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Seema Sirohi @seemasirohi Washington DC

Columnist for The Economic Times, long-time watcher of India-US relations, former foreign editor of Outlook, failed rocker and aspiring yogi.

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Joined Twitter 6/3/09


A very nice read indeed! https://t.co/2CVeSvVg3F- He supports China against oppression of Uighurs. - He supports Saudi Arabia in its inhumane war in Yemen. - He… https://t.co/U27w4n9LxB
Retweeted by Seema SirohiPeter Handke's Nobel prize that dishonours the victims of genocide | Ed Vuilliamy https://t.co/RY1Unk6SRY
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi.@AartiTikoo vehemently disagrees with @srinathraghava3 on his interpretation of history. #Kashmir https://t.co/NN0Q8dj8EmExclusive :Even as Xi landed in India, influential US senator arrived with a strong warning; China is the most sign… https://t.co/Ai84paQD7Y
Retweeted by Seema SirohiHad a productive interaction with faculty and students @DukeU. There is great potential for more academic and stude… https://t.co/xA9D8fqxfu
Retweeted by Seema SirohiI thank the #Baltimore #Gurudwara for inviting me to address the #Sikh congregation on steps taken by the Govt of… https://t.co/egnfhnAwDB
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi'Referendum 2020' bogus issue: Indian envoy. @harshvshringla addresses a large Sikh gathering. Report by @lalitKJha https://t.co/qtIZOYUBjqToday we are all JNU-ites! 😄(I actually proudly am.) https://t.co/VESjndMMRb
10/14
2019
'Jaishankar defines India’s place in new world: Open for business, but conditions apply' Columnist @seemasirohi wr… https://t.co/oVd3l5K6BE
Retweeted by Seema SirohiIt keeps on coming... World Bank slashes India's growth forecast to 6% for this fiscal year https://t.co/DLcGsmBR3t via @TOIBusinessMost ministers in Modi government are arrogant, uneducated and incompetent. But Nirmala Sitharaman is the worst, no… https://t.co/yqLuW72QUY
Retweeted by Seema SirohiThe longer the talks, the better! “China Emerges With Wins From U.S. Trade Truce” - WSJ https://t.co/WOe6mGGSgU
10/13
2019
#China Has Begun Moving #Xinjiang Muslim Detainees To Formal Prisons, Relatives Say : NPR https://t.co/xCw4SJ2Xa6
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10/11
2019
@suhasinih @Nidhi They need to go to PC camp!Watch your language sir! We know you think in millennial timelines but certain words are banned this century. https://t.co/1i1ZnziBG7+1 https://t.co/oWe1bGogY6Where’s the bargain for allowing this? China is raising Kashmir just before the visit, the trade deficit remains hu… https://t.co/GNSefYoNgQMy take: Jaishankar defines India’s place in the new world https://t.co/XsY8whT3oZ via @orfonline
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10/10
2019
@pstanpolitics You are right. We do have different jobs. @SaurabhJoshi @d_jaishankar I did and he guessed her identity right away but didn’t know about the controversy. #fail. 😂Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday he was watching the situation in Kashmir and would support Pakistan… https://t.co/3L8QD834Tv
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi @SaurabhJoshi I keep a vague eye on soccer because son is obsessed. I don’t want to be totally clueless although hi… https://t.co/tgLhUejPM7 @SaurabhJoshi Soccer wife accused by another soccer wife of tabloiding... Zindagi milti rehti hai dobara ein logon ko.Mr President, as of October 8, 2019, 129 Member States have paid their regular budget dues in full. The US (HOST CO… https://t.co/bIvXYmCMUn
Retweeted by Seema SirohiThank you! https://t.co/UO14GjfQPwA master class if ever there was one. Thank you @srinathraghava3 #Kashmir https://t.co/3NNRwqxkI5My take: Jaishankar defines India’s place in the new world https://t.co/XsY8whT3oZ via @orfonlineJ&K: “With leaders in detention, Cong, NC, PDP unlikely to contest BDC polls-a question mark on the genuineness of… https://t.co/0t4buGggKM
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10/9
2019
The battle gets more complicated.. https://t.co/BFXCa1aUu3Trump triggers widespread alarm after leaving Kurdish allies to hostile Turkish forces https://t.co/PeTvmuZt52 #Syria #Turkey #Kurds
Retweeted by Seema SirohiLynching is an inhuman concept, period. This is not about the choice of words for a heinous deed. Lynchings must be… https://t.co/UnmuK2qi7g
Retweeted by Seema SirohiHow the last two months have badly hit Kashmir’s economy - BBC News https://t.co/eZEq5jKiWz
Retweeted by Seema SirohiA piece by @acorn on Chinese patterns of behavior and India’s response: Before Xi Jinping meets Modi, Indian Army r… https://t.co/yJeLUxvqO7This Pakistan-China military get-together seems to be Beijing’s signal...raising costs for Modi. https://t.co/v61cC97gTS
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi @saadmohseni Congratulations 🎊🎈"A century ago, debates around sedition were about how the British abused it to convict and sentence freedom fighte… https://t.co/QfbSLj0Y8H
Retweeted by Seema SirohiI found this one too irresistible. Had to share. Via ⁦@SaurabhJoshi⁩ Happy Dussehra! https://t.co/mRaueDsecNModi-Xi summit could pave way for launch of LAC clarification process - The Economic Times https://t.co/C5XB9CfJafA black man spends 10 days in jail for missing his first day of jury duty. That’s some M. Night Shyamalan twist end… https://t.co/Ka42q4FkUB
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10/8
2019
As “informal summit” of #Modi-Xi nears mutual redlines tested. India conducts Integrated Battle Group exercise in A… https://t.co/d6ZR2L6IQo
Retweeted by Seema SirohiAmazing. https://t.co/Bo2tMcoMljThe Kurds abandoned once again. For the nth time by the US. https://t.co/dsLR6S9eWhVietnam and Ethiopia are clear winners of the trade war: “The World’s Next Factory Won’t Be in South Asia.” Size of… https://t.co/sRWWa4wbjtSobering piece by @rohini_sgh: Parents and Teachers Need to Ensure Little Indians Are Not Schooled in Hate… https://t.co/HsMNMVkgsB
Retweeted by Seema SirohiIf the US with $ 14 trillion economy is bothered by a annual $35 b trade deficits with India why are we not bothere… https://t.co/sGFSd3Mgud
Retweeted by Seema SirohiBREAKING: In an extraordinary Sunday night statement, the White House announces that the US "will no longer be in t… https://t.co/FtqCaPUxR4
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10/7
2019
My latest publication SADF Focus No 47 on: The myth of #Pakistan acting as ‘protector’ of the Kashmiri people… https://t.co/MCKVRAAZzu
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi @Retributions By a mile. So much so it doesn’t even think there’s anyone else out there competing 😄India's radars in Bangladesh to monitor Bay of Bengal. Similar networks being built in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Seychel… https://t.co/nJUDVktm5JSome thoughtful questions by @samirsaran: 3 reasons data is not the new oil - and why they matter to India's future… https://t.co/4r6nBqnWGTThread👇🏽 https://t.co/MvIMlSugDuRIP Mr. Baker. You were amazing. https://t.co/awq1ns7LNSIt is difficult to believe that its case for an Islamist breakaway territory in Kashmir, patronage of terrorism and… https://t.co/RdBJcITap3
Retweeted by Seema SirohiDeeply disturbed by the reports of sexual violence toward women, including #Uighurs and ethnic #Kazakhs, in China's… https://t.co/g62dl71Ggp
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10/6
2019
Lively discussion on Kashmir yesterday at Hudson hosted by the infallible @Aparna_Pande. I discuss Pakistan's hypo… https://t.co/5zm0qQr7Rz
Retweeted by Seema SirohiIt’s Pakistan that’s threatening nuclear war. To equate the two countries like that is bad journalism. “Kashmir cra… https://t.co/Aqkn11XjvbBest description thus far of the state of affairs in the Congress Party. https://t.co/jQ5CJV8SJ2Pakistan probably thinks that but Indian thinking is hopefully more informed. https://t.co/v7cu1LgCgoAs @IChotiner tries to pin down Roger Cohen, he makes only a minor reference to Pakistan’s deep and long role in Ka… https://t.co/A8A4Qx5wGnAnother presidential candidate expresses concern about Kashmir. https://t.co/6kBWOELIfD @OmarWaraich @Akshobh @strategic Because some people who already didn’t appreciate her decided to make it a public… https://t.co/yeL3msY70L @OmarWaraich @Akshobh @strategic The context today is hugely different you would agree! With Kashmir and Pakistan i… https://t.co/84RPtsAeFg @OmarWaraich @Akshobh @strategic Her gaffes don’t need to be sourced. They were made by her on Twitter. @OmarWaraich @Akshobh @strategic Sources are mentioned. Also has been reported in Pakistani Urdu press. Nothing ext… https://t.co/UOJm0PJMFz
10/5
2019
In a first, US lawmakers take a step against India on Kashmir, reports ⁦@suhasinih⁩ - The Hindu https://t.co/tDInjHxgec @ShumaRaha 👍🏽 @ShumaRaha Exactly my point. Birth of Italian left was in Bologna if I remember. I love the covered walk ways there.Our dedication to the brave members of the ANSDF - ANA, police, NDS and others. We shall always remain grateful https://t.co/jyff44TKL9
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi @ShumaRaha I lived in Italy for two years and really loved it. We were in Rome but traveled a fair bit. Smaller tow… https://t.co/q5k2JF3USa @ShumaRaha You did a good job! Good Bengali that you are. 😄 @SuryaGangadhar6 Not gossip! @ambkcsingh Not mesmerized but trying to keep a line between India vis-a-vis the world and India and internal devts… https://t.co/gxWYuOUFuVI hope those in power and who still care recognize the depth of what’s happening. I have heard horrific stories abo… https://t.co/dhFnyEWtorIf Pakistanis think my anger is not legit, let me ask them this. Ponder an American taking a job at PISS (the Pak I… https://t.co/edhLe7B7FT
Retweeted by Seema SirohiMy take: Why was Maleeha Lodhi removed as Pakistan’s envoy to the UN? Fatal Flaw: Her Son Is Married To A Hindu… https://t.co/FvhrWObFXfListen to this! https://t.co/hT1f2fWtWzCongratulations! https://t.co/pEKcdNVRa1India takes a pot shot at Pak claims that 58 countries were backing it at the UNHRC on the issue of Kashmir. Says P… https://t.co/TKf5OYO8QJ
Retweeted by Seema SirohiIndia will eventually have to take a call on Washington’s confrontation with China, says @Aparna_Pande https://t.co/u4oBgTdlWCA Pakistani strategic thinker calls Munir Akram "seasoned," and Maleeha Lodhi "competent." Clueless or paying homag… https://t.co/iUT2rx5FRN
10/4
2019
Been a fan since the beginning of her campaign. More so with time. https://t.co/yAnEzt2tJW @mihirssharma @Tukuguha @srajagopalan Gandhi op-Ed Balanced immediately a day later with a scathing editorial by NY… https://t.co/qCFk0BTkFz @mihirssharma @Tukuguha @srajagopalan They gave Imran Khan plenty of space for his propaganda piece in the New York Times. @Tukuguha @mihirssharma @srajagopalan Not disputing the leader's proclivities. That's a given in this debate. You d… https://t.co/UfpK9iHpiaJaishankar reiterates India’s claim over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. A report by @slakster https://t.co/QpuAkUvu9Z @mihirssharma @srajagopalan But why don’t discriptions automatically follow Xi or Trump or Khan or MBS? @mihirssharma @srajagopalan Yes but not a sufficient explanation. Must admit I find it grating too. Also not a fan. @Sidbee17 @sushantsareen @CChristineFair @USIP @ThePrintIndia It’s working. Just checked. Where are you? If in Pakistan, then I can imagine.A resolution was introduced by @CongressmanRaja on Oct. 2 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi quo… https://t.co/dGxOrOM9xcRe-posting this fascinating interview with economist Utsa Patnaik whose paper on the British siphoning $45trillion… https://t.co/SjnLOkKRKc
Retweeted by Seema SirohiIt is wonderful to welcome the @NBA to India! We look forward to great games between the Indiana @Pacers and… https://t.co/Tl73oOdDTf
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi @peter_lavoy @DrSJaishankar Nuclear Deal!The hugs exchanged between Pakistan’s spook in chief and the Taliban delegation are so heartwarming... #terrorismhttps://t.co/QjYMXeWfcZ
Retweeted by Seema SirohiThroughout the world, fighting patriarchy, misogyny, rape culture and other forms of oppression is dangerous and li… https://t.co/3cG4WVjdTk
Retweeted by Seema SirohiMohan Bhagwat now claims Gandhi had a soft spot for the RSS. That is a lie. Gandhi was opposed to the RSS’s sectari… https://t.co/Hu85Lsvp76
Retweeted by Seema SirohiEvery American, Afghan or ISAF/RS country who served in Afghanistan or who has a relative or friend who has served… https://t.co/CWclHpDszK
Retweeted by Seema Sirohi.@CChristineFair’s piece is a #MustRead on Pak deep state infiltrating US institutions from @USIP to military educa… https://t.co/x3Le4snBvuBBC News - Gandhi's ashes stolen and photo defaced on 150th birthday https://t.co/8vHu114dG8 (Well done guys.)
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10/3
2019

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