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by JE Menon
26 Jun 2017 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 7
Views: 633

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Sushil Pandit on J&K at the Capitol Hill, a few days ago:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ccm4I9jEok

It's good to see gradually the Indian point of view becoming institutionally infused...
by JE Menon
25 Jun 2017 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Please do doc. This one is a thing of beauty. Simple, clear and easily accessible for the layman.
by JE Menon
25 Jun 2017 19:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

My article now online on Swarajya https://swarajyamag.com/culture/migrations-yes-but-aryan-migrations-not-really Outstanding. It has been tweeted. And the first comment, surprisingly, is from a north-west European, Bjorn Biglund, a whiter than white Scandinavian obviously, as follows: "A very ...
by JE Menon
25 Jun 2017 16:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307506

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Decent roundtable discussion on NewsX about the upcoming Modi-Trump meeting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1wa32M8AtY
by JE Menon
25 Jun 2017 13:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 151
Views: 11069

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

We can always count on Bahawalpur to make Bakistan blay on the backfoot.
by JE Menon
25 Jun 2017 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1551
Views: 100868

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

Modi visits Portugal. Among other engagements visits Radha Krishna temple and does aarti with Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EehE8d412fs Modi also gives the Portuguese Prime Minister the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card. Yes, you read that right. As of n...
by JE Menon
24 Jun 2017 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2296
Views: 149771

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

WION interviews Israeli Amb to India Daniel Carmon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJ9zRImpxpo
by JE Menon
24 Jun 2017 01:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Scenario: Return of Indian Nationals from Middle East due
Replies: 103
Views: 1906

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

The Indian relationship with the GCC countries is deeply symbiotic and intertwined. There is no way we are going for a wholesale evacuation of citizens from the area in the event of war. If we did that, and if the threat was from outside the GCC, then it would effectively mean that we are fighting o...
by JE Menon
24 Jun 2017 00:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^supplementing the above... >>the effort needed to rebut bullshit is an order of magnitude higher than the effort needed to produce it. Indeed, but only if you rebut it with truth. So while you pursue the above effort (and please do, you must, and a concerted effort will be required), it is incumbe...
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 2993
Views: 96828

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5z8z4Fi7oz4 The Green Prince, Full Movie narrated by Mosaab Al Hassan, son of the prominent Hamas leader who was turned by Shin Bet. The movie is narrated by him and his Shin Bet handler. This guy's story is incredible. He escaped, obviously to avoid the death of a co...
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 22:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1617
Views: 226673

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

On board camera video is fantastic, but high-res video macha, high-res!!!
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 22:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter
Replies: 3442
Views: 244881

Re: 'Make in India' Single engined fighter

For someone fairly ignorant about the airforce procurement, etc... can someone unbundle for me the following: 1. Does the Tata/LM agreement mean that the IAF/Government have acquiesced to this deal in some way? 2. If yes, and if the F-16 Block 70 is as crap etc., as it is being suggested, why is som...
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4690
Views: 313410

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

>>Trouble it also seems to be lost on post french-revolution europe, which does not see the Russian political system as in line with theirs. That will happen slowly, and is happening already in some ways. Germany today has a completely different sort of relationship with Russia, than say at the end ...
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2296
Views: 149771

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24fiKp6h5UQ

Indian Prime Minister Modi visits the U.S. and Israel - Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aIpG6I32xE

Indian Prime Minister Modi visits the U.S. and Israel - Part 2
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 19:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307506

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24fiKp6h5UQ

Indian Prime Minister Modi visits the U.S. and Israel - Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aIpG6I32xE

Indian Prime Minister Modi visits the U.S. and Israel - Part 2
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4702
Views: 79801

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

IndraD wrote:what do gaarus here think are chances of Saudi actually invading Qatar like Iraq-Kuwait crisis?


The probability is high, though it won't be like Iraq-Kuwait.
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 13:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 2993
Views: 96828

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

I'd like to know the religious composition of the sample in the above by country.

Plus can you please give a source? It does not seem to be on the Yougov website.
by JE Menon
23 Jun 2017 10:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Shiv, Tony Joseph: http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/how-genetics-is-settling-the-aryan-migration-debate/article19090301.ece Nilesh Oak on it: https://www.myind.net/Home/viewArticle/is-it-ignorance-or-yet-another-mischievous-attempt-at-proving-the-never-existent-aryan-invasion-of-india After ...
by JE Menon
22 Jun 2017 13:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 4690
Views: 313410

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

>>This brings it in line with the post-French Revolution Europe. This fact is totally lost on US.

Spot on
by JE Menon
21 Jun 2017 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1812
Views: 231771

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

^^Caution: end the personal attack.
by JE Menon
20 Jun 2017 03:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 3359
Views: 479601

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

No. Both will be produced.
by JE Menon
20 Jun 2017 02:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 3359
Views: 479601

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Tata has signed a deal to produce F-16s (Block 70) in India.
by JE Menon
19 Jun 2017 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 8441
Views: 325370

Re: Levant crisis - III

Since this is the Levant crisis thread...watch this. It is about what happened to the Christians of Lebanon (at least the first part). You will get a feel for the background:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qdPij_Fjt4

Dave Rubin interviews Brigitte Gabriel.
by JE Menon
18 Jun 2017 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 307506

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGtE2LpzF5U

Karolina Goswami on Indian Americans - lots of you chaps will enjoy it.
by JE Menon
18 Jun 2017 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Here is an email from Nilesh Oak received on a mailing list. Clarifies further. Copy/pasted without permission but I hope he does not mind. ________________ Few on FB and Twitter posted this article and asked for my comments. The writer of this article is banking on ignorance and unwillingness of ma...
by JE Menon
18 Jun 2017 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Sanjeev Sanyal has responded on facebook here:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 5212776900

There is also a response by Shrikant Talageri further down (scroll down).

For some reason I can't copy paste from that link...
by JE Menon
17 Jun 2017 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

When ad hominem is required, this will come handy. Quoting verbatim from an email I received: 1. Tony Joseph is a business writer and not a scientist. 2. "Note that Razib Khan whom the author quotes as an expert is a highly dubious character. Here is a writeup on him: Razib Khan, a science blog...
by JE Menon
17 Jun 2017 17:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 150408

Re: Understanding US thread-III

From a Washington Post story on the same: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/06/15/seven-percent-of-americans-think-chocolate-milk-comes-from-brown-cows-and-thats-not-even-the-scary-part/?utm_term=.d67eeed25ecd "When one team of researchers interviewed fourth-, fifth- and sixth-gr...
by JE Menon
17 Jun 2017 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2851
Views: 213430

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

^^Well, she looks more like him than either of his alleged sons, that's for sure...
by JE Menon
16 Jun 2017 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 234
Views: 15000

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why not Frankfurt though? Or Paris? Or Amsterdam? I personally favour the last.
by JE Menon
16 Jun 2017 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4702
Views: 79801

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

We have 650K people there. No reason for them to starve over a fraternal quarrel that they have nothing to do with. This has probably anyways been cleared all around. No one wants the low profile Indians there to leave and be replaced by either Arabs or Filipinos en masse. In any case who will go if...
by JE Menon
16 Jun 2017 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2851
Views: 213430

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Khwaja Asif seems to have a knack for it. He recently called another one a dumper truck. I was wondering why, and checked out some images. Lol and behold, he is right. The tweet http://nation.com.pk/national/13-Jun-2017/kh-asif-apparently-hits-pti-female-leaders-with-tractor-trolley-dumper The dumpe...
by JE Menon
15 Jun 2017 14:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 2171
Views: 44384

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ja68fknofZs More recent Out of India - the thinking part. An old video of Swami Chinmayananda. I had seen it many moons ago. Watched it again. Just wanted to share. Check out the clarity, the light-heartedness, the humour and the vitality of Mother India shine through...

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