"The first lot of LCA was handed over to IAF after IAF was ‘FORCED’ to grant (rather accept) 28 concessions to HAL. It may be of interest to mention that PAF and PLAAF pilots are unlikely to grant any concessions to IAF pilots flying LCA involved in air combat with JF-17s or J-20s."
Winter Olympics in Beijing has offered a godsent opportunity for Imran Khan to express his woes and raise anti-India tirade personally to two vital members of P-5 nations. Is the 'all-weather friendship' of India and Russia in danger of being diluted under Chinese pressure benefiting Pakistan?
Since independence India has not been in a better position to hold a friendly dialogue with a 'genuine' Afghan government. Taliban or its derivative is a reality, which will govern Afghanistan in foreseeable future. Taking lead in engaging with them might be a better option than waiting.