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by KLNMurthy
21 Oct 2020 20:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

Book excerpt from David Goldman, the Asia Times guy: (China is Sino-forming the world)

Empire of Emperors: What Is China, and Why You Should Worry About It

The Tablet, in case you miss it, brings a Jewish perspective.



Our old pal Gordon Chang’s somewhat dissenting review of Goldman’s book
by KLNMurthy
21 Oct 2020 05:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458334

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

ramana wrote:Lots of action in Sindh and the forum is missing all the events.

Looks like jingos just lost interest in TSP.
by KLNMurthy
21 Oct 2020 05:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3845
Views: 433541

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

My article on the Paris beheading in Swarajya... Please share it if you find it worthy. https://swarajyamag.com/ideas/a-beheading-in-pariswhat-we-know-and-pretend-not-to Very elegantly expressed. Looks like you diligently filtered out every suggestion or hint of Islamophobia. Maybe to avoid turning...
by KLNMurthy
21 Oct 2020 02:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458334

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I would argue that he is much worse than the others. At least the Jihadi types are less likely to be given a propaganda platform in India by Lutyens brethren of the RAPES. Also, his ideas on trade etc are actually dangerous for us. Better that they stay in their current state of digging a deeper an...
by KLNMurthy
21 Oct 2020 02:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Imagine going to this civilizational war with cadre full of sulkers. No wonder BIF continues to thrive. BJP placates sulking MLA Govind Parmar who had announced his decision to resign https://www.deshgujarat.com/2020/10/19/bjp-placates-sulking-mla-govind-parmar-who-had-announced-his-decision-to-res...
by KLNMurthy
20 Oct 2020 03:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

bus sahab sare deshbhakt aur stategist BR par bhare pade hain. GOI me to dogle log bhare pade hain. Itni deshbhakti dikhao, jakar election lado, army me bharti ho jao ya defaince me self immolate ho jayo. Kuch to karo, bas gyan dena band karo. Some TFTA pakistani were left in India, they now come a...
by KLNMurthy
20 Oct 2020 03:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:...
Rajdeep Sardesai and India Today secure a gag order against social media user who had said they took 8 crores for Rhea interview

...


What is 8 crores nowadays? Nothing, no? So onlee it is defamatory to tell that Rajdeep took 8 crores. Tell 80 crores and it will be famatory.
by KLNMurthy
20 Oct 2020 03:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Amit Shah warns against "over activism" when asked about #TanishqBoybott. https://www.news18.com/news/india/roots-of-social-harmony-very-strong-on-tanishq-ad-controversy-amit-shah-warns-against-over-activism-2975786.html Our politicians are truly tone deaf sometimes..even the very best of...
by KLNMurthy
18 Oct 2020 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

... One small correction. It was Wodehouse who chose to stay away even though there was no legal impediment to his coming back to England. In fact he was knighted by the British Government in the New Year Honours list of 1975. Ironically he died the same year. True, Wodehouse was heartbroken at his...
by KLNMurthy
18 Oct 2020 23:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

On a more serious note, " Crook" Abdullah should be arrested for treason for calling upon the PRC to help liberate J&K or words to that effect. Like Vidkun Quisling, and "Lord Haw Haw", William Joyce, both names became synonymous with traitors,we can now add the name " ...
by KLNMurthy
18 Oct 2020 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

A Diwali campaign needs to be started to have pro Tibet memobralia going. May be have Tibet etched on each diya. Saar, can some of the Bharat-residents here just start something like that? Even if it is a Rama’s squirrel-level effort to begin with? And come up with ways for expats to do their share?
by KLNMurthy
17 Oct 2020 03:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458334

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://thewire.in/south-asia/imran-khans-nsa-says-india-expressed-desire-for-conversation-pak-to-insist-kashmiris-be-a-party Paxtan NSA giving interview to WIRE and speaking to Thappad!!! :roll: Says he has studied Uyghurs n Chini's are treating them fairly . :rotfl: :rotfl: Wants India to send wi...
by KLNMurthy
16 Oct 2020 05:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

this is twitter's idea of democracy in america. so, imagine the havoc that jack the crack is capable of creating in India :mrgreen: ... Seems Jack al Twitteri has a death wish. At this rate, Section 230 which classifies Twitter et al as platforms and not publishers (subject to accompanying liabilit...
by KLNMurthy
16 Oct 2020 05:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

chetak wrote:...
I agree with you saar.

But I am not the one who did so.

Of course not. That’s why I referred to OP.
by KLNMurthy
16 Oct 2020 05:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

srin wrote:...
I can't even guess what "pure" refers to. Some communist term perhaps ?


Well, it has been documented that Chinese troops engage in an excessive amount of what was known as “self-defilement” in olden days.
by KLNMurthy
16 Oct 2020 05:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Kanson wrote:Let there may be Vijayyibhawa!
Let our flag fly high amongst nations
Let there be pride & light to our country!

Well, Vijaya Dasami is coming. If is an auspicious day to go to war. Let’s see what Devi Upasaka Modi will do.
by KLNMurthy
16 Oct 2020 05:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

This beggers belief, nehru supplied the Hans with food?? Is this mentioned widely known? Unbelievable. This is widely known. In fact, there is another one, for which I do not have a reference right now, but have clearly read about it. That is, in 1950, China asked India permission to build a road f...
by KLNMurthy
15 Oct 2020 23:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

... As a taxpaying kaffir, I have every right to object when scarce resources do not reach our own needy citizens but are splurged extravagantly and willfully wasted on non citizens for reasons that simply cannot be justified, especially not when the pakis are killing Indians almost on a daily basi...
by KLNMurthy
15 Oct 2020 19:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What a nice change from childish Sushma Swaraj who made a fetish out of distributing visas on Twitter its apparently still going on but it has stopped coming out on twitter. a bjp MP who is also a dilli cricketer recommended one such paki family medical visa publicly on twitter and was roundly and ...
by KLNMurthy
15 Oct 2020 19:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

What a nice change from childish Sushma Swaraj who made a fetish out of distributing visas on Twitter Err.. who are you referring to exactly? Can you give some context instead of posting random one-liners that make no sense? And use civil language when talking about the deceased leader. Sushma Swar...
by KLNMurthy
15 Oct 2020 19:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Syed Rizwan Ahmed on the Tanishq Ad(youtube video) Apparently Syed Rizwan Ahmed is the patriotic cousin of Naseeruddin Shah, who is, you know, not patriotic. The video is about 15 or so minutes, and is in Hindi. Worth watching if you follow Hindi. Brief summary of my takeaway (I can't guarantee tha...
by KLNMurthy
12 Oct 2020 05:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Abhik, since you seem to be skirting admins questions for past two pages - should we be concerned about your keen interest over last two pages about a hyper-sensitive area? Saar can you point out where I have asked for confidential info? And if you are talking about the below post from ramana, he i...
by KLNMurthy
08 Oct 2020 22:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

suryag wrote:this is very sudden, of course he had his flaws but was nevertheless a great leader. Om Shanti

He was a steady presence in the political space. Sad to see him depart the mortal world.
by KLNMurthy
07 Oct 2020 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

@Mansingh let me compliment you on a cogent, well-argued presentation. If only real political debate in India (or indeed in the USA) were of remotely similar quality. Ultimately, it seems to boil down to a tradeoff: sacrifice some degree of food security for the nation, expose the farmer somewhat mo...
by KLNMurthy
07 Oct 2020 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The government should constitute a women's safety bench, in which they list out all sexual assaults on a weekly basis (with due anonymisation of names of course). It will offer transparency, help in tracking improvement, and more importantly defang the BIF which likes to highlight certain cases sel...
by KLNMurthy
06 Oct 2020 19:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Fresh post, not continuing a chain of posts: As far as I know ( I can not find relevant articles at a short notice ): 1) Mandi system and it's inherent MSP mechanism work quite well currently. As a history lesson, allowing sale of commodities outside of APMC's has lowered the sale price for farmers...
by KLNMurthy
06 Oct 2020 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Fresh post, not continuing a chain of posts: As far as I know ( I can not find relevant articles at a short notice ): 1) Mandi system and it's inherent MSP mechanism work quite well currently. As a history lesson, allowing sale of commodities outside of APMC's has lowered the sale price for farmers...
by KLNMurthy
06 Oct 2020 03:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I think the issue is that he said *daughters* should be raised properly so as to avoid getting raped. I don't see any way of condoning or excusing such a statement. Here is his elaborate statement in his own words. The poor guy is a rustic bloke, may not have that urban finesse in his talking, but ...
by KLNMurthy
06 Oct 2020 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I hope BJP unleashes the likes of some loud mouth and counterattack this loud mouth Mahua Moutra. I don't understand what was so 'sick' and 'pervert' like in what BJP MP Surendra Singh said. All he said was that parents should raise their children with the right values and that will go a long way t...
by KLNMurthy
05 Oct 2020 01:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8041
Views: 1067051

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

poor little commie darling, so bravely commenting while sitting safely in foreign lands and this creep may even be an ameriki citizen as his wife is a whitey. and this sorry mutt of a house negro is complaining about getting kicked in the b@!!$ by outraged Indians Sadanand Dhume @dhume · 8h Eight y...
by KLNMurthy
02 Oct 2020 05:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

I see, I didn't hear about that, but that's not likely to be an issue. I mean, even the US and Canada still has actual border disputes. I foresee China and Russia continue to become increasingly aligned in the short to medium term. As for a previous poster noting strategic goals running counter to ...
by KLNMurthy
01 Oct 2020 03:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

Look for Hans to activate public unrest over something or the other, to do “regime change” or “regime weakening.”
by KLNMurthy
01 Oct 2020 01:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

Btw one thing I don't understand is why do Chinese change their name when they move to western countries. Japanese don't do it. Koreans don't do it. Vietnamese don't do it. So why do Chinese change their name? Maybe DavidD can elaborate. Other members should also pitch in their opinions. Same reaso...
by KLNMurthy
01 Oct 2020 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

sudarshan, fascinating framing of chess players vs card players. Open, rational deterministic game play vs concealed bluffing and gambling on the odds.
by KLNMurthy
01 Oct 2020 00:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

... Excellently-stated tutorial on India for possibly-bright but disastrously-closed Chinese minds deleted for brevity. ... It is telling that you have had to spell it out at this level of detail for a presumably-Han forum member who comes across as intelligent, sophisticated, articulate and reason...
by KLNMurthy
01 Oct 2020 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

This is trying to do 2+2=5. If 370 was the reason, how does blocking patrol points at 2 places out of 700 KM long LAC, force India to roll back 370? If it was meant to "protect" Aksai Chin, why leave the hole in spangur gap and most importantly Chumur and Demchock? And again, if the actio...
by KLNMurthy
30 Sep 2020 20:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

The Chinese living in PRC have to deal with everyday corruption, poor villagers losing their houses, watch their back, watch their mouth, etc. So they often curse the CCP while they live under its visible or invisible iron heel. The ones who go abroad are usually the ones with at the very least one...
by KLNMurthy
29 Sep 2020 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

India-China Conflict Is Bad for the Planet, By NITISH PAHWA Another chavanni-athanni specimen for your edification, also begging Unkli liberalissimo public to please please scold India no? Becoz environment and also starving Indians dying off. India’s blowback has put the subcontinent in way in ove...
by KLNMurthy
29 Sep 2020 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386479

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

darshan wrote:Is there any reason to rush in RUDRAKSH, MALA, and OM to the border?


Mods, I must brotest. Bhwy are these beepuls giving away our istrategic secrets onlee?
by KLNMurthy
29 Sep 2020 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963743

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

Suraj wrote:
KLNMurthy wrote:I have read some of your earlier posts and you sounded fairly intelligent. What happened here?

Needs a quick 50c for parking meter, perhaps ? We don't all carry small change all the time.

chavanni-athanni ka maal, as they say.

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