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  • 1. INTRODUCTIO N
  • 2. NOSTRADAMUS LIQUI D
  • 3. “ EITHER YOU ARE WITH US AGAINST US. OR THERE IS NOTHING IN BETWEEN PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH POST 9/11 ADDRESS TO NATION
  • 4. N KOREA IRAQ IRAN AXIS OF EVIL
  • 5. INTERNATIONAL FORUMS  UNITED NATIONS - FRAGMENTED.  EUROPEAN UNION - DIVIDED.  NATO - FRACTURED.  NAM  OIC  ARAB LEAGUE  OPEC  G-8 IRRELEVANT
  • 6. OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM
  • 7. SHOCK & AWE
  • 8. ?
  • 9. OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM
  • 10. PREVIEW  PART I – HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE.  PART II – AMERICAN DESIGNS FOR WAR.  PART III – OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM.  PART IV – ROLE AND RELEVANCE OF UNITED NATIONS.
  • 11. PART I HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
  • 12. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE  MESOPOTAMIAN CIVILIZATION (5000 BC).  OTTAMAN EMPIRE.  TRIBAL IRAQ - AUTONOMOUS.
  • 13. PERIMETER OF IRAQ KMS. COASTLINE KMS. 3650 60
  • 14. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE  BRITISH RULE – A HASHEMITE MONARCHY (1921 – 1958).  DECADE OF COUP / COUNTER COUPS.  THE BAATH PARTY (1968).
  • 15. SADDAM “THE ONE WHO CONFRONTS” • 1937 - BORN • 1956 - JOINED BAATH PARTY. • 1959 - FLED TO EGYPT. • 1963 - RETURNED TO BAGHDAD. ( TIKRIT ). • 1979 - BECAME THE PRESIDENT OF IRAQ. • 2003 - MISSING IN ACTION
  • 16. IRAN – IRAQ WAR (1980 – 1988)
  • 17. KUWAIT – IRAQ RELATIONSHIP.
  • 18. KUWAIT IRAQ - RELATIONSHIP 19 TH PROVINCE OF IRAQ ??
  • 19. OPERATION DESERT STORM 16 JAN – 27 FEB 1991
  • 20. NO FLY ZONES
  • 21. NATURAL RESOURCES  PETROLEUM.  NATURAL GAS.  PHOSPHORUS.  SULPHUR.
  • 22. DEMOGRAPHY  TOTAL POPULATION – 24 MILLION.  A MULTI – ETHNIC SOCIETY.  SHIA ARABS – 60 %  SUNNI ARABS – 15%  KURDS – 20 %  OTHERS – 5%  RELIGION -
  • 23. MIDDLE EAST REGION
  • 24. PART II AMERICAN DESIGNS FOR WAR
  • 25. BUILD UP TO THE WAR  THE SEPTEMBER 11 LINK.  WAR AGAINST TERRORISM.  AXIS OF EVIL.
  • 26. 9/11 “WE ARE GOING TO FIND OUT WHO DID THIS AND WE ARE GOING TO KICK HIM”
  • 27. AL - QAIDA IDEOLOGICAL ENEMY
  • 28. COERCIVE DIPLOMACY
  • 29. UN RESOLUTIONS  IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS.  DESTRUCTION OF WMD.  RESTRICTING MILITARY CAPABILITY.  PROHIBIT SALE AND PURCHASE OF ARMS.  OIL FOR FOOD PROGRAMME.  SIMULTANEOUS BUILD UP IN GULF SINCE SEP 02
  • 30. FINAL BUILD UP  NON COMPLIANCE OF RESOLUTION 1441. SEC UN RESOLUTION SEEKING USE OF FORCE.  MOBILISATION OF FORCES IN GULF SINCE SEP 02.  UN RESOLUTION NOT NECESSARY TO TAKE MILITARY ACTION.
  • 31. THE AMERICAN AGENDA • POLITICAL • SECURITY • ECONOMIC
  • 32. POLITICAL AGENDA  REGIME CHANGE .
  • 33. MIDDLE EAST
  • 34. POLITICAL AGENDA LIBERATION OF IRAQI PEOPLE .  IMPERIALISTIC DESIGNS .
  • 35. SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS WMD
  • 36. TERRORISM
  • 37. ISRAELI CONNECTION ARIEL SHARON
  • 38. ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS CONTROL OF ENERGY RESOURCES
  • 39. ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS ( = EURO VERSUS $ DOLLAR
  • 40. ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS WEAKEN OPEC.
  • 41. EUROPEAN UNION
  • 42. PART III
  • 43. OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM
  • 44. FORCE LEVELS COALITION FORCES . • THREE LAKHS TROOPS - AB-FORCES, MARINES AND SPECIAL FORCES. • KURD FIGHTERS. • M1 ABRAM TANKS. • BRADLEY FIGHTING VEHICLES. • AH64 APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTERS. • F117 STEALTH BOMBERS. • B1,B2 AND B52 BOMBERS. • AIR CRAFT CARRIERS AND OTHER NAVAL SHIPS. • HI-TECH WEAPONARY
  • 45. IRAQI FORCES • • • • • • • • FOUR LAKHS TROOPS. ELITE REPUBLICAN GUARDS. PARA MILITARY FORCES. FIDAYEENS. FOUR THOUSAND ARTY GUNS . T-72 TANKS. SCUD MISSILES. VINTAGE SOVIET ERA WEAPONS.
  • 46. AMERICAN MILITARY STRATEGY
  • 47. SHOCK & AWE
  • 48. SIMULTANIETY OF OPERATIONS
  • 49. DOUBLE PINCER
  • 50. CAPTURE OF BAGHDAD SUSTAINED BOMBING.
  • 51. SPRINT TO BAGHDAD. (CAPTURE OF AIRPORT)
  • 52. FALL OF SADDAM FIRDOS SQUARE
  • 53. LOOT & ANARCHY
  • 54. FALL OF SADDAM FIRDOS SQUARE
  • 55. PROPAGANDA WAR WESTERN MEDIA.
  • 56. JOKER IN THE PACK
  • 57. HI-TECH WAR
  • 58. TOMAHAWK MISSILES COST $ 1 MILLION
  • 59. HI-TECH WAR • B 52 BOMBERS. – COST. $ 1.3 BILLION. • F16 FALCON AIRCRAFT.
  • 60. APACHE HELICOPTER COST $ 4 MILLION
  • 61. MI ABRAM TANK $ 4.3 MILLION
  • 62. $ 3.2 MILLION M2 BRADELEY (TROOP CARRYING VEHICLE)
  • 63. 30,000 SORTIES. 2000 AIRCRAFT. 20,000 TONNES EXPLOSIVES 14,000 PGMs
  • 64. LETHAL ARMADA
  • 65. HI-TECH BLASTERS • BAT. • JDAM. • BLU-114B. • CBU-97. • TANK BUSTER.
  • 66. ECONOMICS OF WAR • LIBERATION OF IRAQ-$ 75 BILLION$1.6 TRILLION. • 1% TO 2 % OF US GDP. • GULF WAR I - 80% COST BORNE BY ALLIES. • US PROFIT - $ 20 BILLION. • OIL BILL FOR US - $ 10 PER BARREL INCREASE RAISES US TAX TO $ 100 BILLION.
  • 67. RECONSTRUCTION • OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM TO COST $ 75 BILLION. • COST OF RECONSTRUCTION - $ 20 TO $100 BILLION. • CUMULATIVE COST - $ 100 TO $150 BILLION.
  • 68. USA’S POST WAR PLAN • DEVELOPMENT OF PORT • ROADS - 5,000 KM. • POWER . • AIR LINKS. • HOSPITALS - 300. • SCHOOLS - 5,000. • HOUSES - 25,000.
  • 69. BUDGET • IMMEDIATE HUMANITARIAN AID - $ 2.5 BILLION. • ANNUAL COST OF PEACE KEEPING - $25 BILLION. • REBUILDING INFRASTRUCSTURE - $ 75 BILLION.
  • 70. PART IV ROLE AND RELEVANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS
  • 71. AIM : UNITED NATIONS  TO MAINT INTERNATIONAL PEACE.  TO SETTLE DISPUTES PEACEFULLY.  TO AVOID THREAT / USE OF FORCE AND ESCHEW INTERFERENCE EXCEPT WHEN AUTHORISED BY THE SECURITY COUNCIL .
  • 72. IRAQ CRISIS WHERE DOES UN STAND ???
  • 73. IRAQ CRISIS  POTENTIALLY CAPABLE OF RESOLUTION.  LARGER US AGENDA FOR WAR NOT FULFILLED.  MOCKERY OF SECURITY COUNCIL ???
  • 74. FUTURE ROLE OF UN IN IRAQ  GRANTING LEGITIMACY TO IRAQI REGIME.  REMOVAL OF SANCTIONS.  HUMANITARIAN ROLE .  PEACEKEEPING.
  • 75. FUTURE OF THE UN ???
  • 76. “THERE IS NO UNITED NATIONS. THERE IS AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY THAT OCCASIONALLY CAN BE LED BY THE ONLY SUPERPOWER IN THE WORLD THAT IS UNITED STATES. WHEN THE UNITED STATES LEADS THE UNITED NATIONS WILL FOLLOW”. John Bolton, US Under Secretary of State 1994 Global Structure Convocation,
  • 77. RELEVANCE OF UN  FUTURE OF THE UN DEPENDS ON THE ATTITUDE OF THE US.  US NEVER HESITATED TO USE ‘VETO’ TO FURTHER THEIR OWN NATIONAL INTERESTS.  US HAS SUPPLANTED THE UN ITSELF.
  • 78. THE UNITED NATIONS OR UNITED NATIONS OF UNITED STATES
  • 79. ? FUTURE STATUS OF UN
  • 80. ASSESSMENT OF GULF WAR II
  • 81. ADVERSE REACTION IN ISLAMIC WORLD
  • 82. REACTIONS IN IRAQ
  • 83. AMERICAN DOMINANCE IN 21 st CENTURY
  • 84. EMERGENCE OF NEW WORLD ORDER. HISTORY IS SHAPED NOT JUST BY THE EVENT ITSELF BUT MORE BYTHE EXTENT & FORCE OF ITS AFTER EFFECTS
  • 85. UNI-POLAR WORLD
  • 86. INDO – US EQUATION REALISIM, NOT RHETORIC, SHOULD GOVERN INDIA’S RELATIONSHIP WITH USA
  • 87. COOPERATION IN MILITARY FIELDS
  • 88. MILITARY IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIA
  • 89. WARS OF PREEMPTION PROACTIVE INTERDICTION
  • 90. MILITARY IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIA • ICBMs. • SLBMs. • AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. • ANTI MISSILE SYSTEMS. • AIR DEFENCE SYSTEMS.
  • 91. MILITARY IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIA • GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS. • PRECISION GUIDED MUNITIONS. • NIGHT FIGHTING CAPABILITIES. • COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.
  • 92. CONCLUSIO N
  • 93. CONCLUSION • INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM. • POLITICAL INSTABILITY. • INTERVENTION IN KASHMIR. • WARS OF PRE-EMPTION • CREDIBLE DETERRENT MILITARY CAPABALITY. • STATE OF THE ART TECHONOLOGY. • ECONOMICALLY STRONG. • IDEOLOGICAL STRAITJACKET. • STABILITY & PROSPERITY AT HOME. • INTERNATIONAL PRE-EMINENCE.
  • 94. ?

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