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by partha
16 Aug 2019 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Mutiny in puki army doing the rounds on Twitter! Between officers and soldiers over loss of 12 KIA! Can someone with chaiwallah connections verify? Sure, checked with my source inside GHQ. It's true. :D Just kidding of course. It may be true though. ISPR suddenly acknowledging losses is unusual. Ot...
by partha
24 Jul 2019 11:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/502734-us-may-release-csf-funding-for-pakistan US may release CSF funding for Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Ruling out possibility of any rescheduling of foreign debt under Paris Club arrangement with the blessings of USA, Pakistan might see positive movement on release of pe...
by partha
23 Jul 2019 00:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Categorical denial issued by MEA about Trump's claim that Modi asked for mediation.
by partha
22 Jul 2019 04:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Also, they seem to be trying to mimic whatever Modi has done on recent trips (address diaspora, meet with business leaders etc) for H&D and equal-equal reasons. This is 400% true. They seem to copy Indian ideas especially Modi's but without aukaat or money :rotfl: A few examples: Modi launched ...
by partha
12 Jul 2019 12:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^ Why? Best option is to not have track 2 at all. Next best option is to at least have people like Katju and Hasnain in the Indian delegation. Even Ajit Doval was part of Track2 once. Also, is this really Track2 or just Jinnah institute inviting some Indians for a conference and passing it off as Tr...
by partha
09 Jul 2019 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

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 partha
02 Jul 2019 10:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

FWIW, he used to be an active member of Jamaat-e-Islami once upon a time. We appreciate him as long as he speaks the truth regarding Pakistan. The touchstone for truth regarding Pakistan is what we discuss here in BRf. But, we can and should never trust a Pakistani otherwise. Simple RoT. Agreed. Th...
by partha
02 Jul 2019 05:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Former Pakistani Ambassador to the US. A great opponent of current Pak policies. Presently he is exiled and can not return to Pakistan. It seems he wrote a memo advocating direct US military action in Pakistan. He certainly had Pak nationality, Allah knows if he still is one or he may have taken up...
by partha
02 Jul 2019 02:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

^
And here is DAWN writing an entire editorial about Modi Govt stopping advertisements to some media outlets calling it anti press tactics.

https://www.dawn.com/news/1491181
by partha
01 Jul 2019 04:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan chief of Army staff seems to be much more competent and with a heavier workload than Indian army chief. Indian army chief seems to have narrow range of responsibilities, like running the Army. :rotfl: Pakistan Chief Army runs the army, the navy, the air force, the economy, the elections an...
by partha
20 Jun 2019 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

At least the non delusional ones are beginning to realize the magnitude of the gap between India and Pakistan and can see the writing on the wall.

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by partha
16 Jun 2019 12:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

..... Gautam Added later: Regarding Gunnar Myrdal and Pakistani diplomats being more friendly and having social graces that are absent with Indians, in my own humble opinion the Westerners are unable to understand open maska/oiling/buttering/huzoor mai-baap as practiced in the Subcontinent. They mi...
by partha
15 Jun 2019 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Our mole reports that in mid-April the silver-haired doyenne rang up an erstwhile premier of our poor, benighted country, with whom she was acquainted. This was none other than Shortcut. She told him clearly that there would be no deal with A Sad Age in the driving seat. We hear Shortcut, who has a...
by partha
14 Jun 2019 23:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3591
Views: 570158

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Look at the positive side: rupee may have hit historic lows but history has been made!! Jazakallah!
by partha
11 Jun 2019 12:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-may-give-pak-its-due-for-action-against-terror-groups/article27766338.ece?homepage=true India may give Pak. its due for action against terror groups A year after Pakistan was put on the “grey list” by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), New Delhi is ...
by partha
06 Jun 2019 04:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan has decisively acted against terrorism. Hafiz Saeed was prevented from calling for Jihad in Gaddafi stadium and instead only called for Jihad in a local mosque. Pakistan should be removed from FATF and US should reimburse $50 Billion Pakistan has lost due to fight against terrorism. Stop s...
by partha
31 May 2019 04:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113658

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

amdavadi wrote:I am putting my 2 Naya Paisa on AS as HM.

Khadi ninda actually did a decent job as HM, no? I think he will continue to be HM unless he opts out.
by partha
30 May 2019 15:16
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755287

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

This extension of flight restrictions above TSP seems to be connected to this action in Tarbela/Ghazi. Can't say. Pakistan has been continuously extending the airspace closure since Balakot. They are paranoid and also saving jet fuel. We just don't have any data to say something happened in Tarbela...
by partha
23 May 2019 03:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3591
Views: 570158

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

US dollars set ablaze after devaluation of rupee in Gujranwala As per details, Amjad set the dollar, he was possessing on fire, to initiate movement to stabilise Pakistani rupee against the greenback. “I’m setting my dollars ablaze with an aim to stabilise the country’s economy”, Amjad said while t...
by partha
10 May 2019 14:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

twitter China takes over as president of #FATF for 1 year on July1, 2019, just in time to save all-weather ally Pak, currently on the Paris-based terror financing watchdog’s greylist, from being blacklisted. Does anyone know if the President of FATF has veto power? From this doc https://www.fatf-ga...
by partha
10 May 2019 13:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3591
Views: 570158

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1969593/2-cpecs-first-power-project-mired-financial-difficulties/ CPEC’s first power project mired in financial difficulties Answering queries through a translator, Port Qasim Electric Power Company (PQEPC) Chairman Sheng Yuming said the circular debt in the power secto...
by partha
10 May 2019 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3591
Views: 570158

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Hajam sethi...is back.... Paints a very gloomy picture of what lies ahead for PK. https://twitter.com/najamsethi/status/1126668804535345160 It is indeed very gloomy. One thing to keep an eye on is how the RAPEs react. Many have western passports and are dual nationals. If they start taking one way ...
by partha
08 May 2019 13:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1832
Views: 200690

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

did any of the sheikh chillis know this. hubble space telescope was launched by suparco. :eek: this is as per 'Minister of Science & technology' of pakistan from PTI party. fawad chaudhry. https://twitter.com/MurtazaViews/status/1125126391106871302?s=20 Not sure why he was condemned for his sta...
by partha
06 May 2019 06:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

AoA! Pakistan Studies gets its own university 8) https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/467412-pm-imran-launches-al-qadir-university-to-teach-sufism-create-future-leaders PM Imran launches Al-Qadir University to ‘teach Sufism, create future leaders’ Addressing the ceremony here, the prime minister said t...
by partha
06 May 2019 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

2) Terrorism is their main industry: Which idiot would want to open a factory in Muridke? Quetta? The Jihadi yahoos will come over, blow themselves up and set fire to your factory. Ask the poor Peshawar KFC It's not true that no one wants to open a factory in Pakistan. In fact, Japan has in princip...
by partha
05 May 2019 15:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1917
Views: 325292

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Did anyone notice Shortcut Aziz made a sudden appearance with an interview in Paki media. Is he being considered for a role in the cabinet? Even as PM maybe. Dimran also said recently "No NRO even if I am not the PM". Dimran out, Shortcut in?
by partha
05 May 2019 12:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3591
Views: 570158

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Ph3eMLmu0IY Mashaallah - IMF has told Pakistan that it has to pay back $25 Billion in the next 12-18 Months and it needs $50-60 Billion in the next 24 months just to stay afloat. :lol: ... Another gem and already a conspiracy theory that pakis will be mouthing in the days to come: All the experts a...
by partha
01 May 2019 12:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 913
Views: 40568

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

^ This after Sri Lankan cricket team was almost wiped out in Lahore. Also, having suffered from terrorism for almost three decades and tourism being the most important sector for the economy, Sri Lanka should be the last country to not take any kind of intel on terror seriously. What a sad state of ...
by partha
27 Apr 2019 04:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

But even more interesting episode to unfold in all this drama is the sudden arrival on the scene of Hafeez A. Shaikh. The slick doctor has served in both the Musharraf and PPP administrations, and now finds favour with the PTI’s government. Out of nowhere his name started being thrown around as a r...
by partha
25 Apr 2019 03:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

guys what happened to the oil/gas find that was supposed to happen in near future near pakistan??? Can that be used for some hydrowlogical survey by RAAW?? Before I tell you that, first you tell me what happened to the plan from 2013 to build world's tallest building in Karachi :mrgreen: https://ww...
by partha
24 Apr 2019 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj
Replies: 1832
Views: 200690

Re: Bakistan: Emirate of New-clear Inquilabi States-Bojitiv Newj

We have firepower to post 300-350 in World Cup: Sarfraz

what the phuck. what ij he talking about? should security at world cup be increased?
by partha
21 Apr 2019 15:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 913
Views: 40568

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Some chatter about all suicide bombers being Pakistanis. No official confirmation though.
by partha
18 Apr 2019 21:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3591
Views: 570158

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

If I were Sad Umar, I would consider this a blessing in disguise and take the next PIA flight out to Bartania and never come back. Things are about to get ugly.
by partha
18 Apr 2019 21:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

stopping a bus in the vicinity of a port town between gwader and karachi and killing 14 military people going home on leave is not a small thing. this particular baloch formation must be quite well armed and prepared to escalate. They apparently checked the ID cards, matched it with CNIC (national ...
by partha
17 Apr 2019 05:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

No evidence of Pakistan dismantling terror infrastructure, says ex-envoy Haqqani. I like how Indian media and other institutions both in India and abroad are properly using the Good Haqqani to further Indian narrative. GHQ is completely pissed off but can't do anything about it (even tried approach...
by partha
16 Apr 2019 02:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

From the same YAWN article linked above: Some of the conditions proposed by the IMF include: making the State Bank independent, a market-oriented exchange rate, expanding the tax target by Rs5,000 billion, ending income tax concessions, more taxes on salaries, narrowing the amount of taxable income ...
by partha
16 Apr 2019 02:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/458338-pakistan-reaches-agreement-with-imf-on-bailout-package-sources Headline: Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF on bailout package: sources Reality (in last paragraph): The official said differences between the two sides had narrowed down and a consensus on mac...
by partha
13 Apr 2019 12:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

http://www.dawn.com/news/1475776/bailout-package-with-imf-almost-worked-out-asad?preview Bailout package with IMF almost worked out: Asad WASHINGTON: Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have — more or less — reached an understanding on a package for bailing out the country’s ailing e...
by partha
12 Apr 2019 13:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403286

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

SSridhar wrote:partha, IMF loan and FATF are contigent upon how good a helping hand Terroristan extends to the US in the Afghan pull-out.

True that. IMF loan will come through if Trump gets what he wants from negotiations w/ Taliban.

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