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by Bart S
21 Aug 2018 17:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Republic ‏Verified account @republic #CongPakHug | I am honoured that he (Pak PM Imran Khan) invited me by calling me personally. I believe that issues between India and Pak should be resolved with talks only. Situation in Pakistan is really bad. Terrorism is at its peak. Many terrorists reside the...
by Bart S
21 Aug 2018 16:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

There needs to be some debunking or response to Imran's crap, right now he is getting away with pretending that he and the TSP are making peace overtures and India is being obstinate. A simple recap of pending action against known terrorists, recent infiltration attempts and terror attacks, will be ...
by Bart S
21 Aug 2018 15:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and Japan: News and Discussion
Replies: 1975
Views: 137784

Re: India and Japan: News and Discussion

The Indo-Japan alliance is significant and plays an important role, simply by virtue of it existing.

Everything over and above that is a bonus, though both countries should be putting a lot more effort into expanding it and unlocking more value.
by Bart S
20 Aug 2018 18:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1855
Views: 282271

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Gus wrote:
vijayk wrote:I hope they use this opportunity to reduce tax rates for people below 10-15 lakh/year


what was the total tax burden on 10 lakhs in 2014 and now in 2018? (all things considered, including 80c deductions)?


Virtually unchanged.
by Bart S
19 Aug 2018 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

In Spite Of Getting Her Foreign Butt Recently Kicked By The N.A.B. This Polish Ayesha Just Cannot "Get Enough" Of Pakiland :roll: Polish blogger announces travel show for Pakistan Dawn Aug 19, 2018 ISLAMABAD: Expressing her love for Pakistan, Polish travel blogger Eva zu Beck, who stirred...
by Bart S
18 Aug 2018 21:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Unofficial Announcement Of The Imran Khan Cabinet . Qureishi Gets "Foreign Affairs Post" . Jalebi Given "Human Rights Portfolio" As Consolation Prize :mrgreen: It would be a great boon to humanity if she didn't show her face anywhere. What better way could there be to promote hu...
by Bart S
18 Aug 2018 02:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

^Isn't that Vali Nasr guy the one behind Holbroke's pandering to Pakis and being biased against India? Air Chief flies a mission in concluding phase of exercise Saffron Bandit Saffron Bandit? Is that an indirect swipe at the Hindus? https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/356519-air-chief-flies-a-mission-...
by Bart S
17 Aug 2018 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 290
Views: 8974

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

I don't usually refer people to Rediff, but this link has useful consolidated info and links:
http://www.rediff.com/news/special/want ... 180817.htm
by Bart S
17 Aug 2018 20:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1218
Views: 173481

Re: Analyzing CPEC

x-posting from OBOR thread. The Pakis of course have gone a step further in terms of letting the Chinese control all their telecommunications and get deeply enmeshed in their military and government, so this is hardly necessary for the Chinese when it comes to them. https://www.scmagazine.com/fireey...
by Bart S
17 Aug 2018 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 851
Views: 103587

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

https://www.scmagazine.com/fireeye-warns-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-will-spark-uptick-in-cyberespionage/article/788803/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SCUS_Newswire_20180817&email_hash=eb11587045a85eb01de8a8233d2c649c&hmSubId=J4lfXj8CwKw1 FireEye warns China...
by Bart S
17 Aug 2018 19:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 290
Views: 8974

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

... yes, the time is for rescue and relief and not to go into wrath of god kind of statements. The word "CT" means "Conspiracy Theory". Pls look it up. Avoid pompous preaching please. The Sabarimala issue before the Supreme Court is a bit more complex than a CNN/Indian Express l...
by Bart S
17 Aug 2018 18:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Five wars that Pakistan lost: And why India shouldn’t let it lose another one : https://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/india_pakistan.jpg From here: Times Of India Please read the article in full. Totally pukeworthy and the author is one absolutely delusional effing id...
by Bart S
17 Aug 2018 18:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Pop quiz: what is common in all these pakjabis besides their national origin? All are Sauth Asians? No girls under 9 years were harmed? It was a YYY conspiracy to frame 'innocent' Muslims and defame Malsi? No proper lobby to present a good image? :) To quote the incessant refrain on their TV channe...
by Bart S
11 Aug 2018 01:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 832
Views: 46013

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: 832
Views: 46013

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: 832
Views: 46013

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: 832
Views: 46013

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

anupmisra wrote:
Image


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: 190137

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: 190137

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: 190137

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: 190137

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: 190137

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: 1640
Views: 199613

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: 190137

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: 1978
Views: 222170

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: 1978
Views: 222170

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: 6209

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: 6209

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: 172910

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: 190137

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: 190137

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: 2643
Views: 430375

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: 2643
Views: 430375

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: 190137

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: 740710

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: 190137

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: 190137

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: 4361
Views: 717605

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: 3569
Views: 446638

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 ...

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