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by Kati
14 Oct 2017 16:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3055
Views: 240426

Re: Iran News and Discussions

Trump-baba is under extreme pressure from the oil lobby to pick a fight with Iran which can help create tension, and hence jack up the price. Currently there is excess oil inventory, and the oil lobby dominated by a particular ME tribe is salivating to the prospect of selling that oil at a higher pr...
by Kati
16 Sep 2017 08:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

One of our major faults is not having subtle control media just as Uncle and Auntie have over theirs. Before making any major foreign policy decision, Uncle-Auntie's pliant media starts beating the drum at the tune of their respective govt. Dish out their POV through the media thoroughly, holding de...
by Kati
02 Sep 2017 01:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

Man charged with trying to steal robotics firm trade secrets [Associated Press] September 1, 2017 BOSTON (AP) — A dual Chinese and Canadian citizen tried to steal valuable trade secrets from a Massachusetts surgical robotics company, federal prosecutors said. Dong "Kevin" Liu, 44, was spot...
by Kati
27 Aug 2017 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

It should dawn to Uncle/NATO that they can't have any face-saving exit strategy or any other feasible solution from Afghanistan without a local assistance. TSP is playing a double game, and Uncle knows it very well. But since during Soviet intervention in Afghanistan TSP and Uncle went to bed togeth...
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 19:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Can the Balochis be tapped to do the work for India vs tsp and Taliban? In return make the Balochistan cause Indias... Rake it up everywhere, provide moral support and muscle to their freedom struggle. In any case, there should be no move in Afghanistan without India's support. So far, modi and Co ...
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 18:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

^^^^^^ One Kolkata newspaper has published a pic of Afghan women in 70's walking down the Kabul street wearing mini-skirts + high heels. Apparently that kind of pics were shown to DT by his generals to convince him how liberal Afghanistan was.... and why US should stay there. PATHETIC. The same gene...
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

The only feasible option is to use the Iranian Chabahar port to send me and ammo to Afghanistan, and that too perhaps on the western Hazaara area. But two problems - Iran may try to protect its flank jealously in that area. Secondly, taking Iranian help may tick off Uncle/NATO.
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

What if we convince Afghanistan to allow india to establish a rocket force in Afghanistan. This way, we don't have to get dirty fighting Taliban, and we threaten both taliban and pakistan. Is such an idea feasible ? As far as I know, taliban control around 40% of Afghanistan by land. Is there Afgha...
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 01:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Kati-saar the logistics problem, as I said earlier, is uncle's. If Trump wants us there, he has to open the door or else this whole discussion is mute. An air corridor over pak is very much possible. All pak army and govt has to do is keep quiet and take it lying down. Uncle doesn't help us on mino...
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 01:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a bigger fish to fry. I wonder how we couldn't sharpen our mettle by instigating Shias in Gilgit-Baltistan. That is a very critical area, and will put all those parties on their toes who want to exclude Bharat from Afghanistan meeting.
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 01:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Again, all these discussions are hypothetical. If Uncle is serious enough, and want to have a serious equal relationship in Afghanistan, then let them start a secret negotiation. if they assure us safe supply lines, and at least a billion$ as compensation (why not, if they can pay TSP $2.5 billion a...
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 01:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

I don't think Uncle will leave Afghanistan totally. They want to maintain a large base with at least 5k soldiers, and call the shots. They just want to stop their own casualty and reduce the heavy drain on the check-book.
by Kati
26 Aug 2017 01:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

We need to be a bit smarter in Afghanistan. First, the problems: Americans don't have the staying power. Everybody is biding time till they go away. Whoever we arm can switch to Taliban the next day. Tribal and religious loyalty is more than the national loyalty. At this rate, it'll be very quickly...
by Kati
25 Aug 2017 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Let me add one more point to the above ^^^^^ We are already projecting our soft power in Afghanistan in a massive way. We are bringing in Afghan security personnel in Bharat and training them in batches. We are encouraging Afghan NGOs, and training them silently. We are helping Afghanistan with infr...
by Kati
25 Aug 2017 22:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

How are we going to send our logistics and resources to Afghanistan in a massive way? We have to be at the mercy of Iran or Tajikistan (i.e., Russia). Iran will extract a heavier pound of flesh for cozying up with Uncle. Russia will dilly-dally in granting permission to go through Tajikistan, given...
by Kati
25 Aug 2017 09:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Without any further clarifications as well as concrete actions against TSP by Great Khan Bharat's direct military involvement will be a headache. It could end up being a trap too for Bharat too where we'll be left high and dry while Khan withdraws its personnel and hardware. One major bottle-neck i...
by Kati
25 Aug 2017 08:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

Uncle makes first arrest of Chinese national over cyber attack.... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/24/technology/chinese-national-arrested-cyberattacks.html The Chinese hacker lives in Shanghai, but has been arrested at LAX. The article is totally silent about how the arrest has been made. Apparentl...
by Kati
23 Aug 2017 19:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India in Afghanistan
Replies: 48
Views: 4805

Re: India in Afghanistan

Without any further clarifications as well as concrete actions against TSP by Great Khan Bharat's direct military involvement will be a headache. It could end up being a trap too for Bharat too where we'll be left high and dry while Khan withdraws its personnel and hardware. One major bottle-neck is...
by Kati
20 Aug 2017 21:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

Chinese are pushing us to escalate the situation. Given the fact that they attacked with iron rods and stones, may be with an intention to severely injure or kill our soldier without even firing bullet. They want the conflict and want us to fire the first bullet. This is time to being clever and us...
by Kati
13 Aug 2017 19:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

China is trying to undercut all other air carriers by offering lower price, which is attracting a lot of desi passengers. However, I would say that exercise caution, or if possible avoid all Chinese carriers. Check their customer service ratings online to get an idea. ... Flew by Air China several t...
by Kati
13 Aug 2017 19:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

Doklam standoff: Amid heightened tension, Indian insulted at Shanghai airport

https://www.newsbytesapp.com/timeline/W ... n-citizens
by Kati
13 Aug 2017 19:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1069076

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

Just in:

China Eastern Airlines ‘Misbehaves’ With Indian Passenger, Govt Takes Up Matter With Beijing

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/ch ... 27773.html
by Kati
08 Jul 2017 17:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3038
Views: 145463

Re: Positive News from the USA

How Uncle deports its own citizens as aliens in thousands .....

http://jacquelinestevens.org/StevensVSP18.32011.pdf

(Save the above well-researched document. It may vanish any time.)
by Kati
05 Apr 2017 06:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 844963

Re: Levant crisis - III

World Syria’s Civil War Produces a Clear Winner: Hezbollah Maria Abi-Habib,The Wall Street Journal Sun, Apr 2 8:31 PM PDT Comments Sign in to like Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email Few wars have seen such a tangle of combatants as Syria’s, from obscure and morphing rebel groups to Russians, Turks, ...
by Kati
23 Mar 2017 22:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 802
Views: 69852

Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

New book on Italy's rape of Africa reveals Churchill's odious role in using poison gas against "uncivilised tribes" http://www.thenational.ae/arts-life/the-review/book-review-the-addis-ababa-massacre-when-ethiopia-ran-blood#full Book review: The Addis Ababa Massacre, when Ethiopia ran bloo...
by Kati
23 Mar 2017 04:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 267127

Re: Understanding US thread-III

A must listen/watch/read program ...

Who and how funded Trump...

http://www.npr.org/2017/03/22/521083950 ... -for-years
by Kati
30 Jan 2017 09:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding US thread-III
Replies: 3131
Views: 267127

Re: Understanding US thread-III

This is the best time to hammer those US based "sick-u-liars" (read Angana Chatterjee and her ilks). I haven't seen any signature campaign by these hypocrites to slam the Trump Govt citing "intolerance". This is the time for them to do award/degree/reward Wapasi. .... Do we have ...
by Kati
29 Jan 2017 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: A new world order .. why India should initiate a south Asian union
Replies: 40
Views: 5095

Re: A new world order .. why India should initiate a south Asian union

We should call it Federation of the Indian Subcontinent....
This will put TSP in a bind to join the federation, and thus making it easier to exclude them by their own action.
by Kati
28 Jan 2017 01:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697488

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

After Nov 8th, I have been asked by dubious parties in Bharat if they could send bundles of rupee cash to foreign land so that NRIs could help
in converting those into legal tender.
by Kati
26 Dec 2016 01:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697488

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Please forward the following info to the higher-ups. Did an extensive survey of public sector bank branches in the eastern part of Kolkata , often talking to bank employees, customers waiting in line, security guards, etc. over the last two weeks in person. 1. Absolutely no long line there any more....
by Kati
16 Nov 2016 10:26
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV
Replies: 929
Views: 71320

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Esteemed BRFites,.... with due respect, instead of comparing desis with DT-supporters, please steer the topic to a more relevant one.
.... DT's Sec of State may go to Rudy Giuliani. At least his name is strongly being considered, as per NPR. What do we know about his Indo-pak bend?
by Kati
12 Nov 2016 13:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697488

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

[Let me try to address the long question Shiv-saar asked about demonetisation. may be too trivial, but seems like some BRFites are having trivial questions.] 1. Suppose there is Rs. 1000 in the economy out of which rs. 100 in small denominations, and remaining Rs. 900 in large denominations. 2. Out ...
by Kati
12 Nov 2016 01:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697488

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Just to share my personal experience ... A few years back we bought a small flat in Kolkata, and after the day we made the last installment to the promoter we suddenly get a letter from the IT dept demanding to prove that all transactions were done legally. So we had to rush with all bank passbooks,...
by Kati
11 Nov 2016 02:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 170343

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Pardon me if this has been posted before.

Quite an interesting article .....

http://michaelmoore.com/trumpwillwin/
by Kati
10 Nov 2016 12:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 697488

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Here is one scheme reported by a Kolkata-based newspaper which apparently is making rounds. Due to PM-JDY a lot of poor rural folks have opened new bank accounts with very little balance most of the time. Political crooks are getting hold of these poor folks, sometimes in connivance with local bank ...
by Kati
02 Nov 2016 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 170343

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Huma Abedin joined WH as an intern when she was 19, and stayed with the Clintons ever since. She is one of the main reasons why Pakistani Americans are very big donors to Clinton fund.
by Kati
09 Sep 2016 09:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 89219

Re: China Watch Thread-I

Beijing will hold 'necessary talks' with Air China over London travel advice http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/08/beijing-will-hold-necessary-talks-with-air-china-over-london-travel-advice.html excerpts: ......... Hua was responding to a furor that erupted after CNBC drew attention to a feature on London...
by Kati
16 May 2016 08:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2507
Views: 210774

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Nizami, JEI chief has been executed. Some tid-bits: Nizami (Matiur Rahaman), head of JeI was instrumental in forming current Islamic Chattra Shibir (student wing of JeI) before BD was born. He also helped set up Al Badr and Razakars - the two notorious groups who carried out the massacre of bengali...
by Kati
03 Apr 2016 03:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Levant crisis.(Israel,SYRIA,Lebanon,etc) - II
Replies: 4115
Views: 131203

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

This Azeri-Armenian flare up is very interesting. 1. Azerbaijan, though a predominantly Shia muslim country, have had a series of tussles with Iran, and it is being strongly wooed by Israel. 2. Azerbaizan has been licking its wounds since 1994 ever since Nagorno-Karabach has become a defacto indepen...

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