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    Hi, i came across the following sentence in a Sri Lankan newspaper........... "The befuddlement in Delhi regarding the procedural resolution on Sri Lanka to be tabled by the US at the March UNHRC meeting is seen as a reaction to its Indian Ocean strategic funk."
    Could sombody please tell me the meaning of "strategic Funk"?
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    Default Re: the meaning of "strategic funk"

    Funk | Define Funk at Dictionary.com

    See definition 2, "a dejected mood."

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    Default Re: the meaning of "strategic funk"

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix9 View Post
    Hi, i came across the following sentence in a Sri Lankan newspaper........... "The befuddlement in Delhi regarding the procedural resolution on Sri Lanka to be tabled by the US at the March UNHRC meeting is seen as a reaction to its Indian Ocean strategic funk."
    Could sombody please tell me the meaning of "strategic Funk"?
    thank you
    Phoenix9
    But as it's so badly written (why 'befuddlement? Who passed the resolution (or perhaps because it was in Delhi there's an implication that it was the Indian Government...?)? What does 'its' refer to?) it's only possible to discern the meaning if you know the background thoroughly. Without that knowledge, I'd expect definition 1 to be applicable.

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    Default Re: the meaning of "strategic funk"

    Thank you.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 26-Apr-2013 at 18:00.

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