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by Tuan
02 Feb 2020 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 291278

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

UlanBatori wrote:Cases>14300
Deaths >300.
Jump in # dead in Wuhan/Hubei province. Does this suggest that deaths are occurring weeks after infection? So we may be about to see a huge jump?
This is still less than a normal flu season isn't it?


Are you relying on Chinese state media? I won't.
by Tuan
02 Feb 2020 08:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 291278

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Thanks for the details Vimal.
by Tuan
02 Feb 2020 07:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 3989
Views: 291278

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Does anyone here know who runs this website?

https://greatgameindia.com/

It carries many misterious articles about coronavirus.
by Tuan
13 Jan 2020 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Also watch Martin Jacques' latest on China:

by Tuan
13 Jan 2020 02:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Jan 7, 2020: wF4bnOZsO8g It seems to me, after all, FM Jaishankar is fascinated by the rise of China. If I am reading him correctly, he explicitly states that despite the differences between the two rising powers; India, he suggests, should emulate China. In my opinion, first and foremost, there ar...
by Tuan
05 Jan 2020 08:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: ME wars ..XX: a brave new beginning
Replies: 64
Views: 7740

Re: ME wars ..XX: a brave new beginning

This video made more sense to me.
by Tuan
20 Dec 2019 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3592
Views: 618890

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

PLA Watching: A Beginner’s Guide to Analyzing China’s Military Tech - The Diplomat The Chinese military (People’s Liberation Army, or PLA) has been receiving growing coverage and media interest over the past decade as China’s national profile has grown and as new weapons systems have progressively ...
by Tuan
16 Dec 2019 07:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3592
Views: 618890

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

There is no US-China war. Just like there was no US-Soviet war. US already has the knowledge of how to fight another superpower, without a war. Like they did with the Soviets. But yes, lot of people will die, when others will be fighting on behalf of these two powers. Like in Syria. Everyone is bom...
by Tuan
15 Dec 2019 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

for those dravidians in parliament, slyly asking why SL tamils were not included in the CAB Nagarajan K S @ksnagarajan Leave current CAB. Even in 2004-2009, the period i am aware of.. during both ADMK & DMK govts, if any Srilankan Tamil applies for Citizenship, Q-branch will visit him & thr...
by Tuan
15 Dec 2019 23:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3592
Views: 618890

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Secretly Expelled Chinese Officials Suspected of Spying After Breach of Military Base - The New York Times Chinese Embassy officials trespassed onto a Virginia base that is home to Special Operations forces. Their expulsions added to tensions between Washington and Beijing. WASHINGTON — The America...
by Tuan
15 Dec 2019 06:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3592
Views: 618890

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

The Coming War on China, from award winning journalist John Pilger, reveals what the news doesn’t – that the world’s greatest military power, the United States, and the world’s second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war.

by Tuan
15 Dec 2019 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

................................................ On the other hand, FM Jaishankar repeatedly said in many of his interviews that India is not competing with China and in fact, he stated that China`s Belt and Road initiative, which supposedly should lead to an interconnected world could benefit Indi...
by Tuan
13 Dec 2019 23:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Dec 4, 2019 3 Ex-Foreign Secretaries On India's New Global Role With Shri Manmohan Singh and FM Jaishankar in the audience. zy-4CRSvA5E Great conversation indeed on India's New Global Role. In responding to the question, what IK Gujral would have done differently to the challenges India is facing t...
by Tuan
11 Dec 2019 23:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 655476

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Krishna nee begane baro - Colonial Cousins [Chorus 1] ಕೃಷ್ನಾ ನೀ ಬೇಗನೆ ಬಾರೋ ಕೃಷ್ನಾ ನೀ ಬೇಗನೆ ಬಾರೋ [Verse 1] Darkness comin' 'round And everybody fighting with their brothers Everybody wants control Don't hesitate to kill one another So come back as Jesus Come back and save the world Bless all the fut...
by Tuan
11 Dec 2019 19:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

A little bird says that the real mastermind behind the Easter bombings were the Chins usins catspaw Pak to let loose their Islamic fundoos.Travel of the bombers to Pak and Gulfie states will connect dots.The bombings helped bring back a pro- Chin regime. Philip ji, I completely agree with you. As I...
by Tuan
11 Dec 2019 18:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Sri Lanka’s transition opens the way for China - Asia Times Policymakers in New Delhi were likely pleased when Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa chose India for his first overseas trip just days after his election to power. After talks with host Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 28, Ra...
by Tuan
08 Dec 2019 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Sri Lanka continues its delicate dance with India - Asia Times Rajapaksa turned the table around by forewarning New Delhi that if it remains tight-fisted, “the Chinese will take the Belt and Road Initiative all over.” He underscored thereby that Sino-Lankan economic cooperation is not a topic of di...
by Tuan
06 Dec 2019 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 994
Views: 203737

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

More than 600 Pakistani girls and women were sold as brides in China, but diplomatic ties threaten investigation - National Post Victims described undergoing forced fertility treatments, physical/sexual abuse and sometimes, forced prostitution, reports Associated Press. An alleged report contains a...
by Tuan
03 Dec 2019 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

To find a lasting solution to the crisis in Kashmir, it is imperative to look back. Partition was arguably the bloodiest in history, with over a million people killed in communal riots and ten times that number displaced. Areas directly administered by the British colonial state immediately became ...
by Tuan
03 Dec 2019 09:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Tuan, that is such a confused mish mash of all sorts of stuff without a clear agenda for a situation like Kashmirs. To find a lasting solution to the crisis in Kashmir, it is imperative to look back. Partition was arguably the bloodiest in history, with over a million people killed in communal riot...
by Tuan
03 Dec 2019 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Cogito, ergo sum Cogito, ergo sum is a Latin philosophical proposition by René Descartes translated into English as "I think, therefore I am". As Descartes explained, "we cannot doubt of our existence while we doubt...." A fuller version, articulated by Antoine Léonard Thomas, a...
by Tuan
02 Dec 2019 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

What does a best-practice strategy for counterterrorism would look like? According to a report , “Countering Violent Extremism: Scientific Methods & Strategies”, released by the DTIC (2011), “Music is powerful. It can help build collective identity, enhancing social categorization, dehumanizing...
by Tuan
02 Dec 2019 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Will be frank with New Delhi to avoid misunderstandings: Gotabaya Rajapaksa - The Hindu How do you hope to take India-Sri Lanka ties to a “higher level”, as you said here in New Delhi, and what are the priority areas? Even during [former President] Mahinda Rajapaksa’s time we had very close relatio...
by Tuan
30 Nov 2019 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

PM Modi Announces $450 Million Line Of Credit To Sri Lanka After Talks With Gotabaya Rajapaksa - NDTV PM Modi said he assured Gotabaya Rajapaksa of India's full assistance in taking his country in the path of rapid development. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday a financial...
by Tuan
29 Nov 2019 18:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Sri Lanka Wants to Undo Deal to Lease Port to China for 99 Years - Bloomberg Sri Lanka’s new government led by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa wants to undo the previous regime’s move to lease the southern port of Hambantota to a Chinese venture, citing national interest. Former Prime Minister Ranil W...
by Tuan
28 Nov 2019 17:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

^^And how do you propose we do it, without inviting howls of protest and indignation at "interfering in sovereign matters of another country"? A throwback to Jaffna airdrop is not something that Sri Lankans will find endearing. All SL has to do is say a big FU to India and invite more PRC...
by Tuan
28 Nov 2019 17:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/27/world/asia/sri-lanka-rajapaksa-crackdown.html?fbclid=IwAR25sn0F05t36MrMImKZCwp_KIHw0kQKaeOCMq6nH4feOl-jJ2KFJKVIdzQ The officials said the men appeared to be focused on finding information about a Sri Lankan detective who had been investigating Mr. Rajapaksa. The de...
by Tuan
28 Nov 2019 01:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Sri Lankan Critics Fear a Crackdown Is Underway, and Some Flee - The New York Times A Swiss Embassy employee is abducted and asked about asylum applications and investigators are banned from leaving just days after Gotabaya Rajapaksa is elected. In a case that raised particular alarm, a Sri Lankan ...
by Tuan
22 Nov 2019 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

The Chins have another strategy which despite innumerable reminders, our worthies have ignored.That of donating/ building iconic edifices to always remind Lankans for example of their friendship and munificence. Take Colombo for example.Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall ( BMICH) b...
by Tuan
22 Nov 2019 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

FM Jaishankar has said India is not in a competition with China to build stuff for the surrounding states. Instead Indian diplomacy is focused on raising the consciousness of shared regional interests. A "laissez-faire" policy towards China will enormously undermine Indian interests in th...
by Tuan
20 Nov 2019 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

RajeevK wrote:The above post appears to be a mishmash of narratives.
some of the stuff seems to be from http://natoassociation.ca/the-role-of-a ... extremism/


Well, I am the author of those articles.

For more visit: https://projectofive.ca/
by Tuan
20 Nov 2019 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Some thoughts on “Preventing and/or Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that lead to Terrorism via Smarter Counter-narratives”. As you all know, there is a great number of studies have been done on this subject; empirical research, books, and journals that are authored by contemporary ac...
by Tuan
20 Nov 2019 06:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

To combat terrorism smartly in today’s global information age, nations must backstop and infuse conventional hard power tactics with more flexible and strategic cultural soft power strategies. As Joseph Nye (2008) emphasized, “in the information age, success is not merely the result of whose army wi...
by Tuan
20 Nov 2019 06:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 300955

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

This is a good interview and Dr. SJ got his points across splendidly. So, Der Spiegel balanced it out with this article: https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/deathly-silence-an-inside-look-at-kashmir-a-1296450.html Deathly Silence An Inside Look at Kashmir Kashmir has been largely cut off fro...
by Tuan
19 Nov 2019 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 963
Views: 62616

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Of course, Rajapaksas will now explicitly state that the clan will maintain an equidistant foreign policy to be diplomatic since efforts have been made to counteract this feeling by making India more distinctly an outsider. Time will tell... Sri Lanka To Maintain Close Ties With India Under New Pres...

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