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by Mort Walker
19 Jun 2019 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 252
Views: 28023

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^^^Whatever method works is fine, but the center must deal with it because those months are a water crisis for the bulk of India’s population. If this is solved for 25% of the population, then great political good will has been earned.
by Mort Walker
19 Jun 2019 21:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 252
Views: 28023

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Every year from April to the end of June, there is a water criss for nearly 2/3 of the country. Much of this is solvable by river interlinking, canals and man made lake networks. The problem of course is money and agreement between states and the center. This is solvable in the next 5-10 years by th...
by Mort Walker
08 Jun 2019 07:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

OT here but just remembered. Wikimata says 87000 Indians died in WW2. I think that is a gross underestimate: count West plus Southeast Asia. Any source for a better number pls? Also, how many Indians died due to hunger, feeding WW2? 4 million civilians dead in Bengal alone from 1940-1944 due to fam...
by Mort Walker
05 Jun 2019 15:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Mortji, May I add that while DT may want Germany to spend more on national defense, no one (Russia, France, UK, Poland, Greece, the Balkans and all other West European nations that were under Germany in WWII) wants a militarily stronger Germany. This is still taboo in Europe. German economic high h...
by Mort Walker
03 Jun 2019 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I think it's better to be careful when America calls another country great "ally" bff etc .. its actually a threat that you do as we say or you lose bff status !! Germany and western Europe are beholden to the US for security, since they have to spend so little and in return the big for g...
by Mort Walker
31 May 2019 04:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Darshanji, The I-35 corridor from North Texas to San Antonio, about 200 miles, is seeing the highest economic growth anywhere in the US. In this process it is brining in lots of educated professionals and small business owners across the US to this area. That unfortunately includes lots of pakis and...
by Mort Walker
30 May 2019 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 93467

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

If the dynasty was smart they would set themselves up with a pension loot of several million USD of INC funds and retire in the UK.
by Mort Walker
29 May 2019 12:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

On my recent trip to DFW which is a metroplex of choice for islam followers and has very highly concentrated if not the highest population of peacefuls, I witnessed interesting offers being made to recently arrived Hindu immigrants working lower end jobs. One such offer to a family with young kids ...
by Mort Walker
24 May 2019 19:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 93467

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

2019 Lok Sabha election results BJP 303 303 – INC 52 52 – DMK 23 23 – AITC 22 22 – YSRCP 22 22 – SHS 18 18 – JD(U) 16 16 – BJD 12 12 – BSP 10 10 – TRS 9 9 – LJP 6 6 – NCP 5 5 – SP 5 5 – CPI(M) 3 3 – IUML 3 3 – JKNC 3 3 – TDP 3 3 – AIMIM 2 2 – CPI 2 2 – SAD 2 2 – AAAP 1 1 – AIADMK 1 1 – AIUDF 1 1 – A...
by Mort Walker
24 May 2019 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Requests to Admins-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 2187

Re: Requests to Admins-2019

negi wrote:Please get back Nukkad now we have our own sarkar at center we have no one and nothing to fear .


Or at least open some topics like BIF, western press denigration, and Nehru/Gandhi dynasty crimes.
by Mort Walker
24 May 2019 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Now that Modi has won, I will concentrate my efforts on getting Trump re-elected in 2020. It isn't that he is good for India, but he is bad for fiberals/progressives and in discrediting the left-wing press. We know where the racists RW goras stand WRT India, but the left tries to sneak in and is equ...
by Mort Walker
24 May 2019 10:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 93467

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

chetak wrote:
SwamyG wrote:Officially won seats -> 297. Leading in 6 more seats.


whose seats, saar

BJP or NDA


That's BJP onlee. NOT NDA.
by Mort Walker
23 May 2019 09:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 93467

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Arnab's coverage is just plain sloppy. As much as I don't like rNDTV Prannoy Roy and his motley crew of panelists, I think his coverage is better than Arnab's.
by Mort Walker
23 May 2019 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

nachiket wrote:
anishns wrote:RaGa will be PM onlee :(( :(( :((

No he won't :evil: Mayawati will :(( :((


No no no. Priyanka Vadra as PM, Maywati as Raksha mantri, and Mamta Didi as Home Minister. BJP will lose onlee. :(( :(( :((
by Mort Walker
23 May 2019 03:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

HUGE problem: Should I go to the Maha Gaddha Bandhan Party Mongolia or the BeeJayPee Mongolia Party tonight? Wonder which one will have better food. And 4 how long... :shock: Herman Goering was asked why he joined the Nazi party. He said that he was on his way to join the communists, but the girls ...
by Mort Walker
23 May 2019 02:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

And this forum will close as Mamta Di Di will become HM on May 24.
by Mort Walker
23 May 2019 02:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Karan M wrote:
suryag wrote:four astrologers including one gold medalist grade saying NDA will not make it


If ppl are stupid enough to not have voted for the one PM and Govt that did all they could to improve their living standards and protect them, then they deserve what they get.


BJP will lose onlee. :(( :(( :((
by Mort Walker
22 May 2019 08:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Looks like this bimbo is running as fast as she can when Netflix plans to send her to India. She knows the damage she's done and will not be welcome in India. Sethi rose to director of international originals and has overseen originals including Salman Rushdie's Midnight Children, Ghoul, Selection D...
by Mort Walker
20 May 2019 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/jyotiraditya-scindia-tweets-photos-of-sons-graduation-says-extremely-proud-as-a-father-2039963?pfrom=home-lateststories so it seems scindia had flown to usa to attend his sons graduation from yale. I think Kamalnath sabotaged him effectively. hence showing his pique ...
by Mort Walker
20 May 2019 07:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Telangana has had an almost 5% dip in voter turnout. It goes to show just how agnostic the thinking is in Telugu states of having a national perspective. I suspect the turnout would be lower in AP if they had Assembly elections a few months ago. The populace in both states is so preoccupied with th...
by Mort Walker
20 May 2019 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The next war in the Persian Gulf
Replies: 108
Views: 12443

Re: The next war in the Persian Gulf

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions https://m.timesofindia.com/world/middle-east/us-warns-airliners-flying-in-persian-gulf-amid-iran-tensions/amp_articleshow/69384220.cms I'm going EWR to BOM a week from today. As of today, UAL is flying over Iran. They have been told to st...
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Atmavik wrote:
williams wrote:If NDA gets 2/3 majority say bye bye to Article 370 and a possible doubling of J&K GDP.


#Aab ki baar 300 par. to celebrate an order of 300 Arjun Mk2 should be placed.


And 300 more LCA Tejas, 300 LCH, 300 Dhruv and 300 Dhanush.
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 20:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

pankajs wrote:Karnataka government will not survive this Tsunamo ... Nor Rajasthan and MP.


Exactly. MLAs will begin defections in early June.
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

op Balakot , 6k money kisan scheme and reservation negated whatever bad press modiji had in his strongholds. I don't think they will lose any seats from UP and other core states. Also another thing is, all the hate commies and congis spewing day and night had backfired. It became them vs us. Modiji...
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 19:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Politics Party fellow is saying anti-Modi netas suffer pre-mature ejaculate. :rotfl: :mrgreen:
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 07:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

... He’s married to Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow at the CFR in DC. A south Asia “expert”. Thankfully Orange-uran doesn’t give a hoot about such people and is into real power politics. Mr. Dhume and the late Ms. Gauri Lankesh were dating at one time, IIRC. The former wrote an eulogy for the latter a ...
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 05:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

UlanBatori wrote:I am all for just going ahead and ignoring 370, 35 etc like the Pakis did in POK, and then saying what 2 do v r like that onlee.


No. The BJP will lose votes if they don’t repeal 370, 35A, UCC and Ram Mandir. Along with vikas for all.
by Mort Walker
19 May 2019 05:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Just wondering, but does whatever US think tank for which Sadanand Dhume is a mouthpiece actually pay this clown to hang around in India and DDM to mouth his sanctimonious BS along with the like of other frauds like Yogendra Yadav. He must be a very useful idiot to further their goals. I used to kn...
by Mort Walker
18 May 2019 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

https://images.news18.com/ibnlive/uploads/2019/05/Narendra-Modi-meditation.jpg good psyops play imo to release these mystic images on eve of 7th round. will be well received in purbanchal, bihar and WB. kedarnath is one of the top5 holiest temples in the faith. NO. The PM is indeed a spiritual man ...
by Mort Walker
18 May 2019 17:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

If the INC would jettison the Nehru/Gandhi dynasty and allow internal party democracy, they would be a real opposition party. One that the country needs. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 22:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Sadhvi is from Bhopal constituency. They have voted and she will win. No way BJP is going to give up that seat. Live with it.
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

My in laws voted for Sadhvi Pragya. This of course was before the current controversy. MIL said “bhaajpa ka button daabya”. “Sadhvi ko baad me dekhajyga”. They stood in line from 6AM to 10AM to vote which is quite a bit for persons who are near 80. Speaking to them, it wasn’t so much love for BJP, b...
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I know this is going to be an unpopular opinion here and I might get piled on, but here goes. I don't think Sadhvi Pragya is cut out to be a politician. Politics is a matter of perception and you do not always say out loud what you might believe in private (no matter if it is "right"), if...
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It's time for a serious, fact and data based debate on Gandhi's actions and speeches from 1940 to his death. Will bring out astonishing facts. The facts about the INC and Banditji have to come to light first - as they caused immense damage. MKG can be discussed after that. In the erstwhile nukkad b...
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 470797

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

ramana wrote:No Pragya spoke her mind.


She spoke the truth. She will win in MP. Digvijay is out.
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 00:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Singha wrote:in other news US has arrested a russian game developer for attempting to smuggle F-16 manuals out.


More Russia scare. The chinnis are doing far more.
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

nachiket wrote:Mort Walker, debate the argument without name-calling or you will get a warning.


I’m sorry. I apologize. Calling anyone a Barkha Dutt, Rajdeep Sardesai or Arunadhati Roy is indeed a grave insult.
by Mort Walker
17 May 2019 00:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Lalmohan wrote:
Mort Walker wrote:
Now that’s some quick downhill skiing. :mrgreen:


no it isnt, its raising the question of who gets to decide what is acceptable


When Twitter bans RW posts, be it in the US or India, one wonders who is the “decider” to determine acceptability?
by Mort Walker
16 May 2019 22:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

the danger is that whilst one can ignore something that one doesnt like - that ends up in creating self reinforcing bubbles extremist ideologies of all kinds have spread far more rapidly thanks to social media than used to be the case and anonymity allows people to vent their more extreme views wit...
by Mort Walker
16 May 2019 22:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 296574

Re: Understanding the US - Again

ofcourse you are right, but then truly free speech allows anyone to say anything, including islamists to say kill hindus and social media amplifies it no society allows fully free speech or expression does it? so it tends to go by a majority moral view no? you and i may not agree with it at times, ...

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