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by uskumar
12 Oct 2019 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4490
Views: 508064

Re: Internal Security Watch

kvraghav wrote:Just review the FTA with the Thais and everything will fall in place.

I never understood why we give away our market through FTA to countries with non-strategic relationships. To me Japan is a yes but south Korea is a no. With Singapore is a yes but ASEAN is a no.
by uskumar
09 Sep 2019 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3441
Views: 549216

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

India Criticizes Chinese Trade Policies Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Monday criticized China for what he described as one-sided trade policies, casting doubt over the progress of negotiations for a pan-Asian free trade agreement.Speaking during a panel discussion in S...
by uskumar
13 Aug 2019 23:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3048
Views: 418813

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I don't understand all these media people talking of how Kashmir isn't normal now as if it was normal before. It hasn't been since 1989. KM hated india before 370 and are hating India now. Nothing has changed. Government will keep curfew on till such a time when they behave.
by uskumar
05 Aug 2019 13:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 591679

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4NLgx7r9zQ Posting this again , this dude Shekhar Gupta got it spot on ! How Trump lit the 370 fire I was just watching this video. im not a big fan of Shekhar Gupta but his analysis with regarding Kashmir was spot on. Pakistan will be forced to act against us and w...
by uskumar
04 Aug 2019 10:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3441
Views: 549216

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

Fact that rcep negotiations is not going well was evident when Piyush Goyal skipped the meeting.
Piyush Goyal to skip RCEP trade pact meeting as fear of China mounts
by uskumar
30 Jul 2019 14:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3619
Views: 370215

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

You are correct in a way about them being well entrenched, If you are from or living in TN, you'd know TN is getting dangerous, with a dangerous mix of EJs, Jihadis and commies with the support of DMK gullible yindoos are buying into whatever propaganda these guys are peddling. There are many peopl...
by uskumar
26 Jul 2019 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3430
Views: 480505

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The opportunity here is for India and US to trade less w China (which runs giant surpluses against both while being a strategic competitor) and trade more w each other. I dont think US wants more trade with India or for that matter with any other country as substitute for trade with China. He is ta...
by uskumar
24 Jul 2019 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3441
Views: 549216

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

who is next dl is none of indian gov business just leave that to the people wherever they are I believe by letting China dictate next do, we will loose a important card in negotiations. Tibet card needs to be used in border negotiations with China. Let us not forget we have genuine interest in Budd...
by uskumar
17 Jul 2019 13:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3671
Views: 797136

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Russia Offers India its Su-57 Stealth Fighter (Again)

Russia’s military aircraft industry has once more offered the Indian Air Force (IAF) to co-develop a variant of the Sukhoi Su-57 fighter aircraft, Russia’s first purported indigenously designed and built fifth-generation stealth fighter jet
by uskumar
26 Jun 2019 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Is this EJ exaggerating (which is typical of EJs and Islamists alike) or Christians in TN as a whole (not just South TN or parts of Chennai) are really now 25% ? https://twitter.com/HLKodo/status/1143841333490024448 . I think it will definitely be close to 25% if not more. My Suburb in Chennai-West...
by uskumar
26 Jun 2019 17:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Rony, TN does not need an outside help to embrace EJ. Half the leaders are converted fakes. Eg Kamalgassan says he is an atheist and is said to be Christian and active with his brother in spreading the peace. Kamal has mentioned in multiple interview that he is an EJ and worked for an EJ organizati...
by uskumar
25 Jun 2019 13:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4063
Views: 755927

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Vedanta’s $10 billion LCD project may fall flat

A Big ticket investment in Electronics Falls Flat.this at a time when we are trying to control our trade deficit and encourage Make in India
by uskumar
24 Jun 2019 14:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 683
Views: 72691

Re: India and ASEAN / East Asia

PM: Malaysia willing to conclude RCEP without India

excellent news. Seems we might not be part of RCEP After all. Next step, review FTAs and cancel the ones where there is huge trade deficit.
by uskumar
20 Jun 2019 12:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3430
Views: 480505

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Appears Trump wants to cut H1B visas to India to 10-15% as a measure against data localization. H1bs issued today don't benefit indian companies. Most of them goes to fly by night consulting companies. Why should India bother about it. Having said that, I believe data localisation will be reviewed....
by uskumar
15 Jun 2019 12:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3430
Views: 480505

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Exactly my thoughts and I am pretty sure that will work in TN/kl and Punjab where people have traditionally travelled abroad.
by uskumar
13 Jun 2019 08:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 926
Views: 149382

Re: Naval Tejas Mk1/Mk2: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

Sir,
how many carriers does Navy actually have and why are we not considering MIG 29N in this calculation.
by uskumar
12 Jun 2019 20:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3824
Views: 631627

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Another textbook crisis may be brewing in Asia

Pakistan's GDP is 28% lower than India's level, and the IMF expects the gap to keep widening.
by uskumar
11 Jun 2019 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4490
Views: 508064

Re: Internal Security Watch

Saddened by how many incidents and frequency of child rape cases involving religion of piece. Seems most of these guys are living in stone age. Brutality of some is disturbing.
by uskumar
02 Jun 2019 10:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3430
Views: 480505

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Suraj wrote:I don’t see it as a case of India necessarily losing workers . Trade has three major axes - goods , capital and labour . All three can be moved around .

Sir, I think with Advent of ml and ad based economy, I think data is also becoming a major axes
by uskumar
31 May 2019 15:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I feel time for BJP in TN is not right now. It should take a 5 or 10 year break from TN Politics and hope that in 5 or 10 years there will not be a christian majority. Till that time let AIADMK and RajiniKanth join hands to fight the EJ forces. BJP will do well once there is significant EJ populatio...
by uskumar
31 May 2019 13:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 602
Views: 64597

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

India's buying of S-400 from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties: US A Senior State Department Official told a group of reporters on Thursday that New Delhi's decision to buy S-400 air defence system from Moscow was significant, disagreeing with the view that it "isn't a big ...
by uskumar
28 May 2019 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3441
Views: 549216

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

RCEP seemed flawed from the get-go stage. India has no trade surplus with any country with which it has signed FTA with. Our trade deficit is already alarming and tax to GDP ratio low. import duty is important source of income. Under the circumstances signing FTA with China looking to dump it's prod...
by uskumar
28 May 2019 10:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^^ Some bile masquerading as "political analysis" here. That's some serious froth in the mouth, you might want to wipe it off :lol: Sir, I don't see anything wrong with the analysis. Fact is most tn people think rest of India is out to get them.. most people think they are somehow cultura...
by uskumar
27 May 2019 12:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Will support it if southern states want to break away from India: DMK leader MK Stalin

Sad to see mainstreaming of seperatism movement in tn by DMK. But not unexpected. Nationalism has become anti-thesis to tamil movement. This is what happens when you let Ej media run a mock .
by uskumar
26 May 2019 10:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Amid all this depressing thought of how Hinduism is under grave attack in tn, a film 'monster' had 30 second scene about vallalar and dharmic thought. Gladdened my day.
by uskumar
25 May 2019 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

Point is, there may be a role for a party that is a hybrid of INC and BJP nationalist and anti-CPM sentiment, that grows from the South. Centrist in religious issues. That would provide a serious alternative to BJP come 2024 and beyond. Sir, I would love for that to happen but has any si party show...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

One factor about present position is demographics. Tn and kl are barely replacing their population. That too in states where there is lot of population travels a for work. Bjp will get it's shot at these States in 10 years when the immigrant ni population is 15 to 20 percent. Till then it will have ...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

While Dravida itself was supposedly "atheist", its activities proved critical to generating the vacuum into which internationally-funded Christian Missionaries could finally ensconce Sir stage 1 was to create a vacuum that missionaries can fill. Now that EJs have mass following and about ...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

^ssundar sir ++1000. , Super post. I also agree that true percent of EJ community in tn is definitely 25 to 40 percent. Census figures makes no sense. Their domination in tn film industry is frightening and can only be compared to mafia domination of Bollywood. I think only ilayaraja and rajini are ...
by uskumar
25 May 2019 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 935
Views: 88856

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

EJ threat that TN is facing now is unlike anything faced before. This is one reason why this thread is so important. To counter it is of utmost importance. Most of the propaganda that has gone against bjp was done by EJ community. This election has shown the power of WhatsApp forwards in TN . Factor...
by uskumar
24 May 2019 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 124406

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Lot of people here in Chennai are upset about the win of. Bjp as there was large anti modi and anti bjp propaganda. They foresee lot of issues for TN due to bjp perceived North Indian tilt. Separatist seeman's party and anti Hindu kamal are posting 3 to 5 percent in most seats. Kamal party did prett...
by uskumar
21 May 2019 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 926
Views: 46624

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

major TN politicos and parties have dropped all pretenses and are now aligned openly with these very same dubious forces of separatism, fundamentalism, and evangelicalism Very well written. dmk was always a separatist party till Indra Gandhi made them choose between separatist ideology and being an...
by uskumar
19 May 2019 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529094

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The "A" is whatever you want it to be. BTW, in TN, post MGR& JL, I guess there is no Divine Figure. Match between unknown bureaucrats (Palaniappan?) and experienced goons (Stalin?Pol Pot?) and "INC" which means "Evangelists". Personally I feel Hindus will become mi...
by uskumar
18 May 2019 11:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 529094

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Koenraad Elst is correct, BJP is in the business of gathering Hindu vote on issues that affect Hindus. It is not the party of Hindus or Hindu cause. All out dhimmi! Sir one of my reasons for voting bjp is not that they would help Hindu causes, it is to ensure other parties understand that there is ...

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