Understanding the US - Again

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Singha » 10 Jun 2019 12:14

the immediate goal of CCP would be drag on the trade war until GE 2020 in 18 months
make DT look small, mean and unsuccessful despite his pomp and threats
give the Dems and anti-trumpians good sticks to beat him with
selective leaks on his less than fabulous financial deals incl jared and ivanka.
work on the europeans and japan to contest the US sanctions , keep huawei going on 5G front.
showcase import substitutes and make fun of the hitherto american monopoly as each item is replaced. tell such cos to get out.

tar and feather him enough to make him lose 2020 and get Dems back in charge...then some deals can be made. or paint him into a corner as GE2020 approaches and he is forced to concede a deal to save his own face.

my personal assessment is the genie has escaped the bottle and US will lose face and the trade war as well. maybe what DT is doing now would have had 10x the impact in 2005 but thats water down the yangzte now. they managed bush and obama really well. and kilton saar was anyway with them on most fronts. 8 years of kilton, 8 of bush and 8 of obama - thats 24 years of a tricky transition from a junior dragon to a huge dragon. well played.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Pratyush » 10 Jun 2019 15:25

PRC may be strong but it is not so strong that it can beat the US at the moment.

The only way that can happen is for the PRC to seperate Japan form US.

That's not going to happen.

European situation prevents them from siding with any one other than US.

So unless the PRC is able to make Putin disappeare. They don't have any cards to play in eurozone.

All in all the emperor is Naked.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Singha » 10 Jun 2019 15:59

we can agree to disagree for now and recheck in 6 months. the fight has just started in right earnest.

in other news worldwide bookings of semi manufacturing equipment has seen a drastic drop

https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1334792

Global billings for chipmaking equipment during the first quarter this year plummeted as the semiconductor industry hunkers down in the trade war between the U.S. and China.

Billings in the first quarter plunged 19 percent from the same period a year ago to $13.8 billion, according to global electronics industry association SEMI.

Equipment billings peaked in the first quarter of 2018 at $16.99 billion and have been declining each quarter since that time, according to SEMI.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby ArjunPandit » 10 Jun 2019 17:13

^^Singha sir,
trump the bazar seller will play with the emotions of american public..anyways his core voters dont get most of the facts..so he's coming back in the remaining 4 years, he will ensure that the SD and Pentagon are both working harmoniously (as much as they could be) towards chinese decimation in various factors. Remember americans havent started hacking and stealing chinese secrets (or chinese havent been able to detect that or havent admitted that)...while its a bigger china..US will browbeat china..it will be a combination of internal and external points...(Trade war, Vietnam, India) +(hong kong, Taiwan, Tibet, democracy).
if single one doesnt work..pressure will be applied on multiple points. the two key differences in dirty britain of past and US empire is the veil of moralistic ideals and size. When it gets dirty..both are same in nature. Donald trump has unveiled what was always there..next president in 2025 may be more suave, but he/she will be the same directionally. Wait for it.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Avtar Singh » 10 Jun 2019 17:24

I have been to HK quite a bit and ridden many of those red taxis

I may have written this previously and will repeat it nevertheless

mostly these drivers are busy juggling 4 phones and jabbering away.
One late night journey with a friendly talkative HK chinese person…
considering I dont like to talk much to anyone....
he really vented… hatred, yes hatred and vitriol toward mainland Chinese
and what they have done to HK, even their presence!!

I was shocked at how forthcoming he was and the strength of his anti mainland views,
he even said they would rather have the british back in HK
so this is a chinese man I am conversing with!!!

so the fissures are there to be exploited by usual WASP tactics

often I have viewed the 4 letters CHINA written across Tibet similar
to the letters USSR covering vast areas of Russia/Asia

Hindus have done very well over the last 1500 years,
their distributed system has ensured survival despite many onslaughts

then adopting the infiltration resistant system developed by the WASP world
over the last 500 years has also been very positive, separation of powers yada yada..

so no matter what goes on I think; the future is bright the future is saffron….

I stole that line from this advert;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoAeimRHnKg


the chinese sit atop the mother of all centralized systems…
never underestimate the perfidy of albion and its progenitors
if there are fissures they will exploit them, history proves it

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby darshan » 10 Jun 2019 17:33

DT still needs to go ways to clean up American bureaucracy if this China strategy is real. I still haven't seen sales team of various companies afraid of shipping things to China as there is no real enforcement on US side. Sales teams still have India on lower priority due to American bureaucracy enforcing everything plus more. American bureaucracy, sales teams, and Chinese are seeing this as we just need to wait it out and temporary.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Singha » 10 Jun 2019 20:20

I am sure UK is fanning the flames in HK from the shadows. they lost a crown jewel in 1999.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby ArjunPandit » 10 Jun 2019 21:13

Singha wrote:I am sure UK is fanning the flames in HK from the shadows. they lost a crown jewel in 1999.
with the venomous snakes they are...it's quite possible. They wont mind being the European pakistan for america..heck..they''ll be pakistan of europe soon or will it be some other place....

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby darshan » 13 Jun 2019 18:51

Powerful whites prevent Black youth from having opportunities to succeed, white controlled judicial system turns him into a criminal, and then he gets murdered by the law machinery that blacks have very little control over. White casteism has no boundaries. Oh and reporter didn't write white law kills black as it was pretty black and white.

https://dailymemphian.com/article/5619/ ... ayser-area

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby ricky_v » 13 Jun 2019 21:45

with the US encroaching on ozzie territories in the Pacific in the I-p command, seems early days for the los estados unidos angling for a separate all encompassing entity, superseding the anglo solidarity;remains to be seen if the anglo solidarity group cave or not.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby UlanBatori » 16 Jun 2019 03:26

Wonder what is going on here.
FEDEX GPS system got a virus?

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Singha » 16 Jun 2019 14:02

phoenix arizona police keeping up the hallowed traditions of grand wizard joe arpaio

https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/will-sh ... topstories

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Singha » 16 Jun 2019 14:22

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/p ... e=Homepage

Power grids have been a low-intensity battleground for years.

Since at least 2012, current and former officials say, the United States has put reconnaissance probes into the control systems of the Russian electric grid.

But now the American strategy has shifted more toward offense, officials say, with the placement of potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system at a depth and with an aggressiveness that had never been tried before. It is intended partly as a warning, and partly to be poised to conduct cyberstrikes if a major conflict broke out between Washington and Moscow.

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby kit » 16 Jun 2019 14:27

ArjunPandit wrote:
Singha wrote:I am sure UK is fanning the flames in HK from the shadows. they lost a crown jewel in 1999.
with the venomous snakes they are...it's quite possible. They wont mind being the European pakistan for america..heck..they''ll be pakistan of europe soon or will it be some other place....



that could happen literally in a couple of decades as the muslim population eclipses the whites

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Re: Understanding the US - Again

Postby Prem » 17 Jun 2019 03:01

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles ... ican-power?
The Self-Destruction of American Power

J
ust as American hegemony grew in the early 1990s while no one was noticing, so in the late 1990s did the forces that would undermine it, even as people had begun to speak of the United States as “the indispensable nation” and “the world’s sole superpower.” First and foremost, there was the rise of China. It is easy to see in retrospect that Beijing would become the only serious rival to Washington, but it was not as apparent a quarter century ago. Although China had grown speedily since the 1980s, it had done so from a very low base. Few countries had been able to continue that process for more than a couple of decades. China’s strange mixture of capitalism and Leninism seemed fragile, as the Tiananmen Square uprising had revealed.But China’s rise persisted, and the country became the new great power on the block, one with the might and the ambition to match the United States. Russia, for its part, went from being both weak and quiescent in the early 1990s to being a revanchist power, a spoiler with enough capability and cunning to be disruptive. With two major global players outside the U.S.-constructed international system, the world had entered a post-American phase. Today, the United States is still the most powerful country on the planet, but it exists in a world of global and regional powers that can—and frequently do—push back.The 9/11 attacks and the rise of Islamic terrorism played a dual role in the decline of U.S. hegemony. At first, the attacks seemed to galvanize Washington and mobilize its power. In 2001, the United States, still larger economically than the next five countries put together, chose to ramp up its annual defense spending by an amount—almost $50 billion—that was larger than the United Kingdom’s entire yearly defense budget. When Washington intervened in Afghanistan, it was able to get overwhelming support for the campaign, including from Russia.Who lost Russia is a question for another article. But it is worth noting that although Washington gave Moscow some status and respect—expanding the G-7 into the G-8, for example—it never truly took Russia’s security concerns seriously. It enlarged NATO fast and furiously, a process that might have been necessary for countries such as Poland, historically insecure and threatened by Russia, but one that has continued on unthinkingly, with little concern for Russian sensitivities, and now even extends to Macedonia. Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressive behavior makes every action taken against his country seem justified, but it’s worth asking, What forces produced the rise of Putin and his foreign policy in the first place? Undoubtedly, they were mostly internal to Russia, but to the extent that U.S. actions had an effect, they appear to have been damaging, helping stoke the forces of revenge and revanchism in Russia.


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