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Originally posted by CosmicCitizen
reply to post by DestroyDestroyDestroy
Given the nukes in Pakistan I would change "China-Burma-India" (early ww2) to China-Pak-India but even that model fails to take into account the growing tensions and prophecied global conflict focused in the middle east.
Originally posted by JoeP2247
I strongly doubt that the US mainland will be hit hard in the WWIII scenario, at least not with missiles. I believe we already have the capability of shooting them down in the air (my educated guess is the we have many weapons systems not known publicly). I think the worst that can happen is with low yield localized detonations from suitcase type nukes and if that happened we would retaliate massively.
This will start with a internal dispute (like a revolution in China) or a regional dispute maybe with India and Pakistan and then grow into world war. The US will never start this nor will Russia and nor will China - we will rather be pulled into it as treaty dealings may be triggered..
The other thing is I strongly doubt much will happen in the middle east with nuclear weapons - it would render the oil fields unusable and I think would be unnecessary.
I would however be quite concerned about this if I lived in the China-Burma-India part of the world. I do think the casualties will be in the hundreds of millions there (that includes Japan and Korea by the way).
Joeedit on 11-8-2013 by JoeP2247 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by JoeP2247
reply to post by GargIndia
This is an interesting article:
Basically saying the US pullout in Afghanistan could trigger events between Pakistan and India. If there right I think it probably will start a world war - and make the US have to go back to Afghanistan.
I would assume virtually every Muslim country would side with Pakistan against the Hindus in India.
It never occurred to me that our pulling out of Afghanistan would have any bearing on Pakistan/India or any other country but it is true that as we continue to pull out tensions go up between India/Pakistan.
What do you make of this Garg?
1. Pakistan is well placed in Kashmir against India. (This assessment is for a scenario where the Chinese put pressure too on Indian forces, and India cannot redeploy its forces from that border)
2. Pakistan is equally strong as India in Northern Punjab (Pakistan) / India's Punjab.
3. Pakistan is poorly placed against India on rest of the border including sea approaches.
I am willing to give an advantage to Pakistan in missiles, as Pakistan has received latest Chinese missiles.
However India has 'adequate' capacity to hit anywhere in Pakistan using 700 km Agni-1 missile (solid fuelled, operationalized). I do not want to go into undue speculation on warheads (like number and yield etc). Even a handful of nukes striking Pakistan will crush public's confidence in its Army.
India has much larger capacity of taking losses than Pakistan. There is no doubt that India will be hit too. But unlikely India will capitulate or its public will rebel.
I do not see Pakistan's overall situation as good enough for waging a big war with India.
Who told you ...India is Strategically Better than Pakistani Presence in LoC ..More over till now BSF gaurd the LoC When Indian Army's Ghataks comes to the unbalanced area they show their actions ..Till Now IA Kills 1 Pakistani Captain and 5 soldiers
Yes but China INVADED India and you didn't jump on them. Can you in your farthest imagination read AFTER A WEEK Russia penetrated Alaska and maintained an occupation?
Originally posted by maddy21
Actually its 12-13 soldiers killed in a bunker buster bomb which happened on Aug 14nth , the Pakistan Army has suggested by GargIndia is releasing its causalities periodically and in small numbers .... and they are only going to reveal half of the deaths ...
My source is an Army man on the border