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by Brad Goodman
21 Jan 2019 18:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 897777

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

If IAF does not want Tejas in huge numbers (big assumption IF) then I would say Govt needs to induct them into Army Aviation, coast guards and BSF. It can make these organizations more nimble less reliant on IAF. Tejas in basic configurations can provide air cover to their operations
by Brad Goodman
04 Aug 2017 17:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 338399

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

For reading pleasure of pak lurkers here select relevant section Did Mossad kill Zia? On August 17, 1988, US ambassador John Gunther Dean was alone in his office in Delhi when the phone rang. The phone call was from Joint Secretary Ronen Sen who handled all sensitive communications and intelligence ...
by Brad Goodman
01 Aug 2017 00:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 757158

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

A weapon has to have a customer requirements. Well , this is the first time I am hearing that the Rafale was built to the IAF requirements. Also, so I assume that the F-16 in 1969 or whenever had the IAF's field performance requirement circa 2017 in mind when they specced it out for the "Singl...
by Brad Goodman
17 Jul 2017 06:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 338399

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Pakistani counterfeit money ring leaders are on the loose Pakistani ring leaders of a syndicate of counterfeit money, Danesh and Fatima, have yet to be apprehended by the law, reports Bangla Tribune. The couple had initially started forging Indian rupees in Pakistan which they later brought to Bang...
by Brad Goodman
17 Jul 2017 06:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 338399

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Nigeria receives five fighter jets from Pakistan The Nigerian Air Force has received five Super Mushsak fighter planes from Pakistan to enhance its air power capability. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Sadiq Abubakar, and members of the Senate and House of Representatives Committees on NAF ins...
by Brad Goodman
17 Jul 2017 06:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 338399

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

Pakistan’s secret atheists "Zahir" is an online activist who uses social media to express atheist ideas and comment on Pakistani politics "Dear diary, I've been through four Twitter accounts in one year now. The last one got blocked last night. It doesn't matter how vague my details ...
by Brad Goodman
09 Jul 2017 08:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 757158

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Every AF has a mix of state of the art jets which undertake the deep strike, maximal risk roles & others which pull a variety of other roles. Even the USAF will have a mix of F-22s, F-35s & upgraded F-16s, F-15s to back them up. I had posted it earlier and would love to repeat again. If IAF...
by Brad Goodman
24 May 2017 20:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 757158

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Can you please help me understand why do you think LCH is sufficient for Army? Like I said for Navy even Army if it has a small but dedicated combat planes they can radically alter their strategies, especially in light of cold start. I would love even BSF to have a fleet of LCH. Airforce needs to be...
by Brad Goodman
24 May 2017 18:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 757158

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Can I ask a dumb question here? Is Govt considering Tejas MK1 for Army Aviation Wing? Army has limited set of requirements for what it needs. Tejas can easily meet/exceed all those requirements of air defense role as well as domination as required. Army can never get imported fixed wing aircrafts ev...
by Brad Goodman
23 May 2017 17:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 348286

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

Indian Army strikes back, destroys Pakistani posts along LoC Do visit the link to see the video. The Indian Army on Tuesday announced that they decimated a Pakistan Army post in the Nowshera sector by carrying out fire assaults on the Line of Control as part of its anti-terror operations. A top Arm...
by Brad Goodman
23 May 2017 17:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 348286

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

India should come out with statement that IWT was between India and Pakistan if a third part becomes a stakeholder in the water from Indus watershed then then the treaty will become null and void. That will keep Cheena and Pakis offbalance on Basha Dam
by Brad Goodman
15 May 2017 02:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 348286

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

Pakistani team to visit Nepal to locate missing army officer :roll: ………………….. Rest Snipped ……………. After today’s news that a Mohammadden Terrorist who was caught crossing over from Nepal was found to be holding a passport of the Mohammadden Terrorist Fomenting Islamic Republic of Pakistan and found ...
by Brad Goodman
10 May 2017 00:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 348286

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

Uzma marriage case has some more details pouring out https://www.geo.tv/latest/140944-New-twist-in-Indian-womans-marriage-case Looks like she is not a Dr. I guess she is paramedic could not understand the Urdu word clearly in embedded video She was in love with this guy Tahir, Knew he was married an...
by Brad Goodman
09 May 2017 17:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 348286

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

I totally agree we do not have to spend our political capital on this lady's case. It is not as simple as she says. She took a visa to goto Pakistan. Now why would a single muslim lady take visa to visit "a friend" to Pakistan not accompanied by any male relative (shariah compliance) she w...
by Brad Goodman
21 Apr 2017 17:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 324562

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Daughter of prominent Islamic scholar faces backlash for posting photo without a hijab on Facebook Maysoon Al-Suwaidan is known for being a poet, a TV personality and the daughter of Tareq Al-Suwaidan, a prominent Muslim Brotherhood member in Kuwait who has written many books, delivered numerous pu...
by Brad Goodman
13 Apr 2017 17:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 348286

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

Paki tallel than mountain sweeter than honey fliend who is putting $65B belt on paki waist is in deep trouble with the thappad he got from massa The U.S-China Showdown at Mar-a-Lago: How Trump Undercut Xi Eleven tried exactly the same trick as Pakis of pushing the summit up to catch Trump unprepared...
by Brad Goodman
23 Feb 2017 01:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Looks like US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale continues as he is a career diplomat, but Verma, Ambassador to India had to quit as he is a political appointee. I wonder who Trump would appoint now to India. shalabh kumar is lobbying hard for that post. Would not be bad if it works out for him. He ...
by Brad Goodman
19 Feb 2017 08:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Shiv that is bloody brilliant. We need to actually collectively brainstorm this idea and present some actionable ideas. I think this deserves a separate thread.
by Brad Goodman
16 Jan 2017 02:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016


If UAE is serious all it needs to do is just seize all assets of Dawood.
by Brad Goodman
12 Jan 2017 21:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Pakistan predicted to be world’s fastest-growing Muslim economy in 2017 :roll: Belongs to the genre of " Paki Good News" What kind of classification is that? May be they can say Pakis are already number one economy amongst inbreeding countries or number one economy in call goat lover coun...
by Brad Goodman
03 Jan 2017 18:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 757158

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Newbie here but just curious. Perhaps NLCA is not right for Carrier requirements but that should not stop Navy from using it. INS Vishal and INS Vikrant are years away from operationalization. Why can't Navy use these birds to train pilots initially and then even if they might not meet carrier requi...
by Brad Goodman
10 Dec 2016 22:40
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

US Congress approves aid, with caveats Both chambers of the United States Congress have finally passed the 2017 National Defence Authorisation Act, which includes $1.1 billion for reimbursing the nations supporting US military operations in Afghanistan. The largest chunk from this amount, $900 mill...
by Brad Goodman
07 Dec 2016 22:11
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

What's up with Russians? They opposed India at BRICS to defend Pakistan. Same at HOA and this noise over demonetization? Is there a pattern or I am just imagining a conspiracy theory?
by Brad Goodman
23 Nov 2016 15:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3668
Views: 324562

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Apostasy is punishable by death sir so it is impossible to leave malsi once you are in
by Brad Goodman
19 Nov 2016 01:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016
Replies: 2857
Views: 380133

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan- November 7, 2016

Natwar singh in his book "One life is not enough" has some interesting story to share. When he was appointed as High Commissioner to Pakistan. He decided to go and meet the Pakistani High commissioner to get some advise. So there was some long chat over issues and other stuff but there was...
by Brad Goodman
14 Nov 2016 23:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726637

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Here is my take on JDY misuse from purely non financial background so feel free to poke holes. No scheme will be perfect including demonetization so lets accept that and try to figure out what level of perfection is acceptable to call it a success. Now as someone had said earlier there are following...
by Brad Goodman
14 Nov 2016 09:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726637

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

The moneys in their hands. They can retroactively annul part or whole of the deposit and send the police to your registered address. For this to happen they need to put the currency I submit along with my PAN copy into a polythene and seal it so that some one can later do the sorting to find FICN. ...
by Brad Goodman
14 Nov 2016 07:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726637

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

I know huge amounts of currency is being funneled into the system. How are Banks ensuring that the notes are not fake? Especially in places like WB & J&K where we know that it can be more probable. It is catch 22. If you look for fake notes you slow down cash collection and people complain. ...
by Brad Goodman
12 Nov 2016 05:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7859
Views: 726637

Re: Currency Demonitisation and Future course of Indian Economy

From what I gathered on BM to buy gold scheme. Looks like it was a panic decision. Especially by corrupt officials who could not come up with any better idea in such a short time. One family story I heard was gathering all the cash stashed at home and in lockers to gauge how much they had and I can ...
by Brad Goodman
13 Oct 2016 12:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links
Replies: 2725
Views: 328212

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan - Multimedia Links



They have made one sir. It was called Baby and starred Akshay Kumar
by Brad Goodman
12 Oct 2016 18:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011
Replies: 1213
Views: 90833

Re: Book Review Folder - 2008/2009/2010/2011

Finished reading "Fighting to the End: The Pakistan Army's Way of War" by C Christine Fair. The book is close to 280 pages (don't remember exact pages now) seems like a quick read but alas it isn't. The book seems to be one huge research paper with tons of citations. Listening to some of h...
by Brad Goodman
10 Oct 2016 06:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 963
Views: 58644

Re: BR Forum Feedback

where is the book review thread gone?
by Brad Goodman
15 Aug 2016 06:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 6192

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence day and welcome back to all BRFites. I was successfully deaddicted to BRF but now am back on it
by Brad Goodman
27 Jun 2016 16:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2016
Replies: 2846
Views: 337589

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-13 June,2

look what tallel than mountain biladel is doing Chinese man held by FIA for stealing data from bank ATM KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a Chinese national, stated to be a young man, for allegedly stealing data from a private bank with skimming devices at one of its ATM f...
by Brad Goodman
09 Jun 2016 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 123503

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

With 54.5B$ total investment, once the Gwadar corridor is complete. Retaking PoK will be very very difficult me thinks. Best would be to make these projects nonstarters or make the progress painfully difficult that they are rolled back or left unfinished. Once they are complete, what are the chance...
by Brad Goodman
08 May 2016 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 123503

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Pakistan woos Renault-Nissan in push for auto investment Pakistan is wooing foreign car makers like Renault-Nissan with generous import duties, but convincing them to set up factories will be an uphill challenge given fears about the country's long-term political stability and security. Pakistan wa...
by Brad Goodman
08 May 2016 21:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 123503

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Pakistan: Children paraded naked for stealing water melons Police in Pakistan arrested on Sunday three men for allegedly parading two children naked in a street here after they were caught stealing water melons. Senior police officer Mustansar Feroz said that Basharat and Irfan had caught two child...
by Brad Goodman
08 May 2016 21:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 123503

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

Bakis land of mysterious diseases. Years of inbreeding creates amazing medical miracles Mystery of Pakistan's "solar kids" baffles doctors ISLAMABAD - The two brothers have come to be known as the "solar kids" and their case has completely mystified Pakistani doctors. Aged nine a...
by Brad Goodman
08 May 2016 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2016
Replies: 2851
Views: 123503

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Jan 24, 2

12 injured in Pakistan hand grenade attack Two militants hurled a hand grenade at a restaurant and fled the scene. At least 12 people were injured in a hand grenade attack in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Sunday. Two militants hurled a hand grenade at a restaurant and fled the scene, ...

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