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by Peregrine
26 Dec 2018 16:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1321
Views: 197479

Analyzing CPEC

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread Pakistan to pay China $40b on $26.5b CPEC investments in 20 years - Shahbaz Rana ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will pay $40 billion to China in 20 years in shape of repayments of debt and dividends on a $26.5 billion investment under flagship China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...
by Peregrine
26 Dec 2018 15:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1321
Views: 197479

Analyzing CPEC

If India had accepted the cheeni offer of CPEC and all that usually followed such an "offer", I wonder which port(s), highway(s) and railway line(s) we would have been expected to collateralize to appease the greed of dragon and for how many tens of years?? just saying onlee. Calcutta por...
by Peregrine
26 Dec 2018 05:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

'Pakistan last country that should lecture on minorities': Kaif hits out at Imran Khan NEW DELHI: In a befitting response to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's "minorities" jibe at India, former Indian cricketer Mohammed Kaif on Tuesday said that Pakistan is the last country that should...
by Peregrine
26 Dec 2018 04:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan agrees to IMF’s condition on power tariff ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has agreed to a condition from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to raise electricity tariff. Geo quoted a source as saying that Pakistan and IMF have come to agreement on two of the four points for a bailout package . Pakis...
by Peregrine
26 Dec 2018 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2643
Views: 342530

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

From Doklam to Wuhan, 2018 will go down as watershed year in India - China ties – PTI BEIJING: The year 2018 will go down as a watershed in India-China relations for its remarkable turnaround - from the brink of a major military standoff to bonhomie - with the first informal summit of the top leade...
by Peregrine
25 Dec 2018 17:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan receives only $1.7b in foreign loans - Shahbaz Rana ISLAMABAD: In the absence of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) umbrella, foreign loan disbursements stood at only $1.7 billion in first five months of the current fiscal year that may undermine government’s efforts to take pressure off...
by Peregrine
25 Dec 2018 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

KSA is giving USD 12B, UAE USD 6B (with 3B already deposited as cash), China has committed help (only that it didn't want Imran Khan to disclose it for fear that others would demand the same!), begging trips to Malaysia and Indonesia are in the works and are likely to yield something at least from ...
by Peregrine
25 Dec 2018 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

As IMF talks sputter, govt seeks another route UPDATED ABOUT 2 HOURS AGO ISLAMABAD: The scale of the adjustment being demanded by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) “is too large” and accession to the programme is likely to be delayed, a senior official involved in the negotiations tells Dawn. “...
by Peregrine
24 Dec 2018 17:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Nawaz sentenced to 7 years in jail in Al-Azizia reference, arrested from courtroom ISLAMABAD: Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested from the courtroom after he was found guilty in the Al-Azizia corruption reference and was sentenced to seven years in prison. Moral of the Story : If you v...
by Peregrine
24 Dec 2018 17:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Qureshi asks IMF to now show flexibility Talking to the media men here, he added that after announcement of financial support from brotherly countries, the IMF should show flexibility. He said that it was PTI government’s policies that the strain in relations with the UAE ended and it had announced...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 19:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Nuclear-capable Agni-IV missile successfully test-fired – PTI BALASORE (Odisha) : India on Sunday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4,000 km, as part of a user trial by the Army. The strategic surface-to-surface missile was flig...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 18:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1321
Views: 197479

Analyzing CPEC

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread China denies any military deal under CPEC – Agencies BEIJING: China on Saturday outright rejected reports that Beijing had struck a deal with Islamabad on military facilities, including building fighter jets, under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), stres...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 18:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

X Posted on the Analyzing CPEC Thread China denies any military deal under CPEC – Agencies BEIJING: China on Saturday outright rejected reports that Beijing had struck a deal with Islamabad on military facilities, including building fighter jets, under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), st...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 17:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

PTI minister shares property tax bills of NY flat allegedly owned by Zardari Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi on Saturday shared property tax statements of what the ruling PTI claims is a flat in New York owned but not declared by PPP co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari. Zaidi, whose party is se...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 04:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pakistan denies gas supply to India's residential complex in Islamabad - Sachin Parashar NEW DELHI: India and Pakistan are yet again faced with diplomatic harassment that marred ties between the two countries earlier this year. While Pakistan has denied gas to the newly constructed Indian residenti...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 04:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Six terrorists linked to al-Qaida killed - M Saleem Pandit - TNN SRINAGAR: Six terrorists of the Zakir Musaled Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind outfit, including its deputy chief, were killed in a brief encounter in Tral area of Awantipora in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday morning. Ansar Ghazwat...
by Peregrine
23 Dec 2018 00:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1321
Views: 197479

Analyzing CPEC

chetak Ji : Sir Ji, I have not seen any evidence of credible analyses or even position papers by any experts of standing or anyone with undisputed street cred. However, IMHO the reasons are staring in our face i.e. 1. India is not amenable to joining the CPEC and / or OBOR System. 2. However India ...
by Peregrine
22 Dec 2018 23:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Subversive phase of hybrid war initiated against Pakistan, says army chief - Our Correspondent KARACHI : Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar – The Waist - Javed Bawja cautioned on Saturday that the subversive phase of the unannounced war against Pakistan has been initiated by the country’s enemie...
by Peregrine
22 Dec 2018 22:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1321
Views: 197479

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Peregrine saar, Apart from speculations, are we truly aware as to why the hans wanted/want us to join the CPEC, given the overt and covert animosity displayed by both the hans and the pakis over the decades?? Are there any credible analyses or even position papers by any experts of standing or anyo...
by Peregrine
22 Dec 2018 17:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1321
Views: 197479

Analyzing CPEC

X Posted on the Terroristan Thread ADB says it is financing CPEC projects https://c.tribune.com.pk/2018/12/1872094-adbx-1545457676-950-640x480.jpg Bank says it is already financing three projects in Pakistan that are under the umbrella of both CPEC and CAREC. The Asian Development Bank (ADB), while ...
by Peregrine
22 Dec 2018 17:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

X Posted on the Analyzing CPEC Thread ADB says it is financing CPEC projects https://c.tribune.com.pk/2018/12/1872094-adbx-1545457676-950-640x480.jpg Bank says it is already financing three projects in Pakistan that are under the umbrella of both CPEC and CAREC. The Asian Development Bank (ADB), whi...
by Peregrine
21 Dec 2018 20:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

S&P BSE SENSEX Index Current : 35,742.07 - Pt. Change : -689.60 - % Change : -1.89 Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (Rs.Cr.) : 1,43,30,309.04 - $ 1/ 70.1900 * Market Capitalization of BSE Listed Co. (U S $.) : 2041.64 Index Current : 38251.04 - Pt. Change : + 14.52 - % Change : + 0.04% M...
by Peregrine
21 Dec 2018 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2368
Views: 396641

J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Army officer killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Kupwara – PTI SRINAGAR: An Army officer was killed and another personnel injured as Pakistani troops violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwaara district Friday, an official said. There was an unp...
by Peregrine
21 Dec 2018 18:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2007
Views: 260637

India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Trump throws Kabul, New Delhi under the bus with Afghan withdrawal move - Chidanand Rajghatta WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is ordering an American drawdown in Afghanistan, bringing home some 50 per cent of the 15,000 US troops over the next two months. The move will effectively throw the A...
by Peregrine
21 Dec 2018 17:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

In debt growth, PTI to surpass PML-N in three years - Shahbaz Rana ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government is projected to add over Rs10 trillion in public debt during its first almost three years, due to rigidity in expenditures, increase in interest rates and currency devalua...
by Peregrine
21 Dec 2018 05:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

O, what a fall was there, my countrymen! Pakistan submits Chinese package details to IMF: Asad Umar - Our Correspondent Finance Minister Asad Umar on Monday stated that Pakistan has formally submitted details of the Chinese package to the International Monetary Fund, Express News reported. While ta...
by Peregrine
21 Dec 2018 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact
Replies: 727
Views: 45602

Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Sex abuse claims brought against 700 Catholic clergy in Illinois – AFP https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2018/12/20/06/wire-7649270-1545288638-450_634x449.jpg The Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, in the state of Illinois, where almost 700 clergy have been accused of child sexual assault Almost 700 clergy...
by Peregrine
20 Dec 2018 22:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Govt offers IMF Rs190b in new taxes for bailout - Shahbaz Rana ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has offered the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to impose Rs190 billion worth of additional taxes to restrict budget deficit to Rs2.2 trillion and to further increase interest rates and devalue currency to increase...
by Peregrine
20 Dec 2018 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2643
Views: 342530

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

60 Chinese experts visiting desi mobile company told to leave India MUMBAI: A mobile phone manufacturer implementing the government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative recently learned that around 60 Chinese experts visiting its Daman and Silvassa plants were asked by the Foreigners Regional Registration ...
by Peregrine
20 Dec 2018 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3518
Views: 252282

Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Burglar faces jail term after admitting breaking into funeral home and having sex with a corpse https://s.yimg.com/lo/api/res/1.2/eI1AK7T08zMqTbcc491Skw--/YXBwaWQ9eW15O3c9NjQwO3E9NzU7c209MQ--/http://media.zenfs.com/en/homerun/feed_manager_auto_publish_494/1412a6f2c8a8a966ed04a9d9425972d7 Kasim Khur...
by Peregrine
19 Dec 2018 05:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

And, now this (I swear I am not making this up) . Pakistan becomes third largest country in donkey population ...estimated number of over 5 million ... the number of donkeys in Lahore alone has climbed to over 41,000 and it is increasing with passing days. The Punjab government has established ‘Don...
by Peregrine
19 Dec 2018 04:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Further to my post 18 Dec 2018 22:53 : FDI plunges as inflows from China shrink – The Newspaper's Staff Now, have the following : FDI inflows at 5-month high with China leading the pack - Salman Siddiqui] KARACHI: Pakistan attracted five-month high foreign direct investment (FDI) of $280 million in ...
by Peregrine
19 Dec 2018 02:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 385
Views: 78173

India's Shipping Sector

Chabahar port, Iran’s wining card in trade with South Asia, CIS CHABAHAR- In southeastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman, there is a port city called Chabahar which is the home for Iran's only oceanic port. Due to its strategic geographical positioning, Chabahar port holds a great significance for Iran ...
by Peregrine
19 Dec 2018 01:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

anupmisra » 19 Dec 2018 00:59 Gullible pakis never saw or will see a Dollar of this implied "investment" due to the wizardry of internal accounting in chini companies. They should be smarter than this. No, I take it back. They should at least pretend to be smarter than what the world take...
by Peregrine
19 Dec 2018 01:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pak seeks 'just durable and peacefully negotiated' solution of Kashmir issue: Qureshi – PTI ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Tuesday that his country was looking for a "just durable and a peacefully negotiated" solution of the Kashmir issue. Qureshi made...
by Peregrine
18 Dec 2018 22:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

FDI plunges as inflows from China shrink – The Newspaper's Staff KARACHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by 35 per cent in the first five months of the current fiscal year, mainly due to a sharp drop in Chinese investments. The State Bank reported on Monday that the FDI during July-November F...
by Peregrine
18 Dec 2018 22:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 1917
Views: 182768

Terroristan - October 8, 2018

IMF to check Pakistan’s old loan returning record before giving new ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday said that it will check Pakistan’s loan returning record before giving it the new debts. According to the IMF press release, transparency in an important factor in returni...

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