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by ricky_v
20 Mar 2020 09:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://academic.oup.com/nsr/advance-article/doi/10.1093/nsr/nwaa036/5775463 Population genetic analyses of 103 SARS-CoV-2 genomes indicated that these viruses evolved into two major types (designated L and S), that are well defined by two different SNPs that show nearly complete linkage across the...
by ricky_v
20 Mar 2020 06:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 952
Views: 201568

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Gents, i am now wandering into heavy ct territory, please indulge me in this and let the post stay up. http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584648293176.png http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584650130869.png http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584649528946.jpg http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584649446995.png http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584649126767.p...
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 14:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

They are already planning it i believe, 2000$/month, 750$/month in aus, 500$/month in canada. Too early to get a grip, though many currencies are also tanking.
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://archive.is/JaYZq#selection-1353.46-1357.176 4% this quarter and 14% next quarter, and for the year is likely to shrink 1.5%, a JP Morgan economist said on Wednesday, in one of the most dire forecasts yet issued for the potential hit from the coronavirus epidemic. U.S. chief economist Michae...
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 09:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

This was three days ago in France: France will be right up there with Italy and Spain soon. In the name of stupidity us, france and brazil have a lot in common. When unis were closed in france, people utilized the time socializing and relaxing walking around paree, brazil held the carnival during t...
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 05:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The mark of the beast....
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by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 05:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 952
Views: 201568

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

Flying under the radar, greece's border force is stopping thousands of "refugees" from entering europe from turkey. http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584565891414.jpg http://www.ekathimerini.com/250770/article/ekathimerini/news/greece-averts-push-at-northeastern-border Guards and police holding the n...
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 05:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 952
Views: 201568

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

The roots are already sown towards fascism in a sense, italy is for nationalizing alitalia, no firings for atleast 6 months. There are already articles about the de-coupling of us and china. At the very least, the general consensus is to bring pharma manufacturing back to their own trusted regions. ...
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 05:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

You forgot, He was also drafted into HP Ranji team for just 1-2 matches so that he could qualify for board positions :) Anyways he is too small a player still for any serious spotlight. why suddenly him ?and what does "charged (by the public)" mean ??? Villified by the public, judgement d...
by ricky_v
19 Mar 2020 05:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The game has moved to Spain, those stupid fukers held a feminist march in the midst of the breakout and now it is on the way to overtake italy. https://www.foxnews.com/world/spain-coronavirus-lockdown-prime-minister-wife-infected-european-union-borders https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-812630...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 18:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am being sarcastic, sir, look at the existing disease from the same family, i must add, heck no vaccine for sars for 17 years. Also look at the previous post of the presence of ADE in coronaviruses which is one of the major hindrances to vaccine development, basically the medics are unsure to how ...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 17:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

As per wiki, wuhan is in the same classification as the following diseases, positive single stranded rna virus. West nile virus recognized-1937 Vaccine developed -No MERS-Middle East respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus-2012 Vaccine developed -No Rhinovirus-the common cold Vaccine developed -No ...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 17:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

More vaccine info http://i.4cdn.org/pol/1584521066018.png https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12725690 Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) occurs when non-neutralizing antiviral proteins facilitate virus entry into host cells, leading to increased infectivity in the cells. Some cells do not have th...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 17:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://archive.is/ufDZK The World Health Organization is considering "airborne precautions" for medical staff after a new study showed the coronavirus can survive in the air in some settings. The virus is transmitted through droplets, or little bits of liquid, mostly through sneezing or ...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 16:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Wanted to talk about this after the delhi riot(?), but was prescribred mandatory r&r by the mods, does anyone have a handle on anurag thakur? The person has been involved in every major bjp protest and yet has never been charged. I first watched him during the unfurling of the tricolor in J&...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

The following image shows the incompetence of the who, not unrelated.
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by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 07:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.inquirer.com/health/coronavirus/philadelphia-police-coronavirus-covid-pandemic-arrests-jail-overcrowding-larry-krasner-20200317.html One day after Philadelphia courts closed until April 1 to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw notified commanders Tue...
by ricky_v
18 Mar 2020 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I am not related to the medical field, but there is a lot of misinformation / excess information regarding the wuhan virus, here are a few primers from a layman's perspective. What is a vaccine? A vaccine is a preparation of the entity that has a potential to cause harm in weakened state. Simply put...
by ricky_v
17 Mar 2020 13:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

For people clamouring for vaccines, no vaccines have yet been made for SARS or mers, SARS was in 2003. The ones trialled on animals has been fatal. Hopes for vaccine development, testing and deployment are futile.
by ricky_v
16 Mar 2020 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/isis-issues-coronavirus-travel-advice-terrorists-should-avoid-europe-5m89dvjjw The Isis terrorist group is steering clear of Europe because of the coronavirus. Having previously urged its supporters to attack European cities, the group is now advising members to “...
by ricky_v
16 Mar 2020 05:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Hello guys, i trust i come bearing good news https://twitter.com/scott_mintzer/status/1239290389963714562 I’ve been in touch with an intensivist at a Seattle hospital with one of the highest numbers of COVID-19 admissions in the US. They’ve been too exhausted to post much themselves, so I am conveyi...
by ricky_v
16 Mar 2020 05:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/15/coronavirus-germany-tries-to-stop-us-luring-away-firm-seeking-vaccine.html Welt am Sonntag quoted an unidentified German government source as saying Trump was trying to secure the scientists’ work exclusively, and would do anything to get a vaccine for the United Sta...
by ricky_v
28 Feb 2020 11:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

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Admin note: Calling for acquiring illegal arms and going out to attack others inside India means immediate ban without warning
by ricky_v
27 Feb 2020 04:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The social contract between citizens and government includes protection, if the citizens are expected to hit the grounds after every move, they might just conclude to cut out the middle man and take on these responsibilities fulltime. One should arm oneself in knowledge and not in paper shields that...
by ricky_v
23 Feb 2020 13:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

I will give you a tldr, since reading does not seem to be your strong suit:
your attitude is the canines attitude in the story, i am asking you to man up, or at the very least stop sermonizing it.
Nothing further.
by ricky_v
23 Feb 2020 12:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

And equally respectfully saaru, who appointed you knight in the shining armour who kicked butt i.e. Jaishankar? The same "obsequious" GOI headed by Modi. The same Modi who did nothing in retaliation for Obama wagging his finger at him! So what gives? My point exactly, modi appointed jaish...
by ricky_v
23 Feb 2020 12:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

1. Only time will tell if we are walking into a prepared setup. 2. What Trump will say on "religious persecution in India" is still a matter of conjecture. However, Alice Wells too made a trip a while back and did utter something and that was so insignificant that I don't even recall it. ...
by ricky_v
22 Feb 2020 11:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://twitter.com/jenniferatntd/status/1231081291828858881
Dr Zhong Nanshan’s team successfully isolated #COVID2019 from urine of patients. Can experts tell us what this means? Another channel for the #coronavirus to spread? Official Chinese report at
by ricky_v
22 Feb 2020 05:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://nypost.com/2020/02/21/cult-megachurch-suspected-of-spreading-coronavirus-in-south-korea/ Members of a controversial South Korean megachurch labeled a “cult” could be responsible for spreading the deadly coronavirus throughout the country, according to a new report. Authorities are eyeing th...
by ricky_v
19 Feb 2020 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5352
Views: 935029

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.cfr.org/article/field-guide-us-india-trade-tensions India is the largest market for California almonds, accounting for about $600 million in 2018 exports according to the California Almond Board. Chickpeas, of which India is one of the world’s largest buyers, were hit with [PDF] a 10 pe...
by ricky_v
15 Feb 2020 04:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5798
Views: 838430

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Yes, it is weird that news pertaining to the greatest ally is not commonplace in the us https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Liberty_incident The USS Liberty incident was an attack on a United States Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft and Israeli Navy m...
by ricky_v
13 Feb 2020 12:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5798
Views: 838430

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The freedom is off the charts, what useful slaves the jooos possess. https://citizentruth.org/journalist-abby-martin-sues-state-of-georgia-over-law-requiring-pledge-of-allegiance-to-israel/ fter refusing to sign a pledge of allegiance to the state of Israel, the state of Georgia shut down a media li...
by ricky_v
13 Feb 2020 12:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411907

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

https://www.rediff.com/news/interview/aaps-win-beginning-of-hindu-appeasement-politics/20200213.htm AAP's victory is perhaps the beginning of Hindu appeasement politics in India. Till now, many different political parties, including the Congress, indulged in Muslim appeasement. This is one experime...
by ricky_v
09 Feb 2020 13:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9834
Views: 1149789

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Mystery disease in nigeria, apologies in advance if it turns out to be different than wuhan virus; africa being africa, it can be literally anything. https://guardian.ng/news/fg-says-strange-disease-in-benue-not-lassa-fever/ Speaking yesterday evening in Abuja, Ehanire explained that “for now, medic...
by ricky_v
05 Feb 2020 14:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015
Replies: 952
Views: 201568

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread - June 2015

This thread is not suited for this post,but as the dance of democracy has not rekindled to the other side of the red sea to warrant a seperate mena thread, here would suffice. https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/02/algeria-role-libya-peace-process-region.html By almost any measure, Alger...
by ricky_v
05 Feb 2020 05:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1600
Views: 292338

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/03/opec-considering-further-500000-bpd-oil-output-cut-sources.html OPEC and its allies are considering cutting their oil output by a further 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) due to the impact on oil demand from the coronavirus, two OPEC sources and a third industry source ...

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