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Narendra Modi Victory Spells Disaster For US Foreign Policy.. A little something from India

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posted on May, 26 2014 @ 06:40 AM
I have not quite decided if this article is a total hack piece or there is quite a story here..Maybe a little of both ?

The Indian diplomatic dustup in NYC was a foolish provocation that may haunt the Obama Administration for the rest of its term.

Not only was Narendra Modi the next prime minister of India denied a visa by the US Department of State in 2006, he also took a very strong position during the recent violation of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade after her humiliating arrest in New York City back in December of 2013. As a means of solidifying his candidacy, Modi went so far as to gin up his supporters’ anti-American sentiment. The national mood at the time was quite unhappy with the US treatment of one of India’s daughters, so it didn’t take much for Modi to capitalize on the wave of anger that moved across the entire nation.

No doubt some of our members will remember the female diplomat being arrested and discussed here at
Of further note there was a re-indictment of Ms. Khobragade on March 14, 2014, needless to say it pissed India off even more.

The Asia pivot, which has been referred to so often in the MSM of late, is nothing more than a show of military force and economic influence in a region of the world that it ought not to be interfering in. Yankee gunboat diplomacy of the past is not acceptable and will no longer be tolerated. Given the emerging calculus undergirding the new Asian economic unions and financial alliances, energy agreements and trade configurations, major changes are now occurring that will profoundly affect American influence throughout the region, and beyond

I find it interesting when both sides of geopolitics ie two different viewpoints are discussed... I would think the loss of face when Narendra Modi was denied a visa by the US Department of State in 2006 still stings a bit.. however I would bet his win will take much of the sting away as he finds ways and methods to show his gratitude for the slight.

posted on May, 26 2014 @ 07:23 AM
a reply to: 727Sky

Politics is a dirty business but when it comes to money I would wonder if slights fade into the distance. However
money is a very emotive point today in light of the Russian and Chinese trade deal and all that will bring in protectiveism between these two States and I wonder if India won't simply fly her flag in their direction instead of its old Western Allies?

One gets a feeling that the world is about to change in a very different way to how it has been run in the past. It might be time for the USA and its allies to think about past acts and how they might eventually come home to roost.

posted on May, 26 2014 @ 07:35 AM
a reply to: 727Sky

I think denying Modi a visa and the arrest of an Indian Diplomat, has left a bad taste in his mouth. Lets face it, political figures are human too. The majority of people don't forget when they've been disrespected or humiliated. It will certainly affect policies with the United States. The U.S. foreign policy has become so intrusive a lot of countries are getting tired of being manipulated and having U.S. ideology forced upon them. The American people doesn't like Israel influencing our decisions, why would people from another country be accepting of us?

Our intrusive foreign policy is coming back to bite the U.S. in the foot.

posted on May, 26 2014 @ 09:14 AM
a reply to: 727Sky

"Anti-Socialism" turning the massive tide is the important issue from these developments.

For 35 years the "Ghandi family" ruled India with Socialist policies so socialist Obama regime gains control it is a "Socialist Orgy"!
Remember three week vacation in India by Obama? That's an orgy!!!!

But a sea change is underway...the tide is ebbing back to "the people"...which is very positive development for us freedom loving humans.

Quite amazing actually.

posted on May, 26 2014 @ 05:51 PM
a reply to: Granite

Power, no matter how large or small, corrupts and for some goes to people's heads. I have already experienced this on the election campaign and it's interesting to see how humble the mighty are once they fall from their office.

Modi said on May 20, when he was formally nominated as the party prime ministerial candidate in the Central Hall of the lower House of parliament.

"The elected representatives would collectively and piously work not for position or power but for the good of the people"

The humble Indian will come knocking on an official door. He may not have money, power or position but his grievance, is to him and to all in tense and purposes more important to him than anything else in the world.

Keep him waiting outside your office too long, ignore, dismiss his concerns or abuse him through a bureaucrats arrogance to think he is insignificant…then come the next election…people like this will never forget!

So far he is talking a good game; it would be nice to see a politician who could actually cut the corruption out of a government.

posted on May, 27 2014 @ 05:13 AM
a reply to: 727Sky

The funny part of the whole thing is Modi is the only person to be banned from entering the US under the pretense of religious extremism(2002 riots) . The truth is that Indian supreme court found him not guilty . BUt the fact that only he was targeted and no one was is kinda weird..

But he did say that his personal views will not interfere on international politics

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