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by chanakyaa
11 Nov 2017 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Sridharji, my reference to “partnership” was not meant to imply a similar relationship with that of an ally (even if there is such thing). Chinese economy is growing, expanding, and maturing (regardless of how much strong opinion one may have on non-performing assets). Initial growth of came from si...
by chanakyaa
10 Nov 2017 07:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

This statement by comrade eleven gin peg will not go down well with Abe. Trump's passivity will also not go well with Japan & India. PotUS have always been untrustworthy but Trump is on a much higher scale. India must demand from the US its clarificationns of Trump-Xi interaction. According to ...
by chanakyaa
08 Nov 2017 07:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 237
Views: 21027

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Ten Little Soldier Boys: OIL SPIDERS Things are still evolving but, given how easily money, arms and egos run high in the Kingdom of Smoothie Barbaria, it is hard to imagine that arrests of arrogant, SOBs not one or two, but 11 princes has occurred without any military coup. Even Pakis will pullout ...
by chanakyaa
05 Nov 2017 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 237
Views: 21027

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Biggest stakeholder in citygroup so well plugged into Usa deep state biraderi All those Wall-e-Street types keep Al-Weed-Talal so close that when sh!t hits the fan (i.e. bank losses, capital evaporating etc.) they call Al-Weed-Talal so he can put his capital in as a lender of last resort. Then he g...
by chanakyaa
27 Oct 2017 05:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1710
Views: 226239

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

No disagreements. All I'm saying is that the things this govt. has been able to do (e.g. kala-pani to hurry-rats) is only because it is in power and not in opposition.
by chanakyaa
27 Oct 2017 04:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1710
Views: 226239

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Swamiji, once the gravity of what is coming up in 2019 and what is at stake is understood, the interlocutor bizzness can be put in right perspective. Wise politicians have once said, If you want to win elections, always give your constituents what they want hear, not what they want you to do. Once y...
by chanakyaa
23 Oct 2017 06:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 800
Views: 83085

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

'A free and open Indo-Pacific': US flags pact with Australia-Japan-India ...said the US seeks constructive relations with China, but the Asian power had undermined the international, rules-based order including provocative actions in the South China Sea that directly challenged international law an...
by chanakyaa
22 Oct 2017 23:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 9642
Views: 454991

Re: Levant crisis - III

Is Iraq going deeper into Kurdistan or they stopped? Indeed they are. Iraqis refuse to accept a "Kurdistan" in the first place. They have moved north towards Erbil since capturing Kirkuk. Despite some clashes and bold statements from Kurds, the Iraqi forces have had easier success than th...
by chanakyaa
12 Oct 2017 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 800
Views: 83085

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

It has more to do with TRex being an oil and gas executive and Nikki being a career politician. Please don’t bring Vikram Pandit or Rajaratanam into this. Those two were and are crooks. Their mistake was getting caught. Rajaratanam, I get it, but Vikram Pandit?? I was not aware of him being in the ...
by chanakyaa
13 Sep 2017 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 519
Views: 35219

Re: The Rohingya Menace

... There are more than Fifty Islamic Countries. Of the near ones we have Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan all with comparatively low population density. I am sure that the Rohingyas will jump at the offer of refuge in these Islamic Countries where they can have Sharia and ...
by chanakyaa
08 Sep 2017 06:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 2995
Views: 76875

Re: Positive News from the USA

Not that it would change anything, but very strictly speaking, gov does not "incur" debt. It goes out to spend money it does not have. When it is time to pay for it (i.e. another useless aircraft carrier), gov cashier ain't go no money. So, they borrow (i.e. raise debt). And, when ceiling ...
by chanakyaa
08 Sep 2017 04:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 2995
Views: 76875

Re: Positive News from the USA

Following is EPIC!! YooS has figured out that they can borrow any amount of money (ok, there is no such thing as money :wink:) without any consequences, SO, why put a debt ceiling? And, then put out a dog and pony show each year to raise the debt ceiling every time it is breached. So the solution is...
by chanakyaa
04 Sep 2017 18:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

... Should Trump enforce a stoppage of trade with China in any form whatsoever as an effort to address their trade imbalance or NoKo nuclear tests, we should support it and in fact try to jump in with "Make in India". From YooS perspective, the trade deficit with China is a very good thin...
by chanakyaa
15 Aug 2017 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 874
Views: 58763

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

UB saar, perhaps it is time to press the snooze button on the NoKo drama. Periodic dramebazzi has served its purpose. Baby Kim will be back in 12-15 months. In the meantime, check out the new kick-a$$ camp Humpty Dumpty that will consolidate all unkil's business over sprawling mini-city spread acros...
by chanakyaa
11 Aug 2017 17:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 874
Views: 58763

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Can someone post an actual video footage of baby Kim verbally issuing threats? How would you understand what he said if someone posted a video? In touch with one SoKo expat, who can translate. Statistically, need 2-3 more SoKo expats to ensure that all translations are close. So far, I've asked a b...
by chanakyaa
11 Aug 2017 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 874
Views: 58763

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Because he is making clear threats and following with missile tests. One request. I've not followed NoKo drama (articles, videos) as closely. Can someone post an actual video footage of baby Kim verbally issuing threats? or pictures of mijjiles not looking doctored? I mean a heavy mijjile being fir...
by chanakyaa
08 Aug 2017 07:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 551
Views: 65420

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Kaala Paani fame Maut ka Saudagar is back. Erik Prince offers private military force in Afghanistan Erik Prince, the world’s most infamous military contractor, wants his private military forces to give Afghanistan the same treatment he gave Iraq.   In a document dated August 2017, parts of which ha...
by chanakyaa
07 Aug 2017 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1606
Views: 134481

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Current CDS spread is 280 bps, compared to 423 bps in the middle of 2016. Unfortunately, the spread has come down :x
by chanakyaa
07 Aug 2017 07:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Throwing its little brother, NoKo, under the bus was the best strategy for paper dragon and Ruskies; thus buying peace on the eastern front. The last thing paper dragon and Ruskie want is unnecessary fire works in Koreas, whatever remote the chances were. More importantly, all the NoKo drama looks l...
by chanakyaa
07 Aug 2017 05:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Well, let me put a question, if China decides to withdraw from Dhokla and return to status quo what are the implications it is going to face with this loss of face? 1. China’s apparent superiority in dealings with India will be weakened. It has to climb down from its high perch. 2. China-Pak, China...
by chanakyaa
03 Aug 2017 04:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

This is the time when you need gau-rakshak vigilantes to focus their attention from people carrying gau in the truck to trucks and people carrying and selling Cheeni products!! Where is the Shivsena cabal??
by chanakyaa
30 Jul 2017 18:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

One little pooch from gaarus here..when ever Cheen passes another technology to NoKo promptly displayed by NoKo through tests, US flies some fighter jet sorties over Korean peninsula. What for? Who cares for US flying planes any where? Neither China nor NoKo pay 2 hoots! Why this useless exercise w...
by chanakyaa
27 Jul 2017 05:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 598
Views: 59469

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

My apologies if this has already been posted

Nepal and OBOR
by chanakyaa
25 Jul 2017 07:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Note that Chinese H&D is under severe threat. US has 2 carrier groups off NoKo, and is nearly certain to do a decapitation strike on NoKo. Nothing much that PRC can do about that. Phillippines is saying book to Chinese island occupation. The "security zone" that PRC tried to establish...
by chanakyaa
23 Jul 2017 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1057507.shtml "The ongoing border tension is testing China's patience, and if the border tension remains until September, it would be very embarrassing for Indian leaders to come to China to attend the BRICS summit . This is bad for both China and India as wel...
by chanakyaa
21 Jul 2017 03:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

watch the video 8) This guy is a serving admiral and this appears to be an Operation Malabar briefing. This is a very explicit threat to China from the US - not some unauthorized leak. Perhaps, they will. The other side of the coin is that, hypothetically speaking, if India were to be in a position...
by chanakyaa
20 Jul 2017 08:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

India too should show up for land grabbing all along the border, wherever we can. The Chinese analyst and policy experts who come on various TV shows are such pompous asses that they claim China has every right to construct border roads. But in this case, they are already up on the plateau and nowh...
by chanakyaa
20 Jul 2017 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Root cause has been identified why Chinese now can't illegally grab Bhutanese land....those bloody Yindoo Nationalist again (and needless to say it is Modi's fault). Hindu nationalism risks pushing India into war with China China has mastered the art of low cost production to such a level of perfect...
by chanakyaa
18 Jul 2017 20:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3850
Views: 123939

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

John Bogel and his alums ate their lunch. No wonder Carl Icahn's of the world are constantly bad mouthing ETFs. Personally I sold my mutual funds 7years ago. Haven't bought one since. However that article on ETFs you posted and distortions w.r.t. Price discovery in the market is real. Interesting wh...
by chanakyaa
16 Jul 2017 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 447
Views: 40727

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

(FT) Germany expands powers to block takeovers Germany push for new EU rules to block takeovers by Chinese investors A recent survey by a financial firm found Chinese investment in Germany had risen from $530m in 2015 to $12.6bn last year. Among others, for Chinese investments, Germany was the most...
by chanakyaa
14 Jul 2017 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 237
Views: 21027

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Sukuk Bonds and Toxic Sharia Risk
A decision by Abu Dhabi-listed Dana Gas to declare $700 million of its sukuk invalid has sent shivers through the Islamic finance industry, raising concern about the safety of sharia-compliant debt instruments in general.
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by chanakyaa
13 Jul 2017 04:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

I think war is coming, perhaps not with Cheen, but with clapistanis. All this emergency stockpiling, points to that. Once we have crucial supplies, a jhapad will be given.... While I was reviewing a financial presentation posted via a link in the econ thread, I ventured into checking out other pres...
by chanakyaa
08 Jul 2017 22:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3549
Views: 143720

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

Nilesh Oak wrote:...
https://youtu.be/RedV48OCEFg

Nilesh-ji, I watched the entire discussion. Compelling and khup changle kaam kele aahe. Saglya, skeptics and counter arguments madhey kuthlya counter argument var saarvat jasta vichar karava lagla?
by chanakyaa
07 Jul 2017 17:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 762634

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

What actual use will the Alliance be in case of a India China war? I do not see American and Japanese troops fighting the Chinese along with Indian troops on our borders. Nor do I see their navies attacking the PLAN on the high seas. It's useful for posturing, but moment actual full scale war start...

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