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by Mort Walker
16 Oct 2018 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1839
Views: 231231

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Rudradevji, I am not sure what you are saying. Do you mean to say that I should leave liberal California and settle down in god forsaken and cold North Dakota? or Wyoming (or Montana or Idaho)? Do you think I will like being surrounded by pot smoking and Church going incestuous Rednecks? Do you kno...
by Mort Walker
15 Oct 2018 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Mort, I think this Rahul's crusade against Rafale is US backed with multiple levels of Inception. Quo bono leads you there. Defacto CAATSA of French. Do you think it is directly backed by the US government or proxies like the US MIC? Perhaps a combination of both. A deep understanding of INC financ...
by Mort Walker
14 Oct 2018 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

It appears Mattis will be gone after elections in Nov. He was the one pushing for sanctions waiver for India, Vietnam and others who buy Russian weapon systems. My guess is CAATSA related sanctions will be announced on India following Mattis's departure.
by Mort Walker
12 Oct 2018 07:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I think anything is fair game in this dhaaga after watching Ye’s performance in Oval Office including calling himself a crazy mother f**er. It was surreal.
by Mort Walker
10 Oct 2018 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I hope Namrata comes back as Attorney General replacing the racist KKK troll Jeff Sessions. If not now, then maybe in Jan. 2021 during Trump's 2nd term.
by Mort Walker
09 Oct 2018 01:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://thediplomat.com/2018/10/chinese-students-in-the-us-beware-of-deteriorating-us-china-relations/ Chinese Students in the US: Beware of Deteriorating US-China Relations Chinese students in the United States are standing at the very front of this conflict and they will be directly impacted. The...
by Mort Walker
08 Oct 2018 21:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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Still there are lot of issues with US systems which needs to be reformed. Take voter registrations for example. We in India doing a far better job of it than the US. I mentioned this to some of my desi friends who are supporters of the ghadaa urban naxal party. India took over a decade and implemen...
by Mort Walker
06 Oct 2018 11:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1839
Views: 231231

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

I think that the amerikis are worried stiff that the ruskies could record the radar signatures and other characteristics of the F-35s and reprogram the rest of their S-400 systems sold worldwide to provide a very credible defence against it or some similar action along these lines. It's actually th...
by Mort Walker
06 Oct 2018 09:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Update regd. our familiar Dr. Christine Fair: Georgetown professor who wished death to GOP senators supporting Kavanaugh on leave https://www.foxnews.com/us/georgetown-professor-who-wished-death-to-gop-senators-supporting-kavanaugh-on-leave It's too bad she went off the deep end. She had it right o...
by Mort Walker
06 Oct 2018 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1839
Views: 231231

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

But their subs are noisy, carriers are white elephants, and the S-400 is a paper tiger. Unkil is laughing in his boots as soon they will have counter measures for the S-400 from Turkey and India before any are deployed anywhere in the world in significant numbers.
by Mort Walker
06 Oct 2018 06:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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HaathiBiBi Susan Collins, talking like a slow-playing tape machine, took 43 minutes to get to her conclusion that she was going to vote yes on BK, and the DonkeyWithConscience from WVA also toppled over. So now BK has 51 votes without VPPence's tie-breaker. Collins certainly laid it out in detail, ...
by Mort Walker
04 Oct 2018 09:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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FOIL-type hyena pack attack: "650 Law Professors". Interesting to see that the commie thought process is very similar. I bet these are mostly losers. Let me guess: Is that U. Chicago anti-Hindu Bibi on this list? Nussbaum, that's it! Apparently there are 205 law schools in the US. Maybe a...
by Mort Walker
04 Oct 2018 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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^^^Well DT did help his parents avoid taxes, so I guess that’s worth something.
by Mort Walker
04 Oct 2018 03:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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Turns out what a man has to do to avoid being falsely accused of rape is exactly what a woman has to do to avoid being molested in the first place. https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2018/10/3/1801231/-Being-falsely-accused-can-ruin-your-life?utm_campaign=trending This is pretty much true and has not...
by Mort Walker
03 Oct 2018 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Ramanagaru, I think GD is referring to India offering a better development model than China. Strengthening schools, healthcare and governmental institutions. It won’t be fast development projects offering rapid infrastructure and employment. IMHO, India will offer developing countries a beacon of ho...
by Mort Walker
03 Oct 2018 11:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^I agree. Further dismantling of the institutions used to bully others is needed now more than ever.
by Mort Walker
03 Oct 2018 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500401

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

If the Russians accept Rupee-Ruble conversion, sure go for it. But they want dollars too.
Rupee is forecast to go down to $1=Rs.80 within a year.
by Mort Walker
03 Oct 2018 08:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500401

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

ramana wrote:Thanks.

Mort that luxury is not there with the opponents.


I understand but has to be made in India. $10B will bring lots of employment and development for India's MiC. In the long run India is better off with that.
by Mort Walker
03 Oct 2018 07:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Remarkable essay from a Kavanaugh character witness: https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/why-i-wouldnt-confirm-brett-kavanaugh/571936/ Every article this guy has written in "The Atlantic" has been critical of Trump and BK. He is part of the Brookings Institution - the Deep S...
by Mort Walker
03 Oct 2018 00:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500401

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

With recent Rupee devaluation and oil moving higher, no major foreign acquisitions should be made. Be it Russia, US, France or Israel.
by Mort Walker
02 Oct 2018 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

It is really a simple question - did kavanaugh lie to the committee or not. everything else about blah blah blah are just that. He didn’t. The ghadas (donkeys) of the committee announced within minutes of fizzoner’s nomination that they would oppose him tooth and nail with whatever it takes. With t...
by Mort Walker
02 Oct 2018 19:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2173
Views: 338828

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^These losses may weigh in on Rupee exchange rates. We are now $1 = Rs. 73. At some point dollar deposits in Indian banks could be pulled out causing further devaluation the Rupee.
by Mort Walker
02 Oct 2018 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Kavanaugh might have already known of the Ramirez allegations (second accuser) published by the New Yorker in September and was already planning his defense in July. But then he lied to the Senate Committee when he said the first he ever heard of it was from the New Yorker. So much for "partis...
by Mort Walker
02 Oct 2018 18:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Trump is now trump-eting....pardon the pun, that India is rushing to do a similar deal with it, as if we are like a loyal puppy racing towards master to get a bone as a reward for wagging our tails and "fetching" for master whenever he commands us .Nauseating, the way we are treated like ...
by Mort Walker
01 Oct 2018 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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A_Gupta wrote:How we know Kavanaugh is lying.
https://www.currentaffairs.org/2018/09/ ... h-is-lying


More partisan nonsense. For every nonsense article you post there is nonsense from the other side. Give it a rest please.
by Mort Walker
30 Sep 2018 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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Let's not kid ourselves. Trump has a history of racism from the time of denial of apartments to upper-middle class blacks in 1973. The 1989 Central Park gang rape attack and the way Trump, as a private citizen, railed about it and forced NYC to make false arrests. I was there back then and Trump was...
by Mort Walker
30 Sep 2018 21:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1839
Views: 231231

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

But, population pressure is going to be high for the near term (1.7-1.9 billion). So there will continue to be movement abroad. What are you talking about? India's population will never reach 1.7-1.9 billion. It will peak out at about 1.6+ in 2050, roughly 30 years from now, and then decline to 1.4...
by Mort Walker
30 Sep 2018 07:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

and forgive my saying so, but you sound angry - very angry. and the yak herder sounds like he's about to become a workplace shooter. at least we can say that you both have assimilated deeply into the american tribal structure and faithfully represent your tribal alignments Yikes! So you think UBji ...
by Mort Walker
30 Sep 2018 02:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

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In this entire tamasha, we missed that Trump signed the continuing resolution bill for spending through Dec. 8th. https://www.govexec.com/management/2018/09/trump-signs-spending-bill-stave-shutdown-until-december/151657/ And for FY2019, the US DoS spending for South and Central Asia affairs is set f...
by Mort Walker
30 Sep 2018 02:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Lots of people watching the proceedings have said how the circus was being performed by the republicans (news and twitter) and similarly the right leaning people are exactly the opposite - and our dhaga resident angry men are living up to the stereotypes Where is the room for civilised debate? This...
by Mort Walker
30 Sep 2018 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Rakeshji, Esteemed Mongolianji, Let's not get fooled by any of this. Dr. Ford, BK, and senators have all been heavily coached for their performances, including that of the angry outbursts and gentle-innocent-kind victim are all nautankis. They have done this to play to their constituents in heavily ...
by Mort Walker
29 Sep 2018 07:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^^ FBI wants to get rid of Trump. BK thinks Trump is above the law. Where do you think FBI will come out. ^^^^ What is the amazing part? That the President is a captive of powers hostile to the US? Or, that the FBI is trying to neutralise this threat? Wrong. The FBI job is limited to collecting th...
by Mort Walker
29 Sep 2018 06:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Yaaraan, We have to stick together. We are not Republicans. We are not Democrats. We are, first and always, the sons and daughters of Bharat Varsh. There are far, far too few of us in this distant and hostile land to be divided along the lines that these mlecchhas have selected for themselves, base...
by Mort Walker
29 Sep 2018 02:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Which means the GOP is confident of calling the bluff. No. The FBI inquiry was opposed by GOP, but they reluctantly agreed, as Flake would have killed the nomination in the committee itself. Sen. Murkowski will also vote against BK. BK is toast, just like he said so himself yesterday. He doesn’t ha...
by Mort Walker
28 Sep 2018 23:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Congress has abdicated their legislative duties to the executive branch, so liberals look up to courts to do their legislation for them. That is why, they fight so bitterly against anyone nominated by a Republican President. Republicans OTOH don’t want judges to interfere so that they continue legi...
by Mort Walker
28 Sep 2018 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Eklavyaji, You asked about my female family and I answered the question. What more do you want? Then you move the goal posts. And yes my female family members as minors have been intimidated by men and have immediately reported it. They didn’t wait 36 years. The Democratic Party wants an activist co...
by Mort Walker
28 Sep 2018 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US - Again

UBji: what do your female family / friends think? That the professor is making this up? She played the victim perfectly. Very believable, but a highly educated Ph. D. who didn’t know how to take the oath correctly for testimony? That gave her away. Go back and watch the video at beginning. She’s a ...
by Mort Walker
28 Sep 2018 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1570
Views: 132378

Re: Understanding the US- Again

This isn’t about rape and assault that you’ve put references to continually for people to cry and have sympathy. It is about power politics pure and simple. What do your female family / friends think? Do they agree with you? My daughters and wife do not drink or attend parties with any frat boys. I...
by Mort Walker
28 Sep 2018 22:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1839
Views: 231231

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The Economic Times is saying Trump looks forward to visiting India. When is not clear. Hopefully Republic Day.

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