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by panduranghari
23 Jan 2018 20:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 977
Views: 67272

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: 35
Views: 3776

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 1432

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: 470
Views: 46608

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: 2921
Views: 52333

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 1026
Views: 130445

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: 2921
Views: 52333

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 1026
Views: 130445

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 734
Views: 75565

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 476
Views: 56299

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: 734
Views: 75565

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...
by panduranghari
25 Nov 2017 16:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 734
Views: 75565

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Philip wrote:Philip "quoted",not wrote! Pl.,don't shoot the postman. Nevertheless,in future we should be
"off the blocks" first at the sound of the starter's pistol


Of course saar. It was your quote not your post.
by panduranghari
25 Nov 2017 16:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 425234

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

x post Do Rich Countries Lend to Poor Countries? Alfaro and Chauvin caution that the broad finding from the macro literature is that across countries, FDI is not unambiguously associated with GDP growth; sound local financial markets are an important precondition for benefits of FDI to materialize. ...
by panduranghari
25 Nov 2017 16:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3876
Views: 139375

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Do Rich Countries Lend to Poor Countries? Alfaro and Chauvin caution that the broad finding from the macro literature is that across countries, FDI is not unambiguously associated with GDP growth; sound local financial markets are an important precondition for benefits of FDI to materialize. But in...
by panduranghari
23 Nov 2017 18:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 734
Views: 75565

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

To claim that somehow Indian success in beating a P-5 member is a prelude to India being able to now mount a charge to reform the UNSC is pure humbug. A skirmish won is far from a victory in war. Greater credit would be due if India had succeeded in beating Lebanon for the Asian seat in the first r...
by panduranghari
22 Nov 2017 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 470
Views: 46608

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Which raises the question, “Who is the customer for America’s military?” Is it the U.S. citizenry? If so, then why is the customer forced under penalty of imprisonment to pay for the service it receives in the form of taxes? Fee-for-service plans can be quite profitable for cell phones, Internet an...
by panduranghari
22 Nov 2017 21:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 616
Views: 66794

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

India wont be drawn into the Thucydidides trap as proven by Doklam. We have to assume China has risen when I am making this claim. So what will China do next? It wants to get one upmanship in someway, anyway. China cannot afford status quo with India especially in relation to OBOR BRI. Longer there ...
by panduranghari
22 Nov 2017 19:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 3876
Views: 139375

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

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by panduranghari
22 Nov 2017 19:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 734
Views: 75565

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

In another age, Britain would perhaps have called in favours, flexed its P5 muscles, and taken the fight to India. But instead it withdrew, at best to take a short term hit probably to avoid a long term economic loss. Why does the UQ believe we have to trade with them anyway? Not that the ROW does ...
by panduranghari
18 Nov 2017 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 734
Views: 75565

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Priti Patel will be a PM some day. At least she will be a contender. Lets hope she prevails in this internal war. May is taking the Tories down with her. And I still believe Corbyn will be the next PM. Last year we were wondering if Corbyn even survives, but he is still standing and he will truly de...
by panduranghari
18 Nov 2017 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 476
Views: 56299

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

Now that Eleven is finally the supreme leader, I expect his 'war on corruption' to slow down. Perhaps internal turmoil is more likely and permitting the corruption will keep his minions in peace to enforce party rule. His detractors and competition is gone. And now the apparatchiks will get paid for...

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