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by g.sarkar
17 Oct 2018 15:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://theprint.in/opinion/as-us-and-china-battle-it-out-india-stands-to-gain/135549/ As US and China battle it out, India stands to gain ANANTH KRISHNAN, 17 October, 2018 It could set China back 10 years,” a Chinese executive told me with a shake of the head, over a recent lunch in Beijing. China’...
by g.sarkar
17 Oct 2018 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Having traveled by road through state highways from eastern Colorado all the way through Georgia, I will say that your friend describes what it was through the 1970s. Most of Texas is now experiencing urban or suburban sprawl. Economic growth has been the mantra in Texas. The governor, a Republican...
by g.sarkar
17 Oct 2018 01:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Ramanaji, I looked up the case and found out that the perpetrator is an African-american and also the father who is a San Francisco Bay Area police chief, is assisting the police. The motive is robbery on a 71 year old man. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/darryl-mcallister-police-chief-union-city-calif...
by g.sarkar
17 Oct 2018 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Dishaji, The fact is that they (Edwards and Kerry) were not any worse in character than Presidents Clinton, Bush or Trump. Not much to choose from this group, I am afraid. The defeat came by clever and well thought out tactics by the opposition. Especially the Swift boat veterans was a masterful mov...
by g.sarkar
16 Oct 2018 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Guptaji,
Similar tactics could have been used to discredit Democratic contenders John Kerry and John Edwards. With time juicy stories are revealed.
Gautam
by g.sarkar
16 Oct 2018 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2284
Views: 280316

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

The hindi chinis of Kolkata is a dying community of 2000 old people and will be dead soon enough. The Chinese in Kolkata were famous as shoe sellers and dentists. Chinese (Hakka style) food came much later, when Indians started eating Chinese food. Many Chinese came to India from Hong Kong during t...
by g.sarkar
16 Oct 2018 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Mortji, A good friend of mine, who happens to be African-american, worked with me in Corrections. He retired as a parole agent and is now with Child Protective Agency in Houston, TX. He tells me that there are still counties in Texas where blacks are not allowed to stay after sun-down. As an ex Cali...
by g.sarkar
16 Oct 2018 09:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

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 know...
by g.sarkar
16 Oct 2018 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2018/1004/As-Russia-courts-India-help-from-a-surprising-corner-US-sanctions As Russia courts India, help from a surprising corner: US sanctions Amid today’s galloping global disorder, questions about one of Asia’s most important emerging powers, India, and wher...
by g.sarkar
14 Oct 2018 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Kananji, To go with the US, India has to completely accept a subordinate role. The examples are the UK, Germany, Japan, South Korea and even France. It has to be entrenched in the US camp completely. Allow US companies a free role in the Indian economy, abandon an independent foreign policy, look to...
by g.sarkar
13 Oct 2018 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Articles on Ms. Haley's resignation: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/oct/09/nikki-haley-trump-un-reputation Nikki Haley: latest Trump enabler to ruin her shot at redemption ___________________________________________________________________________ https://www.theguardian.com/commenti...
by g.sarkar
11 Oct 2018 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/india-will-soon-find-out-about-my-decision-on-caatsa-sanctions-trump/articleshow/66155724.cms India will soon find out about my decision on CAATSA sanctions: Trump PTI|Updated: Oct 11, 2018 NEW DELHI: President Donald Trump on Wednes...
by g.sarkar
11 Oct 2018 00:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2122
Views: 246124

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://www.dawn.com/news/1438021/devaluation-pushes-up-total-debt-by-rs900bn Devaluation pushes up total debt by Rs900bn Khaleeq Kiani, October 10, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s total debt and liabilities have increased by almost Rs900 billion in a single day and Rs1.4 trillion since Aug 18 because of...
by g.sarkar
10 Oct 2018 12:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US - Again

... A non white women in the GoP ticket will be good one to get female votes plus launch Nikki ( I do not like this Namratha business she seems to be as anti Indian as they come - Remember how she tried to get our candidate for ICJ defeated in spite of DT advise to support us) for 2024. Her anti-In...
by g.sarkar
09 Oct 2018 00:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2122
Views: 246124

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

With the Pak going international with their bowl, time for us to speed up BMD test and announce some major arms purchase like we did with S400. Hope GoI & Services announce these, along with some ratcheting up of threat of more Surgical strikes and hammering on LoC We want the Pak to spend more...
by g.sarkar
08 Oct 2018 23:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

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 g.sarkar
07 Oct 2018 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2122
Views: 246124

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Just a small question: When I do not pay my monthly car loan payment, the lender re-possesses my car. The same goes for my house. But Pakistan is a sovereign nation. Can it tell its creditors to go where Sun don't shine? Or we can not pay, re-negotiate the loan with better terms? In the past many na...
by g.sarkar
06 Oct 2018 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500528

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

https://www.oneindia.com/india/what-ajit-doval-had-told-the-us-ahead-of-the-indo-russia-s-400-missile-air-defence-deal-2788286.html What Ajit Doval had told the US ahead of the Indo-Russia S-400 Missile Air Defence deal ... In September National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval had visited the United St...
by g.sarkar
29 Sep 2018 15:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

http://www.india.com/news/india/number-of-indians-arrested-for-entering-us-increases-three-fold-this-year-3353956/ Indians Entering US Illegally Triples in Last Three Years September 29, 2018 By India.com News DeskEmail New Delhi: The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said on Friday said that t...
by g.sarkar
29 Sep 2018 15:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Actually, my sister and my brother-in-laws all came over to the US based on the brothers and sisters category. The waiting time is approximately about 12 plus years. I know a number of people that have brought their brothers and sisters in this way. But what is the benefit of waiting 10-15 years? I...
by g.sarkar
27 Sep 2018 20:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Ramanaji, The feeling is the same in Germany. I was there for three weeks in August. The current refugee problem is seen there as some thing created by US actions. Germans want to keep their standard of living that they have achieved. Trump and the US is seen as the cause of many problems that they ...
by g.sarkar
27 Sep 2018 17:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US- Again

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-26/u-s-china-military-tensions-start-to-rise-as-trade-war-deepens U.S.-China Military Tensions Start to Rise as Trade War Deepens By David Tweed and Jason Koutsoukis September 26, 2018, 2:12 PM PDT Updated on September 26, 2018, 7:59 PM PDT Beijing rej...
by g.sarkar
27 Sep 2018 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

If numbers go higher they will borrow from the CongI playbook and start splitting Indians into Caste,language and religion. No Sir. Common Khan is poor in understanding such Indian things. In my opinion they will try to reduce the number of Indians becoming citizens, or green card holders, family r...
by g.sarkar
27 Sep 2018 04:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 150899

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Rajeev Shukla https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/680376832064000000/Xbl3TDwz_bigger.jpg ‏Verified account @ShuklaRajiv Sep 23 Watching indo pak match in dubai with sheikh zaruni Ck Khanna & Parvez musharraf https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DnzJ4JzXgAEbfjv.jpg There were some reports that suggested...
by g.sarkar
26 Sep 2018 14:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US- Again

https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/25/world/robertson-trump-un-worldview/index.html Donald Trump's worldview was laid bare at the UN -- and it should worry anyone who understands history Analysis by Nic Robertson, CNN, September 26, 2018 US President Donald Trump came late to the podium at the United Natio...
by g.sarkar
25 Sep 2018 03:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 150899

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

"ऐसा लग रहा था बच्चे क्रिकेट खेलना भूल गए,भारत ने हाथ पैर फुला दिए Pak media on india latest"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqMO8s9G5q4
Loss of face and Hechandee.
Gautam
by g.sarkar
24 Sep 2018 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5446
Views: 500528

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

....what stops us from hoarding some Pakistani(or chinese) currency and then selling it in one big swoop and causing their currency to crash? Can this be used as an economic weapon? You Kafirs can not crash Pak currency. Mard-e-Momins have done a far better and complete job already! And soon Pak cu...
by g.sarkar
23 Sep 2018 00:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 150899

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

"Six Billion interest per day? Hain? That's $17,520,000,000 annually. Where did sheikh chilli come up with that number? I mean, I know from where but, how?"
Could it be 6 billion pak rupees, which is just like monopoly money? Or did he truly fish it out of his mushy.
Gautam
by g.sarkar
18 Sep 2018 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Lalmohanji,
Since many minors read BR, I can not comment on Mario Kart and Yeti. What will children people think? But it is all over US newspapers. Those who want a good laugh should go there.
Gautam
by g.sarkar
18 Sep 2018 15:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US- Again

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/18/business/china-trade-war-retaliate.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld&action=click&contentCollection=world&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront China Once Looked Tough on Tr...
by g.sarkar
18 Sep 2018 12:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1576
Views: 187585

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

[quote="ArjunPandit" missed the comments on aid, toilets..those were the days... :rotfl: :rotfl:[/quote]
You too? I usually go to this paper for the comments on the status of India and try to estimate the itch on the gora private parts. But then I am like that onlee.
Gautam
by g.sarkar
18 Sep 2018 03:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1576
Views: 187585

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6173727/Blast-rocket-British-radar-satellite.html First all-British satellite designed to tackle illegal shipping and logging by taking photographs through clouds is launched into orbit ".....was launched into space aboard a rocket from the Satish...
by g.sarkar
17 Sep 2018 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US- Again

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/16/world/asia/trump-north-korea-nuclear.html North Korea’s Trump-Era Strategy: Keep Making A-Bombs, but Quietly WASHINGTON — For seven years, Kim Jong-un has pursued an in-your-face strategy for building his nuclear arsenal: detonating blasts underground and firing mi...
by g.sarkar
16 Sep 2018 13:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1585
Views: 133305

Re: Understanding the US- Again

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/14/china-trump-trade-war-789933 China braces for long road ahead in Trump’s trade war By ADAM BEHSUDI BEIJING — President Donald Trump may believe that China will eventually wave the white flag in a trade war, but his posture is inviting only more resistance fr...
by g.sarkar
10 Sep 2018 10:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 150899

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Million dollars from an Ahmadi for the damn fund? Probably the check will bounce and he will have the last laugh There is one Abdul Saboor who is related to Wajiha Rehaman Chaudhary who lives at that address. His house is worth 350k, not exactly a millionaire's row. Z-estimate - $341,018. Tinley Pa...
by g.sarkar
09 Sep 2018 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 150899

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

I liked this video. It gave me an insight to the Pak mentality, especially of those that left to work abroad.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fOYJ3_ZppM
"The abandoned mansions of Pakistan" BBC Stories
Gautam
by g.sarkar
02 Sep 2018 10:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.firstpost.com/world/india-us-22-talks-if-washington-wants-to-be-new-delhis-most-reliable-strategic-partner-it-must-shun-coercive-approach-5090141.html India-US 2+2 talks: If Washington wants to be New Delhi’s most ‘reliable strategic partner’, it must shun coercive approach Sreemoy Taluk...
by g.sarkar
02 Sep 2018 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/08/30/india-is-getting-cold-feet-about-trumps-america/ ARGUMENT India Is Getting Cold Feet About Trump’s America Harsh rhetoric and trade wars have tarnished a once-promising relationship. BY ATMAN TRIVEDI, APARNA PANDE | AUGUST 30, 2018, 11:31 AM In the 2016 campaign ...
by g.sarkar
30 Jul 2018 13:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 150899

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

NYT is smoking some strong stuff: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/29/world/asia/pakistan-election-imran-khan.html?action=click&module=Trending&pgtype=Article&region=Footer&contentCollection=Trending NEWS ANALYSIS With Imran Khan as New Leader, Pakistan Could Reshape Its Image By Jef...
by g.sarkar
28 Jul 2018 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1866
Views: 232889

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The West thinks of Yoga as "asanas" period. But Yoga is just not asanas. (The traditional eight limbs of Yoga are: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhayana, and Samadhi. So, technically asanas are just 1/8th of the total). Traditionally, Yoga is defined as the restraini...

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