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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post
    Why did Vajpayee's bus diplomacy fail?

    The idea of bus diplomacy came from Inpad, a Pune based think-tank.
    There is one key sentence in this article

    In our letter to the PM, Inpad added that even if the Indian unilateral initiative does not succeed, we will still get a positive international image.
    Vajpayee had to keep this up and after Lahore failed he attempted a second time with Agra

    People say see how Vajpayee tried, well the main reason he tried was to assuage the world that India was not interested in war in the backdrop of the nuclear tests. This i also hold more important than whether it would succeed with Pakistan or not.

    Today there is less of a need to emulate Vajpayee. Opposition doesn't believe that though.

    Now, should we re-test for whatever reason in the future then we will need to repeat what Vajpayee did.
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    ^^Nice video but why the big fat disclaimer.

    Video is posted purely for entertainment purposes ?!?

    ..cannot warrant the accuracy or completness of the information shared in this video...

    I see no good reasons to doubt the stories here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post


    Thank you that was very informative, I had no idea these kidnappings were going on

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aquila View Post
    Thank you that was very informative, I had no idea these kidnappings were going on
    You knew about this - Australian politician pledges support for Kashmiris’ right to self-determination?

    Doesn't matter though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Edge View Post
    ^^Nice video but why the big fat disclaimer.

    Video is posted purely for entertainment purposes ?!?

    ..cannot warrant the accuracy or completness of the information shared in this video...

    I see no good reasons to doubt the stories here
    101 India is a good Youtube channel. It takes time and connection to track down these ex-militants. Independent verification is impossible as they then have to go to Pakistan. The life of these ex-militants are also at risk, being on camera (face covered, open voice). The disclaimer is a distraction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aquila View Post
    Yes my bad... I am All

    No worries.
    Last edited by Oracle; 04 Sep 18, at 15:11.
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    Pakistan's military has quietly reached out to India for talks

    If the PA really wants peace why is it sending terrorists across the border? PA is doing the same in Afghanistan. I might be wrong, but I think this is a ploy to get the IMF loan and also to get off the FATF blacklist.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post
    Pakistan's military has quietly reached out to India for talks

    If the PA really wants peace why is it sending terrorists across the border? PA is doing the same in Afghanistan. I might be wrong, but I think this is a ploy to get the IMF loan and also to get off the FATF blacklist.
    It will take a lot more to get an IMF loan and off the FATF list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Edge View Post
    It will take a lot more to get an IMF loan and off the FATF list.
    Baby steps?

    I don't believe the PA wants peace, as terrorists are infiltrating in Kashmir as we speak. Terrorism is in the DNA of the PA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oracle View Post
    Baby steps?
    All i can say is it's in keeping with the new PM's outreach to India. So domestic considerations only.

    They show to their people see we tried to make peace but they rejected it so as expected India are the troublemakers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Edge View Post
    All i can say is it's in keeping with the new PM's outreach to India. So domestic considerations only.

    They show to their people see we tried to make peace but they rejected it so as expected India are the troublemakers.
    It's guided by the PA. Always has been the case.
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    Pakistan could emerge as world's 5th largest nuclear weapons state: Report

    Hahahahaha...
    More headache for the US administration. India: See, we told you before....

    The Colonel debunked some report/analysis by Hans M Kristensen, isn't it? Can't remember. DE, you're on.
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