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by Joseph
24 Mar 2017 07:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 314777

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Why is there English on the vests of the Census workers?

I thought that literacy and particularly literacy in English was a major problem in Pakistan.
by Joseph
23 Mar 2017 15:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 314777

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

If they were using mobile laptops for the census, I would expect them to be directly entering data into the laptop instead of on paper as it appears they are doing.


Perhaps the large bag is more of a messenger bag holding the census forms.
by Joseph
27 Sep 2016 12:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 313464

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016

Ayushman Jamwal, senior news editor at CNN-News18 questions the lack of empathy of thespians originating in the Mohammadden Terrorist fomenting Islamic Republic Pakistan when it comes to Mohammadden Terrorism instigated in the Islamic Republic targeting Indians. Poses the question: why the silence ...
by Joseph
12 Sep 2016 09:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 313464

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016

Did Pakistan consider the possible consequences of decisions such as creating Afghanistan difficulties in transporting goods to India?
by Joseph
05 Jan 2016 23:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 89631

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

Nawaz lacked the power - authority to prevent the attack.

Yet, he is going to have the power - authority to act against the Pakis who planned and controlled the attack?
by Joseph
10 Dec 2015 16:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 89631

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2

Based on her background, is it a huge surprise to the ISI that Tashfeen Malik pledged her allegiance to the ISIS?
by Joseph
02 Oct 2015 14:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 87337

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan admits that it cannot provide security for holding the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation‘s (Comstech) summit meeting :lol: . Apparently this realisation dawned after invitations had been sent o...
by Joseph
15 Sep 2015 06:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 87337

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Sept 05,

Mildly edited for relevant quotes: Does Pakistan have a sovereign state, i.e., a state which has the legitimate monopoly on the use of force, enforcement of the law? It does not. But that does not mean it is a failed state. Pakistan is made up of a number of camps, the civilian government with its ...
by Joseph
14 May 2015 16:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 76357

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

We are talking about 500 - 750,000 at max of Shia Ismaili population in Pakistan. Ahmadiyas would be at least 5x of this number, other Shias maybe 20x. No way Indian demographics can afford entry of the latter two communities. But as Shiv suggested, these Ismailis need to toe the Indian line. Also ...
by Joseph
08 May 2015 19:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 76357

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

They had somebody on the inside to leak the flight path and time that the VIP group was flying by?
by Joseph
28 Apr 2015 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22 2015
Replies: 2846
Views: 76357

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - Apr 22

When the PA was unhappy with the civilian governments of Pakistan, the PA would pressure the civilians to get what they wanted. The civilians would use the U.S. to put pressure on the PA to prevent them from doing a military coup. There was some back and forth between the PA, civilians and the U.S. ...
by Joseph
26 Nov 2014 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 76480

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

In other news, a cottage industry has sprung up in Albakistan about how no Pakistani ever will join ISIS. (Pakistanis are largely concerned with local issues, Moderate Barelvi and not extremist Wahhabi). If you recall, till about 3 years ago, it was all "Pakistanis are largely secular", &...
by Joseph
02 Oct 2014 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 70562

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

http://tribune.com.pk/story/770097/mushahids-3-point-plan-how-ice-could-thaw-on-siachen-dispute/ Pak senator Mushahid Hussain Syed (same guy who attended a cricket match in Mumbai and called Vande Mataram played at the match, communal) says - Praising India for its Mars mission, Mushahid said New D...
by Joseph
28 Apr 2014 03:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr 2014
Replies: 2854
Views: 62823

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 21 Apr

Anujan wrote:
The list goes on and on, I wont bore you with details.

What is this nonsense about one man spoiling US-Pakistan relationship hainji?



Yes, the list is long.

Such as the funeral in Quetta for Aimal Kasi (Mir Qazi).
by Joseph
17 Apr 2014 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Both the PA and Taliban (al-Qaeda) are in most, if not all of those villages - cities.
by Joseph
11 Apr 2014 07:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

With people of Afghanistan showing Taliban the middle finger in recent elections, I hope Taliban forgets Kabul and establishes an Islamic emirate in Pakistan with Peshawar or Quetta as the base. Inshallah. Does anyone know if the author Dr Mohammad Taqi is Pashtun? I was unable to find his bio. He ...
by Joseph
27 Mar 2014 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

The people that I have met from Bangladesh weren't that positive about India, but their dislike of Pakistanis was very intense. I guess that I am lumping Pakistani actions against East Pakistan, Afghanistan and India into a collective category of Pakjabis feeling superior while you are breaking it i...
by Joseph
27 Mar 2014 15:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Some parts of what you said I slightly disagree with and other parts I agree with. Over the years, Pakistanis thought their actions in Afghanistan and East Pakistan were right and justified. My POV is that the Pakistanis (Pakjabis) are united in thinking they are superior to the rest of people in th...
by Joseph
27 Mar 2014 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

shiv, Are you expecting a change of behavior - attitude to happen on the Pakistani side after being called out by India? After seeing how Pakistan rubbished the Mumbai dossiers, I doubt that India chastising the Pakis will suddenly give them an Aha moment and transform them into much better people. ...
by Joseph
21 Mar 2014 02:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

SSridhar wrote: While Hafeez Saeed is completely under the PA control (at least as of this moment), Mullah Omar is not and has never been.



Will it take a trigger event for Hafeez Saeed to slip out of PA control or will it be a gradual drift over time?
by Joseph
11 Mar 2014 05:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

SSridhar ji, What happened to the efforts by the PA - ISI to keep Hafiz Muhammad Saeed in the spotlight so that he could draw support away from TTP and redirect that unhappiness against India? At the moment, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has been crowded out of the headlines by the TTP. Not that Hafiz Muhamm...
by Joseph
25 Feb 2014 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Monday invited the Pakistani Taliban to play cricket, saying members of the outlawed group were avid viewers of the matches Pakistan played and that the approach will end up in a positive outcome I thought it wasn't possible for Pakistan to get an Interi...
by Joseph
14 Feb 2014 16:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Maybe it is some payoff to the Pakis so that the Pakis will send the two divisions that the Saudis requested. _________________ Edit: The PA wouldn't have to move their own equipment back and forth between KSA and Pakistan. The PA also wouldn't have to cross train on the equipment that the Saudis ha...
by Joseph
29 Jan 2014 22:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

I realize that we are getting off topic for this thread, but wanted to add this... U.N.-arranged woman’s conference in Beijing (1995) According to Dr. Saleha Mahmoud, director of the Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs , the document is "a small, dominant platform written for minority women by...
by Joseph
22 Jan 2014 04:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch
Replies: 4017
Views: 227263

Re: Af-Pak -> Pak-Af Watch

India, Russia and China Hold Talks on Afghanistan - Ananth Krishnan, The Hindu India, China and Russia on Thursday held trilateral consultations to coordinate their views on the situation in Afghanistan, amid heightened regional diplomacy in the lead-up to the withdrawal of NATO forces. Deputy Nati...
by Joseph
20 Jan 2014 17:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Is that a projected GDP growth rate of 8% each year compounded for 35 years?
by Joseph
09 Jan 2014 00:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014
Replies: 2844
Views: 65251

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Jan 04, 2014

Energy demand : Pakistan for expediting LNG import from Yemen ISLAMABAD : President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday invited investment from Yemen in the energy, oil and gas sectors, urging the two sides to move for early finalisation of arrangements for import of liquid natural gas (LNG) from Yemen. Che...
by Joseph
01 Jan 2014 05:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Maybe it is just my monitor, but those two flags look to be more black than green.
by Joseph
04 Dec 2013 11:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Is Zaid Hamid still considered to be a mouthpiece for some in the PA - ISI or is he completely on his own when he shares his analysis with the world?
by Joseph
30 Nov 2013 14:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

CRamS, Nothing really new is revealed in the video. There wasn't really a Q&A session, so he gets away with talking in generalities rather than having to give details. The first part is about his prior experiences in other countries before his assignment to Pakistan. For me, the most interesting...
by Joseph
22 Oct 2013 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

http://tribune.com.pk/story/619860/deflecting-blame-anti-peace-elements-behind-bomb-blasts-in-k-p-not-ttp/ Anti-peace elements behind blasts in K-P not TTP: Imran Khan My mental image of IK is of him wearing a coat and no tie. The picture in the link suggests that his clothing style is changing.
by Joseph
15 Oct 2013 01:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

http://13afttfvu3322ik7030bcfxmkf.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/files/2013/10/what-if-Malala-was-killed-by-drones.jpg Popular post among RAPEs :rotfl: Rajdeep Ji : Not much of a chance. If she returns to "The Land of the Pure and Home of the Terrorists" the Taliban will get to her before the Dr...
by Joseph
02 Oct 2013 11:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

ramana, Yes, I understand that Pakistan still wants to win Big over India, but they haven't accomplished it after decades of trying. In the past and elsewhere on the internet, I went a few rounds with a Paki who wanted the U.S. to put much more pressure on India in regards to Kashmir. I pointed out ...
by Joseph
01 Oct 2013 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Joseph, there is no mystery. The usual TSP tactic is to wriggle out of a situation through some such opening. That's all. Their hope is that by August/September timeframe, some other development could happen in the region such as US withdrawal, Afghan situation etc that would offer another window o...
by Joseph
30 Sep 2013 15:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Pak waiting for next PM to do business? He is not in a position to make a big breakthrough with Pakistan)," Mir said. According to Mir, Sharif is now waiting for the new government in India next year to do business. Unless they extend Kayani again, the PA will have a different leader that won'...
by Joseph
26 Sep 2013 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis
Replies: 297
Views: 7199

Re: Nairobi Terror Attack-News stories and timeline

Mumbai terror attacks were much worse and probably worst with politicking all around it- center of terror pukistan throwing rabid dogs across, news anchors finding out where hostages are live on TV during crisis, terror cover of misinformation campaigns, death of police officers like Salaskar, etc ...
by Joseph
18 Sep 2013 15:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Guess the purefools were saying IED Mubarrak to the honorable Maj Gen. A Maj Gen presiding over a Quran reciting competition!!! No wonder he got IED mubarraked. Does the PA really believe that officers should be doing things like that or is the PA trying to show that they are Pure when things from ...
by Joseph
15 Sep 2013 16:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

^^^

Is this the same Major General? If so, it is interesting that the more Pure took him out.



http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news- ... ld-in-swat
by Joseph
30 Aug 2013 08:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013
Replies: 2841
Views: 59195

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan - Aug 21, 2013

Gus wrote:shaik rasheed - isn't he the guy who boasted of running a safehouse for jihadis on their way to kashmir?


He does have quite a background.

Pakistan's ex-minister detained in US airport used to train J&K jihadis

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