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Although I suggest you all download our new #MSCreport (-> securityconference.de/en/publication…) and read it - let me walk you through some of its main arguments and illustrations. Some of you might remember Gramsci's famous description of the inter-war "interregnum": 1/n
"The crisis consists," Gramsci wrote, "precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this #interregnum a great variety of morbid symptons appear." Well, that seems like an apt description of today's world. 2/n
The post-Cold war period - and the optimism associated with it - has come to an end. Many of the certainties, widely shared and taken for granted in Europe since the end of the Cold, are eroding. As German Foreign Minister, @HeikoMaas, put it in June: 3/n
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India in Numbers

This #RightFactsThread will give u an great Insight about #RecentHappening in India, and relate it to #Facts, #Data & #NewIndia vision of @narendramodi

👉India's Size = 32.87 lakh sq km

👉India's GDP is now > 2.8trillion dollars!

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#MSME sector:
👉It account for 30% of India's GDP,
👉45% of manufacturing output
👉40% of exports

Thus @narendramodi govt. Is giving special focus announced
✓Ministry opened
✓All PSU need to procure 25% frm MSMEs
✓1 cr loan in 59 min
✓2% interest subvention scheme

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#Agriculture/#Farmers
👉15.6% of our GDP
👉68.8% rural population depends on Agriculture (34.6% directly& rest indirectly)

Still Over 1/5th of farmers' households are #BelowPovertyLine😢😢

Thus #DoubleTheFarmers by 2022 of @narendramodi is Top Priority

3/n
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(1) The Chinese spy chips found in hardware of Apple and Amazon should have been expected. There's a long history of cases like this. #cybersecurity #defense #security
(2) The Senate Armed Services Committee warned of this threat in May 2012, and found over 1 million counterfeit parts is US military systems — largely from China. theepochtimes.com/fake-electroni…
(3) It reported: “The investigation uncovered dozens of examples ... including on thermal weapons sights delivered to the Army, on mission computers for the Missile Defense Agency’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile, and on a large number of military airplanes.”
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#Probablemente ([#EO]#probable🍀/[#EN]#Probably🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿)
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