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2019-10-04 India-Pakistan
Researchers warn India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill 100 million
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Posted by Fred 2019-10-04 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6469 views ]  Top
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#1 Isn’t that about 5-percent of their populations combined?
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2019-10-04 07:55||   2019-10-04 07:55|| Front Page Top

#2 followed by global mass starvation after megatons of thick black soot block out sunlight for up to a decade.

that'll fix global warming
Posted by Skidmark 2019-10-04 09:38||   2019-10-04 09:38|| Front Page Top

#3 Pakistan's latest estimated population is 212,742,631(2017)

India's latest estimated population 1,324,171,354(2017)
Posted by Skidmark 2019-10-04 09:51||   2019-10-04 09:51|| Front Page Top

#4 Sadly blast plumes rise and are spread by high altitude winds. This is prob the best(?) location though as the winds will be channeled by the Himalayas and hopefully cooled, dropping the debris onto the eastern China deserts before it is forced into the northern jet stream.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-10-04 09:57||   2019-10-04 09:57|| Front Page Top

#5 triggering the deadliest conflict in history ‐ and catastrophic global cooling, with temperatures not seen since the last Ice Age.

We're told by our betters that global warming and overpopulation are existential threats to humanity, so this seems like a rather positive outcome. There is a bright side to everything!
Posted by SteveS 2019-10-04 11:15||   2019-10-04 11:15|| Front Page Top

#6 Any such war would be fought in POK this time. So if battlefield nukes is all they'll use - it should mean Gilgit Baltistan would be affected most. And the first detection of beta 1 radiation in the conflict shall end the world's long suffering of the 'Stain really. If the TNWs are used in the summer, the winds will carry the rads to China for sure. Besides, China cannot allow an islamic nuke to royally destroy the OBOR pipe dream, now can it ?

The researchers know probably jack and shit about an integrated battle doctrine and the exigencies the Pakistain leaderships have to negotiate to stay in power. Imran Khan couldn't care less about Kashmir or a war. All he wants is to keep the crazies away from himself. I imagine he has to plead with his ISI honchos to keep a lid on their mullah dealings until the next world bank aid is approved. For that he'll say anything and even threaten armageddon at the UN against India. He knows and they all know KAshmir's a moot point by now.

Unsurprisingly, the study concludes with : "There's very little in the history of Indo-Pakistan kinetic conflict to suggest that leadership on either side would continue escalating until they annihilated the other." "But I needed the attention, my tenure almost up, see ?"
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-04 12:31||   2019-10-04 12:31|| Front Page Top

#7 Glad you're back Dron66.
I understand that suitcase nukes are all the rage, but for inner city suitcases I expect, not as TNW.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-10-04 13:36||   2019-10-04 13:36|| Front Page Top

#8  A 'suitcase nuke' worth investing the millions that would go into it up to delivery and detonation, would be the size of a small fridge at best. India could just as easily have muslim mercs assemble one right within Pakistain, but not the other way round.

They have more TNWs than longer range strategic missiles. Their Nasr The chinese WS-2 repainted a dung green really. is also a battlefield nuke. The longer range stuff has never been tested for the Indian threat matrix collated for them over the years by foreign militaries. When a Paki officer pees, someone shows him how to unzip first. I doubt the design and delivery of a suitcase nuke is something anyone would help them with, or NY or at least Bombay would have been bigger hits.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-04 14:24||   2019-10-04 14:24|| Front Page Top

#9 I see someone dusted off Carl Sagan's penultimate hoax, nuclear winter. Remember how well he predicted the eternal autumn from the inextinguishable oil well fired sparked by Saddam?

Oh, yeah, US teams put out the fires in a couple of weeks, and there wasn't even any short-term effects from the plumes, let alone long-term.

ISTR later models determine "nuclear winter" wouldn't be a thing, either. For all the energy of the U.S. and USSR arsenals, it wasn't enough to launch enough dust or soot to compare to, say, Krakatoa.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2019-10-04 20:18||   2019-10-04 20:18|| Front Page Top

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