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by Pulikeshi
14 Sep 2017 09:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

^^^ This is a miss for any 'closed mind' ~ I like ur term - Western Yugas :mrgreen: The neophyte in their new found dogma actually do disservice to their new found religion. Most 'Universalisms' of the West tends to generalize too quickly and localize too slowly... in some sense the philia towards I...
by Pulikeshi
14 Sep 2017 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

I am afraid, this does not help. I was looking for a more concrete answers than this! Of the multiple definition of yugas describing length of time I would like to know at least a few which are considered acceptable. Personally I follow the one given in Wikipedia, and using this gives roughly 1+ mi...
by Pulikeshi
13 Sep 2017 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

this thread and my posts in this thread are a direct refutation to your charge of 'blind dogmatic belief in history'. I've already said many times history is like onion shopping - trick is knowing what is reliable and what isn't. Which comes from learning about primary and secondary sources of a gi...
by Pulikeshi
10 Sep 2017 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Forum members here will remember how that chootiya Witzel felt so threatened by Shrikant Talageri that he offered a scholarship at Harvard to Talageri provided he modifies his views . That's Harvard for you! The practice of offering "titles & land & women" to modify views is an an...
by Pulikeshi
10 Sep 2017 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Just checked her bio, she has a PHD from Columbia University and teaches Indian History at Rutgers. Columbia is one of the top university. So she does have the impressive credential to back her claims. Now I am going to come off harsh, but it is not personal - just making a point for anyone who's i...
by Pulikeshi
09 Sep 2017 21:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Your type of distortions will remain 'fringe historical fiction' until - if- your type of people manage to utterly destroy the academic system we have in place and revert to ignorant religious rantings of cavemen and taking those on face-value. the world we live in, you, Nilesh, this Vedveer guy et...
by Pulikeshi
09 Sep 2017 20:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

What is going on with Rakhigarhi aDNA? http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/ancient-dna-lab-at-bsip-to-unearth-harappan-history/articleshow/60431875.cms LUCKNOW: The mystery surrounding the origin of the Indus valley population and reconstructing the history of Harappa will be possible w...
by Pulikeshi
09 Sep 2017 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Since there is a lot of langots in a twist! Time to have a few laughs, even if we share them with a constipated Eleven Gin Peg! :mrgreen: r1VgwOSAUEM Peeps don't grok strategy! The long game is important. India had the ball all along, if you read my posts all through the crisis its obvious! There wa...
by Pulikeshi
07 Sep 2017 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Will India allow for new institutions that don't take into account our needs considering UN SC already is one such body. Secondly for the PRC led world order to get going, the current US led order has to completely collapse. That is still some time away. Intrestingly during lunch time discussions i...
by Pulikeshi
07 Sep 2017 07:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Two questions on the Doklam now non-issue and BRCIS shindig: ⋅ What if this had to do with removing Li Zuocheng and replacing him with Han Weiguo? That is a way to game the internal dynamics of the pawns -- other than Li that had to be replaced -- in Eleven Gin Pegs "Unshakable Papaya...
by Pulikeshi
06 Sep 2017 06:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

The question is why people in Kampuchea or Indonesia or Madurai would worship a tradition based on mountainous snow and ice. Both Shiva and most certainly Parvati are mountain traditions - particularly snow-capped mountain peaks. If you drift is that there is a thread of migration that could be sur...
by Pulikeshi
04 Sep 2017 09:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Roots of Chinese boastfulness - history & psyche
Replies: 194
Views: 15932

Re: Roots of Chinese boastfulness - history & psyche

A few dozen NRI CEOs at the top of the GOI will change India from the vestiges of passive dharmic Gandhism to the much more aggressive, numbers-driven realism of Wall Street and Silicon Valley. Will all due respect - rather naive thinking getting tossed around for strategy here... India has the lon...
by Pulikeshi
02 Sep 2017 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The Indian media found wanting... even the mango man from India found wanting... Vishnu missed the boat paying attention to Dokla (already eaten!) - needed to get Rupee and paisa on ChiPak, OBOR Aberrance, Chinese Colonial Comany, etc. Instead Vishnu gain play "little brother" to Liu Xin's...
by Pulikeshi
02 Sep 2017 07:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

A blind quote to an Indian media outlet, provided more than two months into the border standoff, can hardly be considered a robust response. The Trump administration’s reticence is unfortunate: without some sort of signal from Washington, Beijing might conclude that it can escalate its activities i...
by Pulikeshi
02 Sep 2017 05:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

pp_w1Tp-N_g It was a pleasure to watch Vishnu Som be reduced to "little brother" by the CGTN arsheholes! UndieTV ki Jai Ho! :P More of such should find its way to Indian audience by DDM to inoculate and make the mango Indian better prepared for the chutiyapa from Cheena! PS: That Rui dude...
by Pulikeshi
01 Sep 2017 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Question about how Shiva/Parvati tradition came to be so strong in the south (but not Indonesia/East Asia, hain?) is a different one. That clearly seems to be a Himalayan origin, and how did that become so strong so far south? There is nothing to indicate Shiva/Parvati tradition as either North or ...
by Pulikeshi
31 Aug 2017 07:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

The speculation on the Web is that the results are against OIT, and point to a "Dravidian" origin of the Indus Valley Civilization, and that is why they are "politically sensitive". Set of simble questions: 1. What is "Dravidian?" 2. Even if it were "Dravidian&quo...
by Pulikeshi
25 Aug 2017 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/China-woos-Bhutan-with-10-billion-in-standoff-with-India Not good news for us. I hope it is! :P The more the Chinese throw their money around hoping to get folks indebted and hence subservient the better in the long run... Fake news aside... ...
by Pulikeshi
18 Aug 2017 10:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)



Only wish they shown the Chinese tank losing a wheel during the hot air show!
by Pulikeshi
18 Aug 2017 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

So why is it that you can find news about Doklam on the English versions front and center, but not a peep on the Chinese version? I'll let you ponder that as I've already said my piece. Unfortunately for you David, this is supposedly your experience and not the case for several Chinese American fri...
by Pulikeshi
12 Aug 2017 11:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

With an image conscious totalitarian system like China, it's the concrete moves that give the message. And right message will shatter that image. For FSU it was defeat in Afghanistan. In China we need to see what it is that will shatter their self image? Hegel says China is a nation with a state. T...
by Pulikeshi
11 Aug 2017 08:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Any upcoming Agni V test should be full range , minimum 5500km, about the same as Bangalore or Chennai to Beijing . Ideally with a note of the low CEP target hit . A loud fart is better than a long lecture . Considering the H&D of the Chinese, the long fart ought to go beyond China with a low C...
by Pulikeshi
09 Aug 2017 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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



Enjoy the comedy - but very educational for those not tuned to internal China issues...
by Pulikeshi
09 Aug 2017 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

^^^ Love the silence of the Indian Govt - the Foo is opening his mouth and leaving no doubt in the mind of anyone paying attention :rotfl:
by Pulikeshi
09 Aug 2017 09:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

I did not post the foo Hu Xijin Predator-in-thief of the Gobar Times video but saw it when it came out... This one quote from the foo Hu stands out: "Is the Indian Government like a church" "Leading its citizens in prayer" :rotfl: Has this foo ever been to India - leading all the...
by Pulikeshi
09 Aug 2017 09:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

^^^ agreed.... Yudh Abhyas 2017 is between Sept 14-27... I'd say the window is from now to Sept second week... Now the thinking on what the Chinese would do is useful... but even more would be what out-of-the-box and asymmetric things can India do? 1. Major Chinese cities are fortified with choke po...
by Pulikeshi
09 Aug 2017 00:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

http://m.economictimes.com/news/defence/what-if-we-enter-kalapani-kashmirchina-to-india/amp_articleshow/59972866.cms What if we enter Kalapani, Kashmir: China to India This time an official. If u could u would, if u can't u won't :mrgreen: This whole thing reminds me of Russel Peter's "Be a Ma...
by Pulikeshi
08 Aug 2017 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

Another good one from Ata Hasnain http://www.apnlive.com/opinion-and-analysis-comments/war-no-war-23445 WAR BUT NO WAR It perhaps did not think through to the last order implications that an extended Indian resistance and acceptance of mutual withdrawal would amount to a strategic Indian victory . ...
by Pulikeshi
07 Aug 2017 00:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

ramana wrote:Pullekeshi

What are China's war aims?


Sorry do not understand this question. China has no war aims! It's been two months and my buffalo is still grazing in Doklam :mrgreen:
by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2017 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

Chines Media Discussion on India - China - Bhutan Border Dispute at Doklam area Several fails on the media front still continues... 1. Got to give it to the Chinese - invite some pacifist Indian reporter who argues logic, and put them against a Chinese propaganda Kernel! 2. Robust play books are ne...
by Pulikeshi
06 Aug 2017 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Help - everyone quotes stuff like this: "Yajnavalkya for beef who said: “I for one eat it, provided it is tender (amsala)", but I've never seen a citation for this, from where exactly it comes. Anyone? Thanks in advance! Not trying to push or create a controversy here, just asking help wi...
by Pulikeshi
04 Aug 2017 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

Doklam Situation: India rubbishes 15-page Chinese 'fact sheet' with one line response India issued a one line statement negating a 15 page document put out by China about the reduction of troops at Doklam amidst the standoff. The Chinese had issued a 15 page fact sheet in which it claimed that ther...
by Pulikeshi
04 Aug 2017 11:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

?! Nothing more than more chicanery. I am making no declarations- simply noting the fact that the mahabharata story differs, based on whether one wants to follow Hindu or Buddhist narrative. Just because you are a Hindu and not a Buddhist , does not give any extra credence to 'Balarama' over 'Balad...
by Pulikeshi
04 Aug 2017 10:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

Liu wrote:india has no advantages along the border,except manpowers .


Have you seen my fav buffalo? Loves the grass in Dokalam and arr parr :P
Two months and counting... thank you for all the dosas! :mrgreen:
by Pulikeshi
03 Aug 2017 19:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

^^^Among the Chinese there is a saying... something to the effect of "is it boiling water or boiling oil?" :mrgreen: Boiling water is frothy on the outside but rather calm and still inside... Boiling oil is very calm on the outside but very frothy and churning inside... The former is India...
by Pulikeshi
03 Aug 2017 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 3869
Views: 125400

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

You will find no arguments from me, whatsoever, if you want to conclude that the Itihasas of India- Hindu as well as Buddhist (where by the way, there are discrepancies, even in the Buddhist tellings of Mahabharata from the Hindu ones)- represent complex moral and philosophical questions- easily th...
by Pulikeshi
03 Aug 2017 09:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

i do think that a limited war is coming,. How do you know it will be limited? Good call! Damned if you do and damed if you don't! :P Last time a limited war made India into a Nuclear power today :rotfl: Boy then Chine too like 'new chick' must hate that pigeon schemer It is hald fitting a democrazy...
by Pulikeshi
03 Aug 2017 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10026
Views: 684091

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

^^^It looks like a poster from a bad Hollywood B-grade movie! Have these guys even fought anyone? Seems all the genelals are arm chair onlee! Not sure if anyone understands Chinese drill commands - Eleven kept repeating two commands to which the troops responded... anyone know what? Is there a Littl...

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