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Modi says cross-border strikes as good as Israel’s

Updated Oct 19, 2016 12:45pm

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NEW DELHI: Israel may be too small a country for the formidable Indian army to emulate in strategy or military philosophy, but in the mind of the Hindu nationalist leadership in Delhi the Jewish state has been the cynosure of invincibility, a model state. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi left no doubt on Tuesday that the widely advertised but equally disputed surgical strikes in Azad Jammu and Kashmir were modelled on Israeli military sinews.

The world took note of the army’s capability after last month’s “surgical strikes” on militant bases in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Modi said, comparing the Indian military offensive to covert operations by the Israeli forces.

Speaking at a rally in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi, Modi paid his respects to serving and retired soldiers, referring to the state as “Veer Bhumi” (land of the brave).

“Our army’s valour is being discussed across the country these days. We used to hear earlier that Israel has done this. The nation has seen that Indian army is no less than anybody,” he was quoted by The Hindustan Times as saying.

Israel’s military and secret service are considered to be among the best in the world and covert operations against militants in foreign territory — especially Palestine — are among their specialisations, the paper noted.

On Monday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said at a public meeting that he came from Goa, which is not known for its martial race nor was Gujarat famous for that. Therefore, the capability to order the strikes must have come from the training at Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, he concluded.

The strikes claimed by India were seen as retaliation for a deadly militant attack on an army base in Kashmir’s Uri that left 19 soldiers dead last month.

India has blamed Pakistan-based extremists for the attack — a charge Islamabad denies — and bilateral relations have nosedived since.

The strikes have also triggered a political debate back home with the opposition blaming the ruling BJP of trying to gain electoral mileage out of the operation after posters congratulating Modi on the strikes showed up in several poll-bound states such as Uttar Pradesh.

Published in Dawn October 19th, 2016

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Kamal Pasha. Oct 19, 2016 11:06am

Now will Indian government stop talking about the fake surgical strike? The world knows the truth.

Shaukat Ali Khan Oct 19, 2016 11:49am

Of course Indian cross border strikes are exemplary. These stand invisible from the entire world and only Modi saw those.

ART KP Oct 19, 2016 11:49am

"Modi, is pleasing its domestic audience who believes in such bluffs easily."

Desi Dimag Oct 19, 2016 12:01pm

@ART KP "Modi, is pleasing its domestic audience who believes in such bluffs easily."

No leader in India will go for political suicide and Modi knows it very well. So he won't lie to people.

Haider Oct 19, 2016 12:36pm

Modi has nade a joke of India. Even Russia gave him a shutup call.

Namo Oct 19, 2016 12:47pm

The truth is that surgical strikes did take place .The warning has been sent to our neighbours that if you have any nefarious designs on India a befitting and resounding military reply will be forwarded to you no more the passive nation.

UA Oct 19, 2016 12:43pm

Still harping on about that, I see.

Namo Oct 19, 2016 12:46pm

@Kamal Pasha. We don't lie the world knows the truth.

THINK SHUTTLE Oct 19, 2016 12:51pm

@Desi Dimag

RSS and Shiv Sena is pushing BJP towards a cliff.

Rahim proud Indian kashmiri Oct 19, 2016 12:56pm

Modi is a true leader & his resolution to derail terrorism & terrorists safe heavens for better world is a bold and welcome step.Feeling proud to be an Indian.

Shahnawaz Oct 19, 2016 12:56pm

They definitely do anything to show their valor and surety in the case of surgical strike.

Akram Oct 19, 2016 12:56pm

Israel always provides footage of destroyed targets. This is going beyond a joke now.

The end is near Oct 19, 2016 12:57pm

Frustrated Modi is isolating india.

anish Oct 19, 2016 12:59pm

@Rahim proud Indian kashmiri well said ,

Akram Oct 19, 2016 01:00pm

Israel never boasts about its military strikes. It lets the results do the talking

syed wasim haider Oct 19, 2016 01:00pm

This stuff is for next election because all his pre election promises not fulfilled.

The Fake ZAK Oct 19, 2016 01:01pm

Man of Action ....let the losers seek Justification !

observer Oct 19, 2016 01:01pm

So much drama Happened in Pakistan...But you Still can't See this ..i just want to quote one thing .."Ignorant people are more likely to doubt the truth of facts that contradict their beliefs".

Akram Oct 19, 2016 01:02pm

Please don't insult Israel

Bella Roma Oct 19, 2016 01:07pm

Are they still talking about those 'surgical strikes'? Wake up India

LF Oct 19, 2016 01:06pm

Only if surgical strikes had happened!!! the one who shouts the loudest is not necessarily telling the truth

haris Oct 19, 2016 01:09pm

What can be said when the PM of one of the biggest democracy is following a suite of the one and only Apartheid state in the World. Disgraceful and equally shocking!

haris Oct 19, 2016 01:07pm

@Desi Dimag : "So he[Modi] won't lie to people." and you still believe in surgical strike mantra?

Intelligent Oct 19, 2016 01:11pm

Whatever it is.. the words Surgical strike has created a great impact an brought many guessing / denying / covering / ....

rahul1 Oct 19, 2016 01:14pm

There were no Surgical Strikes as informed by ISPR. Don't believe on what Modi says :-)

bhairu Oct 19, 2016 01:14pm

@Kamal Pasha. you are right because world know that surgical strike was not fake

imtiaz syed Oct 19, 2016 01:20pm

@The Fake ZAK let the winner show proof.

amir_indian Oct 19, 2016 01:17pm

@Bella Roma 1) State Counselor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi, who is on a three-day visit to India. Cooperation in the fields of agriculture, transport, energy are also expected to feature during the talks. 2) British Prime Minister Theresa May today said she will visit India next month November for her first bilateral visit outside Europe. May will land in New Delhi, where she will inaugurate the India-UK TECH Summit.

Tahir Baloch Oct 19, 2016 01:22pm

Which episode of drama? please

Desi Dimag Oct 19, 2016 01:22pm

@haris @Desi Dimag : "So he[Modi] won't lie to people." and you still believe in surgical strike mantra?

Yes I believe in Modi and Indian Army.

A Kashifi Oct 19, 2016 01:24pm

One civilian killer proudly measures his progress by comparing with another's.

Desi Dimag Oct 19, 2016 01:24pm

India doesn't believe in conspiracy theory.

Satish kumar Oct 19, 2016 01:27pm

@Kamal Pasha. YES world know the truth and they are very happy only you dont know anything.

Harmony-1© Oct 19, 2016 01:28pm

Such childish antics and illusory ‘surgical strikes’ is Modi speciality. He lulls his toadies into believing in ancient fantasies too – like ‘plastic surgery’!

In Pampore encounter, it took them 56 hours to overpower 2 gunmen and destruction of a huge building and yet ‘surgical strikes' done in 4 hours after penetrating a country’s force, already on high alert after Uri and war rhetoric, and world media noticed no damage – it’s just illusion!

nps.uk@hotmail.co.uk Oct 19, 2016 01:41pm

Indian liars give us proof !!!!!!

Pakistani Oct 19, 2016 01:41pm

Dear Modi G, Pakistan is not a Palestine :)

Syed Naseem Ahmed Oct 19, 2016 01:45pm

He is fooling his own nation by claiming fake surgical strike .

Syed Naseem Ahmed

Beyond Border Oct 19, 2016 01:45pm

Israel is mentioned because thou too small it has an army which cannot be defeated, no matter how many countries come together. Even superpowers like USA, Russia and China has been beaten.

zarif Oct 19, 2016 01:48pm

So finally you accepted indirectly that India is spreading terrorism in Kashmir like Israel has been doing in Palestine and likewise illegal occupation of land.

Leo Oct 19, 2016 01:52pm

There is big rumor that Mr. Modi is up to some more steps. This is being talked here in closed circles that they will take very strict measures to counter the terrorists and their appeasers, as India seem to have lost any hopes of having a meaningful dialogue with Pakistan. Hope peace prevails. .

ART KP Oct 19, 2016 01:49pm

Isreal is a fox without USA.

Leo Oct 19, 2016 01:50pm

@Harmony-1© Very good analysis. I am from India , and agree with you!

N.Sid Oct 19, 2016 01:56pm

This political surgical strike mantra will be harped to the hilt till the eve of elections in India, in Gujarat, UP and Karnataka.

After the elections surgical strike will vanish in thin air. Nobody keeps on harping about it if this was a real one. See Gen(Retd) Shankar Prasad take on the web.

vinit Oct 19, 2016 01:57pm

It is debatable whether strikes took place or not. But even if they did not the general belief according to reports of electronic media and press of the western world and Al Jajeera is that they did .

zarif Oct 19, 2016 01:55pm

@Harmony-1© well said

FZ Khan Oct 19, 2016 01:57pm

@HARMONY-1© ... You just nailed all of them brilliantly...

Leo Oct 19, 2016 01:58pm

He is further planning to take very strict and stringent measures . It's being discussed in closed circles in India. They say that they have lost hopes of a meaningful dialogue.Let peace prevail.

Shahzad Ikhlaq Oct 19, 2016 02:01pm

Until when this SURGICAL STRIKES joke gonna continue? Getting bored of it now, pls show us a proof at least.

natey Oct 19, 2016 02:07pm

talk after showing proof..even in court talking is not taken seriously...there is no proff..only word of mouth from indian lliving in rss world..leaders like modi only good at talking n making the supporters jump like monkeys..they are easily fooled..like buffalo pulled frm its nose....indian bjp supporters go anywhere their leader take them to

Bhavin Oct 19, 2016 02:08pm

@syed wasim haider It looks like you know a lot about his promises - Can you name few in which he has failed. I can count plenty where he has succeeded. Place facts on table - no empty rhetorics.

Sid Oct 19, 2016 02:12pm

Does everyone realise that militant strikes on Indian army and protests in Kashmir has suddenly quietened down relative to where it was 2 months back. The surgical strikes have put a temporary stop to these activities. Lets see where this leads us?

Guest101 Oct 19, 2016 02:16pm

The soldier who fired the flame throwers , did not even know what was inside those empty houses. Uncle Modi needs to win an election and general Singh needs an extension. Common ground I guess.

haris Oct 19, 2016 02:29pm

@vinit : Oh man! Al Jazeera, CNN, BBC and many other media outlets termed is highly "doubtful" and "hard-to-believe". Which broadcast you were watching lately. AJ Kejriwal also asked PM Modi to silence the media by showing the proofs and he was responded with rotten tomatoes and stones by die-hard fanatic of Modi and BJP.

NaveedKhan Oct 19, 2016 02:31pm

Disoriented and delusional comments.

hypocrsiy Oct 19, 2016 02:35pm

both side have been fed with there own version of news. Although pakistan denies it but there has been ripples inside which they can not. even though there is no reason to doubt the action these events are proof that it happened for sure. Now on modi he is man on a mission and looking at his track record he is clearly a no-nonsense person.

curious mind Oct 19, 2016 02:41pm

Surgical strike is infect a technical way of dealing with something that is not practically achievable ,so they created this theory to dream the dream to help their appetite of aggression to be fulfilled without a single bullet to be fired, so everyone happy whats wrong with that?

atif khan Oct 19, 2016 02:41pm

Mr Moodi ask your forces to share the co ordinates and exact location of the surgical strikes. so that others and we can see if there any ditch or destruction there or not..can you please share the location? its very easy atleast after that the debate will be over and both sides will stop wasting time :) the case will be at rest . Co ordinates please ???

Khwarezmi Oct 19, 2016 02:44pm

Only in their dreams can they imagine surgical strikes and has resorted to lieing to the Indian public.

I remember Musharraf saying in a TV interview that his government had intelligence on Indians wanting to stike Azad Kashmir and he had ordered for double strikes on Indian targets on open channels in response. Of course Indian backed down. Nothing has changed since his days.

Raunak Oct 19, 2016 02:45pm

@Kamal Pasha. ...the world knows about Kulbushan Jadhav... Actually there isn't any such man

Faisal Oct 19, 2016 02:48pm

No laws against dreams Modi.

Raunak Oct 19, 2016 02:52pm

@The end is near ... Really at GDP 7.6??

D.K. PAMNANI Oct 19, 2016 02:56pm

@Kamal Pasha.

Every Indian believe Modi Ji

Muhammad Oct 19, 2016 02:57pm

If Mr Modi continues to rule India any longer then India doesn't need an enemy.He is converting the Indian society towards religious extremism

Dove Oct 19, 2016 02:57pm

Please don't fool our nations, we know Asian countries don't have the ability to carry out such strikes!

Haris Oct 19, 2016 03:05pm

@Namo Proof??

Dr.MM.Khan Oct 19, 2016 03:11pm

So Pakistan is Palestine where "surgical operations" are perfected and know how passed on to India. Yet India is a friend of Palestine. I have been to Palestine several times. The evidence of collateral damage and collateral murder are there to see. Palestinians always show dignity in the face of adversity just like the Kashmiris on both sides of LOC. Congratulations India if your assertion is correct. What goes around always comes around. I suppose the Isrealis told you this also.

Raunak Oct 19, 2016 03:14pm

@Muhammad .. If you can do, why can't we do it under Modiji?

IamBack2 Oct 19, 2016 03:27pm

@THINK SHUTTLE only if you would have known, that how small is shiv sena infront of BJP. Once a BJP alley shiv sena has no stands other then maharashtra.

Aamed@gmail.com Oct 19, 2016 03:27pm

Where is the evidence for tjis so called strike?

Tired Pakistani Oct 19, 2016 03:29pm

The strikes were so perfectly "surgical" that even the patient is left wondering which organ was removed.

Aamed@gmail.com Oct 19, 2016 03:30pm

If tomorrow Modi claims an Indian has landed on Mars and returned, every9ne would believe that aswell.

Asad Oct 19, 2016 03:37pm

Not again, where is the so called video your army claims they have? Or is it still in the making?

Logical Oct 19, 2016 03:33pm

Modi is playing with fire - he is irking his own Muslim Indian citizen - Indian 22 million Muslim population feeling betrayed by Hindu leader would surely hurt India

N.Sid Oct 19, 2016 03:34pm

Indian army DGMO in his very first speech has clearly said 'strikes was held along the LOC' and not across the LOC, there is a huge difference between 'along' and 'across'.

Anyone can listen the DGMO speech, this has been turned into a hoax...just like many other earlier hoax's.

area Oct 19, 2016 03:38pm

I understand it is very difficult to believe such strikes happen.

Iftikhar Husain Oct 19, 2016 03:45pm

After the said surjical strike the problem in IHK still the same India has to settle the Kashmir issue that will solve all problems.

ozzy Oct 19, 2016 03:45pm

@Namo and you think we will just sit here. We will show you whats what. Bte we are still waiting for the evidence whoch all of u lot were chest thumping about. Thet fact some of ur own minister doubt the strile says something. Let alone the world.

aslam shaikh1 Oct 19, 2016 03:53pm

@Haris bollywood is working on it.

Harmony-1© Oct 19, 2016 03:53pm

@N.Sid - "there is a huge difference between 'along' and 'across'. "

Correct! In other words a routine border shelling was made to look like a drama to pacify chest-thumping hysteria and those gunning for war – a nice Bollywood story it really was!

INDIAN Oct 19, 2016 03:53pm

india officially claim surgical strike.

ZAK WITH BRAIN Oct 19, 2016 03:55pm

Well said Modi sir.

Alethia Oct 19, 2016 04:01pm

Tell us another "story" Mr. Modi. You seem to be so good at storytelling...

Krish Oct 19, 2016 04:10pm

@observer well said Buddy

Saqib Oct 19, 2016 04:14pm

Be realistic.... Bollywoodish story.... Let the common sence prevail

Asif Oct 19, 2016 04:17pm

Our CHAI WALA is doing good in Pakistan to be honest

Nasir Oct 19, 2016 04:28pm

Dear Modi think about your country first instead of wasting time on isolating Pakistan which is never ever going to happen except in Bollywood.

Faisal Oct 19, 2016 04:30pm

Common Indian needs to wake up otherwise these polictians will bring us nothing good but War killing innocent poeple on both sides.

Rajvir Singh Oct 19, 2016 04:31pm

@Logical Muslims are a little over 14% of the population, which makes them about 17 Crore.

Aamed@gmail.com Oct 19, 2016 04:42pm

As good as Israel, except imaginary...

Ahmed Oct 19, 2016 04:42pm

@Namo: The only truth is that the ENTIRE WORLD MEDIA could not find a shred of evidence to support the strike

M. Siddique Oct 19, 2016 04:44pm

Modi is still in the fantasy mode of "Surgical Strikes". Can the Indians show picture of the site before and after the strikes. Modi are delusional. Can someone tell Modi that wearing king's clothes one does not become a king.

Taimoor Khan Oct 19, 2016 04:46pm

About time Pakistan needs to bring forth the proofs which might not be pretty for public viewing but this has gone too far, the delusion of grandeur from Indian side.

Hussain Oct 19, 2016 04:46pm

@A Kashifi The best comment.

krishna Oct 19, 2016 04:54pm

@Syed Naseem Ahmed Modi is npt fooling anybody. India is very big country. So many engineering and medical colleges. Everybody wants growth in industry and make good living. Whole world knows about Indian growth.

Javed Oct 19, 2016 04:55pm

Modi should be careful; two can play this game...

MAK Oct 19, 2016 04:56pm

I have a couple of friends in the Israel forces and even they are laughing at this claim. They say that a "surgical strike" is carried out with months of preparation and the team has to think like their opponents. Example: it took a couple of years for US marines to formulate the strike on one house in Abbottabad and the Indians claim to have struck a base with heavily armed fighters ???? I am still laughing.

Alethia Oct 19, 2016 04:55pm

The list of India's lies and false-flag operations against Pakistan grows long...

ahmedj Oct 19, 2016 05:15pm

How could Modi compare Palestine with Pakistan and again comparing Israeli strikes against the people who do not even have a standing army and without an air force or modern equipment to defend themselves against Israeli aggression.

If Modi has really compared Israel with India and Palestine with Pakistan then one has to question Modi's sense of proportion. He doesn't even think that such statements are beyond comprehension but also will bring the Palestinian and Kashmiri people and their cause together. He makes things difficult for himself. Does he have a wise team to guide him on his statements.

Dr.Arshad Oct 19, 2016 05:24pm

Mr.Modi is following Goebbles not Israel.How long will this gentleman fool his nation,only God knows?

Delliwala Oct 19, 2016 05:23pm

@Akram India will release the video after 30th nov.

Awais Oct 19, 2016 05:27pm

Mr Modi in your dreams. Stop this Bollywood bluff and provide us some proofs.

GA Oct 19, 2016 05:25pm

What a joke. Israelis, Americans, Russians and Chinese must be laughing at this nonsense.

Zulfi Oct 19, 2016 05:32pm

Modi seems to have an obsession with Pakistan

jmail@dehlavi Oct 19, 2016 05:34pm

Like Israel, India is an occupying power and the occupied are fighting a war of resistance. Long live the resistance against the grabbers

vivek Oct 19, 2016 05:35pm

Now I am exhausted with these type of chest thumping. Surgical Strike is ok but dear PM , do not try to overplay it for political gains. We will judge your overall performance after 5 years and vote accordingly. For God's sake you and Defense Minister are requested to solve other impending issues and not to give such deceiving statements.

Fkhan Oct 19, 2016 05:38pm

He announced the surgical strikes and the world called it BLUFF, He organized BRICS, where the Russian and Chinese delegation turned a cold shoulder and repudiated Indian demands to ban certain groups. He is facing severe criticism at home for not being able to "Isolate Pakistan", while elsewhere there have been calls in India to ban chinese products and Russian weapons. They are disappointed with the UN, disappointed with the Chinese and Russians, and now turn and praise Israel. Modi certainly is living in a dream of his own. Hes been labelled as the master of U-turn. Go through any indian newspaper website and read the comments. Its evident his people are not happy with his poor show of force against Pakistan and failed attempts to isolate them.

Kailash Oct 19, 2016 05:34pm

@Haider -"Modi has nade a joke of India. Even Russia gave him a shutup call."

For a moment forget the Russia's defense deals with India. Look for Russia's reaction after India's surgical strike. Especially look for Mr. Kadakin's (Russia's ambassador to India) statement.

Namo Oct 19, 2016 05:40pm

@Awais you people are good at running away from facts we live in the real world.

Hayabusa Oct 19, 2016 05:44pm

More jokes. If they lied about sending para troopers in and extracting them, what else have they lied about? Nobody has bought indian version of events or taken Indians seriously. If they tried surgical strikes their aircraft would have been shot down, alert levels are high since the Uri spectacle.

mo Oct 19, 2016 05:46pm

@Namo Were you there ? And if so, why were there 2 more attacks on Indian Army bases after the surgical strike ?

Khurram Jadoon Oct 19, 2016 05:54pm

@Rahim proud Indian kashmiri Yeah I can see the name you are using ...

Khurram Jadoon Oct 19, 2016 05:53pm

@Desi Dimag We believe in Pakistan Army, period. We took international media to the so called area of action by India - does your Army will so? Lets leave the other proofs.

Rousseau Oct 19, 2016 05:56pm

I pity the man for his delusions

Rick Khan Oct 19, 2016 06:08pm

seems like modi followers are equaly easy to influence as those in Bollywood movies.

Syed Naseem Ahmed Oct 19, 2016 06:07pm

The so-called surgical strike was so effective that no one from either side was hurt , nor any damage , no one was dead , and the so called Indian Army touched the grass of Azad Kashmir and went celeberating their victory .

What a joke . Bollywood has been given the task to prepare the film for this
cause so that the people of great Indian can be fooled again .

Playing with emotions of partotism .

Syed Naseem Ahmed

indian in uk Oct 19, 2016 06:09pm

@Kamal Pasha. ....No leader in India will go for political suicide and Modi knows it very well..

indian muslim Oct 19, 2016 06:26pm

"Please believe Army claims" says Defense minster Manohar Parrikar, appealing to Indian Public

Waqas Shaikh Oct 19, 2016 06:26pm

India is comparing itself with Israel. Finally, shows her true colors.

Ghaznavi Oct 19, 2016 06:29pm

@Akram "Please don't insult Israel"

best comment so far

Arti Oct 19, 2016 06:30pm

Mr. Modi, we are proud of you.

Syed Zafar Kazmi U.S. A Oct 19, 2016 06:33pm

@Akram Israel is the Godmother of India as both pride themselves for apartheid in Palestine and Kashmir respectively.

Ahmad Oct 19, 2016 06:33pm

Agree with similarities between India and Israel as both are occupation forces. However Israel always provides the video evidence of raid

AXH Oct 19, 2016 06:41pm

Modi knew it quite well that his lie was going to work in India and we all can see the proof of that by reading comments from our neighbor.

Saif Oct 19, 2016 06:43pm

Modiji some wise person said its better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt. By talking what no one in the world believes, let alone Pakistan, please don't remove doubts.

Syed Zafar Kazmi U.S. A Oct 19, 2016 06:44pm

@Satish kumar @"Kamal Pasha. YES world know the truth and they are very happy only you don't". Truth is not fantasy- the lalaland of fiction where India imagines and scores victories and wants the world to believe without any proof.

Rambo Oct 19, 2016 06:45pm

Ok so these were covert strikes. No wonder why nobody saw them. Must have happened in indian dreams.

Fawzia H Oct 19, 2016 06:48pm

Yes because India has the Israel army teaching them.

Syed Oct 19, 2016 06:49pm

The damage Modi has done to India's relationship with Pakistan will take a very long time to recover, what Modi is forgetting is that India has to pay a price for his actions in the long run.

Namo Oct 19, 2016 07:08pm

The message is quite clear and precise well done Mr Modi we are proud of you.

SR Oct 19, 2016 07:46pm

Indian army is the best!

YYY Oct 19, 2016 07:46pm

Modi is so full of it

Namo Oct 19, 2016 07:48pm

@mo don't get too clever.

N_Saq Oct 19, 2016 08:01pm

India should stop this nonsense and talk peace with Pak. India's dream of isolating Pak is nothing but a dream. Strategically Pak is too important for world powers to overlook/ignore and CPEC is the game changer.

Iran has shown interest in joining CPEC which has alarmed KSA as an alliance between Iran and Pak mean the end of KSA dominance in the Muslim world, therefore, KSA and its allies will never leave Pak alone. Similarly, China, Pak, Iran and Russia alliance scare the heck out of US as it will result in a complete dominance by China in world affairs and that is why US and its allies will never leave Pak alone.

As China rises more countries will use the CPEC for cost/benefit reasons as more and more countries will be doing business with China. China has the biggest surplus with all the countries and is investing heavily all over the world, it will be the next super power in the next decade and any country that is messing with her interests will pay a heavy price in the future.

S. A. M. Oct 19, 2016 08:57pm

Modi this Chai you are cooking for a long time and nobody is going to accept it. so better throw it away.

M.Saeed Oct 19, 2016 11:06pm

This shows the real self of Mr. Modi!

Ghani K Oct 19, 2016 11:20pm

All those satellites in the orbit, yet we have n't seen a single photo of so called 'surgical ' strike. None in the western press. Indians have been duped by Narendra Modi. I guess Indian strategists did not understand Israeli Yeddish.

halius Oct 19, 2016 11:36pm

Take this remark with iran.

Khakan Oct 20, 2016 12:30am

Dear Mr. Modi,

India can never emulate Israel, and Pakistan is not Palestine. For your kind information Pakistan Air Force shot down Israeli jets, and shot down a very large number of Indian jets in 65 and 71.

You can talk about silly things to divert the attention from the atrocities that you are committing on innocent civilians. WE all know you take your orders from RSS.

You are invited to try a surgical strike , a real one not one that your concocted ,You will regret it. It will be the biggest mistake of your life. Then you will be running around the world crying that Pakistan was the aggressor and its the terrorist that killed Indian troops.

So just take a pill and chill and try to the right thing by thepeople of your nation and not just RSS

Payal Verma Oct 20, 2016 01:05am

@Namo absolutely!

Payal Verma Oct 20, 2016 01:10am

@Rahim proud Indian kashmiri we too thank you! a real patriot from our Kashmir!

Payal Verma Oct 20, 2016 01:12am

@Satish kumar absolutely!

Payal Verma Oct 20, 2016 01:33am

@Fkhan that's not true absolutely! What Modi has done past 2 years no govent or leader has been able to do. He will show his masterpiece performance. Let the critics remain under shadow. critics are born to criticize but Modi is not born to buckle under critics. He knows well to turn around the critics and shut up their mouths. Only time will reveal this. till then do and say what you want.

Deem Australia Oct 20, 2016 05:29am

Oh God... Please stop all this nonsense... War and all this rhetoric is just stupid and destructive and does not bring any good to anyone... why can't we all live in peace..

Guest Oct 20, 2016 06:49am

@ahmedj "He makes things difficult for himself. Does he have a wise team to guide him on his statements.".

Modi does not have an able advisor like Sartaj.

Alba Oct 20, 2016 08:44am

@ART KP .... The Jews in Israel are totally united. What Modi is thinking will only work for Hindus in India, not with the untouchables and religious minorities.

Alba Oct 20, 2016 08:46am

@Shaukat Ali Khan .... Good one, Khan. LOL.

Alba Oct 20, 2016 09:41am

@ART KP .... Your are missing a point being made here. India and the United States have more respect for Israel than they have for Pakistan.

indian muslim Oct 20, 2016 11:36pm

Indian Armed Forces are only good to uphold AFSPA Act in j&k while maintaining Emergency in the states of Assam and Nagaland