Operation Jinnah

Operation Jinnah
The two commandos held their breath. Vikramaditya quickly turned where he crouched to look up the hill trail at Saraswati’s partially hidden position. She poked out from between an outcrop of rock, her burqa black against the brown stone and painfully blue sky. At that precise moment there was a muffled whump from the higher position. Vikramaditya snapped back to his position just in time to watch an FFV51 high-energy round from Saraswati’s launcher smash into the road inches in front of the first SUV.

The Yoshin Warrior SUV, a rugged, armoured vehicle, launched into the air, its chassis shattering from the explosive shock. It landed roof first on the vehicle behind it in a cloud of smoke. The sickening crunch of metal echoed across the valley.

‘Get the last SUV first!’ Vikramaditya screamed as he and Akeela opened fire, sending a hail of bullets into the third Yongshi Warrior. In front of it, the two vehicles shuddered before the SUV on top came to a rest on its side, hissing smoke and dust.

The two commandos stepped out from their positions and inched forward towards the smoking, mangled mess of the first SUV, firing straight at it, their rounds ricocheting.

Saraswati’s second rocket landed right next to the third SUV with a thundering bang, sending the heavy vehicle spinning off to the side to land on its roof. The blast also yanked the middle SUV off its back wheels, blowing open its rear hatch before it landed with a crunch on the smoking gravel. The blast was so close it flung Vikramaditya and Akeela several feet out before letting them land on their backs. They stared at the sky dazed, their ears ringing, blood rushing to their heads. They slowly scrambled to their feet, picked up their weapons and tottered carefully back towards the smoking heap of SUVs.

Vikramaditya looked at the hills around them. Up in her position, Saraswati dropped the Carl Gustaf and pulled the sniper rifle from the weapons tote, then lay down on her belly to take position. She scanned through the scope at the rising cloud of gun smoke around the three SUVs.

‘Five minutes. We take that vehicle in five minutes,’ Vikramaditya breathed, pointing to the SUV in the middle. ‘We get out in five minutes; it’s our only chance.’

Two loud semi-automatic shots rang out from the direction of the middle SUV, ripping right into Vikramaditya’s right shoulder and arm, throwing him off his feet again. He collapsed on his back, blood spurting from two entry wounds, his flesh burnt and raw. He groaned as Akeela dropped to her feet, firing straight at the driver of the SUV, who was hanging out of his window, bleeding, firing non-stop from his 9mm. Akeela fired a burst, the hail of bullets cutting a line across the SUV door. The last two bullets smashed into the driver’s head, throwing him back.

‘I’m okay,’ Vikramaditya groaned in a blood-soaked wheeze. ‘Stay down. Let SS do this.’

From the last SUV, an SSG soldier who had survived the blast clambered out from the rear hatch. He fired immediately in the general direction of the commandos using his own assault rifle. The soldier took four steps before a sniper round cut him down, the 7.62mm Dragunov round ripping a hole in his neck, sending him crashing to the ground. Three more sniper rounds crashed into the vehicle’s underbelly. Then there was movement in the middle vehicle.

‘Hold fire! Hold fire!’ The agonized scream came from the passenger door.

Akeela stepped closer into the smoke, her assault rifle cocked at eye level, her finger on the trigger, ready.

It was Colonel Iqbal. He had opened his door and spilled out from his partially flattened vehicle. His face was also smashed from the twin impact of the rocket and the SUV in front that had crashed into his vehicle. A bleeding mess, he crawled out of the SUV.

‘Keep your hands visible,’ Akeela shouted as she stepped towards him.

Colonel Iqbal coughed blood, a gaping shrapnel wound in his neck.

‘You’ve killed the girl, you fools! You see that?’
Twisting his body to the side, the bleeding officer raised a trembling hand, pointing behind his smashed SUV at a heap on the floor. ‘You see that? You came for that! And you killed her.’

Excerpted with permission of Juggernaut Books from Operation Jinnah by Shiv Aroor, available in bookstores and on Juggernaut and on Amazon.
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I regret buying this book. There are some outlandish exaggerations just to make the book more appeasing to the average reader, to the point of tampering with facts.

There were live feed bodycams on NSG in Black Tornado, with collar mikes and what not.

And women are serving in MARCOS, along with a trans guy/girl. Too much SJW shit for my taste.
I stopped reading altogether after two chapters.
I regret buying this book. There are some outlandish exaggerations just to make the book more appeasing to the average reader, to the point of tampering with facts.

There were live feed bodycams on NSG in Black Tornado, with collar mikes and what not.

And women are serving in MARCOS, along with a trans guy/girl. Too much SJW shit for my taste.
I stopped reading altogether after two chapters.
what's up with this pathetic need to put women and trans and whatnot in the combat units
Transgenders and women in special forces? Really?
From what I know, the armed forces only allows men in combat, especially in the NSG and the special forces in India. While the IAF has allowed women fight pilots and the Navy allows women personnel in technical and flying divisions, land forces and spec ops only allow straight men.

This SJW bullshit should be kept away from Indian Army. While I have nothing against homosexuals, it is best we keep the system of selection the way it is, rather than wasting time trying to imitate the socially-bankrupt United States.
Based on excerpts provided by Yusuf, the book is not appealing. If I need to read how Indian armed forces operate using US and western SOPs, then yes, this book will appeal. However, based on my limited interaction with lower ranks in IA who are posted to Indian missions abroad, and interaction with senior active and retired IA officers that I met in casual meetings, dinner, lunches, stay abroad, relative of friends, etc., the desi aspect is missing. The street level understanding and functioning is missing. The Indian armed forces does not operate as shown in Hollywood. The closest you can come to is the dusty, ragged, smelly gangster movies that bollywood provided.

As for female SF, hey I have nothing against it, but due to biological reasons, there are some limitations. Unit leader will opt out of getting a female operative on the field, and no, this does not make him gender prick.
"Peaceful rise" guides China's future

The concept of "peaceful rise" was put forward

"Peaceful Rise" is a new word that the Boao Forum and China have contributed to the English language and the world. It means "peaceful rise" in Chinese.

On November 3, 2003, Zheng Bijian, former executive vice president of the Party School of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the China Reform and Opening Up Forum, first proposed the term in a speech at the Bowhole Asia Forum.

The proposal of "peaceful rise" has nothing to do with "China". In recent years, how to interpret and view China's rapid development has become a hot topic in the international community. In this context, "China" and "China collapse theory" once had a large market. At the end of 2002, Zheng Bijian visited the United States and had extensive contact with some American political leaders and scholars such as Condoleezza Rice, Henry Kissinger and Brzezinski. The "China" in their conversation made Zheng uneasy. After returning to China, he wrote to the Central Committee in the name of the Policy Research Office of the CPC Central Committee and put forward several proposals, the last of which was the concept of "peaceful rise." The "Peaceful Rise" research group was formally established after the General Secretary personally instructed a "proposal to conduct research on the path of China's peaceful rise". There are eight core researchers, and their research covers domestic affairs, diplomacy, culture, and history.

About a year later, the theory of "peaceful rise" basically took shape. On December 10, 2003, during his visit to the United States, the Prime Minister solemnly mentioned the concept of "peaceful rise" in his speech at Harvard University. Since then, the outside world has noticed that until March 14, 2004, in a short period of three months, the president and the Premier have talked about China's "peaceful rise" in public three times. "Peaceful rise is moving from an academic concept to a strategic choice for China's new leadership," Xinhua said in its commentary. It is not only contemporary China's positioning of its role and future image, but also China's commitment to Asia and the world.

"Peaceful rise" is the second enrichment of the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence. Professor Jiang Changbin, director of the Center for International Strategic Studies at the Party School of the CPC Central Committee, told China's Newsweek: "The first enrichment was in the 1980s, when Xiaoping pointed out that the theme of The Times was' peace and development. ' "Peaceful rise" and "peace and development" are in the same vein.

"Peaceful rise" has become a worldwide vocabulary. At noon on April 24, former US President George W. Bush, in fact, only six months in the past, "I have noticed that the President and the current leadership (of China) are committed to the cause of what we call the Peaceful Rise Reorganizing Asia Forum luncheon." This is very reassuring to the rest of Asia, and it is very important to the whole face of Asia.

The inner power of peaceful rise

"Peaceful rise is not unstoppable." China Reform and opening up Forum vice chairman Professor Wang Jisi said. The rise comes first from China's own efforts.

Peaceful rise, as the prime minister said: the base point is mainly on their own strength. To achieve this, China needs more profound changes

In fact, change is happening. In 2003, when a new generation of Chinese leaders began their first year of government, China was also entering the "second transition," the core of which was the shift of the focus of the Party and the state from economic construction to coordinated economic and social development.

Recently, the "comprehensive, coordinated and sustainable development concept" or "scientific Development concept" has been proposed, both as a solution to domestic problems and as a response to international pressure. A deeper impetus comes from reform. What attracts more attention is Zheng Bijian's institutional innovation, which is officially referred to as the deepening of the socialist market economy and the development of socialist democracy.
Why the Communist Party Can Lead China's Peaceful Rise

Peaceful rise is an important strategic policy proposed by the Communist Party of China after our country's reform and opening up, and the economy has entered a period of rapid development.

Peaceful rise is a policy put forward by our party grasping the pulse of the times. In the second half of the 20th century, the world has gradually entered an era of peace and development from an era of war and revolution.

This is a major change in the world, and it is also a trend that is taking shape in the world, a powerful trend for peace, development and cooperation. The peaceful rise is exactly in line with this world trend, as Mr. Sun Yat-sen said: "The world trend is mighty; those who follow it will prosper, and those who go against it will perish."

Peaceful rise is a policy put forward by our party in consideration of the general trend of the world. Regardless of people's will, globalization is advancing all over the world. Today, if any country wants to develop and realize modernization, it cannot close its doors. To rise peacefully is to integrate into the tide of globalization. Our implementation of reform and opening up is part of this tide; our entry into the World Trade Organization is also part of this tide. Integrating into this tide has brought great development to China.

Peaceful rise is a policy put forward by our party on the basis of summarizing historical experience.

In the past few centuries, when the Western powers rose, they frantically plundered and expanded all over the world. It was met with fierce resistance from the oppressed people and nations all over the world, and its colonial expansion ended in failure. Peaceful rise means no expansion.

After the end of World War II, under the background of the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, two opposing military groups emerged, the "Warsaw Pact Organization" and the "North Atlantic Treaty Organization". The emergence of these two military blocs is a product of the bipolar era, which has ended and the Warsaw Pact has disintegrated. Peaceful rise means non-alignment.

The peaceful rise is a policy put forward by our party on the basis of considering the fundamental interests of the Chinese nation and the fundamental interests of the people of the world. After the world enters the 21st century, what is the goal pursued by the Chinese people and the people of the world? It is to build a harmonious world of lasting peace and common prosperity. Peace and prosperity are the eternal dreams of mankind. This dream was impossible to realize in the past, but in the 21st century it is possible to realize this dream. A number of developing countries are rising in the world today, which means that the lives of hundreds of millions of people will be greatly improved, and a dignified life is no longer elusive. Of course, there are still quite a few people in the world who have not escaped hunger and poverty. However, with the advancement and growth of the trend of peace, development and cooperation, the possibility of achieving lasting peace and common prosperity in the world is increasing. A peaceful rise means that China is an important force for promoting peace, development and cooperation.

Peaceful rise is not just a slogan. We have done exactly that over the past 30 years or so. More than 30 years of practice have proved that this path is feasible, and we will continue to walk along this path in the future. Realizing the peaceful rise of China, the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation and the great rejuvenation of Chinese civilization will benefit not only the Chinese nation, but also the whole world.

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