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by m_saini
24 Feb 2021 05:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 334
Views: 55845

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

The total Israeli budget for R&D is what the U.S. R&D community spends for stationary. In fact, … paperclips only, not office equipment.


Is this really true or just used for dramatic effect? Seems insane
by m_saini
23 Feb 2021 01:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:'When crowds gather, governments get changed':


Solid logic. Government definitely got changed during the capitol hill riots :mrgreen:
by m_saini
21 Feb 2021 05:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

if the power of selection of such posts doesn’t reside with the people, such posts won’t serve their interests. Agreed, let's agree to disagree. I don't think a democratic voting system fits our country where a large portion of people simply vote for whomever gives them free electricity, water, far...
by m_saini
21 Feb 2021 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What do our ancestors say? How does one avoid this perennial drama that goes on in many mandirs across GJ? https://www.deshgujarat.com/2019/05/06/gadhada-swaminarayan-mandir-election-dev-paksh-emerges-winner-sp-swami-led-acharya-paksh-loses-it-badly/ Due to legal fight in courts over voters lists b...
by m_saini
21 Feb 2021 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

1) I won’t argue......selected democratically? 1. Why is that other religions are allowed in by default? If majority of Hindus want them in, *then* they can use the clause you mention. 2. Allowing votes to be changed would be a nightmare in itself. How do you even verify that new vote is genuine? W...
by m_saini
20 Feb 2021 23:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Dumal wrote:"m_saini" and anyone not familiar with Rahul Mehta


Understood saar, thanks for the info! Wasn't aware of this.
by m_saini
20 Feb 2021 17:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Actually, an old member of BRF, Mr. Rahul Mehta has proposed a legislation for this: https://bit.ly/37OwOGb (google drive pdf link) Still reading the doc but a couple of points of disagreement. 1) Part 1, Point 2 says, "Sikhs, Jains, buddhists are allowed to be a part of this board if they wan...
by m_saini
20 Feb 2021 00:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Cyrano wrote:The thing to learn from this example is to just do it. Not talk about it endlessly before doing even just 10% of it. Just do it.


Sounds like a Nike commercial :rotfl:

But 100% true and sound advice.
by m_saini
19 Feb 2021 00:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

They should round up the morons on the tracks and slap a couple crores fine for trying to disrupt people's lives, disrupt railway schedules and to give PTSD to the driver.

After that a couple years in a mental institution to cure their suicidal tendencies.
by m_saini
17 Feb 2021 00:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III
Replies: 2392
Views: 382151

Re: MRCA (Many Rakshaks Choose Aircraft) Contest - Episode III

With psls like the US,who needs enemies? Old saying.The constant pinpricks about human rights,farmers,lynchings,NGO / activist " persecution",etc.,etc., apart from dire warnings about Ru weaponry deals,does nothing to improve Indo- US relations.They still mollycuddle Pak, looking at ways ...
by m_saini
16 Feb 2021 08:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Suraj wrote:PM may join soon ? Then who’s running he account PMModiIndia on Koo ?


@PMModiIndia on Koo is just a random fan account. You can easily tell by the number of random accounts(123 right now) the account is following.
by m_saini
16 Feb 2021 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1047
Views: 120951

Re: Non-Western Worldview

How to tackle Anti-India Articles I hope this is an appropriate thread. An extremely well written and argued post! +1008 Regarding how to tackle it, imhumbleo i doubt that, claiming the articles published are the work of CCP, would work. Once you're guilty of something(whether true or false) in the...
by m_saini
16 Feb 2021 00:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Primus wrote:.... it is textbook commie propagandu. Accuse your enemy of doing exactly what you have been doing.


A brilliant strategy imho. Not jut commies; everyone from american left, right and the indian congoons use it.

if you can't beat them, join them :mrgreen:
by m_saini
14 Feb 2021 13:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

as much as hindus need to "help" themselves, there is chankian neeti in using the left's ideology to beat it. also, this is not to protect american right. far from it. use FoE, protecting the diversity and affirmative action to show that all non abrahamics are the oppressed/minorities. us...
by m_saini
14 Feb 2021 11:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

I think the dreams of being bastion for anything foreign are really farfetched. For now, Indian SM and Hinduism are must better served concentrating on being a bastion for indians and hindus. We are the ones that need help the most, everyone else can get in line. American right hates the brown peopl...
by m_saini
14 Feb 2021 08:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Non-Western Worldview
Replies: 1047
Views: 120951

Re: Non-Western Worldview

... a.2. The Mauryan empire (circa 200 BC) during its peak had united about 90% of India's landmass a.3. The Mauryan empire wasn't an accident, it was a well-thought-out plan of Chanakya, who believed that India would not be safe from outside influence, until the whole of India came under one empir...
by m_saini
14 Feb 2021 02:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - Canada - News and Discussion. (2018)
Replies: 69
Views: 8645

Re: India - Canada - News and Discussion. (2018)

..... The fact that we have so called Indians coming on here defending these morons just shows how de-racinated and self loathing INO Indians in Name Only are... .... +1008 to everything. Just last week I had the (dis)pleasure of speaking with another INO who was saying stuff like "British uni...
by m_saini
13 Feb 2021 05:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - Canada - News and Discussion. (2018)
Replies: 69
Views: 8645

Re: India - Canada - News and Discussion. (2018)

Yes, please don't call blackface any childish names like true-doo-doo. Not funny, gais. :(( Also khalistanis are not even close to a dying breed in kanada. The paid tweets by bornstars and rihanna, the khalistani loving NDP leader and defense minister do not suggest a disdain of a sikh micro-nation....
by m_saini
13 Feb 2021 01:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Hate to say this and it really is victim-blaming but i'd personally never collect funds or campaign for any cause if I don't have either solid political backing or a gun (preferably gun-s).

Saw the interview of his dad and it was heartbreaking. Stop throwing your lives away.
by m_saini
12 Feb 2021 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Translation please. from the video "sweden's viden(?) institute's democracy report of 2020 has stated that in Modi's government (rule), due to media, citizen society and opposition decreasing space (presence) India's stature ... (gets interrupted) Speaker: which report is this? member: sweden'...
by m_saini
11 Feb 2021 21:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Lucasfilm Calls Gina Carano Social Media Posts “Abhorrent”; Actress No Longer Employed By ‘Mandalorian’ Studio The actress shared a TikTok post comparing the current divided political climate in the U.S. to Nazi Germany. “Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbors…...
by m_saini
11 Feb 2021 09:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is actually pretty frickin' awesome, the optics are very revealing. Twitter officials sought the meeting after the GOI disdainfully canceled an earlier meeting. The language in the document is all GOI offense, Twitter defense. "Throwing the book" is the right phrase here. Twitter was...
by m_saini
11 Feb 2021 06:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^ "Twitter leadership affirmed their commitment towards following Indian laws and rules. They also expressed their continuing commitment towards building their services in India. They have also requested for better engagement between Government of India and Twitter's global team." So what ...
by m_saini
10 Feb 2021 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

give them some time to ramp up, saar if you are comparing them with phoren apps which have had some years of operating experience and the infrastructure to match, along with the funding and revenue streams, it's a tad unfair, no I didn't mean to put them down chetak sir, I was getting a weird error...
by m_saini
09 Feb 2021 05:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Joined Koo too. But their website seems to be extremely slow, takes forever to load. Don't know if they're just getting more traffic or they haven't worked out the kinks yet. Also trying to sign in gives a critical error. Can anyone else confirm?

https://www.kooapp.com/feed
by m_saini
08 Feb 2021 20:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

I am just trying to elicit different options people prefer. Banning wouldn't look too good imo. Ideal thing would be to just fine twatter $40-50 million, donate half to Koo or whatever and use the rest to establish a body overseeing all SM platforms. Don't know how feasible this is but i'm sure if ...
by m_saini
06 Feb 2021 22:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

God of cricket vs some putin-loving russian athlete who was banned for substance abuse.....

hmmm lefties sure know how to pick em :mrgreen:
by m_saini
05 Feb 2021 20:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:did we all forget

maino the dictator who ruled India through maun mohan


or mamata the dictator :mrgreen:
by m_saini
04 Feb 2021 01:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5511
Views: 1088525

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

'Their goal is to destroy everyone': Uighur camp detainees allege systematic rape The men always wore masks, Tursunay Ziawudun said, even though there was no pandemic then. They wore suits, she said, not police uniforms. Sometime after midnight, they came to the cells to select the women they wante...
by m_saini
04 Feb 2021 01:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak: what does that say ? "This is DTC workers Union's freshly released press release Kejriwal's government has ordered that right now at night; every bus belonging to army, crpf, delhi police must come (be brought) back to the depo Drivers are getting (phone)calls and getting recalled leav...
by m_saini
03 Feb 2021 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Hope the production houses that employ people like rihanna are made to bear the cost of her woke bs. I agree that such morons won't have much effect in desh but why allow these bimbos to take pot shots at you and get away with it? It just might embolden some other major "star" to chime in ...
by m_saini
03 Feb 2021 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Years ago Shiv mentioned that one of the reason why India despite being an Asian country is easily influenced by the west is because of its english speaking population. Yes, after mucking up the CAA messaging the govt deserves all the blame for repeating the same mistakes with these farm bills but ...
by m_saini
03 Feb 2021 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881195

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

darshan wrote:chinese get around as US looks other way....


True, especially the US corporations bending over for the chinis part. Hopefully, as we grow that same service is provided to GoI too.
by m_saini
02 Feb 2021 23:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 881195

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Question for anyone familiar with the nuances: How will the chinese get around the unkill sanctions? And why can't we do the same?
by m_saini
02 Feb 2021 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4448
Views: 892335

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

^ Hopefully we're prepared for the inevitable influx of refugees when they go belly up. Our bollywood "stars" alongwith orgs like amnesty would be browbeating the GoI to let the pukis in on account of hooman rights.
by m_saini
31 Jan 2021 01:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 449
Views: 42652

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Global tax on tech giants now ‘highly likely,’ German minister says after Yellen call Speaking to CNBC’s Annette Weisbach on Thursday, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said it was now “highly likely” that a deal on tax will be struck before a summer deadline at the OECD level. "I’m really c...
by m_saini
30 Jan 2021 20:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

hanumadu wrote:How do people even come up with this stuff?


Usually by imagining that anyone and everyone is out to get the entire sikh population
by m_saini
30 Jan 2021 20:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 2351
Views: 208744

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What part of only a minority of the Sikh population is part of the agitation do you not understand? Or that it is not about Sikh religion but the money that the rich section of the society stands to lose? Or that the congress is behind it but putting a fake facade of Sikhs? Now Jatts are part of th...

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