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by habal
20 Sep 2019 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Nadeem Farooq Paracha @NadeemfParacha · 9h Weird piece of history: Controversial high court judge, Maulvi Mushtaq, handed ZA Bhutto the death sentence in 1978. A few years later, when the judge passed away, his funeral was attacked by a large swarm of bees. People ran away, leaving his coffin unatte...
by habal
17 Sep 2019 23:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2688
Views: 402595

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Anmol, whatever spin we might want to give, the hyphen between India and TSP in US eyes is alive and kicking. Just read that transcript. The question was about his meeting with Indian PM. And Trump brings in TSP. And no words about India US relations which is what the Indian side is focused. No dou...
by habal
16 Sep 2019 23:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

It seems americans have assured pakistan that they will not come under fatf blacklist in October and they will somehow or the other continue in grey list. This is what Trump assured them before he called off talks with taliban. Now with change in circumstance it seems all bets are off. Pakistanis fe...
by habal
09 Sep 2019 21:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 701
Views: 107476

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Iranian imports from China may be more in form of heavy machinery like plasma cutters, CNC machines, gyroscopes, sensors, heavy duty tools and drills, rare earth minerals etc which can help Iran make it's own weapons. They may also be importing rocket parts and other paraphernalia from China as well...
by habal
08 Sep 2019 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Chief economist of Pakistan trying to lure investors at pakistan investment promotion conference in baku, azerbaijaan with belly dancers.

by habal
07 Sep 2019 20:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1061
Views: 302140

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

IAF lusts after gripen.

I think the main reason is f16 cannot add nato planes into their threat library. So that means 50% of paf is deactivated without firing a shot. That is the main reason behind clamouring for western aircraft.
by habal
05 Sep 2019 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350672

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

https://twitter.com/RossMcleanSec/status/1169434337374326789?s=20 Ross McLean @RossMcleanSec · 1h Not exactly a popular Mayor, and appears walking with armed security detail...... while Londoners from children to adults dealing with knife murders and attacks...... Liam @TommyRommel92 · 13h Such dark...
by habal
02 Sep 2019 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Can't make out who is what here. Is the inflated mohterma Indian or Pakistani? Isn't she yelling that Bakistan eej Victim of Terror not Purveyor? Competition for Shrillen, hain? Gotta hand it to the Pakis. They STILL maintain that they are VICTIMS not purveyors of terror? We need to come out with t...
by habal
01 Sep 2019 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://twitter.com/AWGoraya/status/116 ... 13120?s=20
Police arrests a drug dealer in Muzaffarabad, Kashmir. Army men in uniforms attack police. Get drug dealer released.
by habal
01 Sep 2019 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://twitter.com/AWGoraya/status/116 ... 13120?s=20
Police arrests a drug dealer in Muzaffarabad, Kashmir. Army men in uniforms attack police. Get drug dealer released.
by habal
31 Aug 2019 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

This is the opportunity to make pak army lose face, India for so long has always dithered from this idea. Make them lose face in front of their people and they will go back to their barracks for a decade. Game changer is always making army lose face consistently and publically. Then they will make a...
by habal
31 Aug 2019 19:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1980
Views: 220139

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Indian SPR is 2 weeks always.
by habal
30 Aug 2019 22:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

PoK flag ?
by habal
30 Aug 2019 17:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

More propaganda from the beeb today. Nicola Careem manufacturing news on the basis of images 'supplied' to them of randoms unverified. Somebody please send some khujli powder to the Delhi desk. twitter banned a lot of paki ids for spreading fake news. It looks like B-team in bartania has been entru...
by habal
28 Aug 2019 16:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

According to pakis 5th generation warfare is to make a lot of noise online and on international forums and wring their hands in helplessness if anyone points out to homegrown terror.

lo jee 5th generation warfare bhi ho gaya
by habal
27 Aug 2019 13:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3281
Views: 490160

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

No allocation was made to deploy Su-30 near LoC before 2017. What does it mean ?
https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/ ... 488483.ece
by habal
27 Aug 2019 10:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3281
Views: 490160

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

MiG-21 deployment in Srinagar was INC idea to prevent escalation. We need a military background def min to cut the facts from clutter SNR to discern which such weak areas exist in our defence and suggest immidiate measures. The edge of the sword would have been kept blunt in multiple places to avoid...
by habal
24 Aug 2019 09:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3588
Views: 569375

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2040367/2- ... ear/?amp=1

APG places Pakistan on enhanced monitoring list for at least one year
By shahbaz rana
Aug.23,2019
by habal
23 Aug 2019 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

here is a twitter feed from someone who recently been to Srinagar Amit Tyagi @hiambuj Back from 2 days Srinagar visit. Went Wednesday early morning. Came back last night. Sharing ground reality (NOT just what is being reported on national media) THREAD. Amit Tyagi @hiambuj · 10h Replying to @hiambuj...
by habal
23 Aug 2019 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Actually US, Canada, Australia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong are all members of APG. So basically that is 3/4th of world economy right there.

FATF - APG is just european countries. http://www.fatf-gafi.org/countries/#APG
by habal
23 Aug 2019 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

FATF-APG may influence ADB loans.
by habal
23 Aug 2019 12:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3588
Views: 569375

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

blacklisted by FATF - Breaking News
by habal
19 Aug 2019 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Imran Khan
@ImranKhanPTI
·
Jan 25, 2016
The nation's respect for General Raheel Sharif has gone up after his statement refusing to seek an extension..
by habal
19 Aug 2019 16:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

there is a Lal Singh article that I read on Kashmir, seems like the entire land comprising J&K was more or less following a standard pattern of invasion, occupation, plunder, taxation, decay and this repeated over various invaders like mughals, afghans, sikhs, dogra. This was repeated on smaller...
by habal
19 Aug 2019 14:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Looks more like a resort or hotel.
by habal
19 Aug 2019 10:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244241

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

this is a good time to build up some local infrastructure like widen roads, lay down underground cables for electric supply so that winter snow does not disrupt electric supply. May also help KMs who support GoI but are afraid to speak up also have some brownie points to speak for. Actually pakistan...
by habal
19 Aug 2019 00:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

what Dimran's and hasan nisar's outburst really means ?

ans - they already knew that their economy was rolled over and done with. Beyond point of no return. Their only play was kashmir and that was the only area where they foresaw some success. Now that excuse is also snatched away.
by habal
16 Aug 2019 11:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

remember wajahat saeed khan, the pakistani journalist who goes about hopping between military bases and making pak army propaganda shows. Seems like he's no longer ISPR blue eyed boy. WSK @WajSKhan Here’s something the ISPR won’t tell you. 5 - 7 Pak Army soldiers are being lost / week on the Western...
by habal
05 Aug 2019 18:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581063

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Aditya_V wrote:Any idea what is flight Strngr12 on flight radar, it has a very unusual flight pattern


some UN observers were taken to LoC yesterday, maybe it is related to their movement. All expenses paid trip by chartered flight perhaps, H&D issue onlee.
by habal
05 Aug 2019 14:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 581063

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I hate to be the contrarian during this time of apparent jubilation, but I don't see how this bifurcation solves anything . The basic problem of religious radicalization is not solved. Pakistan is still right next door. A negotiated settlement with the Pakis as a stakeholder would be a far longer l...
by habal
25 Jul 2019 21:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Gul Bukhari @GulBukhari · 1h The Federal Board of Revenue Chairman (the tax man) goes to ISI offices and briefs and assures the ISI on export sectors. Has the last mask of democracy dropped? Shabbar Zaidi briefs ISI on export-oriented sectors https://www.thenews.com.pk//assets/uploads/akhbar/2019-07...
by habal
25 Jul 2019 11:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2688
Views: 402595

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

USA strategic leverage over India revolves around Kashmir & pakistan. S400 neutralizes the sword edge of that leverage by blocking US/NATO air intervention. Trump is signalling loss of leverage by winking at Imran. USA got distant from pakistan, not due to India, but due to policy differences in...
by habal
23 Jul 2019 08:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3091
Views: 347444

Re: Understanding the US - Again

the US will understand how the S-400 works once deliveries to Turkey begin. The issue is more about the US maintaining FMS for its industry. Russia does not have the industrial capacity to produce sufficient S-400 systems in a timely manner before the US develops counter-measures. In the end, the S...
by habal
20 Jul 2019 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Kamran Yousaf
@Kamran_Yousaf

5h
How Saudi Crown Prince MBS used his personal contacts with Jared Kushner to arrange Trump-Imran summit.

https://tribune.com.pk/story/2017343/1- ... -us-visit/
by habal
14 Jun 2019 23:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://gandhara.rferl.org/a/pakistan-mulling-mass-executions-of-dissidents-/29997829.html apparently according to rauf klasra, 5 generals met 6 journalists in a 'high power' informal media meeting and leaked their intention to kill 5000 dissidents as per list formulated by ISI/ISPR. A minister fais...
by habal
07 Jun 2019 23:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1900
Views: 323446

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

#Quetta @ShahidQuetta · Jun 5 What is the salary of @OfficialDGISPR? His two sons are in #England and his daughter is in #Germany, all three on Student Visas, tuition fees for International students in #UK are more than £15k each? Can pai ghafoora tweet the source of expenses/fees/travel & board...

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