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by khatvaanga
26 Jan 2021 08:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 891552

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

To overcome Pakistan's ailing economy, Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering mortgaging Islamabad's biggest park to get a loan of around Rs 500 billion. The F-9 park, named after Madar-i-Millat Fatima Jinnah. :rotfl: is stretched over759 acres of land. It is one of the largest covered green area...
by khatvaanga
26 Jan 2021 08:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 492
Views: 81093

Re: Ram Janmbhoomi Post-SCI Verdict: News and Discussion

We had a RSS representative who works exclusively with IT coolies in this neck of the neighborhood (Apartments/Gated Communities). Enthusiastic response from the kattar hindoos. They are running short of receipts. The janata is donating money, on top of making online transfer. I purchased a few rec...
by khatvaanga
18 Nov 2020 00:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 US election results discussion
Replies: 901
Views: 62881

Re: 2020 US election results discussion

I am now very skeptical about these results changing or even getting recounted in swing states. By this time, i.e 10 days since day of election, there were court cases already filed in 2000 Bush vs Gore. Here we are at the 10 day mark and nothing is happening in the courts. Other than Trump team twe...
by khatvaanga
18 Nov 2020 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 1993
Views: 295644

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

GHMC election notifications have come out. Last date for nominations: 20 - Nov - 2020 Last date for withdrawl: 22 - Nov - 2020 Date of polls: 01 - Dec - 2020 Counting : 04 - Dec - 2020 All voting to be done with ballot papers only. Looks like TRS is really scared after Dubbaka by-poll. Hence this hu...
by khatvaanga
25 Sep 2020 04:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028198

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

India has lost 382 doctors in battle on coronavirus, IMA told today :shock: :shock: I looked at the list because i was curious to see if my dad's name was on it & it was. As was the name of another close family member who died at the age of 27 and who's story I have shared in the previous pages...
by khatvaanga
24 Sep 2020 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 700109

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Please do so and can be posted in the 19th Congress thread also. From Build People’s Armed Forces That Follow the Party’s Commands, Are Able to Win Battles and Have Fine Conduct * Xi's speech on March 11, 2013. https://i.imgur.com/0fkNEtu.png https://i.imgur.com/JRLKYIt.png https://i.imgur.com/XrO1...
by khatvaanga
23 Sep 2020 20:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3449
Views: 700109

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Looks like CPC did root cause nalysis of the collpase of Soviet union and decided the Soviet Army was nationalist and after World War II had developed nationalistic thinking independent of the Communist Aprty. The Soviet army launced the coup and when it was opposed it got into a moral crisis as to...
by khatvaanga
06 Mar 2020 01:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

article from 2015 sir
by khatvaanga
17 Feb 2020 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2462
Views: 352993

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 5132
Views: 880664

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: 2462
Views: 352993

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 5681
Views: 800238

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: 5681
Views: 800238

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 5103
Views: 781100

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: 3621

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 3621

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: 6087
Views: 1357123

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1383573

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: 1652
Views: 259366

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: 1652
Views: 259366

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: 1652
Views: 259366

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: 6664
Views: 829146

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...

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