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by Mort Walker
10 Dec 2018 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Kelly goes as well. Only Mattis is the non-trumpian left in top posts? military is indeed the only sacrosanct institution in massa. Mattis will be gone in a few months when donkey/urban-naxal party in US House begin investigations come January. Harassment of cabinet and DT family members will begin...
by Mort Walker
08 Dec 2018 17:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1504
Views: 203591

Re: India's Power Sector

^^^Of the 347 GW capacity, 190 GW comes from coal. If coal production is going to be commercialized, expect coal power to become a bigger player. Either that or stay in the dark for the near term.
by Mort Walker
06 Dec 2018 05:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Ravi, The full speed ahead on fossil fuel started under Obama administration to make the US an exporter of oil and gas and help break the influence of OPEC. Shale oil and gas benefitted the most under the Obama administration. DT’s policy is the continuation of such. Credit here goes to Obama. Coal ...
by Mort Walker
06 Dec 2018 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

so..before Mueller report comes out...what do you think? 1. no collusion, total witchhunt 2. collusion, he's a traitor 3. collusion, so what. better than crooked. It would be No. 3. Plain and simple. UB's response is absolutely right. And Ramana's response is absolutely right too as this is entirel...
by Mort Walker
05 Dec 2018 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 540
Views: 43885

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

There is no evidence that India will expose anything regarding the S-4XX to Unkil or any other nation. The US has in fact gone to significant lengths to prevent its export to Turkey or to India. The GoI will not, but individuals are a different story. Unkil has to protect its MIC, but if that doesn...
by Mort Walker
05 Dec 2018 09:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?
Replies: 540
Views: 43885

Re: CAATSA...An Oxymoron?

^^^Unkil is licking its chops to see under the hood of the S-400 when India and Turkey gets it. It is not a question of if, but a question of when and that will be when unkil, who's vast MIC resources, shall develop effective countermeasures.
by Mort Walker
04 Dec 2018 07:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^Which scholar was this?
by Mort Walker
04 Dec 2018 07:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2417
Views: 57082

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Meanwhile .. Wow! but this is going to be routine in coming times.. Waiting for LIGO India (a few years) to join.. Physicists Spot Four Black Hole Collisions, Including the Largest One Ever Recorded https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--79BvHTYu--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w...
by Mort Walker
04 Dec 2018 07:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2417
Views: 57082

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

This RAM would have to cover the wavelengths of L band to X band, which is 1 GHz - 10 GHz or 30 cm to 2.5 cm. I would have to read up on this as it is very wide range. A type of UWB radar absorbing structure is rumored to be used on F35. According to the patent it is a CNT infused composite structu...
by Mort Walker
03 Dec 2018 11:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2417
Views: 57082

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

From a physics professor, but this has a great implication to India. Congratulations. Researchers from IIT Kanpur have developed cutting-edge metamaterials that will be of great importance in developing our country’s defence capabilities . Profs. Anantha Ramakrishnan, Department of Physics; J Ramku...
by Mort Walker
03 Dec 2018 10:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

has anyone read robert kaplans two books "the revenge of geography" and "monsoon: the indian ocean and the future of american power" ? whose side of the big game is he on - TSP pasand or neutral. I looked it up, it seems to be from 2010/11 but he seems to be focussed on the thre...
by Mort Walker
01 Dec 2018 21:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Weak Cohen telling lies again. It was nothing, never a thing, but even if it was a thing, nothing wrong with it. Where else is a developer supposed to develop real estate, if not in Russia. Hello, it is the bigliest country in the world. Cohen is in trouble for bank fraud of $20 million not related...
by Mort Walker
01 Dec 2018 21:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Bush 41 was the US ambassador to the UN in 1971 during the Bangladesh Liberation War, he towed the Nixon position which was not forgiveable in the face of genocide.

In 1990-1992 he did throttle aid to TSP which no US president had done before and the outreach to Indian Americans began in earnest.
by Mort Walker
30 Nov 2018 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Prem wrote:
anupmisra wrote:


This will be achieved by Dec 15, the day of Surrender by IK's uncle Niazi in Dacca. :D


Only 7 Pakistani paise away from that as of today.
1 INR = 1.93 PKR

The thinking here is too narrow. It should easily be 1 INR = 10 PKR.
by Mort Walker
30 Nov 2018 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Nothing else worth reading in this "apologist" article. Put it up here since "white"-washing has started in earnest. In fact, this missionary producer acknowledges that mainstream Christians, at least nominal Christians, disapprove of missionary activities. This is a huge victor...
by Mort Walker
30 Nov 2018 08:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Gus wrote:
ramana wrote:Any way don't bring Kashmir here.
Thanks in advance.
ramana


Still not sure what got you riled up over a simple analogy... :-? whatever it is ..it's your forum and your rules.


Because the simple analogy is simply wrong. Try to figure it out.
by Mort Walker
30 Nov 2018 00:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

It's an analogy meant to point out that people have become immune to mass shootings and legislators are not responding to crisis. Gun violence in the US has always been a problem and no legislators have done anything. It is a shame when people are killing kids in school and in places of worship. Th...
by Mort Walker
29 Nov 2018 10:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3291
Views: 603237

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

HysIS now injected successfully in sun synchronous orbit.
by Mort Walker
29 Nov 2018 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3291
Views: 603237

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

PS4 should be shutting down now. 992 seconds after start.
by Mort Walker
29 Nov 2018 10:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3291
Views: 603237

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

T+plus 15 minutes. Performance of the fourth stage is reported normal. The fourth stage will continue firing until T+plus 16 minutes, 34 seconds, followed less than 50 seconds later by separation of the HysIS satellite.
by Mort Walker
29 Nov 2018 10:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3291
Views: 603237

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

T+plus 12 minutes. The PSLV is now about 1,562 miles (2,514 kilometers) downrange from the launch pad, after initially flying to the southeast from the Sriharikota launch site, then turning to the south to ensure the rocket does not fly over Sri Lanka.
by Mort Walker
29 Nov 2018 10:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3291
Views: 603237

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

A Nandy wrote:Anyone getting the live feed?


I'm following live on Spaceflight Now: https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/11/28/p ... us-center/
by Mort Walker
29 Nov 2018 02:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

some guys have taken this entire US politics thing way tooooo personally. Even off the Forum its splitting friends and families. Folks are unliking/unfollow each other on FB/Twitter. Friendly gatherings talk is limited to weather for even football is political! And especially desi Americans are tak...
by Mort Walker
28 Nov 2018 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

SDNY is federal court, not state of NY, so get that straight. There is also a statute of limitations too as these are not capital crimes like murder. Sealed indictments may work, but it is upto the federal prosecutor and judge to decide going forward on that. Orangeman and Republican senate is filli...
by Mort Walker
28 Nov 2018 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Lalmohan wrote:don't worry, Pelosi will save him


There is truth to that. She’s as corrupt as Orangeman. Under the table deal and they’ll literally be kissing each other. The pair of them puts to shame the Lalu Yadav and Mulyam Singh Yadav collaboration.
by Mort Walker
28 Nov 2018 00:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

roger stone won't go down that easy. lots of dirty tricks up his sleeve. manafort is now accused of not cooperating. he will now refuse all cooperation and take sentencing, and get pardoned. corsey is dillydallying and will drag his feet. trump is now labeling mueller as "gone rogue". fir...
by Mort Walker
26 Nov 2018 06:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 708
Views: 40025

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Did this John Chau fellow have a Missionary Visa or Tourist Visa? What he was doing was illegal if he had a tourist visa. That is the first wrong. Secondly, Scheduled Tribes are protected by Articles of the Indian Constitution, so anyone interfering with their "liberty" as defined by the c...
by Mort Walker
20 Nov 2018 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

So now Jack Dorsey is in trouble. States of MP and CG should issue an arrest warrant for inciting communal violence. Why is the US interfering in India’s election? There needs to be a parliamentary enquiry.
by Mort Walker
20 Nov 2018 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

According to some survey 2/3 of Democrats believe that Russia actually tampered with the votes. Reminded me of the donkey talking point from 10 years ago that most of Faux news viewers believe that they actually found WMDs in Iraq. Both sides have started to believe their own bullshit, which is ver...
by Mort Walker
20 Nov 2018 00:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^Irregularities in US election process until they follow the Indian model where state election boards have transparency and voters have photo IDs. The US is only 1 or 2 cycles away from having serious poll violence in multiple states. As usual, both parties will ignore the problem until blows up i...
by Mort Walker
19 Nov 2018 00:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The description of the voting difficulties in the US State of Georgia sounds like it comes from Democrat-run polling localities, written by totally unbiased Democrat papparazzi. They have always been like that, since Reconstruction. Not so long ago they had Literacy Tests. In Republican ones it was...
by Mort Walker
16 Nov 2018 11:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^So you now have major political operators claiming vote fraud or Russia manipulation by one side or another. What they don't realize is that there needs to be positive voter identification for voting. It doesn't need to happen by the next election cycle, but in 8 years or so. The clear example is...
by Mort Walker
14 Nov 2018 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

UB,

OMG. Could this be our own NRao. :)

Recall there is at least one BRF member who advocates U.S.A. (United States of Andhra). Maybe his dream is coming true, so when Ginsburg drops off NRao can fill the position as a SCOTUS judge.
by Mort Walker
14 Nov 2018 08:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Megachurch pastor tells church to stop going to yoga, because of its 'demonic roots' USA Today NetworkAlissa Zhu, Springfield News-Leader Published 11:33 a.m. ET Nov. 12, 2018 | Updated 1:49 p.m. ET Nov. 13, 2018 Springfield, MO is goat roper country. These people are some of the most ignorant asse...
by Mort Walker
12 Nov 2018 21:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Purchase from USA of offensive weapons Harpoons Apache Hellfire Stinger M777 Asraam - mainly USA components LCA engines Naval turbine engines These are small limited purchases. The Harpoons are on the P-8I and Hellfire should be mostly on the Apache. Even the Apache numbers are limited. Compared to...
by Mort Walker
11 Nov 2018 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2128
Views: 179358

Re: Understanding the US - Again

ramana wrote:Its bakshesh. Relax things are in process.


Not necessarily. India mostly buys defensive weapon systems and military transport systems from the US. They are effective and are the best value of any supplier anywhere. The US defense contractors deliver on time and on budget. Which is a big deal.

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