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by g.sarkar
15 Jan 2021 11:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9862
Views: 1152755

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2021-01-14/the-latest-germany-records-highest-single-day-death-toll The Latest: China Says COVID-19 Hospitalizations Above 1,000 China says it is now treating more than 1,000 people for COVID-19 as numbers of cases continue to surge in the country’s north. ...
by g.sarkar
15 Jan 2021 11:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5364
Views: 936721

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.thecut.com/2021/01/rep-jayapal-tests-positive-for-covid-after-capitol-riots.html C ongresswoman Pramila Jayapal Has Tested Positive for COVID By Rebecca Traister, Jan. 12, 2021 Democratic congresswoman Pramila Jayapal of Washington has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus after being ...
by g.sarkar
15 Jan 2021 07:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5364
Views: 936721

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://www.thecut.com/2021/01/rep-jayapal-tests-positive-for-covid-after-capitol-riots.html C ongresswoman Pramila Jayapal Has Tested Positive for COVID By Rebecca Traister, Jan. 12, 2021 Democratic congresswoman Pramila Jayapal of Washington has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus after being s...
by g.sarkar
14 Jan 2021 01:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.rediff.com/news/special/pakistans-devotion-to-lets-saeed-runs-deep/20210113.htm Pakistan's devotion to LeT's Saeed runs deep By KHALED AHMED, January 13, 2021 The perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai attack, who shot dead 166 people, had confessed to details that should have been enough to ha...
by g.sarkar
13 Jan 2021 03:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/china-withdraws-troops-depth-areas-lac-ladakh-1758074-2021-01-11 China pulls out 10,000 troops from depth areas of LAC; sources say possibly due to 'extreme winters' The Chinese Army has withdrawn around 10,000 soldiers from the depth areas on its side of the Li...
by g.sarkar
10 Jan 2021 11:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-55606598 Pakistan power cut plunges country into darkness Electricity is gradually being restored in some areas of Pakistan following a huge power cut across the country, with every city reporting outages. Homes nationwide were suddenly plunged into darkness from ...
by g.sarkar
09 Jan 2021 18:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/chinese-soldier-captured-in-eastern-ladakh/20210109.htm Chinese soldier captured in eastern Ladakh Source: PTI - Edited By: Hemant Waje Last updated on: January 09, 2021 In a second such incident in nearly three months, a Chinese soldier was apprehended by the Indi...
by g.sarkar
07 Jan 2021 08:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://www.rediff.com/news/special/ladakh-standoff-swamys-advice-for-modi/20210106.htm Subramanian Swamy: China, India must cease hostilities By SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY, January 06, 2021 The onus today is on China, but it also requires a little diplomatic finesse from India, backed by a modernised armed ...
by g.sarkar
06 Jan 2021 02:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3493
Views: 659597

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/boris-johnson-speaks-to-modi-defers-india-visit/20210105.htm Johnson cancels R-Day visit due to Covid crisis in UK By Aditi Khanna, January 05, 2021 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was scheduled to attend the Republic Day celebrations in India as Chief Gu...
by g.sarkar
05 Jan 2021 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.business-standard.com/article/international/us-house-presents-bill-to-terminate-pakistan-as-major-non-nato-ally-121010500063_1.html US House presents bill to terminate Pak designation as Major non-NATO Ally Introduced by Republican Congressman Andy Biggs, the bill removes Pakistan’s desi...
by g.sarkar
05 Jan 2021 03:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 1002
Views: 226149

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/02/world/asia/afghanistan-targeted-killings.html Targeted Killings Are Terrorizing Afghans. And No One Is Claiming Them. Most officials believe the Taliban are behind the attacks on civil leaders, but others fear that factions are using chaos as a cover to settle scor...
by g.sarkar
05 Jan 2021 03:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

rohiths wrote:He is doing a refresher course on Socialism with Chinese characteristics in a reeducation camp. Will be back shortly

No big deal, Even Eleven had graduated from such refresher courses. Comes with the territory called the Sugarland.
Gautam
by g.sarkar
05 Jan 2021 03:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.firstpost.com/world/islamic-states-killings-of-hazaras-in-balochistan-show-persecution-of-community-in-pakistan-continues-unabated-9168961.html Islamic State's killings of Hazaras in Balochistan show persecution of community in Pakistan continues unabated Hazaras are said to be dispropor...
by g.sarkar
05 Jan 2021 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3774
Views: 758240

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.firstpost.com/india/nischal-murder-cant-stop-change-in-kashmir-maths-will-trump-terrorists-bullets-9168501.html Nischal murder can’t stop change in Kashmir, maths will trump terrorists’ bullets The liberal veneer of ‘Kashmiriyat’ once again slipped to bare the real agenda of separatism a...
by g.sarkar
03 Jan 2021 11:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Calvinji, Pakistan has never paid for anything ever. China has never given anything for free, ever. In this equation lets us see who wins, my bet is on the Sugarland. Most probably, Pakistan will import and provide/sell vaccines to the military and the very wealthy. These groups will be protected. T...
by g.sarkar
03 Jan 2021 01:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-South America Relations
Replies: 6
Views: 1863

Re: India-South America Relations

Slightly older article but still relevant. Apologize if already posted: https://diplomatist.com/2020/08/01/what-lies-ahead-for-india-latin-america-relations/ What Lies Ahead for India-Latin America Relations? by Caio Henrique Dias Duarte - 1 August, 2020 The scenario While 2020 will see the internat...
by g.sarkar
03 Jan 2021 00:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/2611-attack-mastermind-lakhvi-arrested-in-pakistan/20210102.htm 26/11 attack mastermind Lakhvi arrested in Pakistan By M Zulqernain, January 02, 2021 Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Tayiba operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was arrested on Saturday i...
by g.sarkar
02 Jan 2021 14:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4649
Views: 1126533

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://thediplomat.com/2020/12/hints-of-chinese-naval-ambitions-in-the-2020s/ Hints of Chinese Naval Procurement Plans in the 2020s All military forces have a desired force requirement and a desired “critical mass” to aspire toward. What does the 14th five-year plan tell us about China’s? By Rick J...
by g.sarkar
02 Jan 2021 14:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://thediplomat.com/2020/12/amid-us-china-tensions-tibetans-seize-the-moment/ Amid US-China Tensions, Tibetans Seize the Moment A Tibetan leader presses the U.S. to punish China for crimes against humanity. By Kevin Holden, December 30, 2020 President Lobsang Sangay, who heads the Tibetan govern...
by g.sarkar
02 Jan 2021 14:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5693
Views: 782590

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

https://thediplomat.com/2020/12/india-russia-relations-face-more-trouble/ India-Russia Relations Face More Trouble India and Russia cancelled their annual summit for the first time in two decades. Is China the reason why? Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan, December 31, 2020 India and Russia have gone thr...
by g.sarkar
02 Jan 2021 08:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4477
Views: 920582

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Sikh holy sites must be assimilated. Otherwise, the rest of Pak Punjab is toxic. Gautam That would mean the creation of enclaves, since the holy sites are spread all over. Unless you mean annexing the holy site and the lands between them? No enclaves, enclaves just create problems for future. We ca...
by g.sarkar
02 Jan 2021 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9862
Views: 1152755

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Got the newer Shingles vaccine today and my Primary care physician said it is very effective. In Texas, they have different sets of guidelines on who gets the Chinese virus vaccine. I was told being diabetic, I should be able to get one of the Chinese virus vaccines in the next couple of weeks. Ple...
by g.sarkar
01 Jan 2021 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/india-seeks-assistance-for-sailors-stranded-in-china/20210101.htm India seeks assistance for sailors stranded in Chinese waters Source: PTI - Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra, January 01, 2021 India on Friday called for 'urgent, practical and time-bound' assistance to 39 ...
by g.sarkar
01 Jan 2021 08:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4477
Views: 920582

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://youtu.be/b4OQUnrIbt8 Hajam Sethi is painting a pretty bleak picture If the state breaks into seven parts (for arguments sake) should we absorb any of them or none at all! Some border states might want to reclaim territories before the partition like Punjab (Sikhs will push for it), Rajastha...
by g.sarkar
31 Dec 2020 07:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2540
Views: 321408

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-55484433 Jonathan Pollard: Israel spy greeted by Netanyahu after flying to Tel Aviv Jonathan Pollard, the former US Navy analyst who spent 30 years in prison for spying for Israel, has flown to Tel Aviv a month after a travel ban ended. Mr Pollard, 66, and ...
by g.sarkar
31 Dec 2020 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Australia News and Discussion
Replies: 1966
Views: 270123

Re: India-Australia News and Discussion

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/dec/28/australias-relationship-with-china-can-survive-but-it-wont-be-the-same-again Australia's relationship with China can survive – but it won't be the same again There can be no return to the relations of the past. The question for 2021 is how to fin...
by g.sarkar
29 Dec 2020 03:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5669
Views: 1142260

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/news/no-doctors-unless-deathbed-china-tells-stranded-indian-sailors No doctors unless you are on deathbed: China tells stranded Indian sailors Dibyendu Mondal, December 27, 2020 At least 41 Indian sailors aboard two ships have been stranded off the coast in China f...
by g.sarkar
29 Dec 2020 02:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion
Replies: 2540
Views: 321408

Re: Indo-Israel: News and Discussion

https://thediplomat.com/2020/12/why-are-pakistani-leaders-revealing-their-secret-visits-to-israel-now/ Why Are Pakistani Leaders Revealing Their Secret Visits to Israel Now? Pakistanis love to hate Israel, but their state has had relations with the country for decades. Umair Jamal, December 28, 2020...
by g.sarkar
28 Dec 2020 21:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.firstpost.com/world/deaths-of-karima-baloch-sajid-hussain-bound-to-raise-uncomfortable-questions-for-pakistan-on-balochistan-9140661.html Deaths of Karima Baloch, Sajid Hussain bound to raise uncomfortable questions for Pakistan on Balochistan The death of a high-profile critic of the Pa...
by g.sarkar
28 Dec 2020 07:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Belt-and-Road/Pakistani-militants-shift-focus-to-cities-in-targeting-of-Chinese Belt and Road Pakistani militants shift focus to cities in targeting of Chinese Recent attempts hint armed groups opposing Belt and Road set sights on Karachi ZIA UR REHMAN, December 27,...
by g.sarkar
27 Dec 2020 20:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3774
Views: 758240

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://www.rediff.com/news/report/terror-plot-to-attack-temple-in-j-ks-pooch-foiled/20201227.htm Rediff.com » News » Terror plot to attack temple in J-K's Pooch foiled Terror plot to attack temple in J-K's Pooch foiled Source: PTI - Edited By: Hemant Waje, December 27, 2020. The Jammu and Kashmir P...
by g.sarkar
25 Dec 2020 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3493
Views: 659597

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/khalistan-supporter-s-nomination-to-uk-house-of-lords-delayed-says-sikh-group/story-QMKERoucjFrumV9CfGMb4H.html Khalistan supporter’s nomination to UK House of Lords delayed, says Sikh group Dabinderjit Singh Sidhu, principal adviser to Sikh Federation UK, w...
by g.sarkar
25 Dec 2020 11:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4477
Views: 920582

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2277059/china-seeks-additional-guarantees-for-6b-new-loan China seeks additional guarantees for $6b new loan Proposes a mix of commercial and concessional loan against Islamabad’s desire to secure cheapest lending Shahbaz Rana, December 23, 2020 ISLAMABAD: China has soug...
by g.sarkar
25 Dec 2020 04:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4477
Views: 920582

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Things are not so bad financially in Pakistan. Once the population learns to eat grass, as promised by Bhutto, they can export rice and wheat to China. This is in addition to the women they are sending there, there is an acute shortage of women in China due to the one child policy. A win-win solutio...
by g.sarkar
25 Dec 2020 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 3493
Views: 659597

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/dec/24/uk-eu-agree-brexit-trade-deal-agreement UK and EU agree Brexit trade deal No 10 says ‘we have taken back control’, after years of talks end in settlement allowing tariff-free trade in goods Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Lisa O'Carroll in London, Thu 2...
by g.sarkar
24 Dec 2020 21:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/dec/24/pakistan-court-orders-release-of-man-charged-over-daniel-pearl Pakistan court orders release of man charged over Daniel Pearl murder Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, a suspect in US journalist’s 2002 killing, had conviction overturned this year Jason Burke, Th...
by g.sarkar
24 Dec 2020 20:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3611
Views: 921758

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

https://thediplomat.com/2020/12/indias-new-maritime-theater-command-a-quantum-leap/ India’s New Maritime Theater Command: A Quantum Leap The new command will help India maintain a favorable maritime balance of power when it comes to China. By Shishir Upadhyaya, December 23, 2020 The latest announcem...
by g.sarkar
24 Dec 2020 03:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security
Replies: 493
Views: 68739

Re: Saudi Arabia and its impact on Indian security

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/us/politics/mbs-saudi-immunity-trump.html U.S. Considers Granting Immunity to Saudi Prince in Suspected Assassination Attempt If the request is granted, it could potentially provide a legal basis to dismiss a separate case against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman f...
by g.sarkar
22 Dec 2020 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-55368524 Karima Baloch: Pakistani rights activist found dead in Toronto Baloch, 37, a campaigner from the restive region of Balochistan in western Pakistan, was a vocal critic of the Pakistani military and state. Toronto police issued an appeal after she went miss...
by g.sarkar
21 Dec 2020 18:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2848
Views: 703743

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://asiatimes.com/2020/12/why-pakistan-will-be-next-to-normalize-with-israel/ Why Pakistan will be next to normalize with Israel Islamabad denies any move is afoot but a Saudi and UAE-backed normalization of ties could soon be in the offing by FM Shakil December 7, 2020 PESHAWAR- Last month, Pak...

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