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by Neshant
02 Oct 2018 17:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1832
Views: 230669

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Supratik wrote:I have done the maths. At current rate it is going to be 1.9 billion plus. .


Good Lord. That is an insane number of people.
But is the growth largely due to people living longer.
by Neshant
02 Oct 2018 17:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1269
Views: 183702

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Pakistan should do as many CPEC projects as possible because none of this debt will be repaid.

May as well do it to the max and then default on the whole lot.
by Neshant
02 Oct 2018 16:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

There revolution will not be televised. ---- "They Are Worried About Panic": China Blocks Bad Economic News As Economy Slumps China's Shadow-banking system is collapsing (and with its China's economic-fuel - the credit impulse), it's equity market has become a slow-motion train-wreck, its ...
by Neshant
30 Sep 2018 10:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2849
Views: 470628

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

all hell gone break loose ---- Chinese Air Force Holds Live-Fire War Drill In South China Sea Days After US Exercise https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/styles/inline_image_desktop/public/inline-images/war%20drill%204.png?itok=7P0GieH_ https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/styles/i...
by Neshant
27 Sep 2018 15:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 696
Views: 89672

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Saddam was taken out for suggesting Iraq accept payment in euros for oil. Gaddafi for suggesting the payment be in a gold dinar. Both the EUR & USD are free float currencies (and gold too is traded on the open market). The currency that you're using for any particular transaction is only as sig...
by Neshant
25 Sep 2018 05:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2849
Views: 470628

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

In the right hands, this could be a very useful tool in crime prevention, safety, traffic rules, anti-terrorism, littering & cleanliness, missing persons, fugitive detection, business analytics, city planning and general population research..etc In the wrong hands, i.e hands of Chini govt, it is...
by Neshant
24 Sep 2018 12:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 800
Views: 67468

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Those cops don't have clue what Khalistan is.

They thought it was meant to be an ethnic festival and we're flying the flag for good community relations.
by Neshant
24 Sep 2018 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2849
Views: 470628

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

They are truly insane.

1 million people detained in camps to eliminate their ethnicity.

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Own up to mass Muslim detentions, Amnesty tells China

Read more at:
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/arti ... aign=cppst
by Neshant
24 Sep 2018 11:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1269
Views: 183702

Re: Analyzing CPEC

SSridhar wrote:Pak. invites Saudi Arabia to be third partner in CPEC


India should object to any country moving trade through Indian territory in Gilgit & Baltistan.

Not that there will be any trade since OBOR projects over land routes into China both to the north and south have no profitable use.
by Neshant
24 Sep 2018 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 696
Views: 89672

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

ramana wrote:Interesting point of view.

Does he want to pay in Euros to the Oil exporters?


Saddam was taken out for suggesting Iraq accept payment in euros for oil.

Gaddafi for suggesting the payment be in a gold dinar.
by Neshant
24 Sep 2018 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 98806

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

The judges who were imprisoned for upholding the law should be freed immediately and the ones sitting on the bench currently should be jailed for life.

Review all the OBOR deals done by the previous govt designed to sink the nation into debt to China and declare them null & void.
by Neshant
24 Sep 2018 06:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1032
Views: 98806

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Would the present dictator give up power so easily?

What then was his purpose in jailing supreme court judges and others.

I'd wait to see how things unfold first.
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 13:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1001
Views: 106197

Re: Indian IT Industry

https://www.bgr.in/news/utraq-indias-own-gps-module-launched/ These are GPS receivers Modules based on IRNSS supported by GAGAN/NaviC signals, designed using L5 and S bands. It is owned by Ramakrishna Electro Component & manufactured by Shanghai Mobiletek . Exactly what did the Ramakrishna miss...
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 11:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 530
Views: 60367

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Singapore Might Be Small, But Its Military Is Ready for a Fight Despite its small geographical size, Singapore fields one of the most advanced and well-equipped militaries in South East Asia. It spends more on its military than any of its neighbors. Being a tiny city-state, one of the strongest arm...
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 11:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 530
Views: 60367

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Trump going to authorize the sale of F-15s to Taiwan.
So say chattering monkeys in the monkey troop.
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 11:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4602
Views: 334498

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Good decision making by Captain Rustom Palia.
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 11:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Africa sits in the middle of 3 or 4 large markets. US, EU, India & Middle East. It does not make economic sense to ship raw materials thousands of kilometers from Africa to China to be manufactured and then again thousands of kilometers from China to Europe/Middle East/US. Much more cost effect...
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 10:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Africa sits in the middle of 3 or 4 large markets. US, EU, India & Middle East. It does not make economic sense to ship raw materials thousands of kilometers from Africa to China to be manufactured and then again thousands of kilometers from China to Europe/Middle East/US. Much more cost effecti...
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 09:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

african bro's dont have the stability and skilled manpowa, there is one logical place where people give anything to do a job.... The stability is what the US can enforce. And the skilled man powa is where Indian coolies come in. They have the natural resources right there. And unlike China, markets...
by Neshant
23 Sep 2018 09:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2275
Views: 279105

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

one of many reasons why chicoms becoming the world's #1 power is a threat to all (including their own people)

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China treats Uighur kids as 'orphans' after parents seized

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/china-distanc ... 13494.html
by Neshant
22 Sep 2018 15:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

The global markets have already placed their bets on US winning this trade war. That alone makes it impossible to fight the US economically. As for a shooting war, if China starts a war with Taiwan hoping to draw the US into a battle close to its shores, its maritime trade globally will cease to exi...
by Neshant
22 Sep 2018 14:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

At best, the US has bought itself a few decades, give or take. The fragility of their system has been exposed by trump. The dodgy chinese accounting practices, their devious and often hyped numbers which were simply taken at face value and seldom questioned by eager gora hordes scrambling to invest...
by Neshant
21 Sep 2018 07:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 530
Views: 60367

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

A war is taking place in India's neighborhoods that we barely have any knowledge of. Yemen is being turned into another Syria / Afghanistan war zone. India is surrounded by military dictatorships, communists, islamic terrorists, hoard of refugees, wars, ethnic violence..etc. Its a bad neighborhood a...
by Neshant
21 Sep 2018 04:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Trump has got what he wanted from mexico, he will most probably get what he wants from canada, and china is in no state, either internally or externally, to get into a "trade" war with him. They are guilty of doing for decades, exactly what Trump is accusing them of, which is stealing the...
by Neshant
20 Sep 2018 22:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2605
Views: 522348

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

Experts or not, having the IAF there would be an incentive for HAL to be more diligent and the IAF to be more accepting. They would have to understand how a project should be managed and what not to do. E.g Cannot be changing requirements midway and adding new requirements on the fly without unders...
by Neshant
19 Sep 2018 10:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1832
Views: 230669

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

India will never break its long term friendship with Russia. Its simply not in the nature of India to short change its friends no matter how weak those friends may get. ---- US-Indian Relations: Trump Gets A Unique Partner For America First https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-09-18/us-indian-relatio...
by Neshant
18 Sep 2018 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 936
Views: 115279

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Maldives’ Chinese debt and political risk could lead to trouble in paradise

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wor ... 857853.cms
by Neshant
18 Sep 2018 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2275
Views: 279105

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

Chini govt is going overboard with excessive state control of everything. Habitual "crackdowns" on the most mundane things are going to drive their citizens crazy. If I was a rich guy in that country, I'd be looking to move out right about now seeing what might be coming down the line. ---...
by Neshant
18 Sep 2018 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 936
Views: 115279

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

pakis are interested in Hambantota port because of its proximity to India's vulnerable underbelly, the roler controlled TN coast, due to the abundant presence of hardcore "sympathizers" of all hues and persuasions. India should encourage the creation of more Gwadar type money losing ventu...
by Neshant
17 Sep 2018 13:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3020
Views: 551448

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

What happened to the earlier satellite that lost communication with the ground station some time ago.

Was it restored or is it lost forever?
by Neshant
17 Sep 2018 09:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 936
Views: 115279

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Its also a very sneaky plan for han colonization and establishing chinese roots in the region. It is the purposeful insertion of a predatory and alien (to the region) species of invader with the explicit purpose of irreversible demographic changes and all other attendant political ramifications tha...
by Neshant
17 Sep 2018 09:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 731
Views: 152597

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

Neshant, the MOD has committed to both Tejas and the SEF for some time now. Kindly read up. Jumping into a discussion and then making all sorts of categorical assertions is not good for either the forum or the thread. Clue in. The entire reason for asking for an SEF was to junk the LCA regardless o...
by Neshant
17 Sep 2018 08:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2118
Views: 244933

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Thanks for the links Peregrine. The way the guy puts it in the first article, Pakistan has no intention of paying OBOR debt. If China thinks it can squeeze that money out of Pakistan, they are barking up the wrong tree. He continues: “Yes, there’s a problem of returning the money and we might overex...
by Neshant
16 Sep 2018 12:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3020
Views: 551448

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Okay I did not plant this article but A prestigious journal (This Scientific American) says the same thing and will be interest to people here.. Anyway won't this be awesome if some of those extraterrestrials join discussion in a future brf dhaga :) One of the many reasons why we need a space teles...
by Neshant
16 Sep 2018 10:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2118
Views: 244933

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

China has already factored in Pakistan's "debt forgiveness" ahead of time by jacking up the price of OBOR infrastructure 3 fold when presenting Pakistan the bill. Watch soon how China "forgives" some of Pakistan's OBOR debt - which was a result of massive over-billing to begin wi...
by Neshant
16 Sep 2018 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 936
Views: 115279

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Pakistan seeks to review CPEC agreements: FT Pakistan is being over-billed by at least 75% on obscenely over-priced OBOR infrastructure. The infrastructure costs are nowhere near what China claims. China already knew none of the OBOR routes will ever see any profitable commercial traffic prior to h...
by Neshant
15 Sep 2018 17:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3020
Views: 551448

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Do we want to create a $10B boondoggle like the James Webb Telescope? James Webb is the benchmark against which all other telescopes will be measured. Once Hubble is gone, this will be THE telescope to watch. Personally I think it will be James Webb that discovers the existence of an alien civiliza...
by Neshant
15 Sep 2018 17:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1128
Views: 107608

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China is looking desperate in its trade war with the United States. It is a battle that the US will win and big time. Wall Street is betting on US winning this war and is in fact enthusiastic about taking the trade battle to the "enemy". ------------------- China Pressures Wall Street To I...
by Neshant
14 Sep 2018 09:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018
Replies: 731
Views: 152597

Re: Tejas Mk.2: News & Discussions - 25 February 2018

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1040204784597327877 ---> Good to see the IAF officially committing itself to procuring several squadrons of the Tejas MK-2. Have advocated the same for a long time. Single Engine Fighter Cancellation Provides An Opening For Tejas Mk 2. Why was the global tender f...

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