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by Bart S
17 Oct 2020 06:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I would argue that he is much worse than the others. At least the Jihadi types are less likely to be given a propaganda platform in India by Lutyens brethren of the RAPES. Also, his ideas on trade etc are actually dangerous for us. Better that they stay in their current state of digging a deeper and...
by Bart S
17 Oct 2020 00:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Amreki Saazish to categorize TFTA Pakis as SDREs like us, while Afganistan and Iran make the 'White' category, not to mention Somalia and Sudan :rotfl:
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by Bart S
21 Sep 2020 04:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386438

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Pravin Sawhney, a former Indian army officer, said India had been taken by “complete surprise” with China’s recent aggressions along the border and were now on the back foot. “China is far superior,” added Sawhney. “They have got the fibre optic internet right to the edge of the battle space.” Bett...
by Bart S
10 Sep 2020 02:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386438

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

https://twitter.com/Arunima24/status/1303714452303278081 As per this report, after our actions on the North of Pangong, yesterday the PLA sent 1500-2000 from the valley to positions on the ridge (mentions F3) - I'm assuming this is in addition to the troops already there. We are "matching"...
by Bart S
10 Sep 2020 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386438

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Don't allow transgressions, maintain utter discipline: Army instructs ground commanders New Delhi [India], September 9 (ANI): Engaged in a stand-off with the Army, the Indian Army has given instructions that the Chinese should not be allowed to transgress at any cost and also directed that troops s...
by Bart S
09 Sep 2020 16:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386438

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

RaviB wrote:SHA or Superior Han Army is what Hari Nair ji proposed



How about simply, CCP Militia? It is fairly accurate given their antics and the fact that they serve the CCP rather than China, does not insult Chinese ethnicity and hence can find wider acceptance outside of the BENIS thread, etc.
by Bart S
09 Sep 2020 02:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2357
Views: 386438

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

SSridhar wrote:
The above were all editorials in Global Times in 2017. I think they cut-and-paste every time.


Same modus-operandi as ISPR, regurgitating the same 'talking points' that somebody prepares and circulates.
by Bart S
02 Sep 2020 22:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.jihadwatch.org/2020/09/one-third-of-egyptians-see-turkey-as-the-worlds-leading-muslim-country-many-are-willing-to-fight-for-it Armadillolah, Pakistan has No. 1 again, in the list of leading Muslim countries in the world According to a survey by the research firm Areda, carried out with t...
by Bart S
01 Sep 2020 22:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I wonder if the PLA is trying to ingress in multiple place to 1) to see if it can get lucky 2) probe our defences 3) Stretch our forces thin across multiple location. All of the above, but most of all, attempting to be too clever by half. Works against a very passive enemy but anyone can easily tur...
by Bart S
01 Sep 2020 22:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

IA must be the kindest Army in the world if they are using flood lights and megaphones to turn back enemy troops. This technique is sometimes used against illegal immigrants and escaping convicts . Hatsoff to whoever came up with the idea in IA to use this against PLA "soldiers" ! The PLA...
by Bart S
31 Aug 2020 23:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Looks like they have mined the approaches - leading to 2 casualties on the SFF side (one death, one injury). Gloves should be off now and fair game for us to mine the area as well.
by Bart S
19 Aug 2020 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

So, a question I don't understand. When you go to visit a head of a state, I used to think every formality is decided by bureaucrats down to the last minute. How can you show up in another country and not secure a meeting? Unless, the Saudis asked the Gen to come and then snubbed him. Can the India...
by Bart S
19 Aug 2020 03:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Do not know how to publish a tweet. First attempt. Please correct as necessary https://twitter.com/AnwarLodhi/status/1295056859464949771 Islamabad Airport, apparently designed to rain inside. Yes, the iron blother cheen provided them for free, what Singapore airport spent US$ 1.3 billion to build! ...
by Bart S
18 Aug 2020 20:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019



Pakis trying to put a positive spin on it.
by Bart S
16 Aug 2020 18:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Very interesting take on Pakistan's Central Asia Play in the 90's. Tempted to say " Strategically Brilliant, but Tactically Disastrous" [url]xipS91mvXEE[/url] So like many here on BRF, I thought I knew everything about Pakistan there is to know, and was quite humbled when I watched this v...
by Bart S
10 Aug 2020 07:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Dhaaga in Team-BHP on a duffer's visit to na-bakistan. https://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travelogues/225355-unexpected-surprising-visit-pakistan.html He didnt step out of the bubble of La(w)hore urban boundaries, and thinks entire cuntry is like this. Too much of love and pyaar expressed by the dehaat...
by Bart S
10 Aug 2020 07:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

One thing that has surprised me is there has no major Pak driven attack in in the past year. They had 370 & CAA issue as the excuse, yet nothing major yet. There must be something in the pipeline... I beg to differ. In Kashmir, yes, they have been trying and failing to do a spectacular repeat o...
by Bart S
05 Aug 2020 04:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

MMWN4Xo3ltk Worth a watch. This gentleman is of course a strident critic of the Paki military (from the safety of his home in the UK) but the sentiments in this video (also use Google translate and read the Urdu comments on the video) are what is widely seen among non-ISPR Paki social media handles...
by Bart S
04 Aug 2020 14:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177201

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

According to Vivek Krishnan, the executive of SSS defense, they were regularly going to US for testing of the rifles. Now, I wouldn't be surprised if they used some US consultant(s) to actually design the rifle and productionize them. They were testing in the US because the test facilities in India...
by Bart S
03 Aug 2020 18:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 842
Views: 177201

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7emN3gY9XE Totally designed and made in India. Sorry if already posted. They had a tie up with LMT AFAIK. How have they come up with a design and many with no prior exp? This is their in-house effort. They did have a tie-up with LMT but that went nowhere because of ...
by Bart S
30 Jul 2020 23:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

She used to Tom-Tom (in powerpoint presentations) the development/usage of 'Pakistan Stack' that would fully "Digitalize Pakistan" The original form of 'Paxtan Stack' existed in the 80s and 90s, pioneered by Maulana Sami Ul Haq , thus proving that Paxtan was well ahead of it's time and Gr...
by Bart S
29 Jul 2020 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Just a few months back, with a lot of hype and fanfare, the Pakis hired some ex-Google person who was unheard of outside of Pakiland, and started having some wet dreams about 'Digital Pakistan'. As with all such Paki hype, it was just a matter of time before it was going to fall flat on it's face. h...
by Bart S
19 Jul 2020 00:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Extremely good news from India's perspective, hope Hood Boy is right and that they go ahead with fcuking up their curriculum like that:
https://www.dawn.com/news/1569679
by Bart S
14 Jul 2020 04:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1685
Views: 204904

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

"Real Ayodhya lies in Nepal, not in India. Lord Ram is Nepali not Indian: Nepali media quotes Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli (file pic)" https://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/real-ayodhya-in-nepal-lord-ram-not-indian-kp-sharma-oli-remark-633961 this guy needs to be dealt with. Well, ...
by Bart S
06 Jul 2020 13:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Roop wrote:
Bart S wrote:The website got hacked, the TV channel is spinning it as something bigger for TRP.


What is "TRP"?


A metric that TV channels use to measure viewership/audiences.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Target_rating_point
by Bart S
06 Jul 2020 00:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Rsatchi wrote:https://youtu.be/17QbzZix69Q
Whoa DGPR of POK no less wants azadi from Napaks!!!


The website got hacked, the TV channel is spinning it as something bigger for TRP.
by Bart S
05 Jul 2020 19:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

^ and ^^ The only thing left to say is that Pakistan is the biggest victim of both the Drug Industry and fake credentials industry, with over one million Pakistanis including the Prime Minister being reported to be drug addicts. In addition to the many innocent Pakistani pilots who have fallen victi...
by Bart S
05 Jul 2020 04:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4971
Views: 1213953

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

The Mirage upgrade was eye-wateringly expensive. Better to just get more Rafales, and use the Mirage-upgrade funds towards doubling down on LCA variants.
by Bart S
05 Jul 2020 03:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1898
Views: 458316

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

UK is kafir but should not UAE and Malaysia as biradar islamic mulk allow pakistani truck drivers to practice flying and allowing the occasional AOA and dispatch of passenger's to enjoy 72 hoors. Haijee? Especially since Paxtanis are frequently seen taking credit for the creation and success of Emi...
by Bart S
05 Jul 2020 03:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5220
Views: 963741

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

someone is upset that Modi is not following the cheeni playbook :mrgreen: ANI@ANI · 6h India & China are in communication and negotiations on lowering the temperatures through military & diplomatic channels. No party should engage in any action that may escalate the situation at this point:...
by Bart S
04 Jul 2020 19:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186272

Re: Indian IT Industry

Is this homegrown by Reliance? Reliance Jio Launches Free Video Conferencing App ‘JioMeet’ To Take On Zoom; Can Support Up To 100 Participants https://swarajyamag.com/insta/reliance-jio-launches-free-video-conferencing-app-jiomeet-to-take-on-zoom-can-support-up-to-100-participants US Tech Giant Int...
by Bart S
04 Jul 2020 19:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186272

Re: Indian IT Industry

won't be a legal way for TikTok to pay him. OT : But I did not find any mention of monetization of TikTok anywhere. Unlike Youtube and other well entrenched platforms who have a well defined view policy. Also the numbers all seemed to be coming up from Shanghai Institute of Statistics. 20 million l...
by Bart S
04 Jul 2020 18:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Any talk of the Chinese smoking the peace pipe or saving face is premature. Let them withdraw beyond finger 8 and then we can discuss. As of yesterdin, it was being pointed by OSINT folks that permanent structures have started appearing between F4-8. Btw, the baki move to induct additional forces i...
by Bart S
04 Jul 2020 18:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Has this been posted before? Pls ignore if already posted as I couldnt find a link for this in earlier posts... sounds like Hans are trying to come down from their high horse or could be a tactic? https://www.google.com/amp/s/indianexpress.com/article/india/india-should-avoid-strategic-miscalculati...
by Bart S
01 Jul 2020 04:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186272

Re: Indian IT Industry

I think all the remote work culture will actually benefit Indian companies. A lot of old corporations are realizing that work can be done remotely and does not need too much physical contact anyway. Interesting times ahead. This is true both in terms of India vs onshore, but even large campus in 'I...
by Bart S
01 Jul 2020 04:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186272

Re: Indian IT Industry

For the tech savvy among you here's a question : Can those 53 odd Chinese apps be used if one spoofs the IP using a VPN on the phone ? If yes, then is there anything the government can do to block such loopholes ? Blocking all VPNs is challenging as a> there are a lot of legitimate VPN uses, includ...
by Bart S
24 Jun 2020 21:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Just a word of caution: Feel free to use data provided by Nathan Ruser but DO NOT take his analysis/spin at face value. The guy has an agenda, and he was one of the folks vociferously arguing that the Balakot strikes hit nothing.
by Bart S
23 Jun 2020 07:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Gaurav Arya is ok for some tu-tu-main-main with low IQ Pakis but not a serious analyst - no point or value add quoting him. Not just OK! he seriously rebutts Bakis and others. check below. SCuhqYO6UuM Not sure why people are going to great lengths to diss him here. He lost his cool after being atta...
by Bart S
23 Jun 2020 06:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

I spent a fair bit of time with both PRC and Taiwanese folks online and IRL, and I echo Ravi's write-up. It is spot on. Indian's are seen as inferior, caste-ridden, primitive, poor people. The fact that we are challenging them is simply intolerable for their pysche. This also means that we should n...
by Bart S
23 Jun 2020 06:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020
Replies: 8042
Views: 965435

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020

Only part of Kishore Madhubani argument one buys is that India should not play Unkils game in Asia. We have to be tactful but we cannot suffer territorial losses. The ball is in China's court. They simply cannot relentlessly grab their neighbours territory and then cry "don't let uncle sam in&...

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