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by Neshant
21 May 2018 03:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4238
Views: 146459

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

After Fukashima, the entire nuclear industry has been in a slump. There are no buyers for nuclear power stations as it's deemed way too expensive and hazardous. It should be one of the best buyers market around - unless Indian babus have done a piss poor job of negotiating deals. China alone has 36...
by Neshant
21 May 2018 03:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116216

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ask Singapore to cancel his passport. Whichever country gives him fugitive, remember that in all future interactions with that country and reciprocate. Too late, he can live in the UK on a cancelled passport, just cannot travel without a new one. The loan terms for anything beyond 1 cr need to be a...
by Neshant
20 May 2018 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1088
Views: 116216

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

It is confirmed that Nirav Modi is in London, he travelled on Singaporean passport https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/nirav-modi-in-london-on-singaporean-passport-says-probe-agency-sources-1854370 Ask Singapore to cancel his passport. Whichever country gives him fugitive, remember that in all future i...
by Neshant
17 May 2018 14:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2170
Views: 353983

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

AI is going to be as important as the 3 branches of the military. China is pouring huge investments into it primarily from the military angle, which India cannot hope to even match at 25% of scale. At best India can pray that the Tatas and Wipros are at least not falling too far behind. Their AI pla...
by Neshant
15 May 2018 14:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2170
Views: 353983

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

Google will eventually grow to be a defence company supplying hundreds of billions of next generation AI systems. https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/inline-images/291EB1F400000578-0-image-a-91_1432748766737_0.jpg Google Employees Revolt, Refuse To Work On Clandestine AI Drone Project For ...
by Neshant
14 May 2018 06:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2914
Views: 178851

Re: Iran News and Discussions

If gains in trade with Iran are dependant on them getting battered or vice versa, its not likely to be a stable, long term relationship. Best to avoid them until things change.
by Neshant
14 May 2018 03:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2054
Views: 180792

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Russia has an economy half of India. Trade is minimal. Clue in. This is a link to the vast resources and markets of Central Asia, Russia, the Balkans, Eastern and Western Europe. US strategy has always been to control all major trade routes present and future. The future of the automobile, aviation...
by Neshant
14 May 2018 00:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2054
Views: 180792

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

US is putting the moves on Iran which is a dangerous thing for connectivity between India, Russia and the -stan countries in between. The dangerous thing for connectivity between India, Russia and the stans is dependence on Iran for it. If US were to install a regime of it's choice in Iran, they wo...
by Neshant
13 May 2018 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2054
Views: 180792

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

For the most part, India is not on the radar of US or Russia at the moment. They have larger issues to deal with. China is the only big problem and even they have put containing India on the back burner having failed at it. US is putting the moves on Iran which is a dangerous thing for connectivity ...
by Neshant
13 May 2018 19:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 501
Views: 56008

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

US might do an Osirak type attack on Iran's n-reaxctors to provoke a hostile response. This following the withdraw from the n treaty. Meanwhile the UN n inspector is jumping out or being booted out for not coming to the conclusion that Iran is pursuing nukes. ______ UN Chief Nuclear Inspector Abrupt...
by Neshant
13 May 2018 08:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 182237

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This is essentially a regulatory matter which can be addressed quickly by the government. I don't think so. Walmart will be lobbying Trump to impose sanctions on India to open the floodgates to China made goods. All part of free market access they will argue. Dumping China goods on countries is the...
by Neshant
13 May 2018 08:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 567
Views: 62349

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

^^ It's a rentier state, like Afg.

Anyone who can write off large parts of it's debts can assume control of it.

Except the rent is getting more & more expensive.
by Neshant
10 May 2018 13:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1364
Views: 182237

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Walmart buys majority stake in Flipkart. Sachin Bansal will make a billion from the deal. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/flipkart-walmart-deal-today-10-things-to-know/articleshow/64090452.cms A load of Made in China stuff is going to be dumped on India by Walmart. That'...
by Neshant
09 May 2018 16:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 70364

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Democratic elections will be restored in the Maldives at some point.

As such, this guy's reign is not likely to be a long one I'd wager.
by Neshant
09 May 2018 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 567
Views: 62349

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Marx was not wrong, just early.

Capitalism inevitably degenerates into Cronyism.
by Neshant
08 May 2018 13:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 567
Views: 62349

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

What consequences could that be. US is slowly but surely being driven out of East Asia by China. -------- White House Threatens Beijing With "Consequences" Should Missiles Remain In South China Sea https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-05-07/white-house-threatens-beijing-consequences-should-...
by Neshant
07 May 2018 05:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3703
Views: 239463

Re: Internal Security Watch

They will have to move if the CM seriously carries out what he said - only food, shelter and human rights. Indians living in slums don't even get 2 out of 3 of those things. If they have all 3, what reason is there to ever leave. The longer they are in the country, the less likely it is they will b...
by Neshant
06 May 2018 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3703
Views: 239463

Re: Internal Security Watch

I seriously doubt they will return on their own under economic duress.

Assams NRC however is a great start.

Once they get settled in, it will be hell to eject them.
by Neshant
06 May 2018 02:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3703
Views: 239463

Re: Internal Security Watch

The NRC Assam deadline of May 31 is approaching. Expect pressure on India to do nothing to mount and legal challenges in courts. Already comparisons with Rakhine/Rohingyas are being made. Once the illegal population is identified govt should swiftly delete their names from electoral rolls, create a...
by Neshant
06 May 2018 02:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3703
Views: 239463

Re: Internal Security Watch

Sushma Swaraj is visiting Myanmar. Should discuss rehabilitation of Rohingyas refugees in India back to Myanmar. They better do it soon. India is fast turning into a convenient dumping ground for excess populations of foreign countries. 40000 manage to enter the country's borders with border securi...
by Neshant
04 May 2018 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4015
Views: 169046

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Video: Alan Greenspan: The fiscal system is out of whack http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/5779858200001/?#sp=show-clips More like banker bailouts & bonuses to the tune of trillions which Mr. Magoo dumped on to the backs of taxpayers since 2008 is out of whack. Now he's suggesting cuts to SS to pa...
by Neshant
03 May 2018 16:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4238
Views: 146459

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

After Fukashima, the entire nuclear industry has been in a slump.
There are no buyers for nuclear power stations as it's deemed way too expensive and hazardous.
It should be one of the best buyers market around - unless Indian babus have done a piss poor job of negotiating deals.
by Neshant
03 May 2018 16:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 715
Views: 91898

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016



Hard to believe 8000 terrorists can cross heavily guarded Iran without notice.

If they are there , they must have been moved in by foreign powers through other routes at great expnse.
by Neshant
03 May 2018 14:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1936
Views: 290782

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

It is the usual whiter than white approach we take. Jammu should not be separated from Kashmir valley. People from Jammu should start migrating on to exterior Kashmir and Ladakh. Then people from other part of India should be pushed in Jammu. Kashmirs will not allow, but they cannot stop people fro...
by Neshant
02 May 2018 11:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 567
Views: 62349

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

From the above link: "Following his extensive historical analysis, Dr. Stott posed a vital question -- When the Jihadists are defeated in Syria and Iraq, where will their attention turn to next? He expressed the fear that Jammu and Kashmir may possibly be the next battlefield for these hardene...
by Neshant
01 May 2018 15:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1936
Views: 290782

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Can someone explain how the hell thousands of these Rohingya have landed up in Jammu? Not even Indians from other states can live there but illegal migrants from thousands of kilometers from another country no less have taken up residence there?? It looks like a setup to change the demographics of t...
by Neshant
27 Apr 2018 13:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4015
Views: 169046

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

China is creating a nice prison system for its inhabitants with "Social Credit Score" - mostly to keep the Communist party goons from being overthrown. A "soft" version of what's below is planned for India soon enough with demonetization, biometrics..etc. An unofficial version of...
by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 16:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4015
Views: 169046

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

What you and I can do is to listen to them apply our own mind and build a crash proof or crash resistance portofilio while keeping an eye on the market. I remember talking to some guy shortly after the 2008 crash. Apparently the "crash proof" part of his portfolio tracked the rest of his ...
by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 70364

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Perhaps US/UK going to overthrow the Maldivian dictator sometime soon
by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 03:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1427
Views: 101320

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Invest in hydro-electric power projects in the North East instead of in Nepal.
They are proving to be fair weathered friends.
At least India's electricity supply will be less vulnerable then.
by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 03:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Blockchain technology
Replies: 66
Views: 11427

Re: Blockchain technology

Why would anyone want a digital currency losing value. Its just as bad as govt-bankster issued fiat currency which people are trying to get away from via crypto-currencies. A very negative development where govt-banksters are eager to hang on to the ability to rob productive people of society via fi...
by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 01:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 728
Views: 85736

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Plus we can make handy profits from applying overheads to the currently free transit trade. Figure out the cost of trunking supplies and exports all the way over Tibet to the Chinese ports, and maybe undercut that by 10%. Yea i don't think we should play big brother either letting neighbors believe...
by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 01:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7745
Views: 590155

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Trying to keep suckers locked into fiat currency that gets devalued.

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India Bans Bitcoin Wallets, Bank Funding, All Cryptocurrency Services

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by Neshant
08 Apr 2018 01:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4015
Views: 169046

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

No body has a crystal ball but Jeff knows what he says ....David Stock man says stock will dive 30-35 % in next crash Those guys have been saying that for years. They have been wrong for so long, odds are beginning to favor them being right...eventually. That being said, 35% is not that much of a d...
by Neshant
06 Apr 2018 20:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: AMCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3162
Views: 338436

Re: AMCA News and Discussions

Formally ask Japan if they are interested in cooperating on the project and inducting these planes into their AF.

Even if they say No for now, it will lead somewhere down the line.
by Neshant
06 Apr 2018 13:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Blockchain technology
Replies: 66
Views: 11427

Re: Blockchain technology

Buffett on cryptocurrencies: 'I can say almost with certainty that they will come to a bad ending' Buffett almost came to a bad ending himself in 2008 with massive losses in his companies. But then he started hollering for a taxpayer funded bailout... I lost all respect for the man then. I doubt an...
by Neshant
06 Apr 2018 12:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4015
Views: 169046

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Jeff Gundlach // 2018 is payback time. Stocks will go down this year I doubt stocks will ever go down drastically again. What 2008/9 taught central banksters is that if the stock market dives, all hell breaks loose. Since then they have been fighting hard to prevent any price discovery by rigging m...
by Neshant
05 Apr 2018 14:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4015
Views: 169046

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

A whole lot of what is called the financial and banking "industry" is going to evaporate in the next crash. It produces nothing of value and can only survive by stealing from those who do produce value - primarily via the fiat monetary system. Desperate to keep suckers locked into fiat cur...

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