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by Raj Singh
01 Mar 2004 01:14
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 20 Feb 2004
Replies: 334
Views: 73613

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 20 Feb 2004

Perhaps, on the condition of Dr Qadeer Khan/or his inner thoughts on the present situation... :) Quote ............ HUM Jee ke kya Karenge Jab BUM hi loot gaya Jab BUM hi loot gaya Hum Ji Ke Kya Karenge Jab BUM hi loot gaya Bum ka tareeqa humne Holland se CHOORAYA tha BB ke Baapne Humen Sar par bith...
by Raj Singh
19 Feb 2004 00:22
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Tim P.S. - in case it wasn't clear. I don't find the "nuke nude" hypothesis compelling at all. At a minimum, it's a bad idea to base policy on assumptions that some other power has solved all your problems for you. It's easy to get burned that way. Sorry if there was any confusion. Thank you for cla...
by Raj Singh
19 Feb 2004 00:11
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Johann However there is strong evidence that he did knowingly provide theoretical guidance to Soviet intelligence because he beleived in the deterrent effect of mutual assured destruction, ie, that the bomb would be less likely to be used if the Soviets had it as well. I too recall vaguely, reading ...
by Raj Singh
18 Feb 2004 21:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Quote ............... Within Australia, we have not generally realised just what a profound crisis the world faces in Pakistan. On the face of this week's revelations, Pakistan has engaged in far worse nuclear proliferation than North Korea has ever dreamed of. We know now that Pakistan has actually...
by Raj Singh
13 Feb 2004 21:00
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Quote ............... Retired Lieutenant General Hamid Gul , former head of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence directorate, tells Contributing Editor Sheela Bhatt that the only reason Pakistan does not dismember India is because "we never wanted to create problems with our Muslim population in I...
by Raj Singh
13 Feb 2004 06:30
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Rangudu

Source please.
I haven't got a clue. Picked this from another India/Pakistan forum.
by Raj Singh
13 Feb 2004 06:08
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Tim I don't think Griffin was doing this for love of country. Maybe I misinterpret. I was assuming something much more simple - that people seek basic explanations to provide reasons for what they do. And like it or not, an awful lot of people in the world look at the Indo-Pakistani relationship and...
by Raj Singh
13 Feb 2004 05:55
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Following can go to number of threads.... Quote: Mr. Prez's interview on NBC You mentioned several times how great the intelligence was and how your decision was based on such well-trusted intelligence from CIA and abroad. Now, help me understand this Mr. President, I am hearing from Mr. Tenant that...
by Raj Singh
13 Feb 2004 05:25
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Tim 3. I suspect the statement is not one of neo-colonialism, but rather geo-politics. The argument that some states "require" a nuclear weapon to redress resource and conventional imbalances is pervasive in both academe and policy. It is used to explain the Israeli bomb (look at all those Arabs), t...
by Raj Singh
13 Feb 2004 00:06
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004
Replies: 333
Views: 68637

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 11 Feb 2004

Originally posted by Ramana . 3) Why does this Brit Griffin feel that TSP deserves the bomb. Is it any old colonial link? I wouldn't read too much in his feeling Pakistan deserves the bomb. He is/was an arms trader (a seller). Generally, for them, it is not about loyalty to a country or love for a ...
by Raj Singh
11 Feb 2004 01:28
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Quote .................. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/FB11Df04.html If Dr Khan were in India ... In this lies the fundamental issue of how Indian society has developed much differently from Pakistan since par...
by Raj Singh
11 Feb 2004 00:53
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Quote ........... Israel concerned over nuclear mess in Pakistan New Delhi, Feb. 10. (PTI): Israel today voiced serious concern over the nuclear mess in Pakistan and the possibility of extremist organisations like Al Qaeda getting their hands on nuclear weapons and called upon democracies, including...
by Raj Singh
11 Feb 2004 00:04
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Suryavir It's interesting that the media this time around has not accepted the Administration's viewpoint in toto, and has been (deservedly) harsh on Pakistan. I would be bit sceptical about this statement. Seemingly the positive part of it. For, it is quite possible that what is appearing in the me...
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 22:13
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Suryavir it is clear that the Bush Administration has made a political judgment that accepting the charade of the Khan apology and pardon - the barest of figleafs if one ever saw it - is the best political course of action because they do not want Musharraf to be destabilized. Now if Dr. Hoyt or oth...
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 21:47
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

TS Jones

The pardon sealed his fate.
This does make lot of sense. Actually, vaguely/sub consciously this thought did occur to me when this whole drama of accepting the guilt and pardoning took place. But, I could not put my finger at it.
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 21:43
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Sunil S

I acknowledge having seen your post, suggesting, to read Y I Patel's post.
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 20:23
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Suryavir So if you choose to believe Dr. Hoyt, that is entirely your prerogative. Newspapers across the US and the world do not share Dr. Hoyt's perceptions. It is not a matter of my choosing to believe what Dr Tim Hoyt has said or says but it is about the reflection of the thought process which is ...
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 16:54
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Suryavir despite the sugar-coated pronouncements that official Washington makes about Musharraf's support, there is no question now that most in the media and the security industry are very seriously worried about Pakistan. Pakistan is the world's number one problem is not just the view of ("biased"...
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 02:03
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Suryavir this blind American obession with Pakistan - a form of Fatal Attraction - is indeed one of the great mysteries of our times. Is there any state that has received so much generosity and material support from the US and still continues to caused so much grief to the US, and the US still keeps...
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 01:53
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Sunil S The lack of a visible and meaninful punishment for this sort of behavior in effect tells the people who did it that they can get away with it. Is it possible that seemingly lack of visible punishment may have something to do with the timing? Meaning, time is not right for US to show some pun...
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 01:44
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

YI Patel So what's the point? I don't know, but if I were Tom Ridge, I would be jacking the threat level up to red or scarlet or crimson or whatever, and keeping it there for the next year. Jab raat hai aisi matwaali tab subah ka alam kya hoga, tab subah ka alam kya hoga! Carrying on with the theme....
by Raj Singh
10 Feb 2004 01:37
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

John Umrao

"Naach meri jan katafat " song of Kishore & Asha (Mai sundar hoon,[Movie circa 1971] aakhir umrao Jaan to hai na ji
Sorry, difficult to take it for some of us, like that... :)

Naach meri jaan, fata-faat-fata..
baat meri maan, fata-faat-fata...........

:)
by Raj Singh
09 Feb 2004 01:42
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Ananda If anything this is an opportunity, an opening for India... If you would kindly clarify, is this an opportunity only for India or for others like China too? By the way, your post where you have said/talked about a stable Pakistan not in India's interest, makes lot of sense. Added a minute lat...
by Raj Singh
08 Feb 2004 23:56
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004
Replies: 354
Views: 72746

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 07 Feb 2004

Originally quoted by Jrjrao . . HEADLINE: AL-QA'IDAH SAID IN POSSESSION OF "NUCLEAR WEAPONS" OBTAINED IN UKRAINE If (many and huge ifs)this story is true at all, credit certainly goes to Sunil S for having arrived at this conclusion, quite a while ago (before anyone else starts taking credit, no, h...
by Raj Singh
07 Feb 2004 19:00
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 68341

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Kgoan From top of the head, two instances do come to mind which show, relations between Iran and Pakistan had cooled down already or started to cool down. And relations between India/Iran had picked up or started to pick up. Yes, I am referring to the situation in 90s when Iran kind of made Pakistan...
by Raj Singh
06 Feb 2004 18:52
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 68341

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Iran Nuclear Chronology 1986 . February 1986 Abdul Qadir Khan, Pakistan's leading nuclear scientist, makes a secret visit to Bushehr. Pakistan and Iran sign a secret nuclear cooperation agreement later in the year. --Kenneth R. Timmerman, "Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Cases of Iran, Syria and Li...
by Raj Singh
06 Feb 2004 02:47
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 68341

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Johann

There's no doubt that there were mistakes in Western threat assessment.

That is/would be a real understatement....
by Raj Singh
06 Feb 2004 02:33
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 68341

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Johann Is it holding Bangladesh publicly accountable for the involvement in subversion and terror within India? Or do other priorities (such as the worst case scenario of Bangladesh turning openly hostile) force it to maintain a working relationship regardless? Very valid questions indeed. :) Absolu...
by Raj Singh
05 Feb 2004 23:36
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004
Replies: 339
Views: 68341

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 04 Feb 2004

Vivek A Why is Tenet even revealing the CIA involvement? There is only one possible explanation: He is getting a lot of heat for the Iraq situation and he wants to highlight a success story. Even when the report of his speech broke on Drudge yesterday there was something about Tenet revealing a rece...
by Raj Singh
03 Feb 2004 06:26
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 62819

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

Quote: Among others, Libya reportedly bankrolled Pakistan and may even have supplied raw uranium. After Pakistan`s nuclear tests six years ago, the Saudi government gave an unannounced gift of $4 billion worth of oil spread over five years to tide Pakistan over during its difficulties caused by inte...
by Raj Singh
02 Feb 2004 23:06
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 62819

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

Originally quoted by Rangudu . . Khan is believed to have sent a video cassette to his daughter in London in which he defended himself and detailed his activities as head of KRL, which he founded and headed for more than a quarter century until retirement in 2001, the official said. Could this be a...
by Raj Singh
02 Feb 2004 21:18
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004
Replies: 324
Views: 62819

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 31 Jan 2004

Received the following in an e-mail. Thought it might be suitable here. Quote: Greetings, No doubt, Pakistani nuclear scientist is just a fall guy. No doubt, the cheatin' lyin' tinpot and his courtier knew all and were in all of this all along. No doubt, Uncle too perhaps knew or, at least, had a wi...
by Raj Singh
29 Jan 2004 23:19
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

John Umrao

India didnt proliferate, Pakistan did.

SO who is a threat? India say South Asian pundits and NP Jihadis. Logical indeed.
India has not been accepted as a member of that exclusive club (nuclear), should be a pointer here.

Well, that is the situation as of now.
by Raj Singh
29 Jan 2004 23:14
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

John Umrao Now India is being brought into the equation by NPT jihadis and their chelas, Don't know if India ever was out of the equation. Even before Pokhran II, there was quite a bit of pressure on India to sign NPT. Going by the story appeared in India Today (in 90s, during N Rao's tenure), thing...
by Raj Singh
28 Jan 2004 02:39
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

Originally posted by Amber G
.
Assuming you are not taking a cheap shot,
For the record, it was not a cheap shot and nor I was taking a cheap shot. And frankly, I am not into those sort of things. ...................
by Raj Singh
28 Jan 2004 00:39
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

Sunil S asks I ask you all with a straight face, who believes all this garbage. And Dr Tim Hoyt responds with .. I believe b) is the issue of greatest interest. Perhaps, John Umrao/Spinster is not the only spinner/spinster around.....(reference is to Dr Tim Hoyt's response) :)
by Raj Singh
24 Jan 2004 23:53
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

John Umrao IF Mushy and his bum makers are so much in trouble why are we negotiating this regime I dont understand the reason. Among few other reasons, one could be, the much talked about and feared bums are very much with Mushrraf/Pakistan. Since the bums are still with the regime so some sort of t...
by Raj Singh
24 Jan 2004 23:13
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

Calvin For the nuke nudists out there, please note that Musharraf did not say that the nukes were under GOVERNMENT control , merely that they were under "strict control." Apparently some slip up/mistake is here/in the above. For the part quoted (in bold) by Acharya clearly states.. He said that the ...
by Raj Singh
23 Jan 2004 01:17
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004
Replies: 325
Views: 66317

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 22 Jan 2004

Kgoan Y'know, I think BR should start charging for it's stuff. You may have something different on your mind. However, going by what seems to be being suggested, one wonders, if the suggestion is serious. Generally, talk about the money (to express thoughts), there goes out the thoughts/creativeness...
by Raj Singh
31 Dec 2003 21:27
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Operation Parakram: An Analysis
Replies: 163
Views: 65763

Re: Operation Parakram: An Analysis

Chanakya Thanks for joining the issue and questioning the statements and steering the discussion for the '71 war instead of Op.Parakram. That is an allegation which will not stand under scrutiny. Intention was not, is not to steer the dicussion in any direction but to correct the false impressions b...

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