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by Neshant
10 Feb 2019 23:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2139
Views: 289270

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Especially darkies who can compete with them in complex activities such as STEM fields, Project execution, Creating software, Defence and aerospace achievements, Financial management, Legal and Contractual matters etc. The question they'd have is if Indians can compete in all of this, then why aren...
by Neshant
10 Feb 2019 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 826
Views: 130228

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Austin wrote:Former Afghan President: US troops don't help create peace




Sounds like what he was told to say by US to help US make a dignified exit..

Looks like US is about cut & run from Afg.
by Neshant
10 Feb 2019 22:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2835
Views: 389282

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

While other Muslim countries are silent, Turkey has been the first speak up on the issue. Respect for Edrogan, unlike other fake leaders babbling about Muslim "brotherhood" but staying silent. ------- China's treatment of Uighurs is 'embarrassment for humanity': Turkey https://timesofindia...
by Neshant
10 Feb 2019 16:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 362
Views: 41208

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

VKumar wrote:We will learn to make in India and supply the world.


Easier said than done.

There is almost zero supply chain and zero manufacturing capacity in India.

Everything is chaotic and disorganized.
by Neshant
10 Feb 2019 11:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 362
Views: 41208

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Yes I do agree Kashi ji. 1971 was agolden opportunity, we didnt even put forth a demand for unification of Would have been a huge financial burden on India. The current setup works best. Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Maldives are improving economically. Pakistan has economically failed and iro...
by Neshant
08 Feb 2019 13:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5246
Views: 409781

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Singha wrote:The china dream is only vague memories of being drugged and molested. Every mnc has been through that hype cycle followed by waking up on road the morning after - wallets clothing and IP all gone


Hopefully they still have their kidneys.
by Neshant
08 Feb 2019 13:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1460
Views: 197277

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Austin wrote:Russia to build sub-sea gas pipeline from Iran to India: Iranian minister

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-0 ... 801190.htm


who's funding the pipeline?

Sounds like pie in the sky.

Also how can India trust Iran will stick to pricing agreements even if it were true.

They usually don't.
by Neshant
07 Feb 2019 08:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4256
Views: 232654

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

interesting system they have developed there.

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Corrupt Chinese Officials Turning Off Crime-Fighting AI Because It Works Too Well

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-02- ... s-too-well
by Neshant
07 Feb 2019 08:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4256
Views: 232654

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

US infrastructure is crumbling, and it needs lots of money to fix it: Civil engineer group https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/03/us-infrastructure-is-crumbling-and-it-needs-big-money-to-fix-it-asce.html what else would a civil engineer group say? it means more money for them. its like asking a barber if ...
by Neshant
07 Feb 2019 08:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1225
Views: 134927

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

interesting system they have developed there.

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Corrupt Chinese Officials Turning Off Crime-Fighting AI Because It Works Too Well

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-02- ... s-too-well
by Neshant
05 Feb 2019 11:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2488
Views: 334832

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

So, the Paki PM has just announced kick started the new health care scheme. Free health care upto 720,000 PKR.. The man is busy hammering holes in a tank that he himself is struggling keep wet, with some blisteringly furious begging.. https://www.dawn.com/news/1461789/pm-khan-launches-sehat-insaf-c...
by Neshant
05 Feb 2019 09:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Myanmar news and discussion
Replies: 537
Views: 456907

Re: India-Myanmar news and discussion

Is it true the name Burma came from Brahma - the god of creation?
by Neshant
04 Feb 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 826
Views: 130228

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Massively scale back the aid going into Afg as well.
by Neshant
04 Feb 2019 04:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4256
Views: 232654

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Neshant check this short video when you get a chance , Let me know what do you make of this on QE with some stastics I watched it. I can't say I got any new information out of it. QE was not to benefit the masses but primarily a means of transferring the gambling losses of banks onto savers, wage e...
by Neshant
04 Feb 2019 04:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: China's Global Strategy-I
Replies: 40
Views: 4858

Re: China's Global Strategy-I

Interestingly, Chinese in Australia are funding & publishing history books that claim people from China were one of the first settlers in Australia.

How long before China lays claim to Australia on the basis of it being "traditional fishing grounds".

by Neshant
04 Feb 2019 03:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4575
Views: 773720

Re: Small Arms Thread

Thakur_B wrote:
SiG USA 716 under emergency procurement.


emergency procurement = bad planning
by Neshant
04 Feb 2019 03:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1586
Views: 226201

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

interestingly Russia is thinking of abandoning carriers altogether.

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Russia's Only Aircraft Carrier Is in Serious Trouble

by Neshant
02 Feb 2019 23:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Iran Military, Technology, Arms, Tactics
Replies: 32
Views: 4411

Re: Iran Military, Technology, Arms, Tactics

Iran is 2nd only to China is the Art and Science of reverse engineering they have reverse engineered Russian BUk Missile , French Crotale and US Hawk system and many other systems. A lot of their system are also indiginous one specially their BM program , years of sanctions have let them develop in...
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 13:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Iran Military, Technology, Arms, Tactics
Replies: 32
Views: 4411

Re: Iran Military, Technology, Arms, Tactics

Looking at soo much stuff being so called Reverse Engineered here, it looks like the West, Russia , China are happily selling the Arms to Iranians who are badging this stuff as Reverse Engineered. They simply worked hard for this , their systems are not really state of art but atleast 1 or sometime...
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 13:38
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 834464

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

https://twitter.com/delhidefence/status/1088737396886302725 ---> Presenting the cockpit view of the Tejas, with the Martin Baker Zero-Zero ejection seat. Looks pretty basic. But that isn't a bad thing as they are fewer things to go wrong - having seen the many things that can go wrong. Fancier does...
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 12:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2510
Views: 240194

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Edward Snowden is clearly a very articulate person.



Ditto for central banking.
Why are courts complicit in preventing the hijacking of the monetary system by a secret group of bankers?
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 12:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4256
Views: 232654

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Edward Snowden is clearly a very articulate person.



Ditto for central banking.
Why are courts complicit in preventing the hijacking of the monetary system by a secret group of bankers?
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 11:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1225
Views: 134927

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

The Davos Round table discussion I posted on China says China has many tools that can work in coordination for financial crisis Everyone has lots of tools before the crisis hits. Other than hitting the Print button on the money printing press and running up more debt, what "tools" are you...
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 10:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5246
Views: 409781

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Reason even today IA is in debt ...the freebie culture Despite losses, Air India milked by its own chiefs https://www.indiatoday.in/mail-today/story/air-india-milked-by-own-chiefs-195880-2014-06-06 Its astonishing that a company with a monopoly on a country of 1.35 billion and a growing economy can...
by Neshant
01 Feb 2019 07:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2437
Views: 70192

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

the guy looked so uncomfortable doing the interview.

by Neshant
31 Jan 2019 06:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 834464

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Indranil wrote:With probe, ferry range is not much of an issue. I This may be IAFs bargaining chip for better 1A pricing.



They are going to ruin the project altogether costing the country billions, if so.
by Neshant
30 Jan 2019 12:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 1160
Views: 127090

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

U.S. Upgraded naval warfare plan allows Marines to take South China Sea Islands

by Neshant
30 Jan 2019 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2835
Views: 389282

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

The battle field India is focused on is the wrong one. The enemy is penetrating the critical infrastructure of the country upon which commerce, trade, transportation, consumer & industrial goods, and eventually military goods will be based. Also by enabling Huawei products in the country, India ...
by Neshant
29 Jan 2019 13:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 923
Views: 125439

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Very interesting video from ISS Live Feed UFO or Hoax? WATCH Mysterious Space Objects Buzz Across ISS Live Stream https://sputniknews.com/viral/201901281071887607-iss-ufo-suspected-sighting/ Seems like tumbling payload fairings to me. +1 Looks like a sheet of metal tumbling and reflecting the sun's...
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1953
Views: 253815

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

This is interesting. With brexit looming large and future prospects rather dim, the erstwhile empire is pulling out all stops to woo India. too little, too late?? I noticed that one of the first things that happened post brexit vote was the British PM visited India. Almost immediately thereafter, G...
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 13:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1953
Views: 253815

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Singha wrote:prince salman is about to unevil a $450b 10 year spending pkg to upgrade the kingdoms physical and social infra outside of the oil economy.


Remains to be seen what the return on that investment will be.
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 12:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4186
Views: 383275

Re: Internal Security Watch

Dear sir, no body is going to tax you more to provide for those refugees, Someone is getting the bill for this, and that someone is an Indian. There are tons of desperately poor Indians as it stands just trying to make ends meet. Don't you follow news of how 'minorities' are converted, abducted, ki...
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 09:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Global Economy
Replies: 2337
Views: 417369

Re: Global Economy

It's an award for burying their country in debt

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China honours Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives envoys with 'BRI awards'

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wor ... 713036.cms
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 02:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4186
Views: 383275

Re: Internal Security Watch

It is time the Assamese withdrew from opposition to the Citizenship amendment bill. From various reports there are enough checks and balances in the bill to ensure that only persons facing religious persecution gets citizenship. It seems the process is that the person should have entered legally or...
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 02:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4256
Views: 232654

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Hope Indian govt is not dumb enough to be leaving it's gold in a foreign vault. It's an invitation for theft. ----- Bank Of England Refuses To Release Venezuela's Gold The Bank of England declined to comment on its handling of Venezuelan gold, saying it “provides banking services – including gold cu...
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 01:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 741
Views: 106434

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

krishna_krishna wrote:"US - Taliban agree on troop withdrawal plan, Sources Tell VOA"

@jaketapper


The Taliban have successfully defeated the US, if true.
by Neshant
28 Jan 2019 01:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4256
Views: 232654

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Neshant , Ray Dalio claims the current crisis is similar to late 1930 , check the full interview I'm about 10 mins into his video but I can't say I've got any information I don't already know. He talks about why things are not working out financially for 60 to 70% of the population but fails to ide...

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