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Now That Khan Is Well On His Way To Become PM.There Are Several Things He Can Do To
Stimulate The Economy Immediately
1.The Auction For DTH License Has Been Completed And The Stay Order Has Been Vacated By Supreme Court.Khan Should Immediately Award Those Licenses And Start DTH Rollout.This Is Somwhere About $150 Million Investment
2.Out Of Court Settlement With TCC.Reconciling With TCC Means Largest FDI In The History of Pakistan In Reko Diq And Keep Getting Guided By Foolish Pride Would Mean A Potential Lawsuit Of $11 Billion.This Is The Last Thing We Can Afford.
3.CNPC and Multiple Other Chinese Investors Have Offered Investment To The Tune of Billions of Dollars In Refineries and Petrochemical Complexes.CNPC Is Completely Ready All It Needs Is Sufficient Land On The Coast Of Sindh or Balochistan.Khan Should Arrange For This Land Immediately.
4.Japanese and Korean Investors Want To Invest In Gwadar.This Is B'Coz They Need Access To Oil,Gas and Rare Earths From Central...
Dissecting Combat Search And Rescue (CSAR) Tactics
05:15 September 20, 2020
Hawkeyes - NATO E-3 Sentry AWACS
Somewhere 35,000 feet above the skies of Republic of Maldonia, an Eastern European country and former Soviet Bloc, is a lone HC-130P Combat King aircraft, call sign “Crowd Control” it is to support today NATO air strike in support of UN OURM mandate.
Republic of Maldonia had been in civil war for the last decade, and situation exploded after a Pro-NATO faction have been elected as the government of Maldonia, a former socialist fraction then launch an insurgent campaign to bring down the government of Maldonia, United Nation, supported by the American, French, British, Russian and Chinese, is sending a multinational peacekeeping force to maintain law and order within its mandate inside Republic of Maldonia, and to erect a no fly zone in both Northern and Southern part of its airspace.
Today’s on NATO strike menu, a flight of F-16 is sortied to engage and destroy anti-air...
I don't know if this is counted as Military history (it would certainly be my history), but 4 years ago, I wrote this
We cannot avoid the fact that, in a Military Forum when we talk about war, to talk about killing another person. After all, this is what war is all about, soldiers killing other soldiers, people killing each other.
Usually when people ask me "Had you killed in War?" I usually just brush away the question and talk about something else. To people who actually kill another person before, its not something you talk about, not in a daily conversation anyway.
but I do realise sometime, people want to know for whatever reason, some are constructive, some are just, well, trolling, like I was talking to @HannibalBarca some day ago between the psyche of a person kills a person with firearms, and a person kills a person with knife. That is a constructive discussion, I don't mind...
The Indian Yellow Journalism Exposed
Author: Slav Defence
Think Tank Vice chairman
The Pakistan Defence Team of Analyst
I began this post by the name of Allah(SWT).Whoever he misguides, none can guide and whosoever he guides, none can misguide.I witness Prophet Muhammed(P.B.U.H) is the seal of all messangers and the one who has brought guidance for entire humanity.I represent this analysis on basis of observations and hypothesis I made and to my best of knowledge.
Recently, I came across a video that was continuously being showed by Indian media:
Let me post transcripts and respond accordingly:
False political picture and background of developing story:
2)Attempt to build up hype and propaganda, yellow journalism.
3)The transcript of the video develops false picture that is far from truth.The fact is Sindh is not under APML but under the civilian political party PPP or Pakistan Peoples Party.The government of Sindh is lead by PPP not APML.Second,...
Women Airforce Service Pilot – The War at Home.
By Gary Locke
It was a cold day, I still can feel how cold it was that day even tho it was about 10 years ago, I was just back from the middle-eastern desert, the desert heat is still rubbing off from me. And we are in a pub celebrating our return.
The pub owner is very generously raised a banned “Welcome Home Hero” over the counter of the bar. It rose so high that everyone going in or getting out is bound to see it. I look at myself from the mirror and constantly think to myself “What is a hero?” That question have been bothering me since
Fast forward 10 years. An article on Times Magazine make me realise an hero come in all shapes and form, they may not be typical TV hero with a lot of muscle, nor do they require to single-handedly take a machinegun nest, they need not to be chest full of medal, sometime a hero was born because they step forward when they are needed, and no one else dare.
Below is those women and their...
Who Benefits From The Afghan Drug Trade?
By Shirin Gul
UN has declared Afghanistan the biggest producer of opium; a multi-billion business in the world. However, Afghan economy does not benefit from this trade in a worthwhile manner. Afghan opium farmers continue to stay as poor. Local insurgents and warlords control the business of distributing the drugs and make some money. However, the massive profits are only made by drug traffickers abroad in Europe and United States through its export as its value increases with every border crossing. It is said almost no drug pusher can operate in a rich and high demand country without the consent of CIA.
The CIA has a long history of being involved in global drug trade in all parts of the world under the control of the US or where it has considerable influence. While a few cases have been investigated and exposed by journalists, the issue continues to remain in the shadows. The CIA’s drug history in Afghanistan begins in the 1980s....
By Sajjad Shaukat
India has been openly opposing the CPEC and China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative; the US also joined New Delhi. In this context, on October 3, 2017, US Defence Secretary James Mattis told the Lawmakers, that “The United States has reiterated its support for India’s opposition to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative…the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a part of which traverses Pakistan-Kashmir.”
In the cyber-age, online information and interaction of peoples by the developed and the less developed countries have further increased the importance of media. Media tools which include TV channels, newspapers and websites have the power to mold peoples’ views in a positive or negative sense. In this respect, terror-attacks in Pakistan’s various regions, especially in the Balochistan province and other anti-Pakistan developments cannot be seen in isolation, as these are part of the conspiracy to damage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
By Sajjad Shaukat
Every year, January 5 is celebrated in remembrance of the pledges of the UNO; as on this very day in 1949, UNCIP (United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan) resolution was adopted in which Kashmiris right of self-determination was granted through a free and impartial plebiscite, while still living under Indian occupation.
During the partition of the Sub-continent, the people of the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) which comprised Muslim majority decided to join Pakistan according to the British-led formula. But Sir Hari Singh, a Hindu Dogra Raja who was ruling the J&K at that time, in connivance with the Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Governor General Lord Mountbatten joined India. The design to forcibly wrest Kashmir began to unfold on August 16, 1947, with the announcement of the Radcliffe Boundary Award. It gave the Gurdaspur District—a majority Muslim area over to India to provide a land route to the Indian armed forces to move into...
I am Pakistan and I have turned 70 years old this August.I see that everyone has a story to share about me.Everyone has something serious against me: My inhabitants eat my fruit and call me barren, my enemies consider my inception as reason of all troubles.I have also heard of group of religious intellectuals that think that I am not following my "Deen" properly.When I try to follow "Deen" I am then labelled as conservative and group of liberals try to pull my cap off my head.
I want to speak up today for myself, to address what do I want and how do I want things to get done.I will make sure that I will address my friends and foes equally without using mambo-jumbo of elegant words with brevity.
My dear well wishers, you are far more dangerous for my well being than my parosan India
rani.It is because you all try to make me what you really want to without caring about my well being.You all need to unite with each other first and then you all need to decide what...
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Wikileaks tweets about NADRAGate
NADRA Cable by Wikileaks. (Click to open)
NADRA denies any wrong doing regarding outsourcing its data to ISS.
Rehman Malik gets schooled by Wikileaks
Yousaf Raza Gillani refuses to answer to media.
NADRA outsources its UK operation
August 25, 2011
LONDON: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has decided to outsource its work in the UK to a security company here and a deal has already been struck, The News has learnt. The intricate details of the outsourcing project and to speed up the completion process were discussed in an internal meetings, held at Pakistan’s High Commission, where NADRA Chairman Ali Arshad Hakeem was also present.
Hakeem left London on Tuesday after a two-day visit during which he also met officials of the security company called International Identity Services (IIS). Officially, the aim of the outsourcing is to speed up the services provided to overseas Pakistanis and to turn the Nadra card into a “smart...
This is the short version of My Book which I am writing for Pakistani Defence Forum.
I request Moderators to keep this thread read only.
Step Son of Bharat Mata.
1984, Sikh Light Infantry (3rd Battalion).
As a newly promoted Major I am enjoying newly granted privileges but suddenly one morning changed everything.
31st October 1984 09:20 am morning Mrs. Gandhi was assassinated by her own Sikh guards, news spread like a fire in the jungle and within minutes we (Sikhs) the most loyal and brave sons of Bharat Mata learned the hard fact that in fact we are step sons. We were ordered to submit our arms and stay in barracks, relieved from all type of duties with immediate effect. In other words we were imprisoned in our barracks and armed Hindu guards was installed on us in the name of our protection.
High rank Hindu army officers suspecting mutiny by us and decided to send Sikh officers and jawans on forced indefinite leaves until further orders, we refused in shock...
By | Dawood Afridi |
After having been defeated repeatedly on the regional geopolitical chessboard, Indian deep state is trying to offset the Pakistani geopolitical gains by a string of false flag attacks in Afghanistan, notably resulting in Indian casualties in order to try and give weight to its ever depleting 'Pakistan bad' argument. India with the help of its assets inside the NDS [Afghan Intelligence Agency] is planning a ‘massive false flag attack’ event in Afghanistan, it has been learned through a reliable source. Indian agents directly or through their mercenaries will attack any soft target in Afghanistan associated with India, that may be some developmental project, hospital or school and will straight away put the blame on Pakistan for such a heinous crime. The purpose is to malign and pressurize Pakistan to extract max concessions in relation to Kulbashan Yadev and Afghan Taliban and to put it on the back foot geopolitically. Indians also expect full diplomatic...
By | Zain ul Abideen Bangash - In Karachi
Pakistan has a political history that is extrapolated on different events that siphoned democracy with military rules and vice versa. That it is rogue and volatile with souring high corruption, nepotism and personal interests, still it provides with a rich background to recollect and flag weak areas of governance and instate the power of accountability and control to mend our ways past the present.
The state has seen 5 censuses starting from 1951 then 1961, 1972,1981 and 1998. Whereas the Indo-Pak history records the census-taking happening after every ten years starting 1881 in the region, Pakistan conducted the exercise first in 1951 and subsequently further later with imminent delays. This can be attributed to different reasons – political instability and emergency situations e.g., 1971. It is important to understand that the provincial representation in the National Assembly, Civil Service of Pakistan and National Finance Commission...
By | Atta R. Malik
Indian, ZEE NEWS, the mouth piece of BJP and RSS has launched a new project, WION, which is aggressively publishing foul propaganda against many South Asian countries including Pakistan. WION (World Is One News) is a mobile friendly online platform. Its stated aim is to report global news and issues from a South Asian perspective. The website which was launched in Jun 2016 is growing mature and its contours are now clearly visible. The news content is available to audiences at their convenience, on their preferred screens; laptop, desktop or smart phones. WION is aimed to use voice of commoners through their mobile video and short reports.
To add credibility to its content, recently WION has started hiring disgruntled individuals from many South Asians countries; ready to work against their own state for money. These people are being named as bureau chiefs and reporters. WION has not been successful in attracting many.
In today’s world, subversion...
After losing most of its investments in propping up terrorist proxies to bring Pakistan to its knees through internal instability modeled after East Pakistan, jugglers at India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) have launched their latest media warfare weapon against Pakistan known as WION news (World Is One News taken from Sanskrit text). WION recently did a phony report on Balochistan to spread their silly little disinformation campaign. The report was carried out by Taha Siddiqui also known as 'The Mercenary' among his close circle of friends. The report was used to launch in the media, the latest of the Anil Kumar Dhasmana's growing inventory of monkeys named Mazdak Dilshad.
WION in principle is the English language prong of RAW's information warfare campaign against Pakistan. The seriousness of this operation is exemplified by the fact that they were able to hire 'Taha the Mercenary' for reportedly a large sum of money. Taha doesn't pay taxes so the Govt of Pakistan has no...
While tracing history of the state, one may find many discriminations and ruthless handling of Kashmiri masses at the hands of the Indian occupation forces. The current phase of sufferings of the Kashmiri people started with decolonization of Subcontinent in 1947. Decolonization of India was a difficult decision for the British Government; however, two factors obligated the latter to eventually vacate this strategically significant part of Asia. The first factor was the local protests against the protracted British rule that had transformed this particular colony into a nuisance for the crown. Sustenance of the colonies due to the fiscal retardation of the crown was imminent. Therefore, the British Government was compelled to announce the decolonization and the partition plan of India on June 3, 1947. This was followed by passing the Indian Independence Act by British Parliament on July 17, 1947. Article 1 of the Independence Act, paved the way for the decolonization...
FATA Remains an Open Field
By Tariq Rizwan
The history of FATA is replete with sacrifices and unquestionable loyalty with the state of Pakistan since its inception. Despite its proximity to Afghan border and at the time when Afghanistan was in better shape, FATA people joined for Pakistan on the very first call of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Their role in the liberation war of Jammu & Kashmir in 1947-8, their active sacrifices in Afghan Jihad against the Soviets, protection of our western border without any lust for power and money, hosting millions of Afghan Refugees for decades, their struggle against the militants despite their hardships during the prolonged war on terror and their red carpeted welcome to Pakistan Army in the wake of 9/11 speak high of their loyalty and faith in Pakistan. For almost a decade, FATA people bore the brunt of the war on terror but there is not a single incident of raising anti-state slogan. Despite the fact of being fierce fighters...
Oh! what an absolute pleasure, was always the plan from the starting to interview an international member for the second interview. It was very kind of Austrelitz to agree for the interview. I wouldn't compare it to the first interview. love it and i'm sure you guys will like it too. Would like to thank Zaki bhai for his support along the way.
Will try to interview a Pakistani professional for the next one...
Please give a short introduction about yourself?
I'm 25 years old. Born and lived my whole life in Kolkata(Calcutta) in a typical middle class family. I'm still a student and finishing my masters at Calcutta University on History. I started with Biochemistry but switched to history later when i realized, that it what i enjoyed. I intend to do my P.H.D in history and also intend to take a course in stock investments as that is an area i would like to explore while pursuing my...
geography and the role defined by it for Pakistani provinces
Pakistan a sovereign state that emerged on the map of this world on 14 aug 1947 with the land area of 796,095 square kilometers is the land of diverse people and terrain. Which is divided into four province and federal administered area while Kashmir is the disputed territory between Pakistan and India.
Punjab being the most populous province with its huge water resources due to its five rivers and land area of 205,344 square kilometers out of which 70% is cultivate able quickly became the bread basket for the whole country.
while Sindh do have significant amount of cultivatable land (21255 sq. kilometers) but its crown jewel is its industrial and financial capital Karachi which have the GDP of 113billion $ and largest port in country.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa sits primarily on the Iranian plateau and comprises the junction where the slopes of the Hindu Kush mountains on the Eurasian plate give way to the...
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