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by panduranghari
22 Feb 2018 19:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Why can't western powers convinced of China's ascendency do something to slow it down. May be block the CPEC by making sure that UN decides\declares or whatever way, that India is rightful owner of PoK? This will result in Pakistan not being colonised by China. Assuming China even if its a permanen...
by panduranghari
17 Feb 2018 15:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Good video Doctor saab. What are the chances a lot of stuff has been already moved to Lhasa and stored in underground bunkers?
by panduranghari
17 Feb 2018 15:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 1942
Views: 160824

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

What does PB Mehta want? GUBO? Ramana ji, Arvind Viramani posted a counter to this. You retweeted this. https://t.co/IbezRTzn35 India’s National Security strategy & FP: Q&A Q1: Has India’s Hard Power increased in 4yrs? A1: Yes, but marginally. Among the improvements are in troop mobility in ...
by panduranghari
17 Feb 2018 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why has GOI not told the perfidious Brits to tell those absconding from India judiciary to return them or face oblivion for British businesses?
by panduranghari
17 Feb 2018 14:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 96
Views: 8929

Re: Understanding the US- Again

https://eand.co/why-were-underestimating-american-collapse-be04d9e55235 Why We’re Underestimating American Collapse The Strange New Pathologies of the World’s First Rich Failed State umair haqueJan 25 You might say, having read some of my recent essays, “Umair! Don’t worry! Everything will be fine! ...
by panduranghari
15 Feb 2018 19:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3894
Views: 146092

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Even Yellen (ON THE DAY AFTER SHE WAS NOT THE CHAIRWOMAN OF THE FED) said the market is too high and real estate is overpriced. These barstewards have no integrity.
by panduranghari
15 Feb 2018 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1086
Views: 140262

Re: Analyzing CPEC

On a slightly OT note, India should take the unilateral step of derecognizing the medical, engineering and all other educational degrees issued to Indians from china and pakiland. The pakis have started to offer cashmeris subsidized medical admissions in pakiland. They are not recognised AFAIK. Eve...
by panduranghari
14 Feb 2018 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

https://www.voanews.com/a/countries-push-for-joint-naval-exercises-in-south-china-sea/4239171.html U.S. Navy Adm. Harry Harris, left, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command and Australian Navy Vice Adm. David Johnston take part in a ceremony marking the start of Talisman Saber 2017, a biennial joint...
by panduranghari
14 Feb 2018 19:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Xi Jinping's BRI is somewhat like a Chinese Marshall Plan in that he wishes to keep the party going by creating overseas demand for Chinese products by handouts and financing. Let's see how far that goes... Even CFR agrees with you. Link https://cfrd8-files.cfr.org/sites/default/files/styles/large_...
by panduranghari
14 Feb 2018 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

ZnmMo5al4xk This is important. Another piece of the puzzle. https://twitter.com/ChuBailiang/status/963651250519756801 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DV-TtGxXkAEwgT5.jpg The Study Times headline is the spirit of the times. In summary: Why is Great Xi Jinping Thought Just So Great? Just because xi think...
by panduranghari
23 Jan 2018 20:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 988
Views: 71977

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

https://www.caixinglobal.com/2018-01-23/editorial-officials-who-cook-the-books-must-be-held-responsible-101201473.html Economic data fabrication has been an open secret in China for a long time. The local governments’ self-revelation of the problem is a positive move to getting the country’s economi...
by panduranghari
23 Jan 2018 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 96
Views: 8929

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Well Trump has actually achieved more (of the pre-election promises) in his 1st year than any other president in the last 35 years was able to in their 1st year. Almost all actions or lack there of have lead to his supporters liking him and hating him more.
by panduranghari
23 Jan 2018 20:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Focusing on the Quad means a stronger empashsis on security and not enough has been done on the economic renascence in that part of the world. Just my two paisa as always. At the moment, India-China-Indonesia alone constitute 40% of global population. India-China alone over 32%. By 2050, India alon...
by panduranghari
15 Jan 2018 14:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Science fiction - Understanding and implications
Replies: 28
Views: 1491

Re: Science fiction - Understanding and implications

Chinese are into the game too. I read a very good SF book by Cixin Liu called ' Three Body Problem'. China wants to be a part of the arrangement where west and china are spoken about, with regards to advances in sciences, in the same terms.
by panduranghari
15 Jan 2018 14:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 490
Views: 50709

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

We need to connect the dots on weak signals. 1) Obama visiting India and cautioning Modi to take care of Muslims. This looks like a dhamki to me. Also looks like he is the new Clinton as he has his own foundation to replace discredited Clinton Foundation. 2) Sadik Khan the Paki origin London Mayor ...
by panduranghari
15 Jan 2018 13:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2922
Views: 55353

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

How The Ancient Hebrews’ Deep Faith Affected The West’s Cultural Development While tiresome and unfair complaints about Jews are also a staple of world history, Dr. Mark Kalthoff opens with a rare line of critique that turns into a compliment, saying the Hebrews’ main contributions to the West’s he...
by panduranghari
15 Jan 2018 13:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Peregrine ji, MSR means Maritime Silk Route. Arjun ji, Why are we reverting to the Gandhian village and handicrafts bogeyman again? Are Chinese doing handicrafts? No. Do you think I am in anyway alluding to us doing this too? No. So why put words into my mouth. https://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKin...
by panduranghari
14 Jan 2018 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Chola ji, you're right about the machinery part but that was a different time and age. Having seen the Chinese manufacturing behemoth, I just don't see it happening on a similar scale or even 1/10th of that scale in India. Sounds pessimistic I know but that's what I feel. But India does not need to...
by panduranghari
14 Jan 2018 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

China will either try to do this with SCO or see to it that big Asian power don't trouble. What can we do : economy and technology. Hold the fort in IOR. Our geography makes sure we will be a dagger in to IOR. https://goo.gl/images/roYmZh Let the Chinese deal with Indo-China SEA first. Indian OCEAN...
by panduranghari
14 Jan 2018 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

3. Here are two Article in respect of the unsuitability of Gwadar for Oil Imports to China : A. GWADAR & B. WHY GWADAR? Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif Peregrine ji, Thanks for the data rich article. I don't disagree with your POV. Importing oil through these ports ...
by panduranghari
04 Jan 2018 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Chola ji,
There wont be any global supply chains. Globalisation has run its course. Almost everything will be local because West is not going to be rich forever and the East wont be producing stuff for them forever.
by panduranghari
04 Jan 2018 19:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

What if OBOR projects are just one way China ensures they get a regular supply of oil? We all know China has invested heavily in Africa. I have read China is taking payment in the form of oil. Basically recycling eurodollars (US dollars which are not within the territorial limits of USA) it earns, t...
by panduranghari
29 Dec 2017 15:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I think you'll find that Scottish were equally involved in plundering our punya bhoomi . When it came to stealing from India, English, Scots, Welsh and Irish were probably all complicit. You are absolutely correct, Scots made up a large part of the more elite military units and Irish were widely co...
by panduranghari
29 Dec 2017 15:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Correct but Debt or Ireland per person is 3X times more than NI. Affluence does not mean good services. Living under one of the worst weather on earth takes some courage. :twisted: Ah, you have not yet lived in Cornwall! 4 MONTHS in an year its busy. 8 months its dead. And it rains and rains, almos...
by panduranghari
16 Dec 2017 16:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ireland is going to be reunited. But there is a perceptible difference in the standards of living in Dublin and Belfast. Among London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast who are the capitals of the respective countries, I felt Belfast was the most impoverished. A 2nd tier city in the UK like Bristol, Ex...
by panduranghari
11 Dec 2017 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Both these assessments are wrong. 1.There's no private sector in China. 2. It's not dictatorship type of govt in China. You are correct about 1. I am unsure about 2. WRT point no.1 - https://deep-throat-ipo.blogspot.hk/2017/12/a-helping-hand.html and https://deep-throat-ipo.blogspot.hk/2017/11/the-...
by panduranghari
11 Dec 2017 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1086
Views: 140262

Re: Analyzing CPEC

We need a Chanakyan strategy to benefit from the reptile’s schemes if this thing moves forward. And right now the avalanche of chini money has a momentum of its own. Perhaps. I posit they cannot run internal expansionary policy and also fund external fiscal policy simultaneously. One has to be chos...
by panduranghari
11 Dec 2017 18:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2922
Views: 55353

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

What's the latest on left-lib idiot ''philosopher'' Martha Nussbaum ? The cat got her tongue ?? Why don't I see any denunciation of her homeland / Trump post elections, like we had seen of Modi / Gujarat as she went about sermonizing in India? Trust the Juice to exploit anti semitism to the maximum.
by panduranghari
04 Dec 2017 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

SSridhar wrote:
What is ORF's agenda? Why are these articles appearing in quick succession in The Hindu?


Are the authors of these 'hit-jobs' the same?
by panduranghari
04 Dec 2017 01:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1086
Views: 140262

Re: Analyzing CPEC

For India, the investment in Chabahar was important since the port will bolster a trade route for land-locked Central Asian countries that would bypass rival Pakistan.


Rival? Kiska rival?
by panduranghari
04 Dec 2017 00:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Go fish because I have earned 30 percent per year on average on my pensions portfolio per year in UK for last 10 years now. Heh, thats impossible unless you are a maven. And if you were then you would be known via RVTV to this aam abdul. Only BTC has come close and that too within the last 11 month...
by panduranghari
04 Dec 2017 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

The Big Bet at the Heart of Xi Jinping’s “New Deal” It’s often been said, including by my colleague Damien Ma in an excellent 2013 book, that China’s Communist Party has offered “prosperity without freedom” during the era of economic reform. To put this a bit differently, China’s people have been p...
by panduranghari
03 Dec 2017 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

ashish raval wrote:Perhaps you may also want to enlighten me as to why those people chose to have houses in London and not in Hongkong..paying double and triple digit millions..


Please check archives of economic thread.
by panduranghari
02 Dec 2017 15:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Why do people choose London to raise money then from international money market including Indian rupee denominated bonds if they don't believe in UK law system? Fact is London money market is deepest in the world and everyone in the trade knows about it. That is patently inaccurate. Ever notice how...
by panduranghari
02 Dec 2017 15:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

So as a observer i could say it is a great city not sure about britain as a power but I certainly don't see them disappearing from world scene any sooner however bad they may be doing certain things or you may want to believe so. I completely concur. I love London. I do not however like what it rep...
by panduranghari
02 Dec 2017 14:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The UK pays on average over 13 billion net every year anyway, so what's the big deal with 40 billion? Latvia can go to hell. If its a hard exit UK pays nothing. What will Latvia do then, file a suit, and where? The elephant in the room is the EU budget. UK pays almost 20% of it. What happens when t...
by panduranghari
02 Dec 2017 14:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

Alright. I got another way of looking at this issue. Xi wants to be reelected in 2022. This means he wants a healthy and prosperous economy by 2021. As things stand, the Chinese deficit is 14% of their GDP. Its high and no wonder why the world is still cruising along so nicely. Now that Xi is electe...
by panduranghari
02 Dec 2017 14:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 704
Views: 81821

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

srinebula wrote:
panduranghari wrote:Just for example, within 3 years Modi has done structural changes in the bureaucratic machinery..

Sir, can you give some examples of this?


Saar,
2 examples are GST and re-capitalisation of banks through demonetisation.
by panduranghari
28 Nov 2017 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 746
Views: 79337

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

He must not be terribly popular with the HeeHaws in Westminster right now, what-what I say? Brave man! :rotfl: I believe Priti Patel accepted a short term loss in the form of loosing the ministry for taking on the Arab-Islam pasand bureaucracy to show the Brits a mirror. Billimoria is just followin...

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