual range air-to-air missile as evidence to "conclusively" prove that Pakistan deployed US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets during an aerial raid targeting Indian military installations in Kashmir after India's anti-terror operation in Balakot.

    Pakistan has said that no F-16 fighter jets were used.

    The US State Department has said that America is seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by it against India in violation of the end-user agreement.

    "We've seen those reports and we're following that issue very closely," US State Department Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino told reporters at his biweekly news conference on Tuesday.

    He was responding to questions that Pakistan has violated the end-user agreement on F-16 fighter jets that it procured from the United States.

    "I can't confirm anything, but as a matter of policy, we don't publicly comment on the contents of bilateral agreements that we have in this regard involving US defence technologies nor the communications that we have with other countries about that.

    "So, we're taking a look and we're going to continue to take a look. I'm going to leave it at that," Palladino said.

    The AMRAAM missiles allow a fighter pilot to target an enemy aircraft that is beyond visual range, in day or night, and in all-weather conditions. They have an autonomous guidance capability, which allows the pilot to manoeuvre immediately after the missile's launch.



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