Archive for ‘November, 2010’

Obama Ticks Off Half Of India Over Pakistan

Typical of its small mindset that contradicts its claims to superpower status, India made Obama’s first day of the visit about Pakistan instead of it being about India. And it flatly lost.

Indian Genocide In Kashmir, In Pictures

If this can’t break your heart, then you’re an Indian politician or an Indian general, or one of hundreds of Indian journalists in the mainstream media who self-censor news about the genocide underway in Kashmir by their country’s armed forces, more than 700,000 of them concentrated in a small piece of land. And yet see the courage of an unarmed people who fight everyday this conspiracy of silence. Their actions shake the foundations of the Indian government in New Delhi every day.

China Plans Fifth Nuclear Reactor For Pakistan

China Plans Fifth Nuclear Reactor For Pakistan

Ignoring unwarranted US meddling, China and Pakistan are going ahead with a fifth nuclear reactor for civilian uses in Pakistan. Discussions are underway for a breakthrough: a one-gigawatt nuclear reactor. The Sino-Pak civil nuclear cooperation will go a long way in resolving Pakistan’s acute energy shortfall, thereby helping stabilize Pakistan economically and politically.

Pakistan Navy Inducts Z9EC Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopters

Pakistan Navy inducts Harbin Z-9EC Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) helicopters from China. The induction ceremony was held at Naval Aviation Base. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Noman Bashir was the chief guest on the occasion. This is the first batch of the series of six helicopters to be procured as per the contract signed with [...]

Dvija Jee On Obama’s Visit To India

Dvija Jee joins us to provide his exclusive perspective on India’s policy options and superpower ambitions. Today, he debutes with President Obama’s visit to India.

World Athlete Lost It In India Because Of Filth

This is what India hides behind claims of being a superpower aspirant: the world’s biggest concentration of disease while spending billions on weapons.

Pakistan Navy Inducts Advanced Chinese Anti-Submarine Helicopters

Supplied by China, the helicopter is configured to carry torpedoes and is fitted with state-of-the-art pulse compression radar, low frequency dipping sonar, radar warning receiver and Doppler navigation system.

Obama Leads The American ‘East India Company’ To New Delhi

India’s weapons purchases from the United States are not bigger than Saudi Arabia or the oil-rich Gulf states. Nor is the Indian IT industry really much more than a Call-Center industry that can’t even beat the Chinese IT base. India is worried about a popular backlash in the US against Indianizing American jobs. As Obama heads to India, the picture is more complicated than what is being projected.

$260 Billion Gold Mines Going For A Song, Behind Closed Doors

This is a scandal 500 times bigger than Pakistan Steel. What were the top foreign executives doing in Islamabad? Why foreign companies are being given a generous 75% share? The Supreme Court of Pakistan must intervene before the deal is sealed, although Balochistan chief minister says Pakistan’s interest will be protected.

A Defensive Pakistani Posture For US Threats, A New Study Recommends

A Defensive Pakistani Posture For US Threats, A New Study Recommends

A new study released by Project For Pakistan In 21st Century in Islamabad advises the Pakistani government and military to adopt a ‘calm and defensive’ posture in dealing with US military threats against the country. The report reveals that the United States is using two words in its approach toward Pakistan: ‘Fragmentation’ and ‘Mistrust. The cover of the study uses the expression ‘Divide Your Enemy’ to reflect Washington’s current Pakistan policy. Project Pakistan 21, as the think tank is known, is an independent policy research institute based in Islamabad.

‘New’ Muslim League: 21 Gun Salute To Pakistan’s Old And Tired Politicians

All of them deserve 21 gun salutes for being in their late 60s and 70s with hardly any level of energy left in them but still obsessed with the self-exaggerated notion that they are the only ones who can lead this brave nation out of crises. What happened to us? Can’t we produce new faces?

If Arundhati Roy Is Jailed Or Killed

A Hindu extremist political party has attacked the house of renowned Indian novelist Arundhati Roy. Her crime? Speaking up for the rights of the people of Kashmir who are facing the wrath of a million-man army. India is risking a lot by letting its extremists harass this Indian lady.

A Visit To India, A Lollypop To Pakistan

A Visit To India, A Lollypop To Pakistan

What part of ‘Kabul-Delhi-but-not-Islamabad’ that Pakistani officials don’t understand? You can visit India every quarter, Mr. Obama, but coming next door without dropping by is an insult. Period. $64 billion in Pakistanis losses, 5000 dead and a generation of Pakistani children orphaned by America’s war. Pakistani officials visiting Washington without talking about this do not represent the views of the Pakistani nation.