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by khan
19 Oct 2014 04:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3101
Views: 276336

Re: Iran News and Discussions

From nyt Pakistan Demands Answers After Officer Is Killed on Iran Border By SALMAN MASOOD OCTOBER 18, 2014 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Pakistan government summoned the Iranian ambassador Saturday to protest the killing of a Pakistani security official by Iranian border guards, an official said. “The I...
by khan
19 Oct 2014 03:58
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 114653

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Guys, what a coincidence, I just took my 2000 Toyota (126K miles) Corolla car for an oil change + tune up to a local gas station and auto repair shop owned by an Afghnai. Had a great chat with him while working. He told me everything about US & TSP that we know, but I got the biggest kick when ...
by khan
19 Oct 2014 03:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

http://freepressjournal.in/army-razes-19-terrorist-camps-in-pok/ - IA Chief says 19 terrorist camps destroyed. - ~2000 terrorists waiting in the wings to cross over I think about 200 jihadis in border camps. Anujan et al that is why I wanted the BSF page to be updated. Its taken down now. Must be v...
by khan
18 Oct 2014 05:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 114653

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

x-post from benis for wider audience. News hour debate on Musharraf 'inciting Kashmiris' remark Watch from 12:30 to 14:00 minutes. Paki guests (ex-Army) are openly nuclear sabre rattling "one bomb in Delhi and India will be finished". And they're so disgusting on national television "...
by khan
17 Oct 2014 07:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 2858
Views: 114653

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 10 Oct

Guys. whats it with NYT giving a lot of space to TSP RAPEs. Yesterady, there was Mosharaff Zaidi, and today some RAPEette talking about how TSP is pristine but only has an image problem in the manner in which white west portrays it. If Indian elites have that colonial disease forever seeking west's...
by khan
10 Oct 2014 08:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Nikhil T wrote:Rediff is reporting a sharp decline in Paki shelling since last night.

Effect of RM's ultimatum?


I hope there is no reduction in our shelling. There must be zero tolerance.
by khan
10 Oct 2014 08:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I Paki permanent defenses, fortifications are greatly damaged, destroyed then it will be great of BSF/IA wont let them rebuild these structures for long time. Winter will set in 2-3 months and It will be fun to watch Pakirats doing Qalandar Dance Shiv-e-Ring in cold , manning the territory. I hope ...
by khan
09 Oct 2014 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Watched Arun Jaitley's press conference.

The thing that stood out to me was his disinterest in operational details. This essentially means that the PA is at the IA's mercy - which I am sure is giving the Paki's nightmares.
by khan
09 Oct 2014 09:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

US pressure kept the elections from being completely stolen. 10% was so unpopular that re-electing his party would have been a very obvious fraud (and he was no friend of the PA so there was no incentive) That said, the PA helped Imran Khan - if they had helped him any more the fraud would have been...
by khan
09 Oct 2014 08:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

A point of interest (to me atleast) is he low profile being kept by good Sharif and his minions - they seem to be doing the bare minimum expected of them (going through the motions of making banal official statements, usual appeals to the UN) - a far cry from Kargil when they were aggressively calli...
by khan
09 Oct 2014 07:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Here is an article that warms the heart: Islamabad shocked as Indian Army launches 'massive' retaliation to border firing... and confident PM Modi promises 'everything will be all right soon' Islamabad may not be awed, but it certainly is shocked by the ferocity and volume of the Indian response to...
by khan
09 Oct 2014 04:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Folks-I am no expert on military matters. One question. Can the present crisis be utilised to grab important border posts from the Pakistanis and change the situation on the ground permanently? Not on a large scale, of course, but every time the Pakistanis play these games, can they be made to lose...
by khan
09 Oct 2014 03:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

I was looking at the pictures that I found on Yawn's website. They claim that the pictures are from both sides of the border (probably some attempt at ==). BUT, the devastation on the Paki side seems to be much more severe - there wasn't a single building demolished in the Indian pics but several on...
by khan
09 Oct 2014 03:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

ramana wrote:X-Post....
Vril wrote:https://twitter.com/Purple_Truth/status/519917110307602433/photo/1

lists the Indian army response and preparedness to paki perfidy.

not able to post the image so sharing the link.




:rotfl:

If they tried another 26/11 again, I would almost feel sorry for them.
by khan
08 Oct 2014 21:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

why is not the Indian MSM covering India's retaliaion? I tuned on to times now and other Indian channels and all I find is injured Indian civillians and clamors of Modi not doing enough to stop the poak-roaches... Is the Indian response covered in news channels when you view them from India? I unde...
by khan
08 Oct 2014 21:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Now would be an excellent time to "test" the brahmos :mrgreen:

Buggers are asking for it.
by khan
08 Oct 2014 08:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

This situation drives home the point that artillery should be IA's #1, #2 and #3 priority. Artillery is the thing that will be used the most with Pakistan and the thing we are most deficiency on. We might have artillery parity with the PA, but what we need is dominance. That will put the kabash on t...
by khan
06 Oct 2014 05:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Heard Ms Fair on NPR today talking about the Paki war against the "bad" Taliban.

She says they aren't really trying to eliminate them, just convince them to direct their attentions to Afghanistan and forget about Pakistan.
by khan
30 Sep 2014 08:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3964
Views: 180948

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Final clearance eludes Tejas light combat aircraft .. “The final operational clearance (FOC) for Tejas LCA will not happen by December 2014. It may take at least another three to six months,” K Tamilmani, director-general, aeronautical systems at DRDO, told Deccan Herald here. The delay is due to t...
by khan
24 Sep 2014 06:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 6151

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

Take your pick. There is no third option. If you think India can push the Chinese back all on its own, you are pipe dreaming. Excellent post. I would like to add that if China went to war with India, defeating India would not be cheap. Post one child policy, Chinese troops aren't cannon fodder anym...
by khan
23 Sep 2014 07:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

What stops Indian soldiers go there and take those tents away let's see who fires first. Destroy their tents as long as no shots are fired. If they do keep fighters on stand by for vaporising them with bunker busters.. I am guessing that is the next step. I think they are waiting for Xi to get his ...
by khan
23 Sep 2014 07:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3517
Views: 616280

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

What stops Indian soldiers go there and take those tents away let's see who fires first. Destroy their tents as long as no shots are fired. If they do keep fighters on stand by for vaporising them with bunker busters.. I am guessing that is the next step. I think they are waiting for Xi to get his ...
by khan
22 Sep 2014 08:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1210894

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

What exactly is the difference between the UPI's handling and the BJP's handling of the Chinese border situation? It seems that the main difference has been on the PR aspect of it. This time around we seem to be much more vocal about our concerns. My fear about being this vocal is we might make it t...
by khan
22 Sep 2014 03:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?
Replies: 197
Views: 6151

Re: Chinese president's visit. "Thaw or Cold War"?

Is there a video or document on Doval's views on China like that Pakistan video?
by khan
06 Sep 2014 19:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

A_Gupta wrote:As good a narrative as any other, I suppose: Najam Sethi on the plot to oust Nawaz Sharif:
http://www.thefridaytimes.com/tft/opera ... az-sharif/

So Raeel Sharif COAS of PA does not control his own army - interesting.
by khan
02 Sep 2014 05:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

I hope Badmash survives this and PA comes out if this weaker, a weekend PA is good for India. That said, I don't understand why he doesn't announce a curfew with shoot on sight orders. That will clear the streets real quick. They do it in India all the time when there are riots. The police should b...
by khan
02 Sep 2014 00:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

I hope Badmash survives this and PA comes out if this weaker, a weekend PA is good for India. That said, I don't understand why he doesn't announce a curfew with shoot on sight orders. That will clear the streets real quick. They do it in India all the time when there are riots. The police should be...
by khan
19 Aug 2014 02:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

So what explains Prime Minister Modi's over-reaction to Monday's Hurriyat meeting? One might plausibly argue that the frequent violations of the ceasefire along the LoC weighed heavily on his mind but then this issue had already been flagged by Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley last month w...
by khan
25 Jul 2014 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

shiv wrote:If there is an in between path that neither attacks them nor gives them anything, it does interesting things to Pakistan.


My understanding is that this is our current policy.
by khan
25 Jul 2014 09:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

Shiv, Way I see it Pakistan can collapse with our help or without. If the collapse with our help, we can get them to sign what needs to be signed (reconstruction terms) on the surrender document. If they collapse without our help, we have a lot less skin in the game. If they come to us begging for a...
by khan
25 Jul 2014 08:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul 2014
Replies: 2846
Views: 105609

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 19 Jul

There is something else. After winning the Civil War, the North (Union) took great measures of appeasement to "reconstruct" the South, including the accommodation of laws that kept the local blacks in the South suppressed (so-called Jim Crow laws). Great efforts were made to mollify the S...
by khan
01 Aug 2012 08:41
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012
Replies: 3973
Views: 142049

Re: Indian Economy - News & Discussion 27 May 2012

how do the chinese manage to train such a enormous number of workers most of whom are presumably migrants from the villages? Chinese workers don't have unions. The way to advance in Chinese society is to work harder and upgrade your skills (on the job if necessary). The labor force keeps improving....
by khan
20 Apr 2012 18:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2012
Replies: 2870
Views: 93606

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): 29 March 2

One interesting thing to note is Pakistan's non-reaction to the Agni-V launch. Not too long ago, they wold have responded with a missile test of their own along with a silly "balance of power" statement.

I think they have given up even keeping up appearances... how they have fallen.
by khan
28 Sep 2011 04:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3160
Views: 425396

Re: Indus Water Treaty

Undr the interim measures , India is permitted to use temporary by-pass and dry out river bed and construct sub surfce works for the dam.. Works above the river bed is not permitted which might require modifications by Award of COA. In the whole proceedings it appears that India has tried to play g...
by khan
13 Jul 2011 07:44
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 243116

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

there is high chance that AAZ could be halal-ed in secrecy by pork-fauj Narad, TSP is very naked nowadays. 'Secrecy' is non-existent. My thoughts exactly, the CIA must have cultivated several moles in the ISI while they where were running loose around the country. I think the US is pushing very har...
by khan
08 Jul 2011 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): June 30, 2011
Replies: 2855
Views: 243116

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

can someone summarize the goings on in Karachi especially over the last 24-28 hours?
by khan
27 Jun 2011 07:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 2011
Replies: 2853
Views: 238070

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 20

Pakistan army firing rockets into Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai The attacks came in areas of Kunar and Nangarhar provinces where NATO forces have withdrawn, and where Pakistani Taliban moved in behind fleeing civilians, Afghan border officials said. Karzai indicated Pakistani government forces are resp...
by khan
19 Jun 2011 17:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistan nuclear capability, fissile material and sites
Replies: 316
Views: 26041

Re: Pakistan nuclear capability, fissile material and sites

^ What is interesting to see is the rest of the stuff on the board ; there is a mention of Thomson, Chadwick et al looks like Photochor was addressing some nanhas in lab/uty and at the same time boasting about his pilfered bomb design. The AQK blackboard picture looks staged. Look at the backboard:...
by khan
19 Jun 2011 17:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 2011
Replies: 2853
Views: 238070

Re: Terrorist Islamic Republic of Pakistan (TSP): May 30, 20

Indian Navy response to Pak Navy stupid allegation on MV Suez This is interesting, it is starting to look like the Paki's are turning this into some kind of H&D preservation exercise. * Firstly, we need to figure out a way to keep from being dragged into the sewer with them when this kind of no...

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