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by Pulikeshi
14 May 2018 12:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 172
Views: 13288

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

POarSOmsceA Eleven’s two pronged attack - consolidation at home and super aggressive abroad described well. What I am not sure has been covered in detail by most analysts is the need for growth % due to a declining demographics in China. Wonder if all the strategyms attributed to Chinese Mandarins ...
by Pulikeshi
11 May 2018 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

^^^For what is its worth - it is not one strategy or the other, but to all the above - YES!

“As long as the Lions do not have their storytellers, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter” —-Old African Saying :mrgreen:

by Pulikeshi
18 Apr 2018 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Indian Navy trolls China Navy on Twitter over presence in Indian Ocean Twitter Link “#MissionBasedDeployments From Persian Gulf to Malacca Straits & from Northern Bay of Bengal to Southern Indian Ocean to East coast of Africa @indiannavy with 50 ships on vigil 24X7 keep our Area of Responsibili...
by Pulikeshi
17 Apr 2018 07:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

shiv wrote:
SBajwa wrote:
I once invited a Chinese person to my home offered her tea and she vomited right in my living room

That should not happen with lactose intolerance. Chinese product not working properly


I was more amazed at the speed of SBajwa on the Chinese product! :mrgreen: :twisted:
by Pulikeshi
05 Apr 2018 11:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1243
Views: 148498

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I think the problem is ourselves - I am as guilty as anybody else. Too caught up in the rat race, the need to succeed in a new world when faced with overwhelming odds, religion takes a back seat. You captured some of the complexities and connundrums - some suggestions that is still work in progress...
by Pulikeshi
04 Apr 2018 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/male-snubs-delhi-again-returns-gift/articleshow/63603420.cms Seems like Maldives is begging for us to be whipped. India should send a huge bill and then try to take some atoll in lieu of that ;-) Why when one can ‘wait and watch weekly’ onlee? :mrgreen: An ...
by Pulikeshi
03 Apr 2018 10:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

A must read paper for all those trying to understand the evolution, conflict and opportunities genetics presents with archeology. Divided by DNA: The uneasy relationship between archaeology and ancient genomics “Half the archaeologists think ancient DNA can solve everything. The other half think anc...
by Pulikeshi
30 Mar 2018 10:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

^^^A while ago when I look at these lemurian videos they seem to be connected to some EJs propagandu - not really sure what their angle is...
Perhaps someone has looked into this angle and shed some light.
by Pulikeshi
29 Mar 2018 11:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

Nilesh, Since you read/contribute on this thread. I just watched your presentation online at the Swadeshi conf. First, congrats on a fantastic job on doing a purvapaksha and then demolishing the Dogma. You should plan to speak more :mrgreen: If you are receptive, here are two points for you to consi...
by Pulikeshi
28 Mar 2018 06:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

^^^ Don’t to worry - Cheen is sending it top most kammandu a one called “The Behen Baajwa” on a plane.
As Navy is no use onlee :P :mrgreen:
by Pulikeshi
26 Mar 2018 03:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

For those interested in the European - Judeo-Christian-Islamic distortions based on Hamitic theories - this video is a must watch: got a couple of maps/charts that provided me with valuable references to go back and research gn4bvjMh4vc PS: Do watch till the end, as the video is a purva paksha not a...
by Pulikeshi
26 Mar 2018 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4888
Views: 258865

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

^^^Starting catching up with the Swadeshi videos uploaded - thank everyone who wears involved for this - kudos!
by Pulikeshi
23 Mar 2018 17:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Our Foreign Secretary said early this month that 'next two months' are crucial. So, we should cut him some slack. Nobody knows what is going on except what I stated already that it had better be something significant as otherwise this concession to China is unwarranted. The trouble is that we may n...
by Pulikeshi
18 Mar 2018 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

My theory of mythological paralysis - established real time in full form on this thread.
What that Zhongguo does all this have to do with this thread?
Injuns seem to be more interested in neutering and defanging themselves as always - mythological paralysis continues! :evil:
by Pulikeshi
17 Mar 2018 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Seems to me that Modi is preparing to give China one last chance to see if they behave. I fully support that initiative...... I don't think Modi is giving Xina "one last chance" but I agree with you Xina is not going to roll back its anti-India initiatives. South East Asia increasingly tu...
by Pulikeshi
17 Mar 2018 21:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

. . . it's India's Dharma to liberate Tibet. Has anything changed in that narrative? TK sir, the above should be used for playing 'realpolitik'. But, frankly, beyond that, Tibet is a part of China for all purposes. We have accepted that. India does not have the mind or the wherewithal to liberate i...
by Pulikeshi
16 Mar 2018 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Yes Sridhar is right - I read that name Booz recently. ... The situation in terms of availability of sensible information is pathetic There is an attribution of 'String pf Pearls' to CSIS in the video; the term was coined by Booz Allen Hamilton almost 15 years back in dealing with energy security. ...
by Pulikeshi
16 Mar 2018 07:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

shiv wrote:Lots of lighthearted rubbish in the above video. Here's the real deal


You have a very informative video there Shiv - saw it before...
The China Uncensored series is a humorous look at China - its from a US perspective, but its BENIS worthy for Cheena!
by Pulikeshi
15 Mar 2018 11:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

This is soon becoming my news source on all things China - hope you support this effort as well :mrgreen:

by Pulikeshi
15 Mar 2018 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Indian ideas of tourism traditionally was holy pilgrimages. The Indian tourism industry has tried to push palaces, wildlife and history over beach tourism - other than Goa. Why can’t India put some holy places in Maldives? May seem like a silly question, but instead of teaching the arrack drinking ...
by Pulikeshi
15 Mar 2018 11:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

As I see it - all this emotion about China and "behaving weak" and "behaving strong" are all nonsense. What do we want? IMVHO - you ask the most important question... then you digress into the weeds! That is rubbish. I find it extraordinary that the same words that flow out of B...
by Pulikeshi
12 Mar 2018 01:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Digressing a bit, 62 did not make India go nuclear. 64 caused Pak to go nuclear (and plan 65), 71 caused us to go nuclear. The seeds of the Indian Nuclear program may have had many external power fathers, perhaps even the US, post 1962 war and 1964 tests by China. That did not mean, there was no la...
by Pulikeshi
11 Mar 2018 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Pei: Foreign adventurism in the context of declining economic performance is a distinctive possibility, but it is also very risky for the regime. If it succeeds, it will gain domestic legitimacy, but should it lose a war, it could lose power quickly. In the short to medium term, the Communist Party...
by Pulikeshi
11 Mar 2018 20:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Why are we doubting Chinese economy? Everything we use today is being made in China. I think Chola guru posted some stats about consumption of passenger vehicles, consumer electronics etc in China being 10x that of India. Anyone who has gone and visited Chinese cities can see the 1st world infrastr...
by Pulikeshi
03 Mar 2018 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

So you don't think it is easy? That should make you a professional! This is not personal, so no need to make it so! Strategy is’nt just military might and bludgeoning others into submission - misapplied, countries have already tried that and failed to get any outcome . There is a time and place for...
by Pulikeshi
03 Mar 2018 09:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Finally, South Asian countries are highly corrupt (India is actually the cleanest of the lot, going by Transparency International). So you have a highly corrupt country where China offers aid to build a power-plant/port/road - which is awarded without open bidding to a Chinese contractor. If you br...
by Pulikeshi
03 Mar 2018 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Dipanker wrote:^I know, but I have no expertise in planning a naval/amphibious assault, so I will leave the fleshing out part to the experts.


Professionals call this syndrome - I dont know how to do it, so it must be easy!
Chin up! Trust the professionals :mrgreen:
by Pulikeshi
01 Mar 2018 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

I’ll play... against my better judgement :mrgreen: Version A. If India takes "control" of Male how will we impose control on other Islands if China decides that some Island is theirs Mincoy to Male is about 460KM and Male to Diego Garcia is 1300KM ~ approximately in both cases. Let’s dare ...
by Pulikeshi
27 Feb 2018 10:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

shiv wrote:There is ... sort of..
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=7025&start=40


Thank you! Will continue my Beaujolais drinking, running dog Imperialist, Splittist Edumacation on ChinPak and gOBOR on that thread....
by Pulikeshi
26 Feb 2018 06:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 794
Views: 58420

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

There is a new twist in tamil channels (puthiya thalaimurai or news7 don't recall) with promotion going now "was tamil loving pm of canada insulted in india". How many Tamil MPs were a part of the entourage of the "Tamil-loving PM", who had time to play dress-up and bhangra all ...
by Pulikeshi
25 Feb 2018 23:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1649
Views: 177545

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

Gotta give it to the Chinese overlords for their class in fake Australian videos on ChinPak and gOBOR etc... But what took the classy cake was the CCTV New Year’s Gala - oh boy not only is China not colonial, but also not racist like the previous European Whites. You see they are very different - th...
by Pulikeshi
25 Feb 2018 07:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 794
Views: 58420

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

If you think India treatment of the visiting dignitary was appropriate , you are certainly entitled to it, but I don't have agree with that, I can have my own opinion my POV is that it was not right. Also disagree that a $5T economy in the next 7/8/9/10 years should have anything to do with how Ind...
by Pulikeshi
25 Feb 2018 06:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 794
Views: 58420

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Surinder ji The GoI went out of its way to protect the honour of the CM of Punjab, who happens to be a Sikh, and who happens to belong to the opposition party. Amarinder gave the BJP a drubbing in the Punjab polls not too long ago, and yet they upheld his honour vis-à-vis Trudeau. Those peddling Si...
by Pulikeshi
25 Feb 2018 05:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 794
Views: 58420

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

There has to be a more subtle and nuanced way of conveying our message than the rude and crude way the whole thing was handled - against our civilizational ethos and VERY UNINDIAN. On her way to $5T with you :(( all along the way.... no fear! Why are you so quick to fall for the bait and go Haathos...
by Pulikeshi
25 Feb 2018 05:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 794
Views: 58420

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

+ Those who run foreign policy should realize that doling out such humiliations has implications beyond simply one visit. Such treatments send out unintended messages, but internally and externally. +1 Agreed with these points. Very poor and inept handling, very uncharacteristic, and very unindian....
by Pulikeshi
24 Feb 2018 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

What then are India’s options? First, New Delhi must continue to keep up a robust presence in the Arabian Sea, to let Beijing know that regardless of the PLAN’s show of strength, India is unprepared to cede its primacy in its maritime neighbourhood. The Indian Navy must also be allowed to expand it...
by Pulikeshi
24 Feb 2018 06:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Elections on schedule. If they take place, that will be a big win, for democracy. If this crisis can be resolved without firing a bullet that will be the best outcome. The Indian armed forces are deployed to keep everyone honest and to ensure that the will of the People of Maldives prevail - I thin...
by Pulikeshi
23 Feb 2018 12:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 893
Views: 74922

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

India's statements are now acquiring a more sterner tone. This is after the meet by Nasheed with GoI and NS Things will pick up speed now. One of the reasons for Hindu Civilization’s longevity, has been the avoidance of using the Brahmastra on mice! As the gorilla in the IOR - India has many more o...
by Pulikeshi
22 Feb 2018 11:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 569
Views: 62684

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

The future of great power politics (in the Trump era):


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