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by jrjrao
06 Oct 2011 14:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Worldview: Pakistan must choose: Halt terror, or else From which this: .. the most potent threat to Afghanistan - and to U.S. plans to withdraw troops - doesn't come from the Taliban. It comes from our supposed ally the Pakistani military - which gives the Taliban the means to fight on. Mullen had ...
by jrjrao
05 Oct 2011 06:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Video of CNN's Erin Burnett interviewing Sec. Panetta yesterday: Note the direct blunt question, to which Sec. Panetta hesitates a bit, before answering "I dunno that for a fact". Anybody else referenced like this other than a Paki intel chief, and you would expect the answer to be "...
by jrjrao
03 Oct 2011 22:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Unlike Borchgrave, Max Boot has the right way forward. Time to Get Tough With Pakistan http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2011/10/03/pakistan-bombs/ Frenemies in Pakistan http://maxboot.net/articles/47-frenemies-in-pakistan.html ...while we cannot force Pakistan to change its strategic calculus, we c...
by jrjrao
03 Oct 2011 21:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Peter Hartcher starts off right, but then reaches a conclusion similar to Borchgrave: Tolerance runs out in Pakistan's lethal game Pakistan has been playing this double game for many years now. Its political leaders publicly avow full co-operation with the US in hunting down al-Qaeda and other terro...
by jrjrao
03 Oct 2011 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

FWIW, Arnaud de Borchgrave says it is time for the US to throw in the towel. Pakisatan is boss, Hackany is not a bad dude, and the US should do as it is told by the Pakis. Whither or wither Pakistan? As for the Haqqani guerrilla network that Mullen says is protected by Pakistan's ISI and attacks U.S...
by jrjrao
03 Oct 2011 09:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

On cue, in the Wash Post this time, a report from Peshawar on how the ISI is a monstrous enemy of the Pakistani people.

In Pakistan, a pattern of disappearances
by jrjrao
03 Oct 2011 09:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Richard Miniter in the Forbes gets a bit of geography wrong when he says that a land route from India to Afghanistan will substitute for the Paki supply route. But otherwise, he has some suggestions on how to step on the Paki tail: Pakistan, Our "Friend," Uses Proxy Groups To Attack The U....
by jrjrao
03 Oct 2011 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

NPR report recalls what was reported earlier by Dexter Filkins in the New Yorker: Finding The Next Steps For U.S.-Pakistan Relations Filkins says several American officials told him that the phone call ordering Shahzad's killing came from the office of Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, the head of the Paki...
by jrjrao
01 Oct 2011 10:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Adm. Mike Mullen talking to David Ignatius of the Washington Post: So what brings a smile to Mullen’s face, right off, is the feat of sheer military prowess in the May 2 raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Mullen remembers the mess that was Desert One in 1980 — helicopters that didn’t work, aircraft t...
by jrjrao
30 Sep 2011 17:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

pyaar-mohabbat on display at the Sunni Tehrik rally. Is this a rally to "crush Amrika", or is this a rally to say "you are my khushboo and I have a crush on you".

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by jrjrao
30 Sep 2011 10:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Ooooh, the Pakis and its PeeTV can indeed produce scary videos. I saw this, and I crapped in my shalwar pronto, the lilting tune and music notwithstanding... From the WSJ. It is straight from Ayub's audio speech to the Pakis in 1965: dushmanooo!! dushmanoo!! kis quom ko tum ne lal kaaraa hai, ...quo...
by jrjrao
30 Sep 2011 03:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

The taller than tallest and the deeper than deepest are also the fastest at coitus interruptus. In the WSJ today: A Deal's Collapse Clouds Pakistan's China Alliance A Chinese mining company pulled out of what was to be Pakistan's largest foreign-investment deal because of security concerns, complica...
by jrjrao
28 Sep 2011 04:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

Bruce Reidel: Why Pakistan Is Getting Cocky Pakistan’s Army and intelligence service are behaving ever more provocatively—with potentially drastic ramifications for the war in Afghanistan. Why are the ISI and the Pakistani Army making such risky moves? What is the calculation in the generals’ minds?...
by jrjrao
22 Sep 2011 22:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 2011
Replies: 2846
Views: 106752

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Sep 22, 20

x-post.

Testifying to the US Congress today, Mullen and Panetta have some very harsh and blunt things to say about PakiSatan. Link to a video excerpt:

http://www.izlesene.com/video/mullen-pa ... ks/4772677
by jrjrao
22 Sep 2011 21:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism
Replies: 1911
Views: 227061

Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

Testifying to the US Congress today, Mullen and Panetta have some harsh things to say about PakiSatan. Link to a video excerpt:

http://www.izlesene.com/video/mullen-pa ... ks/4772677
by jrjrao
22 Sep 2011 04:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

Gee, now what? Now, today, Unkil says it has evidence not just that the Haqqanis are supported by shoadowy lower levels of ISI, or that the Haqqanis are in fact actually linked to the Paki "government", but in more fact, the new evidence today is that Unkil knows that Pasha and Kayani toge...
by jrjrao
21 Sep 2011 03:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

FWIW. Addressing the audience at the think-tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (today)...In response to a question about India and Pakistan, Admiral Mullen said that there was a need to understand what Pakistan’s interests were. He added that Pakistan believes India is an existentialist ...
by jrjrao
19 Sep 2011 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

LA Times op-ed in tomorrow's edition by that familiar George Idiot-e-Which. Changing the direction of U.S.-Pakistan relations -- Until now, the United States has treated Pakistan as an instrument for fighting or spying on territory around Pakistan. That has to change. ...the ISI is obsessed with pre...
by jrjrao
11 Sep 2011 04:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

G. Perkovich might just be the biggest $hithead in the western hemisphere. Here is his latest, a 20 page report, on how the US should deal with PakiSatan. Stop Enabling Pakistan’s Dangerous Dysfunction http://carnegieendowment.org/files/pakistan_dysfunction.pdf As usual, there is stuff on India. But...
by jrjrao
07 Sep 2011 01:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

x-post: US Senator Mark Kirk (who took over Barak Obama's seat in the senate) is also a U.S. Naval intelligence officer has returned from a 2 week deployment to Afghanistan. And he has seen enough to reach some conclusions about the Pakisatanis. Senator Kirk: Stop aid to Pakistan Following a two-wee...
by jrjrao
07 Sep 2011 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism
Replies: 1911
Views: 227061

Re: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism

US Senator Mark Kirk (who took over Barak Obama's seat in the senate) is also a U.S. Naval intelligence officer has returned from a 2 week deployment to Afghanistan. And he has seen enough to reach some conclusions about the Pakisatanis. Senator Kirk: Stop aid to Pakistan Following a two-week deploy...
by jrjrao
03 Sep 2011 03:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

A long and OUTSTANDING read. Neatly summarizes the hopelessness and the depth of decay and despair that is enveloping every aspect of life in PakiSatan. A monster roaming the world Paul McGeough September 3, 2011 The Sydney Morning Herald The West has spent billions trying to buy Pakistan's friendsh...
by jrjrao
31 Aug 2011 19:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

JEM, thanks, and yes, I agree. A rash outbreak of rational thinking in that satanland is the last thing that we need to see....
by jrjrao
31 Aug 2011 10:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

Folks, before we find and misinterpret some words or two, or a column or two, in order to dump on Ms. Marvi Sirmed, pl. consider what courage it took to publish this op-ed in a Pakistani newspaper just 30 days ago: Shelve the old music please —Marvi Sirmed Our state-defined interest remains that of ...
by jrjrao
28 Aug 2011 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

Long time ago, I recall reading this good ol' story of Bakasura, from the good ol' Mahabharatha. As you would recall, the wandering Pandavas had come upon this village called Ek Chakra, on the outskirts of which lived this man-eating asura named Bakasura. Every morning, the village folk would need t...
by jrjrao
16 Aug 2011 16:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

Entertainment to go with the morning chai. Nothing messes with a Paki like the numerousness of gods that a happy yindu has, jingling inside his bania pockets. ‘Nawaz’s statement a sinister move’ LAHORE - PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif’s statement on the eve of Pakistan’s 65th Independence Day pronouncing ...
by jrjrao
15 Aug 2011 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 2011
Replies: 2851
Views: 231641

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): Aug 05, 20

Latest from the WSJ: U.S. Links Pakistani Aid to Performance White House Is Basing Billions in Assistance Funds on Islamabad's Ability to Meet a 'Scorecard' of Security Objectives By ADAM ENTOUS And SIOBHAN GORMAN WASHINGTON— The White House has started conditioning the award of billions of dollars ...
by jrjrao
04 Aug 2011 02:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Pretty prominent on MSNBC today. Sure to give Pakis ravaging khujlis in the musharrafs. In fact, Musharraf is quoted in this story, and he makes an attempt at sounding angry and TFTA. US prepares for worst-case scenario with By Robert Windrem NBC News Investigative Producer for Special Projects As U...
by jrjrao
30 Jul 2011 21:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Assphuck and Pasha taking it to the next level. Perhaps hoping to relieve some pressure:

Pakistan puts travel curbs on U.S. diplomats
by jrjrao
19 Jul 2011 22:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Complete court filing of the criminal complaint:

US vs. Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai and Zaheer Ahmad

http://www.scribd.com/doc/60358771/Fai- ... -Affidavit
by jrjrao
19 Jul 2011 16:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

New book released today: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51bavdmnvUL._SL500_AA300_.jpg Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself by none other than Pamela Constable. Uneven says this is good: “Pakistan has become one of the great problem-countries for the world, especially for the United ...
by jrjrao
18 Jul 2011 23:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

As expected, the Aatish Taseer article has lit the fuse of some unwelcome firecrackers up Ejaz Haider's musharraf.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/212319/aati ... onal-fire/
by jrjrao
17 Jul 2011 19:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Trending good.

On the WSJ home page, here is the current list of the "Most Popular":

(1) Why My Father Hated India

(2) Google: The Beginning
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by jrjrao
16 Jul 2011 04:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Lovely. In the WSJ: Why My Father Hated India Aatish Taseer, the son of an assassinated Pakistani leader, explains the history and hysteria behind a deadly relationship By AATISH TASEER Ten days before he was assassinated in January, my father, Salman Taseer, sent out a tweet about an Indian rocket ...
by jrjrao
15 Jul 2011 16:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Ongoing poll at the WSJ:

Should the U.S. suspend aid to Pakistan?

Current tally:

[A] Indefinitely in its entirety: 75.7%

[B] Until bin Laden confusion clears up: 11.3%

[C] It should not be withheld: 13%
by jrjrao
13 Jul 2011 01:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Report says that poverty negatively correlates with support of terrorism in Pakistan. i.e., it is the RAPE who are the biggest $hits. But we knew this already. Faisal Shehzad, the wannabe Time Square bomber, being a prime example. Parvez Musharraf being another. Assphuck Kiyani being one more. Sheik...
by jrjrao
12 Jul 2011 18:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

And so Assphuck Kayani trots out his office chaprasi, a.k.a. the Paki defense minister, to make some barking noises. "Fort Knox is OUR own money," declares this Paki defense minister. Pakistan could "pull troops Afghan from border" if U.S. cuts aid "If Americans refuse to gi...
by jrjrao
12 Jul 2011 11:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

This poor young Pak phoren ministeraan did not mean any of this. But no matter: wajib-ullu-cutlet here she comes...

Pak agrees to grant India MFN status: Fehmida

Pak to give India MFN status, calls for south Asian Parliament
by jrjrao
12 Jul 2011 07:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 261417

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2

Uh oh. Stop press. BREAKING NEWS. The L-e-T mouthpiece tells Reuters that life is Pakisatan is so bad, and so desperate, that "we can't afford bomb blasts" anymore. LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Over tea in Lahore with the man who some see -- wrongly he says -- as a spokesman for the Lashka...

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