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by TKiran
22 Apr 2018 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

China is influencing the 2019 elections. While it's foregone conclusion that Modi is going to win, they want to decrease the Modi's strength in parliament by propping 'pappu' and the likes which is the public posturing. What is hidden is their playing both sides. Actually BJP is more trapped by Chin...
by TKiran
20 Apr 2018 12:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Trilochana Trilochana @Trilochana888 · Apr 19 Tibet is not a hinterland or hub of any intense trade, manufacturing. IFF India takes this bait then China'll benefit by virtue of its natural advantages. 1) Reinforce its stranglehold of Tibet 2) enetrate deep into Nepal 3) Dagger by India's neck, chest...
by TKiran
13 Apr 2018 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Mohan Malik 马立克 实事求是
@jmohanmalik
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Apr 12
“The island nation is on the verge of conceding its sovereignty.” (link: https://lnkd.in/gPghgMn) lnkd.in/gPghgMn

Is Abdulla Yameen Handing Over the Maldives to China?
foreignpolicy.com
by TKiran
09 Apr 2018 20:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Andrew J Phelan @ajphelo · Apr 4 Welcome to China’s west coast Brahma Chellaney @Chellaney Adding another pearl to China's "string of pearls"? Kyaukpyu, located along the Bay of Bengal coast, is of major strategic and economic value for China, which, under a deal with Myanmar, will own 70%...
by TKiran
08 Apr 2018 11:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Brahma Chellaney @Chellaney · Apr 6 Nepal currently produces less than 1,000 megawatts of electricity for its 30 million citizens from all sources. India is an energy exporter to Nepal. India cannot threaten not to buy power from any Chinese-built dam project in Nepal because it will be fully consum...
by TKiran
05 Apr 2018 19:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^ShauryaT sir, it's all 'dikhava' that US is fighting China. US has already done so much of damage to itself not understanding China, nothing can be done about it, only option for US now is to confine China to Indian ocean, so that it can have pacific ocean and Atlantic. G2 is the only way to reta...
by TKiran
02 Apr 2018 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Brahma Chellaney @Chellaney One example of the Congressization of BJP's foreign policy: At the Dharamsala event (which was forced out of New Delhi), BJP representatives sought to placate China — from "Nehru to Modi," India has a "one China" policy and its ties with Dalai Lama are...
by TKiran
01 Apr 2018 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 888
Views: 62765

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

India is useless to 'friendly' nations, India is harmless to those 'friendly' nations who hurt India's interests.
by TKiran
29 Mar 2018 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Just see the geography, they can do diddly squat once they loose Lhasa. That's the constant fear they have about the India's military advantages. India is allowing China to have 'Tibet' cake. They can't eat. I disagree about Chinese not able to do diddly squat. However you are welcome to have your ...
by TKiran
29 Mar 2018 17:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Capturing Lhasa is not border management, it's war. China can't attack Lhasa, it's too far away from China Why wouldn't China counter attack if it looses Tibet? Xinjiang is right next door. What wouldn't PLA deploy in strength in Xinjiang . Not sure why this assumption. Lhasa would be razed to grou...
by TKiran
29 Mar 2018 15:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Chinese tied us up with border management deals (it's a deal for China, sell-out for India) to blunt India's military advantages in that geography. Only option for India is to occupy Lhasa, liberate Tibet autonomous region. The new age analysts come up with fancy ideas which won't work. Wouldn't ca...
by TKiran
29 Mar 2018 14:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^can you please shut up if you don't have any other work?
by TKiran
29 Mar 2018 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Chinese tied us up with border management deals (it's a deal for China, sell-out for India) to blunt India's military advantages in that geography.

Only option for India is to occupy Lhasa, liberate Tibet autonomous region.

The new age analysts come up with fancy ideas which won't work.
by TKiran
28 Mar 2018 10:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

The current goi does not consider China as an enemy.

The current goi wants to use with China the same strategy it uses with US. It's not going to work.
by TKiran
28 Mar 2018 09:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

When China "Resist when possible, make concessions when necessary, avoid antagonizing needlessly" it is strategically smart but India does the same it is called shameful, sellout and cowardice. That's bullshit. India not only says but also practices "with US 'resist when possible, ma...
by TKiran
27 Mar 2018 15:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

We don't know the chankian move, may actually this move could boost the bilateral trade, who knows...
by TKiran
26 Mar 2018 18:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

pankajs wrote:If the other party wasn't interested why was the face saving formula accepted?

.

That is called "deception". A powerful tool to fool the enemy.
by TKiran
26 Mar 2018 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

That's what happens when you offer a face saving formula when the other party is not interested.

What is worrying is the lie MEA told to Indian public that China has said that status quo ante will be maintained, that is the reason why Indian army withdrew.
by TKiran
26 Mar 2018 13:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

All encroachments take place the same way, first a fruit vendor tries to place his cart in your neighborhood. If you ignore him, he will eventually occupy your neighbour's place and push the neighbour to sell his property at a dead cheap price, as the neighbour is weak, he will comply. Then the same...
by TKiran
25 Mar 2018 06:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Gautam Bambawale is smoking weed. Chinese do, they don't talk. First they will construct road and then claim that territory as theirs. That is also frankness. But this fella wanastha Chinese to say "sir we wanastha build a road, puhleez give us permission". Ney, that's not gonna happen. Ch...
by TKiran
23 Mar 2018 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

May be... Just like Indira Gandhi tried to explain Bangladesh situation, before the decisive action... Just may be...
by TKiran
20 Mar 2018 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Brahma Chellaney @Chellaney With India mired in petty domestic politics as ever, China quietly builds an alternative road in Doklam toward the strategic Jampheri Ridge, overlooking India’s most vulnerable point — the “Chicken Neck” that connects its far northeast to the heartland. (link: https://goo...
by TKiran
20 Mar 2018 12:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

https://asia.nikkei.com/Viewpoints/Brahma-Chellaney/China-s-stealth-wars-in-the-Himalayas March 20, 2018 7:00 am JST Brahma Chellaney China's stealth wars in the Himalayas Beijing's military advance into Bhutan-claimed territory leaves New Delhi floundering China's CCTV in August shows a target expl...
by TKiran
18 Mar 2018 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Shiv sir, based on your logic, Tibet is a colonial construction, so is Bangladesh. We never had a Dharma to liberate Bangladesh. It's colonial hubris of Indira Gandhi.

Now I understand your bhakti.
by TKiran
18 Mar 2018 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Brahma Chellaney @Chellaney If summits or visits could by themselves transform bilateral relations, Indian diplomacy would be in better shape. One example is Nepal, despite Modi's visit. The more times Modi has met Xi, the greater has been China's bellicosity. Good luck with this! Government looks t...
by TKiran
18 Mar 2018 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

"no sword and we get 'Lauda' " is nonsense. China has not used sword for the last 40+ years to gain influence. They used finance as a weapon, coercion through diplomacy and propaganda. And their influence has grown in the last 5 years, not from 60-70 ago. Whatever verbal calisthenics you h...
by TKiran
17 Mar 2018 20:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

. . . it's India's Dharma to liberate Tibet. Has anything changed in that narrative? TK sir, the above should be used for playing 'realpolitik'. But, frankly, beyond that, Tibet is a part of China for all purposes. We have accepted that. India does not have the mind or the wherewithal to liberate i...
by TKiran
17 Mar 2018 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^ taming Himalayas for China is invading India. That was not the aim of "Zhong nanhai" as Himalayas were never a border of China. He had a duty to establish Han superiority in yellow races. As that has been already established, the new goal is to subjugate India and make it a vassal stat...
by TKiran
17 Mar 2018 10:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^RD sir, there are apparent contradictions in the new analyses. The earlier analysis was that China has never been a neighbour to India. Tibet has been the buffer state between China and India and that India had very good influence in Tibet, Tibet which is almost 75% of landmass of India but with ...
by TKiran
16 Mar 2018 10:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Shiv sir, what you are saying is that though China is trying to tame Himalayas, India is still better positioned. The conventional wisdom has been that Himalayas can't be tamed (this my knowledge of CSR, Manorama, and limca book of records etc). I get worried every time China is trying to tame Himal...
by TKiran
15 Mar 2018 09:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^shiv sir, the strategic analysts you mentioned are advocating a consistency in the policy. It's those people who opposed the Siachen handover to Pakistan. They have been working with the knowledge that India has already arrived and we don't need to be pusillanimous anymore. What rudradev was talk...
by TKiran
14 Mar 2018 18:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

http://southasiaanalysis.org/node/2273 Indian Foreign Policy Establishment’s China Policy Conundrum Paper No. 6356 Dated 14-Mar-2018 By Dr Subhash Kapila India and its foreign policy establishment’s most confusing conundrum once again is to clearly define whether in the larger and long-range perspec...
by TKiran
14 Mar 2018 17:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^^ There's a saying in Telugu, "పోగాలము దాపురించిన వారు దీపనిర్వాణ గంధమును,అరుంధతిని, మిత్ర వాక్యమును, మూర్కొనరు, కనరు, వినరు" Which means, some people have cognitive impairment, and they can't listen to friends' advice, they can't smell the wick of the light when it is off, they can't s...
by TKiran
14 Mar 2018 13:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

dr subhash kapila dr subhash kapila @drsubhashkapila Indian Defence Minister's proposed visit to China at this point in time ILL ADVISED and smacks of China Appeasement. Coming after Dokalam Standoff same connotes India kow-towing China so that China doe not indulge in further stand-offs. STAND UP I...
by TKiran
14 Mar 2018 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

Michael Danby MP @MichaelDanbyMP China acquires 10% of Daimler by stealth. Beijing car manufacturer Geely stunned the world when it announced it now owns 10% of Daimler, who own Mercedes Benz amongst other brands (link: http://bit.ly/2FAwHlp) bit.ly/2FAwHlp #auspol Trilochana Trilochana @Trilochana8...
by TKiran
13 Mar 2018 18:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^Shiv sir, that was sarcasm out of frustration... I am not as cool as you. I would have wanted India to intervene in Maldives and conduct elections, and even if yameen wins, we should give a strong warning not to mess with India, and make him renege on China agreements and all that that a non-pusi...
by TKiran
13 Mar 2018 16:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

^^^emergency will be extended till such time that Yameen is sure of his election as president. Once democratically elected, it's Chinese gamble that is paid off.... Maldives is gone.
by TKiran
13 Mar 2018 13:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2018/03/08/asia-pacific/politics-diplomacy-asia-pacific/chinas-naval-presence-deterred-indian-intervention-maldives-crisis-sources/#.WqeFJ8pX7qC China’s naval presence deterred Indian intervention in Maldives crisis: sources BY SANJEEV MIGLANI AND SHIHAR ANEEZ REUTE...
by TKiran
11 Mar 2018 18:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1384
Views: 146405

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

When we are subsidizing China with 60B$ each year, they suarly can do a CPEC every year.

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