Pakistani Armed Forces ORBAT, Part 1: Structure of Pakistani Army

Pakistan army picture

“Most countries have an army, but Pakistan’s army has a country”  is a popular saying which to be fair, is also somewhat true for many other unstable countries in Africa and the Middle-east. What makes Pakistan unique is how it’s armed forces have successfully controlled all aspects of the statecraft and internal politics for so […]

What happened in Balakot on 26th Feb 2019 ?

There’s been a lot of noise about what happened in Balakot on 26th Feb 2019 and on LoC on 27th Feb. There were lots of claims from both sides but nothing definite. Indian officials were tight lipped and issued only terse statements , while Pakistanis released one statement after another. Media reports from both sides […]

Indian Surgical Strikes in Pakistan

This is a long rant, not an expert analysis. Treat it as such. The current controversy about surgical strikes by Indian Army against Bakistanis is getting even more interesting. After Uri attacks, I wondered if India would strike back or just keep quiet like after Pathankot attacks. I had hopes that India would retaliate but […]

Fight For Jammu & Kashmir: Abdullah’s lies and opportunism

Continuing from Fight For Jammu & Kashmir: Accession To India   The facts given above do not point to any worth mentioning role of Sheikh Abdullah in the defense of the valley. But most of the books written on the subject have projected Sh. Abdullah as the real savior of Kashmir. This depiction of his role […]

Jinnah’s secular Pakistan

Some posts copied from Bharat Rakshak Forums regarding Jinnah and his vision of Pakistan. Addressing the minorities in particular, Mr. Jinnah said: “If you work in a spirit of co-operation, forgetting the past and burying the hatchet, I will say that every one of you, no matter to what community you belong, no matter what […]

Misconceptions about Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)

The Act, served the civil administrations in Jammu and Kashmir and the North East effectively in combating cross-border terrorism. However, it has in, recent times, become target of criticism. Demands for its withdrawal have been raised, specially from Jammu and Kashmir in the North and Manipur in the East. Are these demands justified? Or are […]

Biggest Enemy of US, Osama killed in it’s biggest ally Pakistan’s capital

Osama Bin Laden, the biggest enemy of US is killed in capital of it’s biggest ally Pakistan. :)) Irony of ironies US forces also shot down a Pakistani helicopter which was apparently involved in hostile actions against them. US did not inform Paki authorities before attacking the compound Here is a map of the location […]

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