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by Karan Dixit
28 Jan 2014 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

I am depressed now. That thing was so sad to watch. I could never understand how white people find it funny to laugh at things like these when the victims are people of color. Their media, their diplomats and even so many common white people take delight in suffering of dark skinned people. I have ...
by Karan Dixit
28 Jan 2014 09:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

UlanBatori wrote:Everything is RAA agint onlee. All penetrated. SD, PB's office, Safe Horizon, Access Immigration, Babbar Khalsa, AEC. Even Paco may be itching and scratching... :rotfl:


It would be interesting if she starts to send the letters from the US to India at 10:10.
by Karan Dixit
28 Jan 2014 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Shreeman,

Can you point me to the broad generalization? I only see the narrow one.

Now you can't even see that. Take self declared EJ whine to appropriate thread pls if any - JE Menon
by Karan Dixit
28 Jan 2014 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

rgsrini saaar, you are on a roll. All credit goes to the American civilization, which is a shining beacon of hope to humanity. Without the advancement of western civilization and the breathtaking evolution of western mind, the entire humanity would have been condenmed to suffer in the hell, that we...
by Karan Dixit
27 Jan 2014 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Her Hindi is good although she is certainly no Munshi Premchand. The very fact that she chose to write that letter to her family in Hindi tells me that she is a native speaker of Hindi. Also, I think it is quite possible that the media made a mistake about her being from Kerala. So where is she from?
by Karan Dixit
27 Jan 2014 02:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

Not too long ago about six officers killed a homeless man by beating him to death. It seems like they are being rewarded for their bravery. They will be hired back into the force.

http://news.msn.com/crime-justice/polic ... al-beating
by Karan Dixit
26 Jan 2014 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

ManjaM wrote:
US Marines help with stray dog population control in Iraq. No tax payer money was wasted in the process. David Mortari, true American hero.


I wonder why Afghans would not sign the bilateral treaty with the US.
by Karan Dixit
26 Jan 2014 07:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 2027
Views: 209767

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

^^^^That is part of the protocol. Foreign dignitaries have been received at the airport since ages by ministers of state. Of course in line with American exceptionalism we tweaked our own protocol and MMS personally received Bush/Obama in India. That is why no one respects MMS and since he represen...
by Karan Dixit
26 Jan 2014 06:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA


“Pot” Luck Teacher Arrested for Bringing Weed-Laced Food to Dinner


Read more: Teacher Brought Weed-Laced Food To Dinner, Cops Say | TIME.com http://nation.time.com/2014/01/25/pot-l ... z2rSmiDtg7
by Karan Dixit
25 Jan 2014 09:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

(CNN) -- A 15-year-old Massachusetts boy was indicted Friday on an additional count of aggravated rape in connection with the death of his high school math teacher, authorities said. Philip Chism pleaded not guilty last December to murder, aggravated rape and robbery charges stemming from the killin...
by Karan Dixit
24 Jan 2014 20:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

Karan, We want an inclusive, harmonious discussion of facts. Let us resist the temptation of acronyms and unpublishables. This is what shirting and mirroring are all about. Let the wisdom of first 256 pages settle in. Hindsight is so named for a reason. Time has ways of making any color skin look e...
by Karan Dixit
24 Jan 2014 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA ARE BETTER FED THAN WHITES Blacks in America are better fed than white people, and what's more, food is free, paid for by the taxpayer. This is because an average US prison meal is MORE nutritious than a public SCHOOL one , and a huge number of those blacks live in US prison...
by Karan Dixit
24 Jan 2014 10:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3079
Views: 223376

Re: Positive News from the USA

KJoishy, To answer your question, ultimately this thread will become the Penis of USA. Remember UB was the father of the original penis thread. In a true spirit to honor P. E. N. I. S., I propose we name this thread to V. A. G. I. N. A. Here is what I could come up with: V = Very A = Altruistic G =...
by Karan Dixit
24 Jan 2014 09:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

"Under pressure from the Manmohan Singh government, the ministry of external affairs is compromising on the strict reciprocity predicate ordinarily dictating equitable interstate relations. so finally munna is showing his gratitude... sure history will remember him for all his acts.. I wish so...
by Karan Dixit
24 Jan 2014 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

D'Sounza is all right although not my favorite nut on the tree. Let us see if conservatives come to his aid. Bhrara's zeal in going after IA community is interesting to say the least.
by Karan Dixit
21 Jan 2014 09:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

DK was diplomat. Period. If you did not like her actvities, ask her to leave. I did some back of the envelope calculations and the tax evasion, penalites, interest on American School and club come to around USD 800 million dollars. Those 800-million US dollars belong to the protein deficient people...
by Karan Dixit
20 Jan 2014 08:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Rajiv Malhotra is asking this question on the Twitter:
... Where does he stand on Khalistan movement? Will he prosecute or protect?


https://twitter.com/RajivMessage/status ... 9504843776
by Karan Dixit
19 Jan 2014 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

In old days when slavery was popular in the US, slaves upon earning their freedom used to adopt the last names of their owners because they had lost track of their genealogy. I think Richards probably took the last name of the folks who helped them achieve their freedom from the 'oppressive' Hindu f...
by Karan Dixit
19 Jan 2014 06:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Oh, I am sure that papa Khobragade reeks of being corrupt to the core. No one gets doled out stuff like an apartment at a criminal enterprise like Adarsh by the Netas, unless there is a solid quid pro quo and if you aren't as thick as thieves with them and in bed together. That DK was a recipient o...
by Karan Dixit
19 Jan 2014 06:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Also, why were the Richards kids arrested? The husband was asked to come to the station to talk to his wife over the long-distance phone, that's all. Took the kids along. Free phone call. The "arrested" is per "the witness". The wife was absconding for months, remember. So it wa...
by Karan Dixit
19 Jan 2014 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Ok. UB, Here is the first mention of the husband being arrested in Delhi. Quotes a ReDiff report. http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?p=1559698#p1559698 This article gives a good insight into what actually happened. The whole episode is much simpler than what I imagined it to be. Unfortu...
by Karan Dixit
19 Jan 2014 01:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

I was all sold on the espionage angle till Ulan Batori raised the question of arrest of Richards family in Delhi. I think he makes a valid point. I do not know about New Delhi but in our Kolkata, police does not go around arresting people while they are investigating something. Police usually shows ...
by Karan Dixit
18 Jan 2014 03:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

American Embassy School is a private commercial institution which reaps a profit of millions of dollars a year and does not pay a dime in taxes. This should be rectified immediately. Now, AES is not alone in this type of game. There are countless small operatives from Europe that work in India but p...
by Karan Dixit
17 Jan 2014 08:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

American Embassy School in eye of multi-crore tax scam : First Post Indian government's chalta hai attitude towards law enforcement creates all sorts of confusion. The tax money Indian government failed to collect could have been used to help poor people increase protein in their diet or implement ...
by Karan Dixit
16 Jan 2014 04:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2459
Views: 339128

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

^ I kind of knew that it was UPA, more specifically Man Mohan Singh. But this confirms it.
by Karan Dixit
15 Jan 2014 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

By being against foreign multi-brand retailers, Aam Aadmi Party upsets Umrikans. http://blogs.cfr.org/asia/2014/01/14/aam-aadmi-party-sweeping-out-foreign-investment/ I think the most practical policy for the US government would be to leave India's internal affairs to Indians. I doubt that the US w...
by Karan Dixit
13 Jan 2014 02:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

I am sure (from what I've read in many of his dispatches) that Chidu is a regular lurker here at BRF. Hi Chidu! Wave. :D Chidu should be sued by Anmol for copyright violation and altering his journalistic work without his permission. Chidu could have given the article an honest tone. A country whos...
by Karan Dixit
12 Jan 2014 00:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Someone has put them on tumblr already. http://racistdiplomatsusa.tumblr.com/ Wow! I am speechless. These bigots should be thankful for being American for there is no other country which would put them in high paying employment. It will be interesting to see if Indian media will ever get hold of it.
by Karan Dixit
09 Jan 2014 11:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

So what is the backup plan when it comes to GE's F404/414? Is there Russian/French equivalent in the market?

Ironically, this is exactly what happened during Clinton era; delivery of engines for LCA were blocked.
by Karan Dixit
06 Jan 2014 07:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Please expand on the potential risks of knowing election registration info in conjunction with the US sending health data to India to be transcribed and tax prepration for US citizens plus all sorts of outsourcing of critical legacy IT system maintenance. What makes India so special? Mind you I dis...
by Karan Dixit
05 Jan 2014 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - The Indian Ocean Civilization & IOR
Replies: 623
Views: 26163

Re: Maldives "coup"

Current Indian administration does not know how to use saam, daam, dund, vhed.
by Karan Dixit
05 Jan 2014 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

I am just simply appalled. NEW DELHI: A group of cybersecurity experts have questioned the Election Commission's move to tie up with Google for voters' registration, saying it could have possible impact on national security and democracy itself. In the light of recent exposes about the penetrative a...
by Karan Dixit
21 Dec 2013 05:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

If answer to those questions is no then why is GoI providing all those 'amenities' to the US diplomats and citizens? . The answer to all your questions is a loud YES. Now tell , why congis are providing non reciprocal amenities. The answer is that they get private benefits to their wards/themselves...
by Karan Dixit
20 Dec 2013 21:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

What I am saying in this post is not triggered by the current incident with Devyani Khobragade. However, this could have prevented such incident(s). Indian diplomats in the US do not get the kind of privileges India accords the US diplomats in India. I do not know how long this has been going on but...
by Karan Dixit
18 Dec 2013 11:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 665251

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

You treat others the way they treat you. If you treat others better than they treat you then you are in for serious heartache and it will be no one else's fault. The solution to this problem is simple and it does not involve any tension or nuclear testing.

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