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Special Ops Military Strategies


A star (*) after a sentence means references and notes should be consulted for additional info on the subject. The blog covers following topics. Introduction Contractors for and Goals of the US and Pakistan Armies Co-dependencies of Pakistan and the US Women Scorned The US Special Ops and the Obama Plans Concluding Remarks References and notes   Introduction   The blog focuses on special ops military strategies of two nations in last 50 years. A primal instinct is to dominate and for ambitious rulers and nations to dominate the world. A goal of warfare is to achieve dominance over enemy at minimum possible costs. The US special ops forces in the Af-Pak war (2008 to present) use highly skilled soldiers to conduct low cost high tech warfare to hunt down and decapitate leadership of the al Qaeda and its co-linked … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Islam, Pakistan, Politics, World

The US: A decade after 2001


A star (*) indicates more information is available in the references and notes. President Obama in his latest State of the Union Address reported to the US Congress that after nine years of war the withdrawal of all US troops from Iraqis completed and in more than two decades Osama bin Laden (OBL) is not around to threaten the US security. President has in three years resolved major issues related to theUS security except that associated with the Af-Pak area terrorist Taliban and intransigent warlords of Pakistan. President has asked theUS and NATO generals to set up by 2014 a 350,000 strong Afghan army capable of neutralizing threats to its sovereignty from its neighbors. The US is committed to providing necessary military and economic aid to the Afghanistan to defend and sustain … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Economy, Pakistan, Politics, World

Asymmetric War and Financial Bets


The blog present following topics: Introduction      Asymmetric Bets The Big Short and  Bubble Economies The Obama Factor Pakistan Big Short Option The Afghanistan’s Future References and notes   Introduction  The political soap opera now being staged inPakistanindicates that it may be plunging into one more political crisis in its short history (1971 – present). If constitutional remedies are applied for the resolution of political crisis may strengthen basic institutions of the fragile democracy. The weak government institutions continue to support army and intransigent warlords managed proxy wars even though its fragile economy lacks resources to sustain the annual costs at an estimated $1 bbl for maintaining 100,000 proxy warriors. Using the mercenary proxy warriors a goal appears to be to dominate South Asia with economic and military aid from theUSand Arabs interested in the regional hegemony. TheUSsupport for the … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Pakistan, Politics, World

Pakistan Palestine Sufism and Terrorism


Pakistan Palestine Sufism and Terrorism Introduction The star (*) represents more information can be found in references and notes. This blog with following topics is concerned with select Op-eds of Pakistani scholars. International Political Opportunists Hate and Intolerance Palestine State and Khilafat Movement South Asia Developments Death of Humanism Hopes for Future References and Notes for Islamic History   International Political Opportunists Irfan Husain a respected Pakistani Op-ed writer in defense of a case for Palestine state presented interesting arguments based on select history to counter the firestorm ignited by a flame thrower and a want-to-be GOP nominee, American Newt Gingrich. Prof Gingrich had recently claimed that Palestinians were invented people. Before Mr Gingrich’s claim, Mr. Zuhair Mohsen stated that “The Palestinian people do not exist.”* Here are some factors and questions to consider: Prof Husain may have … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Hinduism, Islam, Pakistan, Politics, World

Pictures of Protests: Debt, Civil Unrests and the Future of The West


Pictures of Protests: Debt, Civil Unrests and the Future of The West

“When the money stops flowing down to the man in the street, the blood starts flowing in the streets.” – Gerald Celente Here is the first picture (widely distributed) of an American with a bloody face after a direct confrontation between protesting civilians and the US Police in riot gears. This is a POWERFUL picture that will stay in people’s minds for a long period of time to come…Because this is the FIRST picture, with BLOOD … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Economy, World

Occupy Atlanta Partnered With Nation Of Islam?


In my last post I talked about “Citizen MIlitia shows up (at Occupy Phoenix demonstration) with machine guns wearing military fatigues to protect the Occupiers from the Police”. Today’s situation goes little further…The rumor is “Occupy Atlanta Partnered With Nation Of Islam”… Stupid are those that feel all these GLOBAL protests are about democracy or about throwing the dictators. There is nothing democratic nor political about these protests – From Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, Morocco, Greece, Italy to various cities in the USA. Protests and riots have reached to 1700 cities and 80 countries WORLDWIDE. These are clear signs of THE ECONOMIC RIOTS of the future that are staring at us. Unfortunately the fools of Cambridge and Harvard do not get it…not will they ever until it happens. When food and money is taken … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Economy, World

Convalescing Kings


(Swans – January 12, 2009)   All day on October 22, 2008, my sagacious cousin Seshu tried to get access to a mysterious facility in Visakhapatnam. He claimed it would wake us up from our tropical stupor. He asked without using the word zoo, “would you like to go to an animal center?” I instantly replied, “Nah, been to too many zoos with the kids there.” He shrugged, but still insisted with a sly grin. I wondered what zoo will excite us in this humidity, but was intrigued by his understated proposal and why we needed a permission to see a zoo. However, the access took a while to materialize. The people at the animal center were hesitant and reticent in allowing anybody to see that center for a reason — … Read entire article »

Filed under: Feature, Featured, General, India, World

US, Pakistan & Afghan: Asymmetric Political and Military Relationships


As a graduate student my term paper for an application of nuclear technology to elucidate mechanisms of chemical reactions – on the secondary isotope effects – earned a grade of A++. There is an asymmetry of 10 to 1 or higher in importance of the primary to secondary isotope effects. In trying to explain new data related to the primary isotope effect my inexperience as a budding scientist was exposed when I tried to link it to the secondary isotope effects. I learned an important lesson from my adviser, who pointed out that the primary isotope effects dominate the secondary isotope effects by a factor of more than 10. Some do and others don’t learn important life lessons through mistakes related to the importance of asymmetric relationships. The blog cites couple … Read entire article »

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Congratulations Joe-Six-Pack!!! Celebrate – Financial Armageddon is averted (err…postponed)


Congratulations Joe-Six-Pack!!! Have you heard the good news?  Financial Armageddon is averted.  The economic collapse in Europe has been cancelled (…for now).  Everything is going to be fine and wonderful. The prosperity is about to return to Europe and the Western world. CNBC and other financial channels world-over are telling us that the economic crisis in Europe is over. Global stock markets all soared this week on this news. The Dow was up nearly 3 percent on Thursday. Global financial markets are at the peak of optimism. The stock market is in Financial Disneyland. Time to Celebrate. Lets have a party (who cares about the bill, we shall get more debt to pay when the bill arrives) (Update on Nov 01, 2011 – Wheels Come Off Euro Plan in Just Five Days) As … Read entire article »

Filed under: America, Economy, World

What Is Luxury?


One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.” —George Eliot   (Swans – February 9, 2009)   A recession is precisely the time to debate the subject of luxury. What is luxury? Is luxury associated only with crass consumerism, or does it have a wider swath? In times when necessities are becoming luxuries, the concept of luxury is being redefined not by the free markets but by the most unlikely source, the US government. Our government has stepped into the luxury business by buying out so-called blue-chip companies who should have gone out of business for their failed business models, bad management, and labor unions. The US economic metabolism has become slow, where our payments were not keeping pace with our consumption, therefore leading to financial constipation. Now the enema is being … Read entire article »

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