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by Alexis
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Cathedrale Notre Dame
Replies: 19
Views: 288

Re: Cathedrale Notre Dame

And while it may not be one of Washington's globally recognisable landmarks, my favourite building here is Washington National Cathedral, which, while intact, still has scaffolding up from earthquake damage it sustained in 2011. It's a Gothic-style cathedral and everything, not what one would have ...
by Alexis
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Cathedrale Notre Dame
Replies: 19
Views: 288

Re: Cathedrale Notre Dame

Alexis, In news video recorded on the night of the tragic loss, I saw Parisians by the thousands singing hymns while some individuals wept as Notre Dame burned. It was like a revelation to me as I had previously believed that there are very few Catholics left in Paris. This capital has the image of...
by Alexis
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Cathedrale Notre Dame
Replies: 19
Views: 288

Re: Cathedrale Notre Dame

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by Alexis
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Cathedrale Notre Dame
Replies: 19
Views: 288

Cathedrale Notre Dame will rise again

Our thoughts are with Alexis. Thanks, Jim. Several thoughts: 1. Another symbol of France and of the Christian faith, the Cathedral of Reims, was very badly damaged during WW1. It seems that the Reich's soldiers had bombed it on purpose, precisely because it is a symbol of France. That cathedral was...
by Alexis
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Russia is screwed
Replies: 65
Views: 21472

How much?

Milo wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:21 pm
Of course it's easy to pay someone a few rubles to pretend to be a Portuguese on the Internet to repeat your propaganda.
Oh I see :)

And how much are you payed for the service of posting on this forum, Milo :P ?
by Alexis
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?
Replies: 34
Views: 617

Re: The clear advantage that having Tibet gives to China.

China could devastate India with its nuclear arsenal but India could not so easily devastate China. (...) As for Pakistan I am not even sure whether it has its own cruise missiles. Most likely it would need to delicver its atomic bomb payloads to India the old fashioned way by manned aircraft. The ...
by Alexis
Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?
Replies: 34
Views: 617

Re: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?

why would any Muslim nation, especially Pakistan, embrace China, given what China is doing to its Muslim population of Uyghurs? Well, Pakistan and China have embraced each other :) In addition to expensive F-16, the Pak air force is constituted of simple and cheap but relatively modern JF-17 , whic...
by Alexis
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?
Replies: 34
Views: 617

"Countering their evil designs"

Indian PM Narendra Modi gave a speech today to " 10 millions " militants of his party BJP https://www.hindustantimes.com/rf/image_size_960x540/HT/p2/2019/02/28/Pictures/_36704ed2-3b2b-11e9-bdc1-734f7b7cfb0c.png “The enemy tries to destabilise us, carries out terror attacks. They want to stop our gro...
by Alexis
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?
Replies: 34
Views: 617

Re: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?

Forceful :( diplomacy? Like opening up a second war front along India's Himalaya border, for instance? I was more thinking along the lines of threatening to do so, with aim to prevent India from concentrating the bulk of its forces against Pakistan. But then Beijing may decide this is not in its in...
by Alexis
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?
Replies: 34
Views: 617

Re: Could this be the beginning of the next India-Pakistan war?

Numerous reports of heavy mortar shelling from both sides, large troop movements, power outage on Pakistani side near LOC. Indian PM Modi is reported to have given the Indian military a "free hand" regarding the time, place and how they want to move forward regarding the situation with Pakistan, fol...