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by CalvinH
10 Aug 2019 08:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

I don't think so. All this activity means fuel, wear-and-tear, many other things they can't afford to waste reflexively. There will be response but it will be around or after august 15, if you look at history of these attacks generally after 30 days of core commanders meeting such attacks have take...
by CalvinH
10 Aug 2019 04:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

what options pakis have anyway.... 1. try to assassinate some top leaders. 2. terror attacks 3. overt war first option going to be devastating. you can't target people particularly when same thing will be done to you. all paki rich kids are under raw radar. second and third options will result in s...
by CalvinH
10 Aug 2019 04:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam arrested in Lahore Pakistan opposition leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz was arrested on Thursday by the country’s National Accountability Bureau (NAB), a spokeswoman for her party said. Source : https://www.hindustan...
by CalvinH
03 Aug 2019 09:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

What if pakistan does an "american" on china by supporting the Ughur terrorists.. they can extract freebies from china like forgiving their BRI investments :mrgreen: .. problem solved in one go !!..matter of fact the new found bonhomie with the americans can give them leverage over china ...
by CalvinH
03 Aug 2019 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

What if pakistan does an "american" on china by supporting the Ughur terrorists.. they can extract freebies from china like forgiving their BRI investments :mrgreen: .. problem solved in one go !!..matter of fact the new found bonhomie with the americans can give them leverage over china ...
by CalvinH
02 Aug 2019 09:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

CPEC is dead. Somebody tell Beijing It’s over. If ever there was a thought within Pakistan’s leadership — political, military, and business — that Beijing could replace Washington as the foreign capital with the most influence in Islamabad, that idea is now firmly dead. Just one good trip and promi...
by CalvinH
27 Jul 2019 07:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 375
Views: 60450

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

I disagree...I have seen far superior service in India if you are willing to spend decently. However the tourist places are a mess..Just visit Tajmahal and you will know. I have a Indian colleague (30+ years in US) in US who came back from Agra after seeing the mess...he was all praise for the Delhi...
by CalvinH
24 Jul 2019 03:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

MeshaVishwas wrote:Comment:I am thoroughly impressed by the selection of Baki Fauj.The mask is very very convincing.

FWIW:



At 29:00 did he referred to IRS as Indian Revenue System?
by CalvinH
18 Jul 2019 07:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3510
Views: 525063

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Vande Bharat being run on Delhi - Katra route besides tugging at emotional strings also means real convenience. A typical trip to Vaishno Devi would be like this - you board Pooja Express around 11 pm from Old Delhi Railway Station. Reach Jammu Tawi around 11-12 am next day morning. Take bus from J...
by CalvinH
16 Jul 2019 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

2 days ago Pakistani anchors were praising the Paki CAA decision to not open the skies to Indians and calling it the main reason why Indian airlines are going bankrupt.
by CalvinH
16 Jul 2019 09:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Thought Reqko Diq was cancelled as per the establishments request to hand over the mine to the Chinese. Supreme Court Justice seems to have taken decision for "national interest". But since the case was dragged into legal dispute by the mining firm that handover never happened. One example...
by CalvinH
15 Jul 2019 11:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

In Pakistan everyone is labeling PMLN as the Sicilian Mafia without pointing fingers at the real Sicilian Mafia which is the establishment. In the judge's case where the judge was videotaped accepting that he was blackmailed by the establishment, the judge has come out with an affidavit that he was ...
by CalvinH
11 Jul 2019 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Open and blatant censorship going on in Pakiland; Najam Sethi living dangerously I don't think so. People like Najam Sethi are useful for the establishment. They are just pawns and most of what they say is with establishment's blessings. That's my guess. Who do you think his chidiya is? Take anothe...
by CalvinH
11 Jul 2019 22:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

That Ali Jahangir Sidiqqui guy was a PML supporter who was nominated by them as ambassador to the US (actually not a bad choice, as he was young and dynamic, Cornell-educated and a successful businessman). ISI/PTI guys had a corruption case going against him and had him removed. They probably black...
by CalvinH
09 Jul 2019 09:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Anujan wrote:After reading news about her and seeing her press conference, she is quite impressive.

Reminds me of Didi. Quite a street fighter and can organize rallies and protests.


Agree. The best in PMLN and family. May become PM of Pakland in future.
by CalvinH
09 Jul 2019 09:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Fight against corruption is Imran's main point. All these years. He can't let it go especially when he has nothing to show for in any other front. Bajwa can't push Imran to abandon it. It would be a political suicide for Imran and he wont take it. Bajwa's option with Imran are limited. But he is usi...
by CalvinH
08 Jul 2019 08:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Anyone following the latest drama? I think she got it that establishment is out to see that Ganja doesn’t come out alive from the prison. Her reference to Morsi in earlier press conference was not out of place. She is now desperate to save her dad and has shown willingness to take the establishment...
by CalvinH
05 Jul 2019 07:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Rama Sanaullah was caught with 15Kg of heroin. The bag weighed 21Kg with 15Kg drugs hidden in the bag. Pakistan has capital punishment for carrying 1 Kg of heroin. Looks like a clear case of taking the PMlN leadership down but half of the so called independent and vibrant media is supporting the arr...
by CalvinH
04 Jul 2019 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakis view themselves as a 'ghar jamai' damaad (son in law living off his wife's family's means and in their home) with delusions of how dependent the Chinese are on them and how key their role is in maintaining the H&D of China. Chinese OTOH view them (sorry for the crude language) as the inma...
by CalvinH
04 Jul 2019 04:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474908

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Like the odds for Pakistan. For a nation that has got free passes all these years in everything this is Karma finally catching up with them.
by CalvinH
03 Jul 2019 06:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

What can Pakistan offer to west for bringing India to the table? The only thing is to control AFG Taliban to allow a safe exit for US. For that they need to betray Taliban leadership and face a civil war in KPK. Whether khaki has that kind of control over Taliban is another question. Bajwa has seen ...
by CalvinH
03 Jul 2019 05:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Aditya_V wrote:Pakistan ruppee jumps to 156 against USD, a 3% appreciation. IMF Bailout impact? Very disappointing. Phew somethign wrong with Bing search engine, google reports 160.79 what a relief.

I think it improved by 5 Rs due to start of new FY for paki government. Most of the doles are effective with FY.
by CalvinH
02 Jul 2019 06:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Apparently ten percenti sat for interview with Hamid Mir. Two minutes into the broadcast, they got a call and program had to be taken off air. Apparently Hamid Mir then had an interview about the previous interview being cancelled. Apparently they got a call and that interview couldn't air either. ...
by CalvinH
01 Jul 2019 09:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474908

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

For Pak to qualify following thing need to happen:
Beat BD AND NZ beats ENG

With that slim chance the will land at 4th position. In which case they will face AUS in semi-finals.

hope BD packs them up...
by CalvinH
01 Jul 2019 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

APTMA announces closure of 200 mills from tomorrow, as buyers cancel export orders KARACHI: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) has announced closure of 200 of its processing mills from Monday, July 1, as international buyers rejected export deliveries of the mills due to price incre...
by CalvinH
24 Jun 2019 20:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Daughter did a press conference yesterday. Looks like Ganja suffered a minor heart attack in Jail but it was not disclosed to media. Daughter was hopeful that Ganja's bail will be extended as Chacha is negotiating with Khaki and has a deal with them. May be Chacha told her that its all under control...
by CalvinH
17 Jun 2019 06:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3589
Views: 569440

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

How? Did US-Iraq war benefitted Pakistan. It may lead to completely opposite of what you mention. Oil prices will go through the roof leading to more pressure on Paki economy. with Saudi backing US and Pakistan backing Saudis Paki will see more internal conflicts between Shia and Sunni. Plus if US ...
by CalvinH
17 Jun 2019 05:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474908

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

hanumadu wrote:Damad is out first ball duck. He should come to sasural or he may lynched in his country. But considering the number of pakis in India now, he may not be safe in India either.


He is fine. This is a repeat performance and nothing specific to India....
by CalvinH
05 Jun 2019 01:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

So he is getting his father treated in US? He was telling PML-N that Pakistan has best doctors when Ganja was trying to fly abroad for treatment.
by CalvinH
04 Jun 2019 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

A famous Paki Journalist who creates conspiracy theories for supporting Pak Army and is a self proclaimed champion of nationalism turned out to be a US citizen. What else, he has changed his Surname to a christian one in the passport :D US state has made deep inroads in Pakistan media. Whom are you...
by CalvinH
04 Jun 2019 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

A famous Paki Journalist who creates conspiracy theories for supporting Pak Army and is a self proclaimed champion of nationalism turned out to be a US citizen. What else, he has changed his Surname to a christian one in the passport :D

US state has made deep inroads in Pakistan media.
by CalvinH
03 Jun 2019 06:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1902
Views: 323542

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Doesn't take much for inbred pakis to go on a rampage. Hindu Veterinarian Is Latest to Face Blasphemy Charges in Pakistan ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani Hindu man has been charged with blasphemy against Islam, in the latest case under a controversial law that critics say has been used to persecu...
by CalvinH
02 Jun 2019 03:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Before these elections, I had asked if people would recognize this effort, since it is very different from how other governments looks at things from a trickle down theory perspective. Modi clearly is not a believer in trickle down theory - he explicitly targeted the bottom of the pyramid, even if ...
by CalvinH
24 May 2019 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

AAP is disintegrating looks like. Another urban naxal enterprise gone wrong. They lost deposits in four Delhi seats and got very little vote in PJ even though they won one seat. The statistics from Delhi are (for AAP): In 48/70 VS constituencies AAP candidate couldnt pull enough votes to save their...
by CalvinH
23 May 2019 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Ecosystem will starve without power and resources that comes with the power. Awards, Lucrative committee memberships, jobs for relatives in academics and government institutions, state funding for their causes.....this will all dry up. As the swamp dries up the younger/smarter ones will switch and o...
by CalvinH
23 May 2019 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

list of congi higher ups - anand sharma, randeep sujrewala, jyotirajaditya scindia, sam pitroda, jairam ramesh, salman kurshid, abhishek manu singhvi, kapil sibal, manish tiwari. other than scindia and tiwari, I dont think any of them can win a election. + Ghulam Nabi Azad. CWC is filled with non e...
by CalvinH
23 May 2019 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The congressis are like Darbari in Bahadur Shah Zafar's court. If Bahadur Shah goes what remains of the court and of the darbar? They want to keep the family afloat. Not otherwise.
by CalvinH
23 May 2019 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I still haven't heard a reasonable non conspiratorial analysis on why the family still dominates and why there has been no Coo against them. It's clear they can't win elections. It's clear Rahul Gandhi has no political abilities whatsoever. Why are they still on top? You need to see who is supporti...
by CalvinH
23 May 2019 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Lol. Whole this time NDTV kept showing BJP+ down with large numbers (starting at -50) compared to 2014 but were forced to accept within 1 hour that there is a wave. In 2 hour they were accepting that this is a sweep (with words thats its Earthquake in WB :D ). The fact is that despite giving signifi...
by CalvinH
23 May 2019 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113442

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

NDTV showing 2014 repeat in MP. BJP huge lead 14-2

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