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by renukb
01 Apr 2009 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

India should learn the carrot & stick policy from the west...

Polish minister wants to see Russia in NATO
http://www.reuters.com/article/latestCr ... USLV235643
by renukb
30 Mar 2009 15:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3063
Views: 261079

Re: Iran News and Discussions

There is no country which can compete with US in double talk and Duplicity, even TSP will hang its head in shame. Ek number ke M#@$#&^%$ hain US, Iran share interests in Afghanistan - Petraeus WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The United States and its allies share some interests with Iran when it ...
by renukb
26 Mar 2009 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 621514

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

End of an era: Israel replaces Russia as India's top military supplier
http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribun ... _03_25.asp
by renukb
26 Mar 2009 10:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 153903

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

The China Imperative?
By Subramanian Swamy

http://www.organiser.org/dynamic/module ... 83&page=12
by renukb
26 Mar 2009 10:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 153903

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

Now that China Is the New Israel?What's Israel?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co ... 01752.html
by renukb
26 Mar 2009 10:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: PRC Political News & Discussions
Replies: 847
Views: 153903

Re: PRC Political News & Discussions

If India has to and wants to grow, it is IMP that India keeps its neighbourhood at peace and stable. As long as India's neighbourhood is NOT stable, India can not progress. Bringing in western powers to protect India's interests (Read USA/NATO) will only make our neighbours more hostile towards Indi...
by renukb
25 Mar 2009 10:46
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

how big a device in terms of the yield you wish to test to compensate for India's demand for few MW of electricity ? India must not buy any nook reactors from outside world for its energy requirements. Instead, India must pursuit its three-tier program and go to the Thorium cycle. It should limit t...
by renukb
25 Mar 2009 10:35
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

Interesting that the US with its Hyde Act, the 123 agreement with it signing statements and all the arsenal of bilateral pledges is not satisfied with them. It wants India to sign the CTBT no matter. So India does have an upperhand vis a vis testing despite all those polemics. Hence the pressure to...
by renukb
25 Mar 2009 10:31
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

India should sign the CTBT and actively be part of NPT. India is the regional power and these measures ensure it is part of the mainstream global community. Uranium from Australia, scramble to improve its infrastructure and a general upliftment of Indian middle class. If you oppose these, you are a...
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 21:03
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

Amit, If you say my conditions are solid, I just have to say this... We Indians need not be nice with the Unkle... Be blunt in getting what you want, and say it without mincing words. No committment on things we don't have control over. I'm sure Unkle will respect you for that.
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 12:28
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

Amit, Read my previous post and you will know what are my conditions to sign NPT / CTBT. NPT / CTBT are irrelevant to todays world.
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 11:55
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

Nihat wrote:If we had to sign the CTBT , we would have done so a long long time back when the MMS regime started cosying up to the US.

Everything may not have been made public. We don't know under what conditions USA agreed for a nuke deal. There could be hidden things, to be implemented later on.
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 11:43
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

Boss instead of ranting against the UPA and Congress wouldn't it be better to read what exactly Saran said and then come to a conclusion? India will most likely sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty--a top non-proliferation priority of the Obama Administration-- if the world moves "categorica...
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 10:06
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

India hints at signing CTBT If true the cat is out.... India has compromised on its national security with the USA, while getting a nuclear deal... India should understand that, "Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have either one." - Benjamin Franklin I...
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

China Looks Beyond India-Japan Space Alliance to the US Connection

Peter J. Brown

http://japanfocus.org/-Peter_J_-Brown/2959
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

Pax Consortis: A new global order? http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/dy/world/20090324TDY13004.htm Shinji Fukukawa / Special to The Daily Yomiuri Entering the 21st century, the world situation--in which political and economic systems are dramatically changing--raises the question of how we should establish ...
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 09:47
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: India nuclear news and discussion
Replies: 2908
Views: 225963

Re: India nuclear news and discussion

India hints at signing CTBT


STUPIDITY.... Congress and UPA can not serve Indian interests at all... They must be routed in the coming elections.... I have been saying this.... UPA is brought over by the USA $$$$$ power.... They are becoming US's new munna now.
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

Call to speed up work on India-Central Asia corridor
BS Reporter / New Delhi March 19, 2009, 1:04 IST


http://www.business-standard.com/india/ ... or/352314/
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 09:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

Slightly old article..

Nuclear Clouds Gather Over the Asia Pacific
By Praful Bidwai

http://japanfocus.org/-Praful-Bidwai/2034
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 09:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion
Replies: 3997
Views: 335809

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion

Afghanistan, Iran and US-Russian Conflict M K Bhadrakumar http://japanfocus.org/-M_K-Bhadrakumar/2996 Afghanistan, Iran and US-Russian Conflict M K Bhadrakumar The measure of success of president-elect Barack Obama's new "Afghan strategy" will be directly proportional to his ability to de...
by renukb
24 Mar 2009 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

Obama and Iran, Geithner's Explanation, and Israel's Military
http://www.cfr.org/publication/18898/
by renukb
23 Mar 2009 09:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

Cross posting from other thread... If this is true and happens, this will be a BIG time game changer in Asian region. This was long overdue.... this should help stabilize Indo-Pak-Chinese relations a bit further.... When that happens the US influence in the region could decrease, but also give an ed...
by renukb
22 Mar 2009 10:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

India, China, the U.S. and the Balance of Power in the Indian Ocean http://japanfocus.org/-Adam-Wolfe/1564 News on New Delhi's foreign policy has recently been among the top stories in the media. On April 11, 2005, India started a strategic partnership with China, and, on June 29, 2005, signed a 10...
by renukb
22 Mar 2009 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3063
Views: 261079

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Iran + America = Armageddon
By Tanaka Sakai


http://japanfocus.org/-Tanaka-Sakai/1661
by renukb
22 Mar 2009 10:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3063
Views: 261079

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Foreign Policy: China ignoring Iran sanctions http://www.examiner.com/x-2086-NY-Foreign-Policy-Examiner~y2009m3d20-Foreign-Policy-China-ignoring-Iran-sanctions China has recently signed a US$3.2 billion contract with Iran for gas exploitation in the rich reserves of South Pars in the Persian Gulf. ...
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

The above news / news item on "China and Russia Welcome Iran, India, Pakistan and Mongolia into Shanghai Cooperation Organization By M K Bhadrakumar " This could re-define NATO operations in Afghanistan in the near future.... Since very soon Afghanistan would be surrounded by the SCO group...
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 23:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

DOLLAR CRISIS IN THE MAKING, Part 3
China inoculates itself against dollar collapse
By W Joseph Stroupe

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China_Busi ... 8Cb01.html
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 621514

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

A lot to learn from US-Russia ..... Though US-Russia are sworn enemies, the way they managed their relations is something to be learnt by Indians. They don't propogate hate between two nations, but they still fight proxy wars, the latest one being in Georgia... TSP haters, instead of propogating ha...
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 22:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 621514

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

renukb, welcome back! :) Thanks RajeshA... Just a quote.... "You have not converted a person because you have silenced him/her." - John Morley I am not saying BRF is a place to convert people.... but people should mature with each passing day and grow up... I was surprised that While Isla...
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 15:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

Russia will play for India if India promises Russia access through Indianized Pakistan to the Indian Ocean. That is Russia's greatest objective. Russians gain a lot by aligning and forming stronger strategic relations with India in the future. If Russia doesn't play for India, they have a lot to lo...
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

This was long overdue.... this should help stabilize Indo-Pak-Chinese relations a bit further.... When that happens the US influence in the region could decrease, but also give an edge to Russians in the region to play their games.... India should align more with the regional players and Russia than...
by renukb
21 Mar 2009 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

Redrawing India’s Geostrategic Maps with China and the United States By Lora Saalman http://japanfocus.org/-Lora-Saalman/2065 [This comprehensive survey of India’s growing military strength and geostrategic relationships involving China, the United States and Russia reveals the interplay between ec...
by renukb
20 Mar 2009 10:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: US and PRC relationship & India -1

One thing we are not looking at is re-emergence of Russia from the ashes of the Soviet Union. Russia WILL fail, as they don't know how to build long lasting allies like the USA.... Unless something strikes Russia and they correct themselves in this areas... Otherwise Russia alone will succumb to US...
by renukb
20 Mar 2009 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US and PRC relationship & India
Replies: 2004
Views: 184097

Re: India-US and PRC triangular relationship-1

I am afraid I don't understand what these maps are meant to indicate minus any explanation. China has a totalitarian system which can still demand more "sacrifices" from its own people and produce goods that the US wants at rock-bottom rates, in keeping with the US citizen's inability to ...
by renukb
09 Mar 2009 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 621514

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

A lot to learn from US-Russia ..... Though US-Russia are sworn enemies, the way they managed their relations is something to be learnt by Indians. They don't propogate hate between two nations, but they still fight proxy wars, the latest one being in Georgia... TSP haters, instead of propogating hat...
by renukb
07 Mar 2009 11:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 340999

Re: Geopolitical thread

As Problems in India and Russia Escalate, Let’s Drop the BRIC
http://www.moneymorning.com/2009/03/06/bric-economies/
by renukb
07 Mar 2009 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5553
Views: 621514

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Ties with India remains Russia's priority: Foreign ministry Moscow (PTI): Russia underlined the need to boost the "strategic partnership" with India as it described the friendly ties with New Delhi a "priority" based on common long-term interests of the two nations. "Develo...

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