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by periaswamy
04 Nov 2017 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1350
Views: 150322

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Eleven DingDing and Little Un have already kissed and made up. US 0 ChiNoKo-5. All the trillions on $s on fancy acronym weapons is not buying the US a damn thing. Superpower it seems... my foot.
by periaswamy
04 Nov 2017 01:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 281484

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

This is getting out of topic but ...not if the Chinese get to those mineral rights first and start to economically and politically manipulate the global prices (and by extension, the stock markets. Can't allow that to happen. We do not want the same Africa effect to take place in Afghanistan, espec...
by periaswamy
03 Nov 2017 23:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 66910

Re: The Rohingya Menace

Time to reassess relations with Myanmar According to this "think tank", Myanmar is not relevant to India's look east policy, and India should sacrifice Myanmar for Bangladesh. Apparently, this is what this merry band of lame-assed clowns at Takshashila Institution pulled out of their coll...
by periaswamy
02 Nov 2017 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4400
Views: 472225

Re: Internal Security Watch

consider denotifying SIMI as a terrorist group: court Who are these jokers in these courts to assume that they know better than the legislature and executive when it comes to matters of internal security? These guys waste time on such cases, and then demand that the govt. create more "special&...
by periaswamy
01 Nov 2017 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2657
Views: 400067

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Looks like the demi-crat cretins are passing a bill in Congress to stop the bombing of north korea -- clearly the Democrats are NoKo and China's greatest ally.
by periaswamy
01 Nov 2017 03:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Pakis are getting their backsides handed to them on a platter across the LoC, and the local kashmiri jihadi crowd does not have the money to create their terrorism, so unless the pakis in the Congress Party and National Conference come up with some new shenanigans, the paki-jihadis are not going to ...
by periaswamy
29 Oct 2017 10:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1118565

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

vijaykarthik: If we always looked at what is in it for us, there will be no difference between us and China. What else are we supposed to look at? How best to differentiate ourselves from China? What is the value of that kind of thinking? Who gives a damn if we are the same or different from china,...
by periaswamy
29 Oct 2017 10:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1350
Views: 150322

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Won't be surprised if this move to GUBO to NoKo is supported by USA and China, for their own reasons. If SoKo does this, then it shows that US is deliberately aiding (or worse, too weak to resist) China's rise in Asia, not withstanding Trump's BS.
by periaswamy
29 Oct 2017 10:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1118565

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

QUESTION: Nike Ching with the Voice of America. So does United States has the Chinese-led AIIB, Asia Infrastructure and Investment Bank, in mind when Secretary Tillerson was talking about having an alternative financing mechanism in South Asia? AMBASSADOR WELLS: As Secretary of Defense Mattis said,...
by periaswamy
29 Oct 2017 07:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1350
Views: 150322

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

b) is looking more likely at this time, since it is clear that the usual bunch of cretins in the State Dept. are back in charge, after kicking out all of DT's trusted people, and seeing as to how US Pakistan policy is back in the Pakistan, where it has been since 1950s. (They are also pimping Robin ...
by periaswamy
29 Oct 2017 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1350
Views: 150322

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

OTOH, not providing an umbrella to NoKo/Japan would make China the preeminent power to lord over these countries, and this is in line with all "co-sphere of prosperity" stuff that Kissinger and Co have been touting since the 70s, which envisions China and US as "partners in stabilizin...
by periaswamy
29 Oct 2017 03:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1350
Views: 150322

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

"A Nuke in every backyard will ensure world peace" -- Confuseus. Looks like China is teaching NoKo to shift the world towards more nukes -- that should get all the sanctimonious EU and US to reconsider their pompous NPA-type nonsense. The ante is being raised for the US -- now it is a matt...
by periaswamy
28 Oct 2017 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5210
Views: 424584

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

https://twitter.com/newsflicks/status/924146263406399488 Now Christian missionary Max Mueller is a master of Indian vedas once again. Max Mueller Bhavan needs to be renamed, so that the charlatan can be forgotten by Indians. "There is nothing wrong with foreigners interpreting native cultures&...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 22:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 281484

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Anupji, I am in agreement with 1,2, and 3 -- they need a foothold in Afghanisthan to remain relevant and be able influence events in China, India, Russia, Central Asia and the Middle east. I am not too sure about the mineral angle, given that US has the clout to make deals with countries across the ...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 21:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 281484

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

RAND has always been in favor of "working with the paki army".. the excuse given by Jonah Blank here is similar to what a certain TSJ used to throw out when the reason for US not dealing with pakistan for its betrayal. And yet somehow, the US also deliberately stopped cooperation with Cent...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 20:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

CRamS has been repeating this many time Periaswamy thinks "Why is CRamS referring to himself in the third person"? Anyway, None of the INC tools can do much about anything now -- AS Dulat was saying something equally silly about talking to pakistan. The govt. has made its stand clear, so ...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

In our part of world weak/puny nations like US, Russia and china solve their problems 'politically', by using SAM dam dand and bheda in "convincing" the populations. So basically, all you have is sarcasm to back up your ideas. That's just great. Yes, let's just start bombing stuff all ove...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 10:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

so conveniently ignoring my question and expecting me to provide you... I am just asking you questions to understand the outcomes of your plan to lob things across the LAC that will help India. It is okay if you just said stuff without thinking through it. 2. The end goal should be at least get the...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 10:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Pakis are stupid cretins as a rule, so raising the cost of LoC violations made them step back -- it is India's fault for not doing this sooner. But the pakis have always been "tactically brilliant", so they basically sent terrorists into India for decades at great expense to themselves, in...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 10:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

are you serious, pakistanis pounding us through artillery guns? Yes, they have been doing exactly that for a couple of decades, mostly to provide cover for jihadis to infiltrate across the border and commit terrorism in J&K. As a tactic, that makes sense. But what did it buy the pakis in the lo...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

No swamyji, my approach would be to have artillery guns pounding the KKH and the entire LAC to show them who the top dog is in Asia whenever we want them to. For far too long we have been buying time That sounds to me like something the pakis have beem doing to us across the LoC. Do you think that ...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 09:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2657
Views: 400067

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Periaswamy, you have a very wrong understanding of Dharma. Dharma is not a set of rigid rules you need to follow meticulously. Dharma is different for Statecraft. As I said previously, "Deception" is wrong in personal or professional life., But in statecraft, it's a very powerful tool and...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 09:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 281484

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

A delusional enemy is the easiest one to fight -- I am glad the pakis are convinced about their own invincibility. Their 3.5 friends have been reduced to 1 at this point. India could not have achieved this without Paki assistance.
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 09:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

This talk drama has taken a lot of time and mind space ... There can be no political solution of this problem...esp after obor. So basically, "surrender early and often to the chinese" is the only way forward? Did I understand you right? ... If we want to be taken seriously at world stage...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 04:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

chanakyaaji, are you saying this is all about the election, sorry, but I think that does not compute. For one thing, there is continuity between this govt's stance that there will be zero talks with pakistan, there is no "interlocuting" going on here, since the paki groups like hurriyat ar...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 03:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

INC talking head Saiffudin Soz wants Pakistani Hurriyat to be part of center's initiative Not really surprising that the traitorous tools in the INC are pushing for pakistani involvement in J&K affairs, but what is surprising is that they are doing it all very openly when the govt. at the highe...
by periaswamy
27 Oct 2017 00:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

This "Kashmiri Expert" pakijihadi is pretending this is an "interlocutor" and spreading disinfo http://www.rediff.com/news/column/the-bjps-new-mission-kashmir-/20171026.htm The fallacy that if the separatists are not willing to play ball with New Delhi let them 'go to hell' and t...
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 22:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 323972

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Thanks, peregrineji, pakis in the UK are being dealt with very leniently, which of course only emboldens the pakis to new levels of pakiness. And this is how the sun set on the grand brishit empire. There are a lot of open protests in the UK about bringing in the Shariat along with the usual no-go a...
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2657
Views: 400067

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

TKiran: Do you have a different perspective?? I am not sure you have understood the core meaning of that whole dialoguing between Krishna and Arjuna given your point of view. Regardless, The question really is: if it is a fight for survival (and to flourish) in a hostile environment, do you think y...
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 20:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/there-is-no-such-issue-as-kashmir-issue-jitendra-singh-4907868/ MoS Jitendra Singh removes all the hullaballoo by the BJP crowd and journalists about "interlocutors" that don't exist. “Yeh interlocutor nahin hai, Kahan likha hai interlocutor, Kis ord...
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 20:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 281484

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Just a matter of time before the Pakis come up with Doxy, where an express donkey-cart is just one phone call away.
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 323972

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

"UK Terror Czar says don't jail islamic hate preachers" Amazing how stupid cretins rise to such positions -- this is the US democrat/hillary line that "right wing extremism is as much a threat as islamist terrorism". But it is happening to Briturds, so this is all quite OK. This ...
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2657
Views: 400067

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Rudradevji, nice one. The offshore balancing of India and China is clearly part of their current thinking, along with Balancing the Iran/Qatar vs. KSA/Turkey/Egypt combine in west asia. Maybe I am missing something, but I do not see any rethinking of old paradigms going on anywhere in the US FPE, or...
by periaswamy
26 Oct 2017 01:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2657
Views: 400067

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Best not to speculate until the final details of the case are out -- if this is not pre-meditated, but some sort of an accident, it is something that could happen to anyone, so some empathy may be warranted. Just shows how easy it is to have a family destroyed in one night, forever.
by periaswamy
25 Oct 2017 21:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2657
Views: 400067

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/syria/2017-10-24/moderate-face-al-qaeda?cid=%3Fcid%3Dmoderate_face_al_qaeda_paywall_free_twitter_102417 The sh*t-for-brains crowd in the US State Dept. and their cronies that run Foreign Affairs are now writing articles that "al qaeda" that destroye...
by periaswamy
25 Oct 2017 05:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 580881

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Premji, your are likely correct, as PoK/GB resolution has to be a political resolution, GoI would have to invite groups in PoK/GB to similar talks just like they are inviting groups in J&K, as part of a coherent strategy for the whole of J&K.
by periaswamy
25 Oct 2017 03:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 5210
Views: 424584

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/taj-mahal-controversy-sangeet-som-blot-remark-bjp-yogi-adityanath-mughal-empire-4903344/ For example, the people who composed and recited the Rig Veda for centuries were a beef-eating, horse-sacrificing lot. Medieval Hindu rulers desecrated one anoth...
by periaswamy
25 Oct 2017 02:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Combating Terrorism Using Soft Power
Replies: 170
Views: 17657

Re: Combating Terrorism Using Soft Power

Avtarji, that link points to some 60s BBC TV show called "Joe 90, world agent"? Am I missing something?
by periaswamy
25 Oct 2017 01:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 574
Views: 66910

Re: The Rohingya Menace

link External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has advised Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi not to "destroy" her image over her stance on the Rohingya issue as Myanmar's military actions in Rakhine state sparked a global outrage. Swaraj referred to...

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