Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby sudhan » 08 Apr 2019 17:19

Aditya_V wrote:He states IAf is goign to show proof on Paki F-16 downed


Saar, he said IAF might show proof.. the agenda is still a guessing game.. I hope IAF gives proof of everything from Balakote to the couple of brahmos shoved up their empty nookular storage facilities.. :twisted: :mrgreen:

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby arshyam » 08 Apr 2019 17:28

I hope they announce a new op. They have shown enough proof of the earlier ops...

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby sudhan » 08 Apr 2019 18:07

Nope, nothing new :(

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Raveen » 08 Apr 2019 20:46

sudhan wrote:Nope, nothing new :(



What was said/discussed?

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby sudhan » 08 Apr 2019 20:57

Raveen wrote:
sudhan wrote:Nope, nothing new :(



What was said/discussed?


Well, all that was shared with the journalists the day before was shown, the radar snapshots.. esp were interesting to see.. Please check out the Mig21 shoots down F-16 thread

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby nachiket » 08 Apr 2019 23:05

Aditya_V wrote:Baba Banaras on Twitter there was a CAP of M 2000 Jaguar and SU 30 today?

Hehe, babaji also claimed that 6 Jaguars were part of the CAP. If IAF is sending Jaguars for CAP missions, our bad days have truly come. :lol:

Babaji should be careful to not show his ignorance on defense matters. He is performing his job as a psyops warrior which will be undermined by such slips.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby hnair » 09 Apr 2019 08:07

nachiket wrote:Hehe, babaji also claimed that 6 Jaguars were part of the CAP. If IAF is sending Jaguars for CAP missions, our bad days have truly come. :lol:

Babaji should be careful to not show his ignorance on defense matters. He is performing his job as a psyops warrior which will be undermined by such slips.


nachiket, it could mean that the 6 jags are ready for a dash across the border this time, if pakis try to lug in the steampunk PGMs into the party. Maybe target Gafoora's F16 counting booth in some base? Last time it was purely an A2A play, but this time instant A2G retaliation might be part of the IAF plan, basically chase the paki strike package all the way back to where it came from using the A2A loaded Su30MKI/M2ks, with the Jags stopping at PAF bases, snipping daisies.

A good plan :D

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby partha » 09 Apr 2019 10:12

nachiket wrote:
Aditya_V wrote:Baba Banaras on Twitter there was a CAP of M 2000 Jaguar and SU 30 today?

Hehe, babaji also claimed that 6 Jaguars were part of the CAP. If IAF is sending Jaguars for CAP missions, our bad days have truly come. :lol:

Babaji should be careful to not show his ignorance on defense matters. He is performing his job as a psyops warrior which will be undermined by such slips.

Babaji makes spelling / grammar mistakes almost every tweet but all of a sudden crafts a perfectly worded tweet. I think he deliberately makes mistakes to create doubts that he could be a fraud.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby anishns » 09 Apr 2019 17:10

^^^
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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby pankajs » 09 Apr 2019 17:14

Lets not give too much importance to anonymous handles.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Ravi Karumanchiri » 10 Apr 2019 04:20

Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

By Jeffrey Gettleman

April 9, 2019

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — His country nearly went to war with a neighboring enemy six and a half times its size. Militants lurk in religious schools and in the countryside.

And with inflation soaring and debt ballooning, his finance team is scrambling, desperate to secure a multibillion-dollar rescue package to avoid economic collapse.

But Imran Khan, Pakistan’s prime minister, is apparently feeling confident about his first eight months in office — so much so that he invited a group of foreign journalists for an informal, hourlong chat on Tuesday in Islamabad, the capital.

While he seemed subdued, with puffy circles under his eyes, Mr. Khan also sought to project resolve — particularly about ridding Pakistan of the militants it once tolerated.

“We have decided, for the future of our country — forget the outside pressure — we will not allow armed militias to operate anymore,’’ he said.

“The Pakistan Army created them,’’ he said, referring to the 1980s when Pakistan and the United States backed Muslim insurgents in Afghanistan against Soviet forces.

But, he added, “there is no use for these groups anymore.’’

<SNIP>

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Anujan » 10 Apr 2019 04:49

^^^
But Pakistan repeatedly assured everyone that there were no terrorists operating from Pakistan.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby nachiket » 10 Apr 2019 05:02

Anujan ji, hence the sneaky term "Armed Militias" instead of terrorists. But what constitutes an Armed Militia I wonder?

One could very well say that every wedding from Kraachi to Darra Adam Khel has an armed militia doing AK-Phyrr, (sometimes doing it ON surrounding abduls). Will the great khan ban all of them? :rotfl:

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby SSridhar » 10 Apr 2019 05:40

Anujan ji, you are right. Musharraf has always accepted openly that LeT & JuD were doing jihad only outside Pakistan. So, it is our duty to eliminate these jihadists inside Pakistan itself so that they won't do it outside and sully the fair name of Terroristan. We have to now turn our attention to LeT/JuD and help Terroristan in its endeavours to eliminate 'armed militia' or 'non-state actors' or whatever.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Sanju » 10 Apr 2019 07:04

The Pakistan Army created them,’’ he said, referring to the 1980s when Pakistan and the United States backed Muslim insurgents in Afghanistan against Soviet forces.

But, he added, “there is no use for these groups anymore.’’


Is Im the Dim angling for both the Nobel Prize and the Lamp Post prize at the same time???

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Karan M » 10 Apr 2019 07:06

Seems like he had 2-3 lines of Coke before that meet. As is his usual.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Ravi Karumanchiri » 10 Apr 2019 07:45

^^^^^^^^^^
IMO It's time to start the 'coup clock'.

I give it less than a month.

Probably a false-flag scenario: Some jihadi will get through all the security the PMO's office could muster (much of which will vanish in the last 30 seconds of the regime, only to return promptly after the follow-up blast or whatever instantly kills the assassin -- so no one to ask questions of).

Or maybe an incident in flight or otherwise in travel; something complicated and not immediately blamable on the generals.

There'll be a state of emergency for a brief period, then military rule as per usual. Stabilization funds will flow thereafter.


My wager: Within 30 days from now. (I know, I'm leaving a wide window, because I'm not "a betting man" usually.)

One other certainty, I'd bet on: If a war breaks-out now, there will be no way (politically tenable) to stop it before polling ENDS six-weeks from now. They know this, so I'd expect peace during the election cycle. Six weeks is a long time to spend in the meat grinder; and the four fathers are counting on those troops to protect their own behinds (both from Iran, and their own ummah). JMT

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Singha » 10 Apr 2019 08:24

Stage looks primed for another manthan

IM is appealing to western govts to make it clear no money will come if civilian rule is deposed

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Manish_P » 10 Apr 2019 08:54

Ravi Karumanchiri wrote:^^^^^^^^^^
IMO It's time to start the 'coup clock'.

I give it less than a month.

Probably a false-flag scenario: Some jihadi will get through all the security the PMO's office could muster (much of which will vanish in the last 30 seconds of the regime, only to return promptly after the follow-up blast or whatever instantly kills the assassin -- so no one to ask questions of).

Or maybe an incident in flight or otherwise in travel; something complicated and not immediately blamable on the generals.

There'll be a state of emergency for a brief period, then military rule as per usual. Stabilization funds will flow thereafter.


My wager: Within 30 days from now. (I know, I'm leaving a wide window, because I'm not "a betting man" usually.)



Highly doubt it

The jernails will not risk making him a martyr in the eyes of the awaam.

They will first systematically destroy the artificially created pedestal on which he stands and discredit him in every which way. And his Western connections and links will take some time to be neutralised.

Then and only then will he be halaaled

But even then it is highly unlikely.

Of course some paki jernails may show their usual strategic brilliance and do what you have said :)

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Anujan » 10 Apr 2019 09:48

I don't think a coup is in the offing. The economy is in Pakistan and if the TFTAs had any sense, they won't want to run the country.

Apparently all the TFTAs want is Nawaz sharif's stashed away booty for themselves and are intensely pursuing that.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Kashi » 10 Apr 2019 10:04

TSPA are in a cozy-comfy situation. Regardless of the economy, their funds are uninterrupted and uninterruptable. Dimmy (together with Ganja and Zardaari) gets the brickbats and the blame for the economic situation.

Why would they want to disrupt this arrangement?

Ofcourse, getting their Musharrafs laal at the LoC is there, but Baki awaam are both unaware and uncaring about it. Their ire is completely directed at the hukmaraan.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Vikas » 10 Apr 2019 11:00

Why would the Koop when they anyways are running the country and also getting all the accolades.
Immy will be around for 2-3 years till the country drowns in Financial crisis or a new event makes Paki important in the eyes of 4-fathers again, then it would be Jernail time.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby arshyam » 10 Apr 2019 11:53

Plus isn't there some US law automatically stopping (some kind of, not sure if it applied only to CSF) aid if the civilian govt is overthrown? Given their straitened circumstances, I don't think they'd risk any dollar inflow, however small.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Kashi » 10 Apr 2019 12:09

Trump's already curtailed CSF and other aid to Bakistan. That's no longer a dampener on potential coup.

The reason is that the jarnails have nothing to gain and much to lose should they takeover.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Khalsa » 10 Apr 2019 14:56

Ravi Karumanchiri wrote:Pakistan Premier: ‘No Use’ for Armed Militias Anymore

By Jeffrey Gettleman

“We have decided, for the future of our country — forget the outside pressure — we will not allow armed militias to operate anymore,’’ he said.
But, he added, “there is no use for these groups anymore.’’
<SNIP>


Interesting quote in there.

They came in bombed our trees
We went and bombed their stones.

and yet I promise from here onwards that I shall not operate armed militias to operate anymore and deconstruct them as they have no place going forward.
Now if he can only just elaborate if it was Pine Tree's Uncle or Daddy that whooped his ass and brought him into reality that militias have no place in Pakistan's future.

Pakistani is a shit hole society that is a kalank on the world map.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby nam » 10 Apr 2019 15:03

If there is coup, it will happen AFTER the IMF money has come. They had no plan to return it anyways..

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby rohitvats » 10 Apr 2019 16:56

People need to see Operation Balakot beyond the bombing of targets in POK and Pakistan.

From bits and pieces of information available online, it is my considered opinion that GOI is using multiple means to increase the cost to Pakistan of creating terror in Indian.

Now, the COST has two aspects - (1) Monetary (2) Sociological

We're looking at first option here. Consider the news over last 2-months:

(1) Pakistan has been trying desperately to find out army's ongoing activities in general area of Sri Ganganagar and has ended-up loosing few drones in the process. Any guesses why?

Well, just look-up the map of the area. Anoopgarh-Sri Ganganagar-Abohar sector is important from mechanized warfare perspective. Opposite to it in Pakistan lies the area of Bahawalpur (in-depth)-Fort Abbas-Bahawalnagar. This area is prime tank country and hunting ground of 10 Corps and 2 Strike Corps.

Now, marry the above information about Indian Army Chief visiting mechanized formations in desert in north Rajasthan. 2+2 will tell you that India had ostensibly moved mechanized formations for 'exercise' into the area. And it seems Pakistan also had to take precautionary movement of assets.

Something similar also happened in South Gujarat area where a Pakistani drone was shot by IAF Spyder missile.

(2) All these talks of IAF fighters on patrol or flying close to international border. PAF cannot take chance and has to scramble assets. It also needs to maintain CAP over sensitive installations.

And we don't even know what games Indian Navy is playing in Arabian Sea and how this is keeping Pakistan Navy and its surveillance assets busy.

All these scrambles, CAP, mobilization will also eat into life of equipment and shoot-up the spare-part requirements. Pakistan is being forced to use up its OPEX and spare parts.

All this costs money.

By forcing Pakistan to be on tenterhooks and getting it to undertake counter movement, India has just increased the cost of terrorism to Pakistan.

As for India, well, we just agreed to by 464 T-90MS tanks from Russia for USD 1.93 billion! That's like buying tanks equivalent to 1.5 times an existing armored division of Indian Army. Note, not Pakistan Army because PA Armored Division is smaller than IA's armored division.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby ks_sachin » 10 Apr 2019 17:00

^^
Good to see you back Mr Vats.
Good analysis as usual.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby sudhan » 10 Apr 2019 17:07

nam wrote:If there is coup, it will happen AFTER the IMF money has come. They had no plan to return it anyways..


There is no way they can return it either.. Most of this will anyway go to service chinese debt, which will eventually become unsustainable..

they anyway have some leeway from the khan currently as they have their fist wrapped over the Telibunny nuts..

Im more concerned by their FM's statement about a upcoming 'staged' attack.. This could be squarely aimed at the election process..

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby vnms » 10 Apr 2019 17:32

There will be no coup. What is need?

If you look at their standard narrative, they, as in the ispr mouth breathers, always lay the blame at the feet of the government. Be it diplomacy, finance etc.

If the army becomes in charge, whom do they blame for their woes. They need a scapegoat. They abosultely do not want the ownership of the mess.

Besides, what exactly are they missing by not being officially in charge of the country?

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby ArjunPandit » 10 Apr 2019 17:54

To summarize on Balakot porkies have lost
1. 200+ Jihadies
2. 1 F16, (others in other strikes)
3. 5-6 AMRAAMs
4. At least 2-3 Drones
5. belief that PAF will be able to defend, as they can't penetrate in india
6. Through ASAT that they can deliver nukes to India (operational BMD)
7. Their nukes, OK this is a fake news :twisted: :twisted:
Anything else that I missed?

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Lalmohan » 10 Apr 2019 18:50

^^^ JF17 in a green on green incident
Unless it was a (JF17/J)-1

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby sudhan » 10 Apr 2019 18:59

Their most repeated line in public, whenever India threatened to hit back

- We are a nuclear powah!! (repeated many times with lot of finger waving and a stern gaze)
- Don't think we are hapless Myanmar!!

has been proven to be pindi chana gas..

In addition, they has lost a lot of uniformed jihadis, as a result of IA's aggressive posture across the border..

And if some chatter is taken to be half true.. they have lost some territory in POK as wily Indians quietly moved the LOC west by a few hundred meters

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby ramana » 10 Apr 2019 20:01

Rohit add
- FM removing the MFN and imposing 200% tariff on Paki goods.
- They need to find markets for about $2B goods.
- Ban on tomato and other exports
- DeMo has hit them hard as the fake currency was being used to deliver Gunga-Jamuni jiziya
SaiK has been tracking INR vs PKR rates.
Its now 1$ = 147 PKR. + 2 in black market.

Coup will happen only not what we are thinking.

Jihad-e-fistula has three groups not equal in number or power.
Careerists, mercantilists, and jihadists
Unlike what US was telling with SPD tamasha the nooks, ISI, and terrorists are with the last group.
The last group is running the TSP down.
So to save themselves the other two will have an internal purge/coup.


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Ou problem is everyone forgets all they learn and let bias dominate.

Yes big nooks are taken back to KSA under massa custody.
Essentially the threat of Zia ul Haq that he will raze Bombay and Hyderabad is gone.
Or on Amritsar. Finis.

The gleam in the Brigadier's eye is now filled with a cataract.
NPA is Duplicity are frothing and can't do zilch.
Three SPICE on Balakot did the trick.
Some chotus are still there but not in large number.
They keep shifting in those colored lorries to avoid being truck-jacked by non-military assets.
This is what happened in February. All of the month.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby schinnas » 10 Apr 2019 20:02

No Coup is likely to happen anytime soon. Jernails have become too smart now and neither is there a need when they actually wield absolute power without the responsibility of governance.

Besides Im the Dim is still popular. If he run foul of jernails, expect them to whip up law and order issues with assorted mullahs aligned to army and embarrass and sully his name before they bring up another puppet.

Soft coo is the preferred dish of the TFTA jernails.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby Vips » 10 Apr 2019 20:22

Pak army will not need to take any assertive or overt action to do a coup. They just have to wait another 3-6 months when the full effect of the IMF mandated budget measures will be felt. The AOA baying abduls/ayeshas on the street will create the perfect condition for the jernails to do a soft coup.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby ramana » 10 Apr 2019 20:25

Coup = Military overthrowing the civilians
Purge = Military disciplining their own gangs.

Coup wont happen for many reasons.
Purge can and will happen.

The recent Sialkot festivities were a purge of sorts.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby abhijitm » 10 Apr 2019 20:31

Putting Im D Dim in PM chair was a coup in itself by their army.

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Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Postby mmasand » 10 Apr 2019 22:58

ANI tweeted this evening about the Army Commanders Conference discussing 'ongoing operations' at the border. Does not specify LoC or IB.
https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1115946202657325057?s=09


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