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by PrasadZ
03 Dec 2011 23:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 584801

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Are you citing this to say, supercomputer is useless for drug discovery, since India only has 4? Was your original cite to suggest that china is discovering drugs?! :rotfl: Supercomps are tools. Let us know when these achieve something of value China aint the first to challenge the US in building s...
by PrasadZ
17 Nov 2011 04:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 431
Views: 28816

Re: India-China News and Discussion

Shanghai has not had indians trained by the army bombing them. Bombay has pakistans trained by the army doing so. If this qualitative difference is unknown and unacknowledged, we can only blame the CPC which promotes pakistan as a good friend to the chinese. Do note indians blame the govt, not the ...
by PrasadZ
13 Nov 2011 15:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 431
Views: 28816

Re: India-China News and Discussion

Even the forums in EU and US will delete the posters they don’t like. It is kind of boring that Indians use the freedom of speech to despise Chinese. Wang from shanghai called shen ting in hong kong to tell her "there is only one communist party. It is not like supermarket outlets where you ca...
by PrasadZ
13 Nov 2011 14:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-China News and Discussion
Replies: 431
Views: 28816

Re: India-China News and Discussion

3. From the perspective of nations. The relationship of countries is a process of one against another. Most Indian felt angry for China’s supporting Pakistan, they think to be a friend of India must stop the relationship with Pakistan first. This point of view is kinda ridiculous. Because there are...
by PrasadZ
04 Nov 2011 08:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 834296

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

Nope, I do not think that China would be bothered a lot more than other countries. Is it that China fought direct wars with the mightier nuclear USA and USSR? Mighty USA and mighty Russia have been brought down by puny Pakistan. Mighty China has only seen defeat in any battle of any consequence. El...
by PrasadZ
31 Oct 2011 15:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 401309

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Been reading "The Party" by Richard Mc Gregor and found the 5th chapter "Why we fight" very interesting. The book was published in 2010 and aims to explain how CPC and communism remain relevant in modern China. A few nuggets from ch 5 that might be of interest to others on here :...
by PrasadZ
21 Oct 2011 20:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 756639

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Again you handicapped us by not posting the whole interview. His remarks about the cycle of Palestine intafida is same as Kashmir terrorism cycle. His remarks about Israelis (~2000 years stateless) is same as Indians. Only there was a 1000 year difference. His remarks about the lifafa book skills o...
by PrasadZ
21 Oct 2011 20:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 756639

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Came across this interview of edward luttwak by chance. Sounded a little like an old doc on this forum :) http://www.tabletmag.com/news-and-politics/76739/qa-edward-luttwak/?all=1 Some members may recognize similar libraries! Most of what he says applies to Indians too. Suggest people read the arti...
by PrasadZ
21 Oct 2011 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US Strategic News and Discussion
Replies: 14521
Views: 756639

Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Came across this interview of edward luttwak by chance. Sounded a little like an old doc on this forum :)

http://www.tabletmag.com/news-and-polit ... wak/?all=1
by PrasadZ
13 Oct 2011 10:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Vietnam - News & Discussions
Replies: 178
Views: 18132

Re: Vietnam - News & Discussions

the front page today is more india friendly ! maybe, they listened in on the conversation yesterday :)
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by PrasadZ
12 Oct 2011 10:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Vietnam - News & Discussions
Replies: 178
Views: 18132

Re: Vietnam - News & Discussions

Went to Vietnam recently. We have more in common culturally... Shocked to see the number of Hindu Relics sprinkled randomly in the Country side. One of the must see places is the Cham Museum in Danang which has a ton of Hindu Cham Relics.... The Cham are Malay like people, replaced by the northern ...
by PrasadZ
03 Oct 2011 07:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US Policy on Jammu and Kashmir
Replies: 128
Views: 6637

Re: US Policy on Jammu and Kashmir

The US knows what we have to offer and have asked us for it, with repeated overtures on multiple occasions. We have never taken up the overture because they have to first recognize our national imperatives of territorial integrity, and support it without condition. Otherwise, why would we trust the...
by PrasadZ
03 Oct 2011 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US Policy on Jammu and Kashmir
Replies: 128
Views: 6637

Re: US Policy on Jammu and Kashmir

Indo-US co operation (and time/energy consuming negotiation) on India's western borders reduces american ability to co operate with India on SEA. Sounds about right to me, but could you explain the part highlighted in red. Why do you say that? @shiv, I should rephrase it as "reduces american N...
by PrasadZ
02 Oct 2011 09:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: US Policy on Jammu and Kashmir
Replies: 128
Views: 6637

Re: US Policy on Jammu and Kashmir

India US cooperation on Pakistan benefits both India and the US more than any of the other options. No matter what China or Pakistan do their own scores cannot be raised much by India US cooperation. But I still need to check for faults in this last statement, especially the fallout of China accomm...
by PrasadZ
14 Sep 2011 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist attack on Delhi High Court
Replies: 518
Views: 38423

Re: Terrorist attack on Delhi High Court

You know it's difficult to say what I'm going to say without putting my foot in my mouth - but I will say it anyway. India has (at a guess) 400 million people under 15. Not all are going to become engineers. But living in Bangalore - a city that was sleepy and hardly "cosmopolitan" 40 yea...
by PrasadZ
06 Sep 2011 21:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 834296

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

You need to revisit your history book a little bit, and see what countries PRC had fought war with, when push came to shovel, and what are the records of them. Lemme think. Vietnam gave china a bloody nose, japan did far worse n amreeka just needs to "consider" arms sales around chinese b...
by PrasadZ
27 Aug 2011 16:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 834296

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

This is really a non-issue. I don't really get why the Indians are always afraid of some sort of massive attack from China.. I agree. For me, chinas rise is a welcome indicator of indian potential, a sporting rivalry, not a territorial or ideological one Territorial expansions are simply not in the...
by PrasadZ
05 Jul 2011 11:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011
Replies: 6593
Views: 834296

Re: China Military Watch - Jan 11, 2011

No need for shivers from the lizard .Of course we should not be complacent or take them lightly. IN fact we should not take any one lightly , East Timor , Somalia , Zimbawe , Burkina Faso etc. None of these people I tell you . :rotfl: kakkad-ji you made my day!! We find chinese propaganda clumsy bu...
by PrasadZ
07 Jun 2011 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Vietnam - News & Discussions
Replies: 178
Views: 18132

Re: Vietnam - News & Discussions

^^ What are people's impressions of India and Indians? pro India or pro China? Please give us a report on Ho Chi Min City. :) Thanks I can only talk of "mango viet". They are pro india for sure, more in hanoi than hcmc. it may be due to stronger anti china feelings in the north or the ind...
by PrasadZ
07 Jun 2011 15:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Vietnam - News & Discussions
Replies: 178
Views: 18132

Re: Vietnam - News & Discussions

Originally posted by kmkraoind Published on Jun 05, 2011 By K. Oanh Ha Facebook Call Prompts Protest Marches in Vietnam Over Dispute With China: Bloomberg Young Vietnamese, spurred by calls on Facebook and other social media, marched through Hanoi to protest China’s recent actions in disputed terri...
by PrasadZ
05 May 2011 08:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -II
Replies: 4264
Views: 313165

Re: Future Strategic Scenario for the Indian Subcontinent -I

New Burma port 'to become trade corridor' Ital-Thai Development, Thailand's half-century old construction firm, is building a deep-sea port linked to an industrial estate, with oil and gas pipelines, roads and railways on 40,000 hectares in Dawei, previously called Tavoy, in southern Burma. A port ...
by PrasadZ
03 May 2011 15:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: News - Osama Bin Laden - killed In Pakistan
Replies: 2848
Views: 249592

Re: Breaking News - Osama Bin Laden - killed In Pakistan

Many outside America want an end to the policies that may produce more bin Ladens, Geo TV's Hamid Mir writes in Economic Times I wrote a polite reply that I hope gets published .. Bin Laden fulfilled his promise. He never surrendered. As Adam Lankford at FP says this is simply propaganda. Someone w...
by PrasadZ
28 Mar 2011 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 401309

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

China's new economic power fans fear, BBC poll finds Compared to BBC World Service polling in 2005, negative views of China's growing economic power rose - and are now in the majority - in the US, France, Canada, Germany and Italy. Hmmm .. curious phrasing when China gets positive views .. Negative...
by PrasadZ
23 Mar 2011 10:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009
Replies: 3245
Views: 401309

Re: People's Republic of China Nov 22, 2009

Meanwhile, a new blog by a Chinese poster is catching attention http://chinaoverindia.blogspot.com/ Point of This Blog I'm not affiliated with the propaganda department of the Chinese Communist Party. Instead, my blog is a response to the Superpower Race theme of Indian commentary. Since around 2005...
by PrasadZ
16 Mar 2011 16:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

Lalmohan wrote:rajesh-ji, hat-tip is due

mine topi too !
by PrasadZ
12 Mar 2011 21:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

1. Precisely, AND China is the most formidable competitor to the US in the immediate and long term future...So its a bit silly to talk of foreign relations in terms of "X bad", "Y good".. True that ! And yet so many out here (incl you) talk of China bad, US good .. Hydrocarbons ...
by PrasadZ
11 Mar 2011 18:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

Let me make a prediction. Of course it is easy to make predictions when no one can catch you out and say "Nyahaha haa you were wrong!". But despite that I will make a prediction. And if I am right - you heard it here first. The US will pull out of AfPak. Before that they will get a "...
by PrasadZ
03 Mar 2011 19:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

There is a sports adage "get your retribution in first". I can wish india did that but i seriously doubt my wishes r horses :wink: But lets try work out a step by step retribution China builds a rail line to pakistan >> we develop haiphong China threatens troops on north east >> we raise a...
by PrasadZ
03 Mar 2011 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

well... the indian mindset (as amply demonstrated on BRF) is 1. first the british did x,y,z to us 2. then the americans did m,n,o to us 3. now the chinese will do p,q,r to us isnt it better to start talking about what india will do? Well put ! Though (as a client) TSP will most likely take advantag...
by PrasadZ
02 Mar 2011 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

PRC seeks to dominate the south china sea since that is their karma bhoomi. And I guess Afghanistan was also FSU's karma bhoomi! Maybe it was FSU's karma bhoomi ! And you know how the US gamed it, isnt it? They took on FSU where FSU aimed to demonstrate influence. If the south china sea is where PR...
by PrasadZ
02 Mar 2011 12:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

(2) China vs India (and TSP) Regardless of what kind of power China is vis a vis the US, the Chinese attitudes towards India are far from friendly. Whether it was occupying the buffer state of Tibet (50s), direct attack across the IB (60s), conventional support to TSP (70s), nuclear support to TSP ...
by PrasadZ
28 Feb 2011 19:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

Is china really the equal of america?!! America arms n threatens china on its borders with taiwan, south korea, philippines n now, india. Whats china's threat to america? Pakistan? Really?!!! China has a border with india n has had one border war. Sure, the enmity is understandable. But this country...
by PrasadZ
28 Feb 2011 15:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions
Replies: 3933
Views: 584801

Re: PRC Economy and Industry: News and Discussions

Geez, Vina. Don't count your chicken before they hatch. CCP always sets a growth goal and then over shoots it Geez, ashi .. that is a problem with fiscal management, statistics and prioritisation, is it not? And about those chickens and the race, yep .. this is a 5000 year race and we can wait 17 y...
by PrasadZ
28 Feb 2011 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles
Replies: 848
Views: 65111

Re: The US and China in Pakistan - their respective roles

It just gives greater incentive to them to keep TSP alive as a thorn in India's backside. The biggest loser of India's rise will be China. The Anglo-Urope might not like it, but India is too far away from their borders, to be a major issue. They will have other domestic issues to worry about then. ...
by PrasadZ
21 Feb 2011 15:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 304434

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

5. On a more basic level, the US/Western vision and the Islamic vision of TSP are at complete loggerheads. OTOH I do not see the same level of conflict with the CCP way of life. Both understand and use the power of the gun, and are not afraid to use unfathomable violence to achieve their goals (e.g...
by PrasadZ
21 Feb 2011 13:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 304434

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

A China will never think about using biological agents or dirty nukes in its neighbourhood unlike unkil who can do whatever and still have nothing to lose except something notional. This is the most dangerous equation. Given half a chance the Chinese will gas their own population. What to say about...
by PrasadZ
21 Feb 2011 10:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2011
Replies: 2857
Views: 304434

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Feb. 12, 2

@Shiv: <Noob analysis alert> From my side of the world (NRI but east of Indic), PRC funding of Pakistan may have better outcomes for India than the current American hegemony out there. a) A huge trade road through the himalayas is amenable to Indian mischief even more than the Indian ocean becoming ...
by PrasadZ
15 Feb 2011 11:09
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 387749

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

There is more production of meat, fish, shell fish, eggs and milk, but you have to subtract export amounts, for example take a look at India being the largest exporter of milk powder, and the growth of restaurants which has increased on a per capita basis. Not sure what you are getting at.. By that...
by PrasadZ
14 Feb 2011 09:39
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)
Replies: 2858
Views: 387749

Re: Indian Economy: News and Discussion (Jan 1 2010)

But it is a fact that a large part of the price rise is a function of supply side bottlenecks, in other words, a lot more people asking for stuff they didnt earlier...A lot more people asking for milk, and in more quantities..Ditto for meat, sugar and all superior goods...And even the "poorest...

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