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by khatvaanga
17 Feb 2020 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

The Jaishankar Model. A comprehensive list of ideas that Dr JS has been talking since he tool over as EAM.

https://www.myind.net/Home/viewArticle/the-jaishankar-model-how-will-indian-foreign-policy-redefine-itself/
by khatvaanga
11 Feb 2020 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ShyamSP wrote:Good one.

CAA/NPR protests are about "discrimination" in excluding "Muslims". If UCC comes, do they protest for "discrimination" for including "Muslims"? :D


lol. heads i win tails you lose.
by khatvaanga
03 Feb 2020 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3904
Views: 587758

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

a very good interview. Heritage is like GOP brain so having them on our side is good only.
by khatvaanga
02 Feb 2020 01:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I agree with the numbers, these are to my estimate as well. However, I want to add a third factor - Modi. Many people simply want to vote in the name of Modi ji, as they have seen him working for the last five years. bhai modi factor is reduced in state elections. we have seen it play out in state ...
by khatvaanga
01 Feb 2020 02:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

This small (relatively) thread from @DrSJaishankar s comments at Raisiana Dialogue On "What is that India way?" a great question. "Let me start with what is not the India way, I think it is not the India way to be a disruptionist power internationally, we should be a stabilizing powe...
by khatvaanga
01 Feb 2020 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

DrSJaishankar 's comments at Ramnath Goenka Lecture on Nov 14, 2019. Would rate this on par with the CSIS one. Some paraphrasing and some verbatim - "Einstein could have easily been famous for a theory of insanity. His definition of - doing the same thing over and over again - and expecting dif...
by khatvaanga
29 Jan 2020 22:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

It is the normal and non committed voters who mostly decide the voters. This dramas pushed many of them against INC and PAAPis. They question is how many of them are there in Delhi and if they are sufficient to defeat PAAPis. What is needed for BJP win is a strong showing by INC also. congi has thr...
by khatvaanga
25 Jan 2020 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

ramana wrote:Great job.
Want to vote you as best under 150 posts contributor to the Forum.


thanks sir. means a lot to me coming from you.
by khatvaanga
25 Jan 2020 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

sir she moved to US in 94. Born and brought up in India / Delhi up until then.
by khatvaanga
24 Jan 2020 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

article on OpIndia listing out soros' proxies in india https://www.opindia.com/2020/01/india-george-soros-nationalism-pm-modi-indian-intellectuals-ngo-connected/ Prominent among them are the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) and the French NGO Sherpa. Some of the efforts HRLN has been involved in incl...
by khatvaanga
24 Jan 2020 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

now that s0r0s has mentioned that it is his priority to destabilize GoI, is there anything we can expect GoI to do? isn't this, in effect, declaration of war against GoI?
by khatvaanga
22 Jan 2020 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

done sir. also working on an article which ties all of these threads together. will post it here when I am done along with my notes since they are quite exhaustive.
by khatvaanga
22 Jan 2020 03:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

In a different speech [WEF India Economic Forum on Oct 03, 2019] he mentions this --> We are really completely HR dependent; our future is completely HR dependent. Modi government's FP --> To prepare yourself for a future by improving the quality of your HR and getting your people prepared for a dif...
by khatvaanga
22 Jan 2020 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

Here is a thread on @DrSJaishankar 's speech at Center for Strategic and International Studies on " Preparing for a Different Era ". His pièce de résistance of his first tour of US as EAM in 2019. "The primary characteristics of the world politics today are the rebalancing of the glob...
by khatvaanga
22 Jan 2020 03:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

"Indo-Pacific must be perceived as the further extrapolation of the Act East – Look East policy. It is also an affirmation that India would no longer be limited in the pursuit of its interest to its immediate neighborhood. " Dr JS. wow. wow. wow. Given the steady externalization of its eco...
by khatvaanga
22 Jan 2020 03:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

As simple as that - For us, foreign policy has strong developmental focus now as we explore sourcing technology, best practices, capital, resources and collaborations with global partners It is certainly an aspect that I believe Finland should study closely in identifying further prospects for the ...
by khatvaanga
22 Jan 2020 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2408
Views: 301453

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

this is a phenomenal speech by Dr S Jaishankar at Center for Strategic and International Affairs in October. https://twitter.com/threadreaderapp/status/1219694220828717056?s=20 I have done three more threads about his [i.e Modi's] thoughts on their foreign policy. Please let me know if I should put ...
by khatvaanga
15 Jan 2020 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Supratik wrote:The next trouble for Congress is going to come from MP and it may come from Jyotiraditya Scindia.


I mean Subhashya Sheeghram
by khatvaanga
15 Jan 2020 03:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4460
Views: 527469

Re: Understanding the US - Again

a very interesting thread on where DJT stands. And the "mandate" Clinton, Bush and Obama were given to do.. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1217133261899685890.html Turns out GOP politics mirrors Dems politics almost exactly. In the 1990s/2000s, Clinton and Bush reacted to the end of th...
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 23:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 4460
Views: 527469

Re: Understanding the US - Again

In other news the Democrat Candidate Cory Booker dropped out of the Presidential nomination race. Its now all monochrome. Rainbow gone. Are there any dork horses left in the race or would it be Biden v/s Sanders finally ? so far looks like that unless HRC jumps into the race again. I think it will ...
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Half hearted, assinine and heavily retracted. He is / was a Marxist and left liberal as they come. Don't be fooled. They know a backlash is coming from the India Government and thus a hard try to salvage the situation I believe so given his dad and FIL were as socialist as they come. I am not trust...
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 22:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4754
Views: 611638

Re: Internal Security Watch

sorry for the website link but here is some info on anti terror ops in hyderabad. this area is the core of the core area for all illegal activities. so much so that banks have blacklisted the entire area and dont give loans to anyone here. https://www.firstpost.com/india/police-cordon-and-search-ops...
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 22:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 2617

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

yes sir. already read thru that. I agree with your assessment. Let me at least complete the paper, i will reach out to you about the recommendations, if you are okay with it.
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

sir he has already issued a retraction / clarification.

https://twitter.com/MicrosoftIndia/status/1216790874639589376

he mentioned that every country has a right to define its immigration policies. Looks like buzzfeed tried to spin it as something else.
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 21:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 2617

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

Folks let's start the new decade by thinking of an India centered economics way. This did not tax the world resources. Similarly we need to look at an Indian way of economics. an awesome concept sir. as i mentioned earlier, i am working on a paper about the village / mandal as the "unit" ...
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 21:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4831
Views: 946148

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

That is only food inflation. Core inflation is less than 4%. You can't fight food inflation with interest rates. Food inflation maybe due to season, middlemen or rising input costs of farmers. If it is the latter remember food inflation is good for farmers but bad for buyers specially in cities whe...
by khatvaanga
14 Jan 2020 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

jaisa baap waisa beta i guess. This is regarding Rahul Kanwal and his dad. https://twitter.com/Agent0fChaos_/status/1217073612080865281 Dear @rahulkanwal , is it true that your father Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal wrote a paper from US military academy co-authored by a Pakistani Brigadier on why Siachen ...
by khatvaanga
11 Jan 2020 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3985
Views: 438418

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^ Also note the left hand to right hand switch ... Mirakale! Bejebus ... :rotfl: I haven't verified BUT "seems" like sickular media has already declared Tanaji Islamophobic! Twitter pic. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EN50xcBUUAAgnMl?format=jpg&name=small apparently very well made. will...
by khatvaanga
08 Jan 2020 06:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1605
Views: 208753

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

ArjunPandit wrote:does that impact flights to Pakistan, India or SE Asia. Incidentally I am flying this sunday to des...


if via ME then please do expect impact to flights. I think they will be routed via Europe.
by khatvaanga
08 Jan 2020 06:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1605
Views: 208753

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Iran could conduct missile strikes against U.S. bases in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates or against oil facilities in the Gulf. The accuracy of Iran’s missile strikes on the Abqaiq oil facility in September took the United States and the rest of the world by surprise, although Iran did pu...
by khatvaanga
08 Jan 2020 06:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1605
Views: 208753

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

all valid points. Especially oil prices since each dollar increase in crude oil will cost us about $1 billion in forex. US is more likely to take help of israel than pak if it is hitting iran. if israel helps US then pak's usefulness may be a bit less. If US uses pak's help then we should escalate o...
by khatvaanga
08 Nov 2019 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658315

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Not sure if this is the right thread hence apologies in advance. Law aiding Monsanto is reason for Delhi’s annual smoke season https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/12191-law-aiding-monsanto-reason-delhi-s-annual-smoke-season#.XcQaxdQKOQY.twitter From the article Until a few years ago, when farmer...
by khatvaanga
23 Oct 2019 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 658315

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Is Abhisex ji looking for a change of jersey? https://twitter.com/IndiaToday/status/1186580686964002816 India Today @IndiaToday Following his tweet praising Savarkar, Abhishek Manu Singhvi reportedly received a call from a senior party leader about the timing of his tweet. (@mausamii2u) could be. l...
by khatvaanga
22 Oct 2019 02:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 94373

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

Most important thing is buy stock in Mohan Meaking Breweries if not Kingfisher (which is tastier) anticipating 10,000% demand spike from yindoos trying to counter depression. back in engg days we used say.. pass hue to khushi mein piyenge fail hue to gham mein.. so either ways Mohan Mekin stock is ...
by khatvaanga
12 Sep 2019 01:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2606
Views: 715203

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Akash is a 30km ranged missile meant for targets which leak past the AF's Combat Air Patrols or (now) longer ranged SAMs. The longer ranged SAMs are part of a layered defense and will include the MRSAM (70km+) and the S-400. The S-400 is a family of missiles, ranging from 120/250km to 400km. The 25...
by khatvaanga
11 Sep 2019 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 2606
Views: 715203

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Even the baseline Akash SAM has demonstrated counter-PGM capability having successfully intercepted SPICE 2000 glide bombs during acceptance trials as revealed by @DRDO_India. DRDO says that it can intercept targets at altitudes as low as 30 metres. https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1171285263059...
by khatvaanga
04 Aug 2019 20:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4831
Views: 946148

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

a good article on liquidity crunch in india https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/liquidity-crunch-among-shadow-banks-turned-single-biggest-factor-in-auto-sales-collapse/1665601/ Preliminary data indicates passenger vehicle sales may have plunged as much as 30 percent in July. The slump in India...
by khatvaanga
03 Aug 2019 05:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 618835

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

for now. if trifurcation leads to abolishment of 35A / 370.. which in turn reduces the M-ness of the valley itself wouldnt that be double whammy to TSP? Just saying.
by khatvaanga
31 Jul 2019 19:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4281
Views: 310542

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Mostly US focused article but talks about slump in global manufacturing. https://economics.td.com/global-chill-slow-us-manu U.S. manufacturing activity has weakened, mainly due to global factors such as weaker foreign demand growth and elevated trade uncertainty. Digging into the details, the greate...

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