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by Multatuli
01 Jan 2016 20:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Merry Christmas 2015 and Happy New Year 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: Merry Christmas 2015 and Happy New Year 2016

Happy new year to all.
by Multatuli
03 Dec 2015 12:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Actually, Golum looks kind of cute in comparison with that piece of regurgitated halal pork.
by Multatuli
03 Dec 2015 12:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

So turkey buys oil from ISIS. I think Turkey also buys women from ISIS. Turkey has been an important center for the flesh trade for decades now. Women from the Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus and Russia were lured to Turkey with the promise of a job as waitress in a restaurant, some menial job in a hotel ...
by Multatuli
03 Dec 2015 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

Christians think their country, America, to be morally so spectacularly superior to heathen countries like India. God Himself has lifted America above all other nations. Well yes, we witness it in these shootings, in the daily racism, in Las Vegas, etc., etc.. And by the way, shaving off your beard ...
by Multatuli
03 Dec 2015 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

I don't see any disrespect for the victims. There is nothing wrong with criticizing or even ridiculing the American gun culture. These attack happen, I think, primarily because guns are revered, are a symbol of manliness, and they are so easy to get. The right to own guns and to drive around in big ...
by Multatuli
03 Dec 2015 00:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 257705

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

Turkey ‘to establish military base in Qatar’ The base would be Ankara’s first in the Gulf region Dubai: Turkey will establish a military base in Qatar, its President Recep Tayip Erdogan was quoted as saying in Turkish media on Wednesday. The comments were reportedly made by Edrogan during a trip to ...
by Multatuli
02 Dec 2015 23:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

Old article but still very relevant.

Dow Chemical must finally help Bhopal disaster victims

http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2 ... ctims.html
by Multatuli
26 Nov 2015 15:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

A video showing Tukmen terrorists firing with an MG on the Russian pilots while they come down in their parachutes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZVwIGVet54#t=84
by Multatuli
26 Nov 2015 11:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3695
Views: 343417

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It By KAMEL DAOUDNOV. 20, 2015 Black Daesh, white Daesh. The former slits throats, kills, stones, cuts off hands, destroys humanity’s common heritage and despises archaeology, women and non-Muslims. The latter is better dressed and neater but does the same things...
by Multatuli
25 Nov 2015 10:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

vina wrote : Expect quick shalwar browning and downhill skiing from the Turks in short order and Russia amps up the muscle on this and goes about doing exactly what Turkey wanted to prevent, ie destruction of the Turcoman opposition and thwarting what they wanted , a safe haven for the anti Assad o...
by Multatuli
25 Nov 2015 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Putin will respond: Russians feel betrayed as Turkey stabs them in the back Vladimir Putin, who has a reputation for speaking in measured tones and not being prone to rash outbursts, has never seemed as furious as he was following Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian military jet over Syria. Make no...
by Multatuli
25 Nov 2015 08:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Reuters: US believes Russian jet was hit inside Syrian airspace Reuters quotes a source from the US president’s administration. According to the source, the assessment was based "on detection of the heat signature of the jet" WASHINGTON, November 24./TASS/. The US believes the Russian Su-...
by Multatuli
25 Nov 2015 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

Seven charged with murder in beating of teen at upstate New York church Seven people who prosecutors say were involved in the beating death of a teenager during a counseling session at an upstate New York church were indicted on second-degree murder charges on Tuesday by a grand jury. Lucas Leonard...
by Multatuli
25 Nov 2015 05:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)
Replies: 4033
Views: 149200

Re: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc)

Makes good points, and he also agrees with the theory that this incident was planned. Turkey Has Destroyed Russia’s Hope Of Western Cooperation — Paul Craig Roberts http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/11/24/turkey-has-destroyed-russias-delusion-of-western-cooperation-paul-craig-roberts/ Lt Gen Serg...
by Multatuli
01 Nov 2015 13:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1166114

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

PM Narendra Modi’s Foreign Policy Spotlight Over Indian Ocean Region Dr Gaurav Pradhan, October 31, 2015 The last post was about PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Act East Policy’ and the manner in which he has played the role of a seasoned diplomate, steered foreign perception of India in a bid to make the count...
by Multatuli
21 Oct 2015 11:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

Four-Year-Old Fatally Shot in Head in Albuquerque Road Rage Incident: Police A 4-year-old girl was shot in the head and killed during a road rage incident in Albuquerque on Tuesday, police said. ... Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Officer Simon Drobik told the station that a Bernalillo Count...
by Multatuli
20 Oct 2015 02:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

Family of man killed by pastor: 'It's unbelievable' Detroit Police are investigating allegations that the pastor accused of fatally shooting a man in church Sunday afternoon was having an affair with the victim’s wife. Assistant Chief Steve Dolunt confirmed that police are investigating the allegati...
by Multatuli
01 Oct 2015 02:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 257705

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

UB identified ISIS as a US sponsored group when ISIS first came to the fore in Syria. That was many months ago. And from what I have seen since then, I think he was right. As for India joining the fight against ISIS/al Nusra and others: it's a really bad idea considering India is already the target ...
by Multatuli
30 Sep 2015 20:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 257705

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Singha pointed out how vulnerable/exposed those Russian aircraft and helicopters are. If one of the terrorist groups manages to get close enough to target the air base with mortars, anti-tank missiles or RPG's... The Russians must have great confidence in the perimeter defense of that base.
by Multatuli
30 Sep 2015 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109361

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

Oops! The name of the website seemed familiar. I only read the first paragraph. However, I am sure that future research/scholars will prove that most of the civilizational advances credited to the Greeks/Romans have their roots elsewhere.
by Multatuli
30 Sep 2015 17:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?
Replies: 2939
Views: 109361

Re: Western Universalism - what's the big deal?

Rajiv Malhotra tweeted this:

Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks

http://www.theonion.com/article/histori ... eeks-18209
by Multatuli
30 Sep 2015 10:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 348714

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

INS Kochi, largest India-made warship, commissioned MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Naval warship INS Kochi, the largest-ever warship to be built in India, was commissioned by defence minister Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai. Finish of the INS Kochi is good as any foreign ship, Manohar Parrikar s...
by Multatuli
29 Sep 2015 14:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 160144

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

UlanBatori wrote: And proceeded to compare promises with delivered items. 1. Zero-Opening-Balance Bank accounts: now over 180 million (I mean, think of that mind-boggling number - in 16 months!) And they have already got INR 35,000 crores in them. 2. Catastrophic insurance 3. Aadhar card link 4. Sa...
by Multatuli
28 Sep 2015 01:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3695
Views: 343417

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Texas man sentenced to 10 years for trying to aid al Shabaab militants A Texas man was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison followed by 10 years probation on charges of attempting to provide material support and resources to foreign terrorists, U.S. prosecutors said. Rahatul Ashikim Khan, 24, p...
by Multatuli
28 Sep 2015 01:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

Houston boy, aged six, killed in drive-by shooting A 6-year-old boy was killed and his 11-year-old brother critically wounded when they were struck by a volley of bullets in a drive-by shooting while in bed at a Houston home on Friday, media reports said. More than a dozen shots ripped through a wal...
by Multatuli
26 Sep 2015 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3695
Views: 343417

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-20

Ben Carson: By keeping out Islam, we protect women Is there a 'war on women'? Yes – but not in the US, the Republican candidate told supporters, promising that immigrants are 'welcome to come to America, but they don't get to change who we are.' Quote: Carson was immediately criticized by figures fr...
by Multatuli
26 Sep 2015 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and UN: better off out or in
Replies: 122
Views: 5089

Re: India and UN: better off out or in

Security Council must be reformed to maintain its credibility, says PM Narendra Modi in speech at UN United Nations: Amid India's strong bid for a permanent seat in UN Security Council, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pitched for reform of the powerful world body to make it "broad-based&...
by Multatuli
26 Sep 2015 02:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: International Intelligence news
Replies: 93
Views: 4620

Re: International Intelligence news

From Radio to *****, British Spies Track Web Users' Online Identities HERE WAS A SIMPLE AIM at the heart of the top-secret program: Record the website browsing habits of “every visible user on the Internet.” Before long, billions of digital records about ordinary people’s online activities were bein...
by Multatuli
24 Sep 2015 20:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 2012
Views: 177503

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

Unexpected tax troubles cropping up in emerging countries TOKYO -- Many Japanese companies operating in emerging countries are grappling with taxation problems they would never face in major industrial nations. Honda Motor, for instance, has gotten embroiled in a dispute with Indian tax authorities ...
by Multatuli
24 Sep 2015 16:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-EU News & Analysis
Replies: 1628
Views: 173431

Re: India-EU News & Analysis

Hungary PM rejects Merkel's 'moral imperialism' in refugee crisis Bad Staffelstein (Germany) (AFP) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday rejected what he called German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "moral imperialism" in Europe's migrant crisis. ... Orban accused Merkel of tryi...
by Multatuli
24 Sep 2015 11:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 969
Views: 65467

Re: BR Forum Feedback

I support the above request to limit red (or some other color) highlighted comments. I also think that posters should conform to the posting format used in BRF.
by Multatuli
23 Sep 2015 09:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 160144

Re: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II

Sushma Swaraj paves the way for Modi with US acknowledging Pakistan-based terror by Rajeev Sharma Sep 23, 2015 09:35 IST The Narendra Modi government has hit the ground running in its high-level engagement with the United States which has just started. The first such Indo-US engagement—the Strategic...
by Multatuli
22 Sep 2015 12:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 118760

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

Falijee, please consider posting 'reports' like 'Indian hackers stole all the money from Packee banks', maulana's drinking wine and China-Packeeland keeping the 5++ generation fighter technology (JF-17) from India, in the Benis thread, as they serve no other purpose than to have a laugh. Let's keep ...
by Multatuli
22 Sep 2015 02:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2533
Views: 263067

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

Israel to bring in 20,000 Chinese construction workers Israel plans to bring in 20,000 Chinese construction workers to help build new apartments as part of efforts to lower housing costs, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday. Netanyahu announced the plan at the start of a cabinet meeting, h...
by Multatuli
22 Sep 2015 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

8 killed in Chicago weekend violence; Emanuel to increase police patrols After a violent weekend, Mayor Emanuel said police will step up patrols. Monday, September 21, 2015 CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago police said that over the three-day period of Friday to Sunday, seven people were fatally shot and one...
by Multatuli
22 Sep 2015 02:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 257705

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Syria sees Russia game changer, US-trained rebels enter fray Damascus (AFP) - Syria predicted Sunday that Russia's growing military role will prove a game changer in the fight against jihadists, as 75 rebels trained under a beleaguered US programme entered the fray. ... More important than the suppl...
by Multatuli
22 Sep 2015 00:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3053
Views: 170536

Re: Positive News from the USA

GOP candidate Carson: Muslim shouldn't be elected president WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says Islam is antithetical to the Constitution, and he doesn't believe that a Muslim should be elected president. Carson, a devout Christian, says a president's faith should mat...
by Multatuli
21 Sep 2015 23:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 257705

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

This report, originally from Reuters, is no longer available on the Reuters site. I'll post it in full, it gives a good impression of how Iraq's see/feel about the situation in Iraq. And it's bad, if this is really happening. Some Iraqis ditch fight against Islamic State for life in Europe By Saif H...

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