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by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

A few days ago, I had posted that there is a plan afoot, initiated by the Chinese, mediated by the Russians and acquiesced by the Americans, to basically hand over Afghan to Paki proxies, with some face saving to Americans and granting China extensive mineral rights in Afghanistan. There were many j...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 18:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1087352

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

So, this has been going on for at least 10 days now. Why is the Indian government not leveling with the Indian people on this ? Why is the government totally silent ? No coverage of this in the press either. What is the government hiding ? Why is no one talking about it ? Should not the Defense Min...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 09:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1087352

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

http://www.news18.com/news/india/china-refuses-entry-to-kailash-mansarovar-yatris-after-border-skirmish-1442213.html China Refuses Entry To Kailash Mansarovar Yatris After ‘ Border Skirmish ’ According to sources, the situation in Nathu-la evolved after an incident of skirmish at Dokala area of Sik...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 09:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1087352

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

The Hidden Motives Of The Chinese Silk Road Oilprice.com June 24, 2017 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hidden-motives-chinese-silk-road-200000173.html The long-term strategic consequences of OBOR for India could also allow China to consolidate its presence in the Indian Ocean at India’s expense. Ind...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 09:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 90517

Re: China Watch Thread-I

THE BUZZ China's Secret Landgrab (No, Not in the South China Sea) Zachary Keck June 23, 2017 http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/chinas-secret-landgrab-no-not-the-south-china-sea-21296 "Bite by kilometer-size bite, China is eating away at India’s Himalayan borderlands,” Brahma Chellaney, ...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 06:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Also, Just in case you don't know, using the posts on death martyrdom are never good to drive a broader point to wider audience. IF that is the case, why are you so worried. My posts will not gain any traction, and you can conveniently ignore those, safe in that knowledge. Taking cheap shots such a...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 06:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^^rsangram ji Boss are you acting member of AAP or you're still high on the supplies from Langley source? Have you even read my post to refer me as dhimmi useful idiot or appeaser. Please take a break! Your comments are completely unrelated to my post and are related to others posts. would be nice...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 03:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3039
Views: 149575

Re: Positive News from the USA

President Trump's Deafening Silence on Lincoln Memorial White Nationalist Rally The president must do more. He should go to the Lincoln Memorial and read aloud Lincoln’s affirmation of America’s most fundamental principle – “all men are created equal.” J. RICHARD COHEN 06.24.17 11:29 AM ET http://w...
by rsangram
25 Jun 2017 03:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Rsangram, If its sarcasm, its in real real bad taste, if it's not I request moderators to outrightly ban you. No need to vent out frustration from other posters on me Oh, pa-leeeeese......spare me the fake outrage and genuine ignorance. This post was neither intended to seriously call you a Paki, n...
by rsangram
24 Jun 2017 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3039
Views: 149575

Re: Positive News from the USA

Vincent Chin, a young American of Chinese descent had just come out of a bar with friends after having a bachelor's party, as he was getting married shortly. He was brutally bashed in the head repeatedly with a baseball bat by two white unemployed auto workers in 1980s Detroit. He died a few days la...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 20:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

We're hearing this for fairly some time (close to a month now) that police will retaliate or police hits back. The bus to peace talks with any party has passed long back. We have a strong reason now, the retribution should come now and come thick. What is most shameful is the talks Abdulla duo and ...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 11:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Here we go again, and every time it gets more brutal than the previous time. J-K: Violent mob lynches police officer near Jama Masjid in Srinagar The body of deputy superintendent of police Mohammed Ayub Pandith, who was working in the security wing of Jammu and Kashmir police, was recovered on Frid...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 05:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

^^ Brilliant! Massa-alla! Massa-alla! Perfect baki logic! Bakis won 1965 and Kargil. But this is the first time I have heard/read a baki claim victory for 1971. Unfair didi too says the same thing. Bakis surviving to fight India another day is considered a victory by Baki army. How well you thought...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 04:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

If loosing half the country is success then I guess such a policy can be thought of as effective but not in my books. On most parameters, the citizens of India are better than they were before while the bakis have been sliding down in-spite of their "success". In my book India has won not...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

And Paki, they get away with everything.........they have been bending over the Americans for decades and doing them in all the acrobatic positions....and us Indians too.......HOW ?? Are you serious? One Baki says "Kashmir hum le ke rahenga .. insa alla .. insa alla" Another Baki says &qu...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

While we argue the Taliban has setoff a huge bomb in Helmand province and killed quite a few people. How do Paki get away with ALL THIS ? Poor Qatar just got bent over and rammed royally without any lube, for just dabbling in tiny amounts of this stuff and that too indirectly, via just some financi...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

World [size=150]Americans don't have the stomach to win a war like Afghanistan. It's time to get out. [/size] Los Angeles Times 2 hours 45 minutes ago . http://www.latimes.com/opinion/readersreact/la-ol-le-afghanistan-war-unwinnable-20170622-story.html This is the umpteenth article within the Ameri...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 00:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

ArjunPandit wrote:
rsangram wrote:

The bold part answers your comment... no?


Yes...I wasn't quibbling with you, just agreeing with you.
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 00:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Having done little reading about Afghans, I highly doubt whether there can be any such agreement with the taliban or afghans. The main point is, the Afghans follow tribalism at it's purest form. i.e. they hate all outsiders, wouldn't work with them, don't like to be told that they have to do. Didn'...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 00:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Everyone of those players is a rat who will look after themselves and to cooperate among themselves to achieve that will require a very big payoff. Many opportunities for each of them to defect and not cooperate of cut local deals among themselves which will negate the bigger deal. Pakistan, KSA, a...
by rsangram
23 Jun 2017 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Rsangram, Very interesting plan. Quite possible too. The only spoilers are (even though very remote) 1. India taking back PoK and lighting up 2. CPEC collapsing and china retreating back into its shell Also, I dont think war with China is unwinnable, US still holds significant edge in conventional ...
by rsangram
22 Jun 2017 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Interesting 10 point plan. Quite complex except 6. wont work. May be in UPA era but not now or in future. Actually, 11 points, I forgot the 11th point, which I just added. Why do you think it is complex ? Actually, it is quite simple, almost too simple. Conceived by the Chinese, simplified by the R...
by rsangram
22 Jun 2017 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011
Replies: 1213
Views: 88905

Re: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011

A Perennial Stream Kindle and Print Edition by Penn Bobby Singh A very captivating and enlightening book! ByCara Lwin On Amazon Format: Paperback/Kindle A Perennial Stream gives an eloquent history of nine generations of an Indian dynasty. The author's art of storytelling engages the reader, bringi...
by rsangram
22 Jun 2017 23:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought-1
Replies: 579
Views: 27917

Re: Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought-1

Interesting name for a thread. "Evolution of Indian Strategic Thought". I for one, see neither "Evolution", nor "Strategic" in Indian Thought. Frankly, I don't see any "Thought" of any consequence, in India. On the other hand, I see plenty of Strategic Challen...
by rsangram
22 Jun 2017 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

So, heard this from a fairly reliable source, who is from Langley Trump is very impressed with the Chinese for "trying" to help out with the |North Koreans, despite the fact that, that "trying" yielded no results - zero, zilch. However, the Chinese have now bought credibility wit...
by rsangram
16 Jun 2017 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

India internet shutdowns 'violate human rights' http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-40298722 These Huriyat MOFOs and even their Paki puppet masters seem to have an in with several of these international "Human Rights" type groups. No sooner is something done by India, such as a tempo...
by rsangram
16 Jun 2017 09:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 272416

Re: Understanding US thread-III

Bro Sangramji, take heart. Indians were specifically included in the Asian Exclusion. In fact much more viciously than the Chinese. I did not know that. Thanks for pointing this out. I did not think there were more than a handful of indian (mainly Sikhs) in the YUS in 1872, when Asian Exclusion Act...
by rsangram
16 Jun 2017 01:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 272416

Re: Understanding US thread-III

There seems to be an ethnic cleansing of sorts going on in Middle America, which has really picked up steam since Trump's election. I have not conducted a study, but I will speak anecdotally and from talking to multitudes of affected peoples and readings. For almost 400 years, the US has been a brut...
by rsangram
08 Jun 2017 07:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Israel shoots and kills stone pelter

http://www.newsweek.com/israeli-forces- ... ian-622017

Gen Rawat, sir......please take a hint
by rsangram
07 Jun 2017 20:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1087352

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

US says Chinese plan to have a full fledged and an extensive military base in Pakistan, in the near future. Another defeat for India. India should provide a long term military base to the US, in POK, in exchange for US political, military, diplomatic, intelligence and logistical support in taking ba...
by rsangram
06 Jun 2017 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446427

Re: Internal Security Watch

You don't have to give anything I demand. But when you make an assertion which you claim to be factual, is it not your responsibility to substantiate the truth of it? I explained more than enough. There are some science and maths guys who never grow beyond school education. Humanities is a little d...
by rsangram
06 Jun 2017 21:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446427

Re: Internal Security Watch

Bhurishravas,

Just ignore him. - (Edited out personal attack - caution against repetition which will result in punitive action - JE Menon) - Dont respond, and press ignore, otherwise, not only will you be dragged into the mud, the thread here will be derailed too.......
by rsangram
05 Jun 2017 23:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013
Replies: 3962
Views: 232643

Re: Indo-UK News and Discussion - April 2013

Mubarak ho! It's a Paki!! Mithai khilao!! Two London attackers named by police Two of the men who carried out Saturday night's terror attack in London has been named by police. Khuram Butt, 27 , was married with children and lived in Barking, east London for a number of years. http://www.bbc.com/ne...
by rsangram
05 Jun 2017 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446427

Re: Internal Security Watch

Can anyone explain, why concealing or hiding or sweeping under the rug, the fact that Hindu Gods are being severely insulted, buy us ? No one is saying that we should go about inflicting mass punishment or group punishment against a section of the population. Bhrishravas is only arguing that we sho...
by rsangram
04 Jun 2017 17:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446427

Re: Internal Security Watch

>>I just pointed out some facts. Which facts? Please clarify. I read your post which elicited a response from RD, and I did not see any facts just assertions. Kindly elaborate. JE, Bhurishravas has responded to you, by highlighting facts in his post, that you asked for. But, may I ask, what is wron...
by rsangram
04 Jun 2017 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4324
Views: 446427

Re: Internal Security Watch

Bhurishravaji, what you have said is exactly what Bheem Sena or Sambhaji Brigade or Periyar Brigade is saying. Only with sadness about the situation and anger against Hindus. So called lower class is a fact of life, did you read about a Jat Sikh killing himself when he found that his wife's mother ...
by rsangram
02 Jun 2017 21:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/security-agencies-gear-up-to-fight-bedroom-jehadis-in-kashmir/articleshow/58960124.cms SRINAGAR: After years of fighting armed terrorists with bullets and brickbats, security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir are now facing a new enemy - 'bedroom jihadis' who manipulate ...
by rsangram
02 Jun 2017 05:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 570165

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I did not think that I would have to state something so obvious and elementary here. Stones and rocks are as much a weapon as a bullet or a shell, or even a missile. A stone or a rock, when hurled becomes a missile. A stone and a rock can do tremendous amount of damage to a human body, including ser...
by rsangram
01 Jun 2017 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5502
Views: 576805

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

The worst that can take place is for each dancer to occasionally step on the other's toes while "dancing". The relationship is too large to collapse,we both need each other,each other's trade and diplomatic cooperation to fend off a uni-polar world led by the US. There are new divergence ...
by rsangram
31 May 2017 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 843
Views: 143691

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

ramana wrote:rsangram, What contribution did that post make?
You should post that in media thread.


Sure.

I have deleted that post.

And since I was mistaken and it is being extensively covered on electronic media, I will not post it in the media thread either.

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