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by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 09:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

So the US rallies forth to save the ISIS scum from being wiped out -- how nice. BarrackObama leading the fight against terrorism by saving ISIS from Russia -- so glad that he got the Nobel Prize ahead of time for committing these glorious deeds of saving human rights of ISIS terrorists. What would t...
by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 08:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 271271

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Firstly, nuclear plant negotiations with suppliers has nothing to do with the indigenous program -- we just have to pick and choose the contracts that do not come with unnecessary baggage. . A power that cannot even uphold its own laws is no upholder of sovereignty. The right thing to do would have ...
by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 07:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4348
Views: 271271

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

renewables at 25% sounds a stretch, especially if coal is going to be mainstay 25 years from now. Anyway, anything better than today's situation is welcome.
by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 146581

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Any American articles sheding crocodile tears for Chagossians? I haven't come across any. Stands to reason, no? The americans occupy this island and have no intention of vacating it, and hence no need for raising any flags to indicate it is even an issue...the brits, OTOH, are has-beens who don't h...
by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 07:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

Interesting that there is absolutely no lights on when the bombs fall, so these guys get advance warning of an imminent air attack and switch off all the lights -- who is providing them advance information? Of course, heat signatures will give them away so turning lights off is pretty futile these d...
by member_29325
05 Feb 2016 07:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 146581

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Well, Diego Garcia is not going to get back its original citizens any time soon, now that EU states are planning to share that base along with the Americans. It is all to easy to write tear jerking articles about humans rights and play useful idiot to the establishment in these countries which conti...
by member_29325
04 Feb 2016 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 905
Views: 107150

Re: The Islamic State in the Indian Sub-Continent

What if ISIS is being allowed to fester to draw in the EOT dregs for confrontation? See the refs to Khorasan etc by the dregs.. ramanaji, there was this illustration posted by a BRFite by the name Acharya a long time ago (he was slightly CT oriented in many things, but not in this instance IMO) whi...
by member_29325
04 Feb 2016 20:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4761
Views: 614908

Re: Internal Security Watch

Student unions are a cancer on the student polity -- the case for banning them has been strong for decades, but the marxists in the Indian english media and the Khangress party drones developed young thugs under the rubric of "student unions" and they still do. They will not let regulation...
by member_29325
04 Feb 2016 20:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Islamic State, the Indian Sub-Continent & its Neighbourhood
Replies: 905
Views: 107150

Re: The Islamic State in the Indian Sub-Continent

Females and especially the liberal feminist types are playing the role of useful idiots for the islamist supporters (and closet ISIS supporters) that play the role of "moderate muslims" -- Huma Abedin (Hillary's aide) is one such though she is not a useful idiot and much more dangerous, an...
by member_29325
04 Feb 2016 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

If the UN intervenes at all, it will be to lay blame on Russia under Putin being an aggressor state taking on NATO -- also sets the stage nicely for the US to play up its Russia-is-a-threat-to-Europe drama that it is currently playing in the their State (dept) TV channels like Pravda..I mean, CNN.
by member_29325
04 Feb 2016 06:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread
Replies: 444
Views: 40416

Re: Dawood Ibrahim & Underworld Watch Thread

Dawood's car was a rusting useless piece of garbage from its photos -- setting it on fire instead of auctioning it or selling it for 1 rupee and setting it on fire would have been ideal.
by member_29325
04 Feb 2016 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

Hitesh, Like I said earlier, the law is more or less clear on what is allowed and what is not. Does not mean politicians and their strategists won't misrepresent it to use it against political opponents. Not really interesting topic for me, anyway. Not like demagoguery is unexpected in elections.
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

In Obama's case no one has filed a case. There is one case in TX now and if it, hypothetically, goes against Cruz (it will be moot if he is not nominated) then it will have to be decided by the SC. Just to note the the Congress's interpretation does not allow the presidential candidate to be born a...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 22:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 30855

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

MM and SG duo seem to believe that they have a chance of sidelining BJP and NC and forming a Khangress/PDP alliance? MM is intent on breaking this alliance with the BJP as she has gauged that BJP will not get as many seats the next time around. A Khangress/PDP alliance will set back J&K by a dec...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

EU clearly has a vested interest in sending these refugees back, while the US does not want to see that outcome, given all the pysops on CNN and US channels on how Merkel is now Germany's mother (just like how Jayalalitha is Tamilnadu's mother, clearly) and supporting her idea of assimilating 2 mill...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 22:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

If Russia/Iran are going to maintain pressure on ISIS/Syrian rebels while these "negotiations" drag on, it strengthens the hand of Assad and Russia/Iran's interests, especially since the US still seems to have "regime change of Assad" as its central point in the negotiations. Ess...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 19:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161917

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

The oil fracking industry coming back up at some later point in time is not the point -- the loans for the fracking companies that are in trouble right now are already bad and will result in a market downturn, even if transient.
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 10:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 146581

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

link IS is going to fight the "idol worshippers of the Lashkar" it seems -- gratuitous insult of the Paki Lashkars along with "hindu cow worshippers...seems a little forced -- seems like the Paki Army is now going to pretend that its irregulars are now ISIS. That should give the Indi...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 10:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)
Replies: 655
Views: 43479

Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

The annual rankings are compiled under the auspices of the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania. Ranking is done by the US -- highly self-serving no doubt, which is not surprising. What is mildly smelly is Brookings India's ranking as top Indian think ta...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 08:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Eastern Europe/Ukraine [Feb 6th 2015]
Replies: 1138
Views: 64715

Re: Eastern Europe/Ukraine [Feb 6th 2015]

US sending troops to EU to fight the evil russians Now that the US's ISIS gambit has been stymied by Russia -- they are raising the game in Europe to make Russia spend more on its military. The long game by the US is to keep drawing Russia into conflicts while the russian economy is in a downturn -...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 07:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 30855

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Mehbooba Mufti has paki qualities in spades -- she wants to renegotiate the PDP-BJP alliance without giving anything and taking more from the central govt. She will force governor's rule and then provoke the paki jihadis in the Kashmir valley to create unrest to give governor's rule a bad name, to r...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 07:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

vayu tuvan wrote:Who? Citizen Kane?


I meant someone who could vote in the US election. Blame auto-correct for the capitalization of the C.
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

ThiruV: There are a lot of, as you say, "sphincters" in both UCI and UC Riverside. All sepoys onlee. This petition is by other Indian origina faculty from places other than UCI/UCR. You would think these "academics" would actually want to look at other points of view, especially...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

So US academics like Christine Fair seem to think that requiring to forge partner ships with Indians for a study on Indian religions can be challenged in court..that's a new one. Is that because UC Irvine is a publicly funded school? Or is CFair talking through an orifice not on her face, like she d...
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

US is protecting the Paki army's interests by bombing the ISIS radio station, and not doing anyone else any favors. ISIS radio is more likely to recruit from pakistan than afghanisthan.
by member_29325
03 Feb 2016 01:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

This is going to come up if he is nominated and may go to SC to sort out. If that was the case, it would have been done for Obama -- no one really thinks the SC is going to disagree with the congress on this one, given that the current interpretation has been around for a really long time. There is...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

Isn't the department at Stanford, that this Truschke is a faculty of, funded by a Paki, with the specific aim of glorifying the Mughals? Unable to determine who is funding sooth asia studies in Stanford, but won't be surprised if it was a paki. won't be the first time. Christine Fair, who is appare...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 22:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

Narayana Murthy exposes his genius once again

Just goes to show a lot of money in your pocket can't buy you common sense. Maybe this moron should put his own money towards his idea before asking for the govt. to spend billions of US $s to improve the US workforce.
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

Unfortunately, the term "natural born" is in the constitution. Congress cannot make a law or clarify it without amending the constitution. It will have to be interpreted by the judiciary. There is no one contesting the congress's interpretation at this time, so this is all mostly irreleva...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/open-letter-UCI All the Indian sepoys in US academia are not up in arms about some chairs being funded in the UC Irvine by hindu philanthropists. And a certain academic by the name of "Audrey Trushke" has come up with another pile of horsesh!t about "...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 21:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 30855

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

Mehbooba is intent on dissolving the assembly and forcing a re-election while giving the impression to voters that it is all the fault of the center. She is just another paki-wannabe who has no intention of bringing political stability in J&K. Dissolving J&K assembly seems imminent since the...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

When this issue was brought up against McCain the congress rallied but Cruz's isn't liked by more than a handful of his palls even within the tea party and freedom caucus so its unlikely, Reminds me of this interview I read somewhere Reporter: You seem to have taken an instant dislike to cruz befor...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 416
Views: 30855

Re: J&K News and Discussion-2015

India is a strange country. It actually pays for the hotel, hospital and security bills of separatists and crypto-terrorists. Mehbooba and her supporters all red-blooded pro-paki jihadis -- without diluting the imbalance in the skewed representation (compared to numbers) of the valley jihadi scum, ...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 20:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

Question is settled for passing on citizenship through father, not mother. Women have traditionally had fewer rights under English Common Law. US laws are not based on british common laws. link to law review And Congress has made equally clear from the time of the framing of the Constitution to the...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Relations : News and Discussion- II
Replies: 4037
Views: 177237

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

As long as at least one of the parent was US citizen at time of birth, citizens are considered natural-born rather than naturalized citizens. Presidential candidates cannot be naturalized citizens and none of them were. Raising questions about Ted Cruz's birthplace was a dickmove by Trump's campaign...
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 07:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

Russians have learnt a few lessons about p*ss negotiations where the US/NATO are involved, after the Ukraine experience. Treachery and reneging on agreements are the baseline of such negotiations. Good thinking there to not stop any ops against the KSA-USA run "rebel" scumbags.
by member_29325
02 Feb 2016 07:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 170489

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

Turks are shelling across the syrian border and pretending that they are doing it because someone from syria is shooting at border schools -- such uttter pakiness in display from the turks. Of course, turdogan thinks he is starting byzantium V 2.0 so not too surprising.
by member_29325
01 Feb 2016 22:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)
Replies: 655
Views: 43479

Re: Indian Interests (09-08-2014)

Why is Brookings India different from Brookings US? It is directly related by people, even if not money. It seems like a false classification there. Brookings India has hardly made a mark and has been around for only a couple of years. Seems like BI is being pimped up as being more than it actually ...
by member_29325
01 Feb 2016 22:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 897
Views: 161917

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

KSA is hurting multiple economies simultaneously, US's shale markets are going to collapse in the coming months, because of all the bad loans behind it. But KSA will also have a problem in their hands soon enough because of the enormous subsidies to Saudi citizens is not sustainable if profits are s...

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