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by Brad Goodman
30 Aug 2020 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462929

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Can I ask a dumb question here? Is Army planning to use LCH for Counter Insurgency Ops? We need to reduce our losses and LCH in its current avatar is good enough to take on terrorists.
by Brad Goodman
26 Aug 2020 07:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462929

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Isolated at UN, Pakistan fakes speech to Security Council
Isolated at the UN, Pakistan faked a speech to the Security Council posting it on the website of its permanent mission pretending it was delivered even though its Ambassador did not speak at the session on terrorism.
by Brad Goodman
23 Aug 2020 23:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BRF Project: Design a UAV/Drone
Replies: 65
Views: 28239

Re: BRF Project: Design a UAV/Drone

One questions I have is, Are we planning transport drones? One of biggest tasks during peace time and even more critical during war time is keeping supply chain running. If we rely on combat platforms for peace time missions for sending supplies we are using way more capable platforms & manpower...
by Brad Goodman
23 Jul 2020 07:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819001

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Some Bollywood celebrities have links with Pakistan army, ISI: Jay Panda Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president and spokesperson, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, on Wednesday made a sensational charge linking some Bollywood personalities to Pakistan and the ISI. The former Member of Parliament...
by Brad Goodman
23 Jul 2020 07:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819001

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Some Bollywood celebrities have links with Pakistan army, ISI: Jay Panda Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president and spokesperson, Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, on Wednesday made a sensational charge linking some Bollywood personalities to Pakistan and the ISI. The former Member of Parliament...
by Brad Goodman
22 Jul 2020 07:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462929

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan blocks Bigo live streaming app, issues 'final warning' to TikTok Pakistan banned live streaming platform Bigo and issued a "final warning" to social media service TikTok, citing "immoral, obscene and vulgar content" on the apps. The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority...
by Brad Goodman
22 Jul 2020 07:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819001

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Inspite of the increased remittances from abroad, Puki toilet paper value vis a vis the US$ has crashed from 164 to 168 in the last one week :wink: Believe it or not in Pakistan there is a post called Director General (Debt) at Ministry of Finance :rotfl: I dont think remittances would be increasin...
by Brad Goodman
02 Jul 2020 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462929

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I had mentioned this in the Kung-flu thread that paki numbers are as accurate as their history books and fauji propaganda to help aam-abduls overcome deficiencies in other areas. They claim to have done 1.3 million tests with around 200k cases and 4300 deaths. More than once i have noticed their da...
by Brad Goodman
02 Jul 2020 07:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462929

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Is there any research based on OSINT on death rates in Paki lands due to Cheeni Virus? They are only country that has thrown caution to the wind since March. Wondering if some one has a graph showing death rates pre march and post march that can point to what is actual mortality rate when the virus ...
by Brad Goodman
06 Jun 2020 07:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3623
Views: 1084109

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

I wish they station LCA on Andaman Islands and it keeps doing regular sorties across Malacca all the way upto cocos. We will see Chinese tremble :rotfl: :rotfl:
by Brad Goodman
26 Apr 2020 06:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 564
Views: 95625

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

sanjaykumar wrote:I am interested in this assumption that physicists or mathematicians would make better MEA officers.

Any empirical evidence that you can offer would be helpful.


Well Urdu, Political Sciences, Literature majors have shown us their worth from 1947 to date. Worth trying others. May work maynot work
by Brad Goodman
26 Apr 2020 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1913
Views: 462929

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

With Oil prices crashing, expect a lot of Paki workers to return home and also remittances drying up. Pakis will be seeing screws tightening after that.
https://www.dawn.com/live-blog/#1552220
by Brad Goodman
26 Apr 2020 01:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 564
Views: 95625

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Bradji, Somehow I had missed the Madhuri Gupta affair. But I looked it up. Call me biased, but her picture reminded me of our very own Madam Jelebi! As per reports, she may have been turned outside Pakistan. Gautam Gautam Saheb, Some how when you mentioned someone needs to monitor news papers I jus...
by Brad Goodman
25 Apr 2020 01:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 564
Views: 95625

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

You're right Arjun Pandit. Pak press in English will only give us a very partial picture of whats going on. I hope there are cells at the Ministry of Home affairs & NIA that are constantly reading and monitoring literature in Urdu & Arabic languages (like they would do in all other language...
by Brad Goodman
21 Jan 2019 18:20
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3909
Views: 1016071

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: 408413

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: 4124
Views: 853567

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: 408413

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: 408413

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: 408413

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: 4124
Views: 853567

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: 4124
Views: 853567

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: 4124
Views: 853567

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: 421186

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: 421186

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: 421186

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: 421186

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: 421186

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: 3849
Views: 435077

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: 421186

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: 441805

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: 441805

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: 441805

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: 441805

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: 4124
Views: 853567

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: 441805

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: 441805

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: 3849
Views: 435077

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: 441805

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...

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