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by Bart S
11 Aug 2018 01:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 36827

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Husain Haqqani Retweeted Amber Rahim Shamsi https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/998132955280113666/hM8lAdn__bigger.jpg ‏ @AmberRShamsi Aug 8 And you win tweet of the day :D https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DkF4eAuWwAAoucH.jpg - E.O. E. :roll: -Budding Engineers of Imran's Naya Pakistan :roll: - Degree ...
by Bart S
07 Aug 2018 01:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 36827

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Wife beating former ambassador and delusional India-hater Munir Akram comes up with a new plan to solve Pakistan's problems by essentially blackmailing China (while singing paeans to Pak-Chinese friendship and covering it with layers of flattery): https://www.dawn.com/news/1425049/development-is-the...
by Bart S
06 Aug 2018 10:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 36827

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

After watching the latest Mission Impossible movie, it struck me that the IMF might be the appropriate agency for Pakistan to approach, to solve their economic crisis. Well, not the International Monetary Fund, but the Impossible Mission Force because that is what it is going to take for them to ste...
by Bart S
05 Aug 2018 01:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 662
Views: 36827

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

anupmisra wrote:
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Good alternative to the ‘I’m with stupid’ t-shirt.
by Bart S
27 Jul 2018 02:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/346596-imran-khans-wife-bushra-bibi-congratulates-nation-on-pti-victory https://www.thenews.com.pk//assets/uploads/updates/2018-07-27/346596_3969605_updates.jpg Reminds one of Majorly Profound's tweet: https://twitter.com/majorlyp/status/510454661011099648 Just tak...
by Bart S
27 Jul 2018 01:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Allah (PBUH) be praised how is that? So he is Khan or Niazi? What kind of strange mix is it? His real name is Imran Khan Niazi and is part of the famous Niazi clan. Even though he calls himself a Pathan but has lived in Lahore all his life. Only now he moved on outskirts of Islamabad in a place cal...
by Bart S
25 Jul 2018 15:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

We have discussed feudalism and birth of pakistan umpteen times. I think we need to relook at the case of their Army differently if we want to break them. Feudalism is a weakness of society. I see that rampant in pakistan but I don't see that prominently in the Army. Why Army is unbreakable when ot...
by Bart S
24 Jul 2018 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Britshit Asians Pakjabis covering themselves with glory again: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44798829 On a December night in west London, Fatima Khan approached her boyfriend as he lay dying from multiple stab wounds on the pavement. But instead of helping him, or even calling emergency services, sh...
by Bart S
24 Jul 2018 21:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

https://www.dawn.com/news/1422164/dream-team-for-gibran The pathetic Dawn newspaper is too cowardly to talk openly about their farce of an election, yet the delusional scum who is their reporter in New Delhi pontificates about a 'dream team' for the Indian election: Not equipped to name a dream team...
by Bart S
24 Jul 2018 19:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1639
Views: 198917

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/07/23/india-is-the-weakest-link-in-the-quad/ India Is the Weakest Link in the Quad To be blunt, India has received more economic progress from China in these last 2 decades than in the last 50 years combined from the west. China will replace the west in the next 25 ye...
by Bart S
24 Jul 2018 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Whoever wins, Pakistan’s new boss will be bossed just like the old boss :D By Tom Hussain July 22, 2018 Flawed premise. Elections in Pakistan are not to elect a boss but a scapegoat, that the ISPR-run media can blame for all the ills of the country while the real boss, the army misruns the country ...
by Bart S
24 Jul 2018 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1956
Views: 218835

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Nadeem Javaid, chief economist of Pakistan’s planning ministry, suggests China should rescue Pakistan with an interest-free loan. “It would be a kind of favor,” he says. If not, “for what do we have this friendship?” This one sentence succinctly captures the essence of pakistaniyat. I don't know ho...
by Bart S
23 Jul 2018 20:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1956
Views: 218835

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pokes in their hate for bania Hindus are getting s&&&ed by the bania lizards. Nowhere such interest rates can be paid. By the way, what will be the cost of the power and at what cost it needs to be sold? Is there going to be any buyer for such costly power in pokeland? Questions and mor...
by Bart S
16 Jul 2018 00:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistan Election Watch 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6196

Re: Pakistan Election Watch 2018

^^^^ I think this analysis misses a couple of big picture issues: 1) The potential gains to Pakistan of being integrated with India’s industrial supply chains and financial systems 2) The potential gains to both countries of spending less on defence If China can somehow be convinced to stop acting ...
by Bart S
16 Jul 2018 00:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistan Election Watch 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 6196

Re: Pakistan Election Watch 2018

Interestingly overwhelming majority of responses are from Pakis saying that Indians know nothing about their country, NS is a terrible guy, with some calling our PM names. Probably written by equivalent of the 50 cent party in Pakistan, but scarier still is if this is the common perception. These c...
by Bart S
15 Jul 2018 22:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1496
Views: 172565

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

To quote Yes Prime Minister "Sun readers don't care who runs the country, so long as she's got big t*ts"

by Bart S
15 Jul 2018 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Barkha bibi (rather surprisingly, given her love for all things Paki) hauls the Pakjabi military over the coals in the WaPo: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2018/07/14/barkha-dutt-as-pakistans-nawaz-sharif-is-sent-to-jail-his-rival-imran-khan-should-not-celebrate/?utm_term=.38...
by Bart S
09 Jul 2018 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Saudi Sends Dates (But No Dollars) To Pakistan :D Saudi govt gifts 80 tons dates for people of Pakistan ISLAMABAD – The Saudi government has handed over a gift of 80 tons of dates to the World Food Program for distribution among the needy people of Pakistan to help meet their nutritional needs.The ...
by Bart S
05 Jul 2018 19:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2624
Views: 426833

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

The laser itself is less relevant than the fact they now have private firms coming up with these ideas. It reminds me of their drone industry. Now that is a concern. The advantage of a free-nation over something like the USSR includes the free market and the innovative ideas that come from it. The ...
by Bart S
05 Jul 2018 18:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2624
Views: 426833

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

https://bigthink.com/news/we-call-bullshit-on-that-chinese-army-laser-gun-thats-making-the-rounds? https://techcrunch.com/2018/07/01/chinese-company-claims-its-laser-ak-47-can-set-you-on-fire-from-half-a-mile-away/ They should perhaps stick to taking fuzzy shots of planes obstructed by trees, and ph...
by Bart S
27 Jun 2018 02:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Falijee wrote:Chini Envoy : Dus Percenti Is The Initiator Of ( Gamechanger ) CPEC

Asif Zardari initiated CPEC, asserts Chinese diplomat Lijian Zhao


Indeed. Such a big scam was a bit too far-fetched even for Ganja and took Zardari levels of corruption to imagine. :rotfl:
by Bart S
26 Jun 2018 23:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4822
Views: 740112

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

2 years ago the approval for 4 more P-8 Is was fixed at $1B. 12 more would cos us $3B. A P-3 Orion cost approx. $40M only and an IL-38 is in the same class.Assuming even if $40 to 50M was the cost of a modernised IL-38, and the latest upgrades have been deep, an IL-38 last year fired a KH'35 ASM an...
by Bart S
26 Jun 2018 18:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

g.sarkar wrote:So many worthy BRF posters are posting from harami sources. Could you guys please post a warning so that I can protect my computer from Djinn infestation by doing a Varaha Kavacham?
Gautam


+100

And cut out the URL shortening too please.
by Bart S
22 Jun 2018 02:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

After Water Shortage, Food Shortage To Follow :mrgreen: 40% of food wasted globally is in Pakistan Islamabad: Food waste produced globally each year is more than enough to feed the nearly 1 billion hungry people in the world. It is estimated that 40 per cent of food is wasted in Pakistan. These peo...
by Bart S
20 Jun 2018 01:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 715205

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Is this something that we necessarily need Gromov's help with? Would a used Boeing 747 serve the purpose? Or is it really the Gromov/TSAGI expertise that we need?
by Bart S
19 Jun 2018 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3562
Views: 444530

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

@Bart S what is it that the Apache can do w.r.t COIN and tackling infiltration which the LCH cannot do? I am all for using the LCH as the mainstay when it is ready, and I am not saying that we need to order them just for COIN. I am talking about the Apaches that we already ordered, my point is not ...
by Bart S
19 Jun 2018 16:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 3562
Views: 444530

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Apache helicopters seem to be a solution which is looking for a problem. There is an existing problem that the Apaches are perfectly suited for which is COIN and tackling infiltration. But unfortunately we do not use airpower for these, even if it is away from densely inhabited areas (like the Maoi...
by Bart S
19 Jun 2018 13:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2019
Views: 400855

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

He drew on the meteor discussion..and is pointing out its limitations.. IMO, not integrating Meteor on Tejas and Su-30 is but expected as it takes away a big reason for India to buy Rafale. What did we expect, MBDA which is tied at the hip to the French state and Dassault, will just acquisce to our...
by Bart S
19 Jun 2018 13:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 4358
Views: 715205

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

We will never be able to build a world class jet engine without a dedicated engine testbed for GTRE. If we had been even mildly serious about the need for an indigenous engine such glaring shortcomings would have been fixed a long time ago. Who stopped them from building/acquiring the test bed(s)??...
by Bart S
18 Jun 2018 19:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 4057
Views: 650800

Re: Small Arms Thread

What a shame. Indian army plans to buy rifles from an overseas shopping spree rather than improving on the indegenous INSAS. ------ India Army is said to pare down rifles order to 250,000 https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/india-army-is-said-to-pare-down-rifles-order-to-250000/articl...
by Bart S
17 Jun 2018 21:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 189705

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

Falijee wrote:Another "Project" Added To CPEC "Bucket List" :mrgreen:

CPEC: Peshawar to have circular train project
June 16, 2018

Eid "Gift" To Peshawaris :roll:



Financed by circular debt no doubt :mrgreen:
by Bart S
16 Jun 2018 16:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Second such major below the belt blow today. 'Rising Kashmir' Editor Shujaat Bukhari Shot Dead In Srinagar https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/shujaat-bukhari-editor-of-rising-kashmir-shot-in-srinagar-injured-1867640 This is now an all out war declared on us, will our govt please wake up or just carry ...
by Bart S
15 Jun 2018 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

The Hindu's Malini Parthasarathy @MaliniP on former colleague Shujaat Bukhari: Shujaat Bukhari joined @the_hindu in the '90s & lit up the paper's link to the Kashmir crisis. He connected the Hurriyat leaders & many other key players to our editorial board, bringing home the full force of Kas...
by Bart S
15 Jun 2018 01:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 4471
Views: 534108

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

SBajwa wrote:ISI headquarter in Islamabad is at Khayaban-e-Suharwardy, G-7/4, G-7, Islamabad which is 85 KMs.

Totally OT, but I finally understood what that Harpal Bector character was referring to :oops: :lol:
by Bart S
14 Jun 2018 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

rising kashmir is pro-pak newspaper AFAIK. Glancing through the editorial and opinion section there are no pro-India articles but also none of the usual ISI/Hurriyat propaganda and vitriol. Perhaps the latter was their 'crime' in the eyes of the terrorist jihadi fanatics. Looks like this guy was qu...
by Bart S
14 Jun 2018 20:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh says: 'Killing of Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari is act of cowardice. It is an attempt to silence the saner voices of Kashmir. 'He was a courageous and fearless journalist. Extremely shocked and pained. My thoughts and prayers are with his bereaved family.' :...
by Bart S
14 Jun 2018 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Rahul M wrote:rising kashmir is pro-pak newspaper AFAIK.


Glancing through the editorial and opinion section there are no pro-India articles but also none of the usual ISI/Hurriyat propaganda and vitriol. Perhaps the latter was their 'crime' in the eyes of the terrorist jihadi fanatics.
by Bart S
14 Jun 2018 20:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351061

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

http://zeenews.india.com/jammu-and-kashmir/army-jawan-involved-in-encounter-of-terrorist-sameer-tiger-kidnapped-from-shopian-2116527.html Army jawan, involved in encounter of terrorist Sameer Tiger, kidnapped from Shopian This current pussyfooting around will not do. Time to reactivate the Ikhwan t...
by Bart S
14 Jun 2018 20:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2716
Views: 272809

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Let's get the figs.3 times maintenance costs cannot remotely come close to 3 times capital cost! The interest on even one MKI should take care of annual maintenance costs. To imagine that Rafale spates and maintenance costs less than that of an MKI per annum is hugely lower is open to examination ....

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