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    That may be the case, but i will still stick to the theory that a heavy authoritarian state like N Korea cannot afford to pick a fight with US, S Korea. Esp when there's no guarantee of support from...
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    The fact that they give immense importance to a decades old war, couldn't that indicate that they have maxed out on the externat threat propaganda?



    I am not too sure about the internal...
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    I think wolfwood puts it quite well



    His overall hawkish policy seems to have worked,and unlike what people assumed Kim was a rational actor and his bluff was called.

    Credit should also go...
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    Well IMO, Trump does deserve some credit for it. But politics aside, this is a really big development, however you view it. Overall USA has more to benefit from this than either China or Russia.It...
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    http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-21/north-korea-says-it-will-suspend-nuclear-and-missile-testing/9683386
  6. Thread: Hiatus Over

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    yeah i thought about it, but i always felt more at home in the manga section



    I believe last i read was around 850-ish mark. and i have always been a slower reader, esp with manga.

    But...
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    hmm



    How likely is that? 538's showing a 6-7% lad for Democrats, so they look likely to win,but it may not be a landslide, esp with gerrymandering and stuff

    I'm not that caught up with US...
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    Can anyone give me an update about the impeachment? How likely are the chances of an impeachment now, and at what stage is the investigation? and if an impeachment is still on the table, what is the...
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    Hiatus Over

    Hi AP Forums, it's been a while. I don't think anyone remembers me, but i have been on a break from OP(and this place) for more than a year now. I think it's time to catch up

    I thought about...
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    Yeah no.His personality structure seems to suggest that he not only seeks validation and power,but also that he is delusional and has the ability to keep deluding his fanbase.

    as long as his core...
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    https://twitter.com/bpolitics/status/897172877610450944



    So it seems Trump has decided to start the much hyped trade war with China.I don't think it's just a co-incidence that he has done this...
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    But it is only when you incentivize the political parties to move to formal economy that this transition will take place right?The black economy is huge but it is not majority of the economy by any...
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    and they aren't already doing that?20000 can be donated to parties anonymously through cash.That cash primarily comes from real estate mafia,private educational institutes and other such things
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    yes yes i know.opposition is necessary.But that doesn't mean an opposition has to be supported just for the sake of an opposition.That doesn't mean that all the crimes of opposition be ignored or...
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    That's true,Indira became a dictator,but she was still a constitutionally certified dictator.



    Baseless fear mongering.Anyway,even if you believe the stupid canard of "mudi is fascist because...
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    They even have a movie coming out based on the Emergency.I think it's coming out today(though now it's 3 am)
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    More hacks:https://twitter.com/ReutersBiz/status/879705307831730177



    Russian company Rosneft is also hit

    --- Update From New Post Merge ---
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    So it happened finally..https://twitter.com/smitaprakash/status/879428487391653893
    https://twitter.com/ANI_news/status/879424957758951428
    trump meets Modi
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    Re: Talk Religion And Be F*king Nice About It

    not necessarily.they just portray them symbolically.Like,what supernatural charactersticks would you need to ascribe to the sun?it is the epitome of power!and even 500 years back,the sun's power was...
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    no,not necessarily a "supernatural" thing.maybe you think that what i am referring to is "supernatural",but again that's not necessarily the case.

    As i pointed out,is the Sun supernatural?is fire...
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    I see that every discussion about religion invariably turns to "existence of God".

    Personally,i think it's a very reductionist way of going about things.All religion wouldn't become meaningless...
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    Sticky: Re: American Politics thread: Shame of Thrones

    No,you are just a partisan.Politics is all about perception,and you have a right to feel that certain people are just more credible and have much more more rep than others
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    wow,didn't know things are so bad.

    i am not really knowledgable about this,but i just wanna know,why don't the cops themselves come out against this sort of behaviour?surely they are aware the...
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    guatemala seems like the wise uncle that would recount his old rebellious tales to the young teen rebels
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyVz5vgqBhE

    I really like Lord buckethead:smile:
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    With around 30-35% of primary vote base.Convincing case for FPTP
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    Re: Attack on Titan

    So i just caught up the last 5 chapters(i fast read it for some reason) and i am simply awestruck by the series.The focus has shifted away from the main cast,but the mind-blowing world building that...
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    Donald Duck?too simple and disneyish?

    personally,i quite like it.There's a statue in china also with Trump as an actual duck,so that fits in nicely too
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    They also did after POTUS's long foreign tour,so that is also there.The alleged hack happened around a week back i think




    That the Emir of Qatar said that Iran is a "Islamic power" and should...
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    Well Saudi's did this after after Trump's visit and support to them,so i really doubt that they didn't talk to him about this.His tweet afterwards all but confirms that they had got permission...
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