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by Rudradev
14 Nov 2019 02:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The problem in your posts is that you inadvertently appear to come off like CramS. Even though your intention is not that. No, the problem is that you are putting 1 and 2 together to make 4. I have identified the threat. It is you who have projected onto my post the idea that India is somehow helpl...
by Rudradev
14 Nov 2019 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Let me add one more thing. The scr3wing of India by US-based EJs is not Republican or Democrat but Bipartisan. People need to look hard at why Bill Clinton all those years ago spent so much time cultivating CBN. Why similar types of outreach have been conducted in TN as well. Clintons, Bushes, Obama...
by Rudradev
14 Nov 2019 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

RD, Just today info released that India banned 1807 NGOs for FCRA violation.. Frankly you need to remove the Orange sunglasses and see the view. Distortions are no expected from you. Lots of people rely on you. Don't lose them. Ramana I don't understand. India has been cracking down on FCRA-violati...
by Rudradev
13 Nov 2019 23:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Meanwhile, and of FAR greater concern to Yindoos... Rudradev'ji, let me tell a parable. There were stray pigs around my house and one of the days the municipality decides to get rid of the pigs and goes after chasing and collecting them. Pigs being pigs, they end up in my yard and in all the skirmi...
by Rudradev
13 Nov 2019 06:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Meanwhile, and of FAR greater concern to Yindoos... https://www.politico.com/news/2019/11/11/trump-weighs-foreign-aid-religious-freedom-069595 Trump weighs conditioning foreign aid on religious freedom The proposed change in U.S. policy could complicate relations with countries like Egypt and India ...
by Rudradev
13 Nov 2019 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Ayyo... https://www.politico.com/news/2019/11/12/hillary-clinton-presidential-run-2020-070318 11/12/2019 05:19 PM EST Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declined to rule out launching a future presidential campaign after her two failed bids, saying “many, many, many people” were pressuring her to enter the ...
by Rudradev
12 Nov 2019 01:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357381

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

BTW, one funny thing I have observed on the forum and the SM is that NO one, including myself, is talking about the credibility of NCP getting destroyed by the unholy alliance of SS/NCP/CON. Why? What is the secret of the pawarful hanji? I think it's as simple as this: nobody, ever, has voted for S...
by Rudradev
07 Nov 2019 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

X-Posting from the Indo-US Relations Thread. You want to turn Indian-Americans against Democrats big time? Make sure ALL of them hear THIS story. It punches a gigantic hole in the idea that Trump/Republicans are the "anti-immigrant monsters" from whom Democrats will save us. It highlights ...
by Rudradev
07 Nov 2019 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

. At the same time the progressives are also most apathetic coming from the millenial generation. They will not get their butt out of the sofa unless they get some free doodah to croak on instagram about. I think that perspective is outdated. According to Pew Research, Millennial turnout nearly dou...
by Rudradev
07 Nov 2019 00:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Can Tandon and Sharma win? Not a chance in hell. Here's why. Some non-deracinated Hindoos from CA-17 will switch support from Ro Khanna to Tandon over Khanna's Pakiness. Fine? What Ro Khanna loses in erstwhile support from Hindu Americans, he will easily make up through the Woke crowd. In fact that...
by Rudradev
06 Nov 2019 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357381

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Isn't he one of those Nanyang University (Singapore) guys?

I think he was also the Henry Kissinger Chair holder at some US institution (Harvard Kennedy?)
by Rudradev
05 Nov 2019 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 844
Views: 127990

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

I think the "Iran" angle is simply what Israel's ambassador to the US chooses to make the focus of this article, given that it's published in The Atlantic with a certain audience in mind. (Hint: Americans, raised with the popular image of Iran as Bogeyman for 2 generations by this point). ...
by Rudradev
05 Nov 2019 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 844
Views: 127990

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Former Israeli Ambassador to the US, Michael Oren, writing in The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/11/israel-preparing-open-war/601285/ The Coming Middle East Conflagration Israel is bracing itself for war with Iranian proxies, as Tehran escalates its provocations. But what w...
by Rudradev
05 Nov 2019 02:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^ The best possible outcome of the above news (which I assume the DNC will feel compelled to take seriously) is that the "Woke-istanis" clamouring for free stuff at the expense of hardworking people will be given the boot, and the 2020 Democratic nomination field will be opened up for ce...
by Rudradev
05 Nov 2019 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The Democratic Party, whose 2020 candidates have been bending over backwards to appease its "Woke" "progressive" base, has received a rude shock. Polling by the NY Times (not exactly a pro-Republican organization) has revealed that in several Battleground states, critical for 202...
by Rudradev
01 Nov 2019 02:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11985
Views: 929161

Re: Levant crisis - III

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-military-withdraws-soldiers-from-some-border-areas-in-northeast-syria/ Syrian military withdraws soldiers from some border areas in northeast Syria One of the two things has happened. Russians have leaned on the SAA to move troops. Or The SAA has realised...
by Rudradev
31 Oct 2019 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 491600

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

More than Fidel Castro they remind me of the Pasdaran and its predecessors who provided "security" for Khomeini.
by Rudradev
26 Oct 2019 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

A Must-Read, heartbreaking account of the recent US Congressional hearing on "human rights in South Asia". The sheer degree of institutionalized Hinduphobia on display (from BOTH parties) is staggering.

https://medium.com/@induv/colonizerboar ... 3584032dee
by Rudradev
26 Oct 2019 04:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

From what I'm beginning to see, this time around the impeachment thing may mean serious trouble for Trump. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/10/donald-trump-has-senate-problem/600724/ As the White House struggles to build an anti-impeachment strategy, President Donald Trump turned this ...
by Rudradev
26 Oct 2019 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

America is based on "Judeo-Christian" values ... Not my words. Doesn't matter what you think. It is always fun chatting with "woke" types who don't know the foundations/traditions of the land they hold dear. I suppose you would also say that India is based on Hindu values and yo...
by Rudradev
26 Oct 2019 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

KLNM ji and others: How many of you have visited https://www.hafsite.org/ ? Has anyone here actually engaged or interacted with this group (Hindu American Foundation)? For what it's worth they seem to be doing some good work, and have been at it a long time. I'm planning to attend their event in the...
by Rudradev
17 Oct 2019 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion
Replies: 1043
Views: 83339

Re: The Ram Janmbhoomi Verdict: News and Discussion

J Sai Deepak's comprehensive overview of the legalities surrounding the RJB dispute.

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by Rudradev
17 Oct 2019 01:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

All of this could have been overcome if the size of the Indian-American vote-bank was large enough to matter. But aside from some areas of New Jersey and SIlicon Valley it really isn't, compared to the hispanic, african-american and even the Muslim vote-bank (they arrive from multiple countries, us...
by Rudradev
17 Oct 2019 01:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The thing is both Elephants and Donkeys have constituencies that Indian (specifically Hindu) Americans can tap into and gain traction with. On the Democratic side, look at Bill Maher. On the Republican side, consider David Frum. We just haven't been very clever about identifying our target constitue...
by Rudradev
16 Oct 2019 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I completely agree with the article in India Facts. Indian-Americans who continue supporting the Republican Party are simply too numb in the mind to recognize the feeling of spit trickling off their faces. Modi leveraged considerable capital to gift-wrap Indian-American votes and political support, ...
by Rudradev
16 Oct 2019 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409467

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Watch for that headline to be edited. It almost... ALMOST seems to suggest that "militants" killing is the cause of people being afraid to go to work, i.e. that the militants are just possibly, by definition, t-e-r-r-o-r-i-s-t-s? Basharat Peer will decorate his cookies over this, to be sur...
by Rudradev
15 Oct 2019 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357381

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Abhijit Banerjee spent 10 days in Tihar jail for the attempted murder of the Vice Chancellor of JNU. That is the level of rabid Naxal he is.
by Rudradev
13 Oct 2019 15:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 278
Views: 33634

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

Suggest closing and archiving this thread at this point. Some valuable posts were made, but the large number of active China threads currently open leads to diffusion of ideas, news, and viewpoints. Not conducive to an analytical conversation.
by Rudradev
10 Oct 2019 02:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 844
Views: 127990

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/pm-narendra-modi-likely-to-visit-riyadh-later-this-month/articleshow/71416175.cms After NSA Doval, PM Modi will be visiting Saudi Arabia. Great proactive steps by the government to improve relations with KSA. 8) Both UAE and Saudis have ...
by Rudradev
09 Oct 2019 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3435
Views: 547559

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

It might be wise for some BRFites not to gain their understanding of history or current events from fortune cookies.
by Rudradev
06 Oct 2019 22:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357381

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

My list 1. NaMo 2. PVNR 3. Shastriji 4. Atalji 5. Chandra Shekhar 6. Gulzari Lal Nanda (honest man, never grabbed power for himself despite many opportunities) 7. Chaudhary Charan Singh (at least did no harm) 8. Indira Gandhi 9. Morarji Desai 10. Bandit ji 11. Deve Gowda 12. Rajiv Gandhi 13. Manmoha...
by Rudradev
06 Oct 2019 22:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3488
Views: 357381

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Chandra Shekhar was actually a pretty good (if short-lived) PM. The process of economic reform, mostly credited to PVNR/MMS these days, actually began under CS with Subramanian Swamy as his Minister of Commerce.
by Rudradev
06 Oct 2019 03:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2904
Views: 491600

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

USA: another Dhimmicrat weighs in with strident pro-Pakistan Hinduphobia on the Kashmir issue. Elizabeth Warren. If she is nominated, all self-respecting Hindus should dedicate themselves to her humiliating defeat in November 2020. https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1180475897549340678?s=19 The US-I...
by Rudradev
06 Oct 2019 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

USA: another Dhimmicrat weighs in with strident pro-Pakistan Hinduphobia on the Kashmir issue. Elizabeth Warren. If she is nominated, all self-respecting Hindus should dedicate themselves to her humiliating defeat in November 2020. https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1180475897549340678?s=19 The US-I...
by Rudradev
06 Oct 2019 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3748
Views: 407845

Re: Understanding the US - Again

USA: another Dhimmicrat weighs in with strident pro-Pakistan Hinduphobia on the Kashmir issue. Elizabeth Warren. If she is nominated, all self-respecting Hindus should dedicate themselves to her humiliating defeat in November 2020. https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1180475897549340678?s=19 The US-I...
by Rudradev
06 Oct 2019 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2971
Views: 409467

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

USA: another Dhimmicrat weighs in with strident pro-Pakistan Hinduphobia on the Kashmir issue. Elizabeth Warren. If she is nominated, all self-respecting Hindus should dedicate themselves to her humiliating defeat in November 2020. https://twitter.com/ewarren/status/1180475897549340678?s=19 The US-I...
by Rudradev
05 Oct 2019 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 3419
Views: 477500

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Rony wrote:Inspite of the getting more than 10,000 signatures in the petition against their Hinduphobe 'professor' , Rutgers is rubbing it in with more Hindu phobic propaganda.


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