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by Kuttan
29 Aug 2004 05:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 130413

Simple patriotism

Youth pays heavy price for patriotism Daily Pioneer, August 2003. According to reports, Shubhan, a Muslim youth, dared to hoist the National Flag on August 15, in spite of threats from some youths of the same community. He was reportedly asked to unfurl the Pakistani flag on August 14 - Pakistan's i...
by Kuttan
09 Aug 2004 07:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 130413

A slightly different sort of courage - or maybe just the same - blunt refusal to sell out or back down. http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_936237,0008.htm Who did this man die fighting? Vishal Thapar New Delhi, August 9 An upright naval commander refuses to approve a faulty weapons system in Rus...
by Kuttan
09 Jul 2004 09:34
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

Frankenstien version That should be Franken stein unless u r talking about his Marxist bro Tien... Also, IIRC, it wasn't Frankenstein that scared anyone - it was his creation, the sad, gentle and ultimately short-lived sweet giant whom all the idiots misunderstood and recoiled from. Speaking of Yin...
by Kuttan
05 Jul 2004 21:35
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

Philip makes a good point. GOI produces some excellent reports etc. giving serious info. But the distribution is atrocious. Example: Two years ago (or more?) GOI came out with a report on Pakistani Terrorism. They distributed it to "accredited" journalists, as well as to phoren Attaches etc. Have yo...
by Kuttan
05 Jul 2004 02:29
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

What diversity are you referring to to? Or lack of diversity?
Sohumji:

Evidently, u did not get to see the gallery of photos of the Bradmins. Looked like a set of Hollywood/ Bollywood stars. In fact, like the cast from "Men in Black", if u know what I mean... :p
by Kuttan
03 Jul 2004 08:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

It is my personal belief that BRF has become a small, but not totally insignificant think-tank. Ahem.... I happen to know at least one member who is a reputed international freelance writer on international affairs (we all know who that is) and another who happens to be a Senior ..... Security Fell...
by Kuttan
02 Jul 2004 07:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

Georgeji, from above it appears that u r now waxing nostalgic about the HICCUP Forum??

With or w/o Cooking Thread?
by Kuttan
02 Jul 2004 04:58
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

We have come a long way in debating skills, fact collection, and general "effectiveness". :D
by Kuttan
01 Jul 2004 10:05
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!
Replies: 162
Views: 64096

Re: Bharat Rakshak Celebrates Seven Years!

In the good ol' days, before Georgeji got 4 computers, we used to have a Romance Forum and a Cricket Forum. (sigh!) :cool:

More power to BRF :wah: :wah:
by Kuttan
15 Jun 2004 08:26
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Cold Start: An analysis
Replies: 277
Views: 80660

Re: Cold Start: An analysis

This is just another fancy term, with a lot of hot air being generated about the general inability in the past to do a swift deep-strike-and pull-out with any convincing level of efficiency and effectiveness. From past reports, it appears that every such effort was noted by western satellites way in...
by Kuttan
30 May 2004 06:49
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 73458

Re: The Saras Flies!

Arun, thanks. That looks a lot clearer.

Straight tapered wings set far back. Mach 0.6 top speed. It doesn't look so "Bollywood Actress" in plan form.
by Kuttan
29 May 2004 16:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: The Saras Flies!
Replies: 236
Views: 73458

Re: The Saras Flies!

Questions out of :o ) 4. Interesting weight breakdown. 14-seater - plus 4 crew (at least..) So, lets see: 18x100kg = 1800kg payload. Payload fraction of - lets say, 15% --- so, Gross Take-Off Mass (TOM) of 12000 kg. And they managed to be 900 kg overmass on that? IOW, weight overrun = 50% of payload...
by Kuttan
03 Apr 2004 03:49
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

Coke bottle shape changes to tub shape when design mach number (or age) increases. There is a thing called "supersonic (superannuated) area rule". Coke bottle shape = Age 18-24 or Design Mach number 0.85 to 1.3 Tub shape = Age >30 or Design Mach number >1.6 Just a small item from Wadiant (Wong) Wei ...
by Kuttan
02 Apr 2004 17:09
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

Awesome! Now BR is on the Top 3 Websites visited by the semi-literate Red Guards / TianAnMen Square Compost-Spreading Tank Division / Wrong Way (Wong Wei) Pilots Association. To increase traffic BR must develop a revenue model (most of the top sites are profit-based) so that it can hold seminars, pr...
by Kuttan
16 Mar 2004 07:05
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

ANNOUNCING formation of

MULTAN MUTANT MULLAH POO WORKS

By Appointment to his GUBO Excellency Presidente Musharraf.

"We sell no Pu before its due"

Strategic Business Plan.

Buy Pu at $15/gram from IAEA, sell Pu at $7000/gram to Al Qaeda.
by Kuttan
16 Mar 2004 06:02
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

$7000 per gram?

Man! How does one grow this stuff?
by Kuttan
14 Mar 2004 20:18
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

I am moving (back) to outer Space.
by Kuttan
13 Mar 2004 07:37
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

The Emperor's excuses for walking around buck nekkid: its about the Iraq fiasco, but is equally applicable to the Nukes from Pakistan to Terrorists (NPT)and China Transfers Bombs to Terrorists (CTBT) fiasco) www.reuters.com US Senator: Report on Iraq Intelligence 'Damning' Updated 6:33 PM ET March 1...
by Kuttan
13 Mar 2004 05:35
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

S.K."Genocide" is what the Pakis did to the people of Kashmir, West Punjab, Sindh and Baluchistan and East Bengal - and later wht Mush& Co did to the people in Gilgit and Afghanistan. What I am referring to is properly defined as "Pest-e-sha'eed" . (u have to pronounce that smoothly, like in la ...
by Kuttan
13 Mar 2004 02:18
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

OTOH, this is what kgoan calls the "Monkey Trap". As long as Unkil and the Middle Kingdom keep encouraging them, Pakistan will be unable to turn away from the destructive path of allowing themselves to be ruled by genocidal megalomaniacs and psychopaths. Another 2 years, if that, and the "Special Fo...
by Kuttan
12 Mar 2004 01:58
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

This is what I described before as The Grenada response to the Lusitania sinking. I'm surprised Mauritius hasn't been carpet-bombed yet.
by Kuttan
11 Mar 2004 23:46
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Thanks, TSJ. But note that the insurance company doesn't just say: "Damage due to acts of terrorism are not covered." They say: "nuclear....." That's what got my attention. They think the probability of nuke attacks is so high that they have to make this very visible thing sent out. Or maybe they th...
by Kuttan
11 Mar 2004 18:57
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

By the way, here's an interesting nugget: State Farm insurance has modified its auto insurance coverage, with a very specific item saying that they will no longer pay for injuries/damage caused by "nuclear reactions, nuclear explosions, radioactivity" etc. Note that they had no such thing in the day...
by Kuttan
11 Mar 2004 18:36
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Jumrao: Watch any Rajesh Khanna movie and u will understand the rationale here. Villain(s) beat up hero, burn villages, burn crops, conduct all sorts of atrocities on population, kill hero's father, mother, brothers, etc. etc. But at end, hero gets one solid punch in to villains' mug and villain con...
by Kuttan
11 Mar 2004 06:11
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

We have fired it to the end of our sea limits, which is about 2,000 km," Mand said. Folks, Pakistanis are too smart to place any value on a zero. So the limit may be 200 miles - or 20 km (by which he means about 12 miles + baksheesh) or 2 miles, which is all the "missile" flew after the laughing ga...
by Kuttan
11 Mar 2004 00:59
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Nomenclature clariphikashun:

"phoren educated" : BB

"phoren qualiphied": same as "selected to Most Wanted List in 3 countries". e.g., Osama, Dawood, Abdul Xerox.
by Kuttan
10 Mar 2004 08:10
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

BRM is listed among Strategic Studies journals. (saw this at some Columbia U site or some such snooty site, and I posted that on BRF). I don't think they have yet caught on to the peer-review system that works here, though. To get into the so-called "big leagues" you have to adopt a different strate...
by Kuttan
10 Mar 2004 03:54
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

without a comments section .. :D Suraj, did u see what happened on Sulekha when they posted a certain pompous "column" by some exalted snoot? (maybe a month or so ago - time flies so fast when u're brawling on 5 fronts..) All it took was two posts with some straight questions - and they did exactly...
by Kuttan
10 Mar 2004 03:46
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

Rakeshji: Seriously, let me put it this way: If they don't, they sure should ! There seems to be firm evidence that (the least stupid) Paki journos and the (best) desi journos read BRF. Readership of BRM articles at some pretty high levels is confirmed - details "CLASSIFIED". Stuff collected on thos...
by Kuttan
09 Mar 2004 23:13
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

Some kind of BR news section like Sulekha's newshopper, with Indian military news .. could increase traffic to the site significantly, compared to the present situation where .. the children's sandbox called the forums Hmm!!! That's right. When I want REAL QUALITY discussions I go to Sulekha. :roll...
by Kuttan
09 Mar 2004 22:02
Forum: BR Nostalgia Archive
Topic: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!
Replies: 75
Views: 33771

Re: Top 100,000 Websites: Bharat Rakshak!!!

Slipping badly, huh?

In the days of the Romance Forum, we were No. 23. (if u have proof otherwise, I challeng u to produce it...)

We've never tried a combination of Romance Forum + Cricket Forum + Rabble-Rousing Forum. I suspect that Yahoo would slip to No. 2 in that case.
by Kuttan
09 Mar 2004 17:23
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Sorry to distract folks from all this fine debate, but I need more translation help. http://in.rediff.com/news/2004/mar/08inter.htm The Rediff Interview/Benazir Bhutto ZIA WANTED TO DEFEAT AMERICA March 08, 2004 .... What is now known is that after defeating the Soviet Union, Zia wanted to defeat Am...
by Kuttan
09 Mar 2004 06:03
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

I find it hard to understand why else all this information is being released at this particular time, given that successive US Govts probably have been aware of this proliferation for several years now. Gudakesa, u are the nth person to ask that question - but none has carried that curiosity furthe...
by Kuttan
08 Mar 2004 18:17
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

I am guessing that the psychological impact of a dirty bomb will be orders of magnitude greater than the actual health risks posed by one? except ofcourse of dropping Pu in the water supply, etc., etc.? Don't understand the physics well enough As always, for sheer technical accuracy AND perspective...
by Kuttan
08 Mar 2004 06:16
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Rye, :D There is another implication of the Mush Shuffle that is beginning to really chill me. Remember the Urdu version of the Mushspeeh, circa Sep. 15, 2001? Where he quoted from Quranic lessons on how to align with the Enemy until the weapons were good and ready and opportunity presented itself? ...
by Kuttan
08 Mar 2004 05:52
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Request to experts here: Circa 1999 (or maybe 1998) there was an article in India Today or Frontline or Outlook where Pakistani Generals were discussed. Gen. Satish Nambiar was quoted there as describing Mush and other Pakgenerals based on his experience of being classmates with them in some course ...
by Kuttan
08 Mar 2004 05:43
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Interesting thing about that report is that they take pains to exonerate "all other nations" from where proliferation occurred, saying that in each of those cases, the government was NOT aware. BUT.. for TSP, special treatment. :D So who are these "other countries", etc.? Also, if the IAEA is going ...
by Kuttan
08 Mar 2004 03:42
Forum: Military Exercises Archive
Topic: Exercise Divya Astra: Shock & Awe
Replies: 213
Views: 67809

Re: Exercise Divya Astra: Shock & Awe

The trouble with these concepts is still that they are centered on large numbers of infantry marching (ok, driving?) across defended borders. If you look at recent American operations, there has been virtually NO instance of direct assault on a defended frontline. The surviving SHaheeds of Internati...
by Kuttan
08 Mar 2004 02:25
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Maybe its time for the Imperial Court of Dubyastan to declare its own position:

Are Bush and his State Department With US or Against US?
by Kuttan
07 Mar 2004 22:34
Forum: Nuclear Issues Archive
Topic: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004
Replies: 326
Views: 63029

Re: Pakistan Nuclear Proliferation - 02 Mar 2004

Pakistan Army doing what they do best (from article posted above)

..in Waziristan, Pakistani security forces arrested several women married to foreign fighters, hoping for a lead on bin Laden. Similarly, they have destroyed the houses of tribesmen ...
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