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by Bart S
10 Dec 2018 04:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pak-China relationship that is taller than the mountains, deeper than the oceans, more refreshing than a cold bootlegged beer (HIC)... :rotfl: https://www.dawn.com/news/1450418/two-chinese-nationals-arrested-in-raid-at-illegal-alcohol-factory-in-islamabad Two Chinese nationals arrested in raid at il...
by Bart S
10 Dec 2018 02:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^Pakis are routinely involved in match fixing and in general any form of corruption or cheating available. However them losing 10 wickets in a day hardly requires match fixing, the quality of their current batsmen is really pathetic, most of them would struggle to get into a Ranji B side in India.
by Bart S
09 Dec 2018 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018



As expected the police have given up on the Sami the Sandwich case as they have no leads. Not at all surprising since, as many here surmised, it was likely an ISI job.
by Bart S
08 Dec 2018 22:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2185
Views: 262825

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Well, they are a bunch of delusional morons. It's hard to reconcile with the fact that they were once Indians, the only explanation that one can have is that they have been slowly (actually rather rapidly) transitioning from Smeagol to Gollum ever since they left the Shire. They tried to sue BCCI fo...
by Bart S
08 Dec 2018 21:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

He is a guy who speaks his mind. The PTI+ISI combine has gotten rid of all the independent minded anchors who criticize them (actually most of them have been quite fair, but it seems like any negative coverage cannot be tolerated): Nusrat Javed's show shut down. Gul Bukhari and Jibran Nasir almost g...
by Bart S
08 Dec 2018 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3084
Views: 349733

Re: Indus Water Treaty

^ Looks like this Paki moron swallowed a thesaurus
by Bart S
06 Dec 2018 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Looks like the 'Indian connection' was hastily added to the story to suit ISPR's 'narrative'
by Bart S
06 Dec 2018 17:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3228
Views: 527341

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Lastly, I do not make "uber claims of the J-20, J-11, and J-10's mythical capabilities". Or even ask anyone to "unquestioningly admire" any Chinese platforms. Those are just strawman arguments attributed to anyone who posts info on the Chinese MIC. I post information I can back ...
by Bart S
06 Dec 2018 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

At this rate, can the Paki Air Force even afford to keep their Chinese rejects flying? Or will the sonic booms be only from the Pindi Channa? As someone (Christine Fair?) pointed out, they are basically an army with a country. So the Paki airforce/military will have first choice of available bit of...
by Bart S
05 Dec 2018 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3228
Views: 527341

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

I'm not saying that Chinese platforms are the best in the world or even that they are better than what Indian forces have in service at the moment. However, attributing illogical mindsets to Chinese planners is a fool's errand. China most certainly faces a much more dire threat environment than Ind...
by Bart S
03 Dec 2018 22:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2915
Views: 354710

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

For those who are interested in rail history, ICF has a small museum in Chennai, worth a visit.
by Bart S
03 Dec 2018 04:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2915
Views: 354710

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

That coin stability thing will only fully materialize on newer generation track infrastructure.
by Bart S
01 Dec 2018 21:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan FM scored self-goal with ‘googly’ remark, says New Delhi - Suhasini Sherene Haidar, The Hindu Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi scored a “self-goal” by claiming that Prime Minister Imran Khan had tricked India over the Kartarpur corridor, government sources said in New Delhi...
by Bart S
29 Nov 2018 21:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Modi govt made a blunder with this move. At the very least they should have barred Khalistani leaders from the function as a precondition to going forward with this charade of a function. We have handed the Pakis a platform for propaganda (PM wants peace, Paki making all the initiatives and India ob...
by Bart S
28 Nov 2018 04:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Coming close on the heels of the new found love of the Sikhs by the Pakis and Kartarpur, find the new narrative being spun by them to make Guru Nanak a Muslim! :shock: Do these a-holes need to be reminded of the barbarity the Muslims unleashed on the Sikhs during the years of Islamic rule as well a...
by Bart S
26 Nov 2018 18:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1038
Views: 113488

Re: Indian IT Industry

ATOS owns Bull and might have some hardware expertise but it is just a services company like TCS at the end of the day (perhaps one with more strategic technology smarts and not just cost arbitration driven like desi ones), this purchase has nothing that CDAC and a consortium of Indian companies cou...
by Bart S
24 Nov 2018 19:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2915
Views: 354710

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

How many people travel on a regular basis (3-4 times per week), that reducing time will help? Creating a HSR for people travelling on weekends is not really a economically viable solution. My view HSR line should be between two economic centers or economic center + living center, not more than 1 hr...
by Bart S
22 Nov 2018 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Didnt he go to China and say the same thing that he wants to learn from them? Seems like he wants someone to hold his hand and lead TSP to Dubai heights; kind of begging administration lessons. Secondly Mahathir scrapped useless costly projects and resisted chinese pressure, that is a billions of $...
by Bart S
20 Nov 2018 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

BCCI in it's workings is rather like the IAS/IFS babus. Like the proverbial elephant, they have a long memory and are known to hold grudges indefinitely, even against their own (e.g Kapil initially being denied the one-time bonus payout to former Indian cricketers for his involvement with the ICL). ...
by Bart S
19 Nov 2018 18:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Some Paki commentators were hailing the Paki Supreme Court Chief Justice for taking up the cause of the Katas Raj temple vs the cement factories who were drying up it's sacred pond. https://www.dawn.com/news/1446555/sc-directs-dg-cement-to-deposit-rs100m-in-dam-fund-wraps-up-katas-raj-pond-case True...
by Bart S
19 Nov 2018 17:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Meanwhile.. away in Sheikdom of Abu Dhabi.. Pak cricketers are displaying the fine art of strapping on the soosai vest on a perfectly fine mush and blowing it up in a futile bid for 72 What's more, it was RAW agent Azaz Patel who tripped them up during the chase with 4 wickets and caused them to lo...
by Bart S
19 Nov 2018 01:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

And, so is the paki per capita income. anupmisra Ji : Are you referring to the Terroristani Figures or the World Bank Group Figures? Cheers http://www.skyscrapercity.com/images/smilies/beer.gif I think the Indian per-capita is at least around 2000$, probably more. Paki GDP must surely have been hit...
by Bart S
18 Nov 2018 19:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 2004
Views: 149452

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

Money from Japan is all good, however for me it has been a disappointment. We want tech from Japan. Want them to build our tech industry just like they did with China. However so far it has been complete disappointment. No major tech investment by Japanese companies. They prefer to import from Chin...
by Bart S
18 Nov 2018 19:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^Indian per-capita in the above is wrong.
by Bart S
18 Nov 2018 19:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5070
Views: 962536

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017

Sometimes in the past we have had visionary chiefs or senior leadership in the forces but their vision and knowledge in their individual capacity didn't become part of the system and the chain was broken, especially with political appointments and things regressed. Hope this continues to become part...
by Bart S
15 Nov 2018 17:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3084
Views: 349733

Re: Indus Water Treaty

"The 2013 verdict was in our favour" "2013 mein hum jeete the" Do they never tire of lying? Kashi, the whole country is built on a pa(c)k of lies. Christine Fair analyzed their mentality correctly in here book where she mentioned that the Paki army views even any defeat that all...
by Bart S
14 Nov 2018 16:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3827
Views: 211462

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Also, it looks like Rajapakse still has significant support among the Sinhala population despite his blatant corruption and nepotism, and is very confident of winning the elections (which was why elections were declared before the court struck it down). So he may be back soon anyway, this problem fo...
by Bart S
13 Nov 2018 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15359

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Kashi wrote:
Vips wrote:^^ Walima means Reception, which in this instance is for the Charsi Dimmy has to come and gubo his attendance.


Peerni seems to be missing though.


They had enough tents already set up at the reception venue and didn't want another one.
by Bart S
13 Nov 2018 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15359

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Not sure what a 'walima' is but here is Im the Dim, and the President of Pakistan attending the 'walima' of the son of the real head of state:
by Bart S
12 Nov 2018 16:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15359

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Manish_P wrote:
Mollick.R wrote:


Probably very scared of losing face in India too


At some point during this debate, they hint at the same, i.e though they don't have money, they can beg for it from somewhere and go to the tournament if they really want, but funding is just an excuse not to go.

by Bart S
12 Nov 2018 15:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

^Personally, I would rather not have these idiots pollute our TV channels, it gives them 100x more importance and voice than they deserve plus a platform to spew their bile, but unfortunately the Indian channels put TRP above everything else and actively seek out nutjobs with extreme views to make d...
by Bart S
10 Nov 2018 02:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15359

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

ArjunPandit wrote:ISS in paki context sounds like ISIS to me


Pakistan being the original 'Islamic State', that is hardly surprising.
by Bart S
08 Nov 2018 21:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan has cost-effective solution to India's latest ballistic missile defence system: Report https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/pakistan-has-cost-effective-solution-to-indias-latest-ballistic-missile-defence-system-report/articleshow/66535188.cms More a candidate for an 'India Med...
by Bart S
08 Nov 2018 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3827
Views: 211462

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Subramanian Swamy has been quite pro-China in some of his statements so it might be that he sees it in that light. But he is not the GOI nor is he a major influencer of the powers to be and hence slightly tangential to the challenges facing Indian interests in SL.
by Bart S
07 Nov 2018 01:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

China and Saudi 'bailing out' Pakistan instead of the IMF is great news for anybody who wants to see Pakistan go further down the drain. The IMF and their conditions mandating genuine reform may have resulted in a genuine improvement in the structural elements of their economy. With the Saudi and Ch...
by Bart S
06 Nov 2018 22:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15359

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

Fawad wants disruptive politicians sent to space I am not kidding. From the land of the lunatics comes this insane suggestion. https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/390083-fawad-wants-disruptive-politicians-sent-to-space Now who will take the trouble to inform this blundering bufoon that SUPARCO cannot ...
by Bart S
06 Nov 2018 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1630
Views: 200622

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

No need to present anything or convince anyone. Just identify all the recipients of UK aid and UK citizens in the NGO/activism business in India and shut them down/kick them out. Even the Pakistanis had enough sense to do this recently.
by Bart S
05 Nov 2018 21:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest
Replies: 122
Views: 15359

Re: Terrorist State of Pakistan : Media Digest

The "Go-To" Recommended Hotel For Chinis Arriving In La-Whore :mrgreen: There is a Chinese only hotel in Lahore One More Step Towards Chinification Of Pakiland ! PS: Polk Flied Lice ? Donkey Chow Mein On The Menu http://www.smartshanghai.com/uploads/articles/older/flyer1362545075.jpg Fali...
by Bart S
03 Nov 2018 20:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Paki Govt In Panic Mode :roll: Pakistan works to stop Asia Bibi leaving after blasphemy protests The Guardian UK Memphis Barker Nov 2, 2018 Slightly OT observation, but perhaps relevant because of the British (including both the deep state and the Guardianista type loony left who support Islamism a...
by Bart S
03 Nov 2018 20:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1534
Views: 123027

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Spineless Imran Khan Govt Succumbs To Mullah Brigade Demands ! Five-point pact ends dharna The News International Nov 3, 2018 This is the best play by the IK government. Let the bloodletting die a natural death, which it will after a few days. If the government had stepped up force to take on prote...

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