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Surely every serious national security strategist understands the distinction btwn Govts Geopolitical decisions and th military's detailed scenario planning & action program. A govt can decided on basis of expected value of outcome or worst case scenarios-the latter is paralyzing
2/ns The critical issue in China-India conflict is that,as of now (2020), #China controls the #escalatory ladder. So India's #National #Security Apparatus has to make assumptions about when and how #CCPpla will escalate, if it loses the first few steps on its escalatory ladder!
3/ns The worst case scenario for us is therefore the one in which after loosing previous escalations, #CCP China escalates to a full fledged war/attack on India, by shifting US-facing troops and highest quality equipment towards India. This has proved paralyzing for past Govts!🤔
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Worth using google translate to watch the #propagandalive as @Erkanomia is in #Moscow to cover the #Kremlin #Military parade #HappeningNow. Some ++good #OSINT & #IMINT in his #live & candid coverage. 😎
For example, while the #Moscow #Elite typically use a black #SUV with license plate ending in 88 (sometimes 888 for family of senior officials & oligarchs who must #Drive themselves), here we see the first of the latest #cars with new #licenseplatedata.

Close-up I made from the #Finland team's #photography showing @mod_russia's Army #celebrity #swag bags for the Diamond Jubilee #celebration of the #Soviet #WWII win... ignoring 1939-1941 🙄

The Hon Minister Mr Singh, #IndianArmedForces, is a special guest at #VictoryDayParade.
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#Allies- my sister gave "the talk" to her son. The one Black parents give that White parents don't have to. The one steeped in respectability politics.The talk that doesn't save lives, because it doesn't matter how nice of non-threatening you are if your skin color is your weapon
#Allies how can you help- well, she told him, if he ever needed help from an adult (when she was not around), run quickly out of the neighborhood and ask the local store owner for help. I'm thinking about all the houses with all the adults in it that my nephew would run past,
and I'm thinking surely there's an #ally in one of those. Maybe consider putting a sign on your lawn or window stating your ally-ship. And if a Black person knocks on your door looking for help, #DontShoot. #Help instead. Make that commitment. It could save my nephew's life.
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THREAD: I've been inundated in the past week by calls/msgs from Black & racialized educators (at all levels) struggling with what's going on- AGAIN. This isn't new; many of us never had the option to "not understand", "not know", to "sign off", "walk away", "do it btw 9-4" #ABR
If U are a non-Black or NOT #criticallyconscious Ed leader (that includes IBPOC folk)-U must understand that UR #silence in staff meetings is literally suffocating ppl. ur unwillingness to address what is happening to ur staff/communities is #racism #WeCantBreatheAGAIN
Ive heard a list of things happening all over the province
Leaders:
1) not addressing it and being completely silent
2) not addressing it bc they dont know what to do
3) asking Black & racialized folk to lead PD for staff but then not stepping in when there are racist responses
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2/ #China unleashes #maritime power to press #EastAsia & #IndoPacific hegemony while #USNavy and US & other governments deal w/#coronavirus #pandemic:
–@RadioFreeAsia
>bit.ly/2RrwuEM
–@ShaolinTom/@Newsweek
>bit.ly/3aZZ5Jp
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#nationalsecurity #natsec #strategy
3/ #China combines #softpower w/ #maritime power in unrelenting pursuit of its international realignment goals even as – or because of – #coronavirus #pandemic rages through #SEAsia:
–@SBengali/@latimes
>lat.ms/2y3z8Kc
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#nationalsecurity #natsec #strategy #IndoPacific
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Stuck @ home wondering where China & world are headed? Read #TheChinaQuestions—36 @Harvard @FairbankCenter chs. ed. by Profs. @MichaelSzonyi & Rudolf!

Order: amazon.com/gp/product/067…

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Honored to join them in this @FairbankCenter project!
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On Burns Night, my boyfriend and I had a really shit #homophobic incident in #Glasgow's southside. We were holding hands, and a guy walked passed us and called us a "pair of bent bastards". I challenged him, he repeated the phrase, I called 999.
For the next 26 mins, I stayed on th phone w/@PoliceScotland, my boyfriend filmed and th man continued to call us "bent bastards" "bent cunts" "fucking poofs" "pair of poofs", "it's not fucking right two men sleeping together" (limited but effective lexicon: he did not like gays)
He hated me. He told me that. He snarled at me, told me that I was against the law, that I was fucking disgusting, for the best part of 30mins. This man saw me as one thing he despised; not as a brother, or a son, or grandson, or a friend, or whatever.
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51. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
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46. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
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11. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq

#Iraq #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren
1. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq 🤨👇🏼
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2. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq 🤨👇🏼
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44. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria
#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
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1. #News ~ SHAME! Democrats Propose to Block President Trump’s AID TO FARMER'S Program, Putting U.S. Farmers at ‘SERIOUS RISK'

DEMOCRATS DON'T CARE ABOUT THE PEOPLE! #Walkaway

breitbart.com/politics/2019/… #Trump @realDonaldTrump #Trump2020 #MAGA #KAGA
2. #News ~ #Projecting Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized some gun owners on Friday, suggesting it was sad that their “SENSE OF MANHOOD” depended on owning a gun. breitbart.com/2020-election/… #Trump @realDonaldTrump #NRA #2A #GunRights
3. #News ~ Tick Tock: AG Barr Receives FISA Abuse Report from IG Horowitz thegatewaypundit.com/2019/09/tick-t… #Trump @realDonaldTrump #Trump2020 #TickTock
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37. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Australia, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstHumanity
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21. Holocaust in Yemen caused by US, France, UK, Saudi Arabia, UAEmirates, Israel, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Senegal, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Canada, Australia, Germany
#Yemen #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrime #Holocaust #YemenCantWait #YemenHolocaust #WorldHypocrisy
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"The Houthi group in Yemen yesterday announced that it had released 12 detainees in the central province of Dhamar."

Houthis pardon 12 held for ‘supporting Saudi coalition’ middleeastmonitor.com/20190726-houth…
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21. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren #CrimesAgainstHumanity
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🗣️‼️Very important Thread‼️🤨👇🏼
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16. The Legacy of US, UK, France, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,Bahrain, Canada, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Jordan, Nato in Syria

#RegimeChange #FakeNews #FalseFlag #terrorism #SyriaInvasion #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren #CrimesAgainstHumanity
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Dear Liberal Men:
The women in your life are tired--shit storm laws are coming down hard and fast that are aimed at US & we are doing ALL the heavy lifting. ALL of it. While simultaneously #Resisting every other cluster f*ck coming at the country,
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#Womensrights #men #allies
working, raising kids, and everything else.

You know that scene in #WonderWoman where Steve and the guys held the car door on their shoulders so that Wonder Woman could launch off of it?

BE STEVE.
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#men #resist
Men are equally responsible for pregnancies. You need to step up and fight this with us b/c we are taking flak from every angle right now.

Be an ally. Be loud. Make yourself heard. Hold the damn door for us to launch from.

#BeSteve
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#resist #women #Ohio #Georgia
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Can we for real make #collectyourcousins a thing? Black folks are constantly collecting their cousins bc 1 black person acting a fool can have far reaching consequences for all of us. White folks don’t seem to feel as implicated by the failures or foolishness of other white folks
I propose #collectyourcousins as a call to allies to come respond to racist (sexist, cissexist, ableist, homophobic) comments by similarly identified people. White women collecting white women. Straight men collecting straight men. Cis folks collecting cis folks.
The appeal of #collectyourcousins in two-fold for me. 1: Privileged folks often respond defensively especially to marginalized folks calling them on such privilege or ignorance. They have a harder time being dismissive of folks with shared identities.
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🌖Rest Up Patriots🌖

Next week will be lit💥💥💥

It’s late so I will keep this short & sweet tonight.

USA + Canada = #United despite Trump’s naughty behavior. 🇨🇦🇺🇸

Our Allies have our back.🤗

Graham: War? If If NK meet goes 😱🌪🤮

it is always best to be prepared.💛
🌖Rest Up Patriots2🌖

TeamDictators = tippy toeing around mtg w/ each other 😱

TeamDemocracy doing same.🤗

The good news is the Feds are/will be sifting through Cohen’s treasure trove.

Just imagine the stories!

FEATHERS, KOALAS & GINGOs incoming. 🤗

Keep your seatbelts on!
USA + Canada = #United despite Trump’s naughty behavior. 🇨🇦🇺🇸

🇨🇦⚖️🇺🇸⚖️🇨🇦⚖️🇺🇸⚖️🇨🇦⚖️🇺🇸

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hearing—"#China's Worldwide #Military Expansion" is a dramatic bellwether of growing concerns in Washington & beyond.

Now online—hard-hitting arguments + many data points, some deeply-analyzed yet hard to find elsewhere in public domain:
bit.ly/HouseIC
CAPT Jim Fanell, USN Ret, former @USPacificFleet N2:

"today, the PLA Navy consists of over 330 surface ships & 66 submarines, nearly 400 combatants. As of 4 May 2018, the @USNavy consists of 283 battle force ships: 211 surface ships and 72 submarines."
bit.ly/HouseIC
"By 2030, it is estimated [by Fanell & @SCheneyPeters in their chapter in @NavalWarCollege @ChinaMaritime Studies Institute's Chinese Naval Shipbuilding volume amazon.com/Chinese-Naval-… @USNIBooks that] the PLANavy will consist of some 550 ships: 450 surface ships & 99 submarines."
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Most men that I know, men who respect women as equals, are shocked when allegations come out about people like #HarveyWeinstein, #BillCosby, #LouisCK. They are in shock when men they know are accused of sexually harassing or assaulting women. THREAD 1 #BelieveWomen #RWU #MeToo
Some men find it very hard to believe that these things are so common, because they would never DO those things. If I were a man and I hadn’t experienced harassment and inappropriate behavior multiple times, I would probably find it difficult to believe. 2 #MeToo #BelieveHer
I decided to share about what I’ve experienced, so that good men who respect women can start to understand that these things happen to women know they know, work with, are related to, and love, every day. Their friends, neighbors, coworkers, relatives. 3 #sexualharassment
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