Tag Archives: Pakistan

Mark Collins – ISIS, Islamism and Pakistan’s CT Failure

31 Oct

The very knowledgeable Pakistani author Ahmed Rashid (pieces for the NY Review of Books here) excoriates his country’s government: Viewpoint: Pakistan’s Quetta attack blame game The att…

Source: Mark Collins – ISIS, Islamism and Pakistan’s CT Failure

Mark Collins – Afghanistan “Worth It”–Don’t Lose it

3 Oct

And keep in mind the truly nefarious role of miscreant Pakistan–excerpts from a major NY Times article, by a reporter with great Afghan experience, that is a clear message to the next America…

Source: Mark Collins – Afghanistan “Worth It”–Don’t Lose it

Mark Collins – How Pakistanis Remember Partition of India and Events Leading Thereto

30 Sep

Further to this post from 2012, India and Pakistan: “Why Partition?” … (the Pakistanis have a long historical basis for some of their paranoia)… excerpts from a May 2015 article: Why Is…

Source: Mark Collins – How Pakistanis Remember Partition of India and Events Leading Thereto

Mark Collins – Oh, Oh! Indian Troops Raid Pakistani Kashmir

29 Sep

Further to this post, The Asian Military Cockpit, Kashmir Section matters are indeed getting pretty hairy: India says hits Pakistan-based militants, escalating tension Indian officials said elite t…

Source: Mark Collins – Oh, Oh! Indian Troops Raid Pakistani Kashmir

Mark Collins – En Flipping Fin: India Signs to buy 36 French Rafale Fighters

26 Sep

Further to this July post, “Absurd”: Continuing India/France Rafale Fighter Buy Balls-Up, Part 2 (plus Gripen) this seemingly almost endless Indian procurement saga (ring any bells in the Great Whi…

Source: Mark Collins – En Flipping Fin: India Signs to buy 36 French Rafale Fighters

Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

26 Sep

Ahmad Rahami’s sad story of a terrible inability to reconcile a clash of cultures–excellent in-depth reporting at the NY Times: Journey From Class Clown to Suspect in Chelsea Bombing If…

Source: Mark Collins – NJ/NY Bombings: How a Young Afghan-American Turned to Jihad

Mark Collins – The Asian Military Cockpit, Kashmir Section

20 Sep

Further to this July post, Bloody Weekend in Indian Kashmir (Canadian media ignore) things could get very hairy in a most dangerous part of the (nuclear-armed) world: The Indian Army Just Suffered …

Source: Mark Collins – The Asian Military Cockpit, Kashmir Section