Agha H Amin

Agha H Amin
CSIO-OPS · Operations

Bachelor of Arts
Security Research Services worldwide

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Introduction
Collaborated as Sub consultant or sub sub consultant SNC Lavalin,Maritime Security Agency, Fichtner Gmbh , Construct concrete tower foundations for Government of India Grant Uzbekistan –Kabul Transmission line. SOFRECO,Louis Burger, World Bank , Asian Development Bank, IOM, NATO, US Army, Danish Foreign Ministry,Leading Hongkong North American owned company, Spanish security company, Colombian aviation company, Leading Turkish company etc. website csio-ops.com
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January 2013 - present
Pakistan Military Review
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  • Editor
Description
  • monthly journal dealing with indo pak afghan central asian military matters.Published as hard copy on amazons books.
January 2013 - present
Intelligence Review
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  • Editor
Description
  • monthly journal dealing with intelligence and security matters and available as hard copy on amazon books.
June 2012 - November 2012
Transoxiana
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  • CEO
Description
  • Sub consultant with Fichtner Gmbh Germany in Turkmenistan Mazar Transmission Line Survey an Asian Development Bank Project

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Publications (4,846)
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It is a great mystery why the US/NATO decided to take the war to Helmand. A better option would have been to simply defoliate the poppy crops using chemical agents and to concentrate on mining and fencing the Afghan Pakistan and Afghan Iran Border in Helmand and Kandahar provinces. A far cheaper , economical and cost effective option than building...
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This is a personal as well as historical account. Personal in the sense that I saw closely Afghanistan from 29 June 2004 till todate permanently being based in Kabul as a consultant. During this period I met many Americans as well as Europeans and closely saw US Army Operations in Kandahar and Helmand where many of my projects were located. Being a...
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The US strategy lacked that burning fire to beat the enemy. While US strategists rightly saw China as consolidating Pakistan as its western corridor to Gulf oil and mineral resources of West Asia their support to secessionists in Pakistani Balochistan was weak and instead of strengthening Baloch nationalism has actually weakened Baloch secessionism...
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This is an attempt to piece together an understanding of the Afghanistan War, primarily through the principle author’s knowledge and writings, secondarily through relevant books and articles by other authors. The goal is to provide a “primer” that individuals with little or no understanding over this region of the world can use to educate themselve...
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Decision making in crisis situations or battle https://anchor.fm/omnibus-dubitandum/episodes/Decision-making-in-crisis-situations-or-battle-e3eol1 Decision making in crisis situations/battle part 2- AH Amin https://anchor.fm/omnibus-dubitandum/episodes/Decision-making-in-crisis-situationsbattle-part-2--AH-Amin-e3eout Military Leadership and dec...
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124 BRIGADE IN 1971 WAR – NEWLY RAISED ORPHAN BATTALION USED TO PERFORM MOST ARDUOUS TASK WHILE OLDER WELL CONNECTED BATTALIONS GIVEN CUSHY TASKS IN WHICH THEY SUFFERED NIL OR NOMINAL CASUALTIES
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PINDARIS LOOKED FORMIDABLE BUT WERE A MUCH OVERRATED MICKEY MOUSE ENEMY OF THE BRITISH COMPANY
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MAJOR GENERAL OCHTERLONY LEADING THIRD BRIGADE OUTMANOEUVRES THE GURKHAS AT CHURIA GHATI PASS-FEBRUARY 1816
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Gurkhas were top class tacticians but very dumb at the operational level when their opponents launched a manoeuvre rather than frontally attacking them.
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Contrary to commonly held perceptions the companys casualties were not high .Gurkhas were top class tacticians but very dumb at the operational level when their opponents launched a manoeuvre rather than frontally attacking them.Major General Ochterlony emerged as the master of manoeuvre warfare in this case.He once again proved that English East I...
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ONE WELL AIMED SHOT ENDS THE MILITARY CAREER OF A RASH AND IMPETUOUS ROYAL BRITISH ARMY OFFICER GILLESPIE -RASHNESS AND FOOLHARDY RISK TAKING REMAINED CARDINAL CHARACTER ATTRIBUTE OF ROYAL BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS WHILE BRITISH COMPANY’S PRIVATE ARMY OFFICERS WERE MORE THOUGHTFUL AND LESS RASH
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Governor Generals Bodyguard -1856
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BRITISH EAST INDIA COMPANY BENGAL ARMY ORDER OF BATTLE IN 1856
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DYNAMIC PAR EXCELLENCE BRIG QAYYUM SHER WHO LAUNCHED FINEST COUNTER ATTACK OF 1965 WAR WAS NOT PROMOTED GENERAL, BUT OFFICERS WHO GAVE FALSE REPORTS AT JASSAR AS ADMITTED IN SEMI OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF 1965 WAR OR COMMITTED GREATEST INTELLIGENCE BLUNDER OF 1965 WAR WERE PROMOTED TWO STAR AND THREE STAR BY AYUB KHAN AND YAHYA KHAN
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35 FF IN 1971 WAR
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LT COL MERVYN CARDOZA RAISED 33 TANK DELIVERY UNIT (LATER 33 CAVALRY) AT KHARIAN ON 1ST AUGUST 1964
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YOUNG CAPTAIN WALTER HERBERT OF 4/10 BALUCH – AN ULTRA BRAVE OFFICER WHO WAS MOST UNJUSTLY SCAPEGOATED BY 8 DIVISION HQ AND 24 BRIGADE HQ FOR THEIR OWN MISERABLE COMMAND FAILURES IN BARA PIND BATTLES IN 1971
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Major Hodson of 1857-58 battles- a very interesting discussion
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THE MAN WHO CAPTURED PANDU AS RECOGNISED BY 1970 OFFICIAL HISTORY , WHEN HIS COMMANDING OFFICER MALIK SHER BAHADUR’S LEFT COLUMN HAD MISERABLY FAILED –AS CLEARLY NOTED BY 101 BRIGADE COMMANDER AKBAR KHAN PAREECH KHEL IN HIS MEMOIRS , RAIDERS IN KASHMIR.LT COL ABDUL HAFIZ AFRIDI COMMANDED 4/10 BALUCH LATER 11 BALUCH FROM 1ST MARCH 1951 TO 19 APRIL...
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THE BRITISH EAST INDIA COMPANY WHOSE ARMY WAS DOUBLE THE SIZE OF BRITISH ARMY AND WHO REGULARLY HELPED BRITISH STATE WITH ZERO INTEREST LOANS IS STUPIDLY DOWNPLAYED BY INDO PAK AUTHORS.THE ON GROUND POSITION WAS THAT THIS COMPANY WAS PAYING FOR NEW BRITISH ARMY RAISINGS AND DOMINATING NOT JUST INDIA BUT LARGE PARTS OF AFRICA , PERSIA , MALAYAS , CH...
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KHUTBAS were read by mullahs of peshawar , bannu and lahore when british company defeated sikhs in 1849. according to my grandfathers elder brother-mosques in punjab were regularly washed with cow urine to PURIFY THEM-badshahi mosque was a HORSE STABLE and returned by the company to muslims in 1856-MIAN MOHKAM DIN my wifes direct ancestor was one o...
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ANSWERING THE QUESTION :--- Despite being the most hunted organization in the world, is al-Qaeda able to threaten the U.S. homeland, its broader security interests, and regional stability in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.?
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MAJOR S.G MEHDI,MILITARY CROSS, AS A COMPANY COMMANDER AT PMA
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Byzantine Strategic Raid of 643 AD
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AFTER MUAWIYAS SUGGESTED NAVY IS SANCTIONED AND COMMISSIONED IN CALIPH USMANS REIGN , ARABS ATTACK AND LOOT CYPRUS IN 649 AD AND OCCUPY IT IN 650 AD
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16 Division dispositions in East Pakistan till 31st October 1971
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The Indian commander executed an outflanking move behind 31 Baluch while around same time the battalion was ordered by Pakistan’s Eastern Command to fall back to Dacca. The Indians finally outflanked the battalion and claim to have captured 380 soldiers of the battalion while it successfully broke out.31 Baluch sector was the most secondary sector...
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MUAWIYAS 650 AD LOOTING RAIDS ON CAESARIA AND AMORIUM- SENDS HIS COMMANDER HABIB BIN MASLAMA TO RAID ARMENIA
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JAMALPUR IS OUTFLANKEDThe Indian commander executed an outflanking move behind 31 Baluch while around same time the battalion was ordered by Pakistan’s Eastern Command to fall back to Dacca. The Indians finally outflanked the battalion and claim to have captured 380 soldiers of the battalion while it successfully broke out.31 Baluch sector was the...
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33 Baluch which delayed main Indian attack and saved 27 Brigade was not projected as much as battalions which suffered less casualties but were Shaukat Riza’s choice .CO 33 Baluch was not into self projection.
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General Aurora’s rigid ideas about frontal attack ,unnecessarily led to stalemate at Hilli , while 69 Tank regiment and 340 Brigade defeated 16 Division in a day by dynamic manoeuvre-As BM 205 Brigade stated ”Fortunately for us that the Indian Army hammered at Hilli all the time”
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BRIG ABDULLAH SAEED WAS COMMANDANT PMA FROM 10 FEB 1972 TO LATE 1974- THIS SCRIBE’S FATHERS MENTOR , COLONEL STAFF IN 1969-70 , GOC IN 1976-77 – HE PRONOUNCED A CLOSE RELATIVE OF THEN ARMY CHIEF ZIA AS UNFIT FOR COMMAND AND DEMOTED AN INFANTRY BATTALION CO TO MAJOR FOR COMMAND FAILURE WHO BECAME THREE STAR IN ASIF NAWAZ AND KAKAR ERA-A MAN OF PRINC...
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LIFTING 32 BALUCH ALREADY BADLY DEPLOYED BY 34 BRIGADE -FROM ITS PREPARED DEFENCES WAS A DUMB AND IMPRACTICAL IDEA 32 BALUCH IS LIFTED FROM ITS DEFENCES AND SENT TOWARDS PIRGANJ TO RESCUE MAJ GEN NAZAR AND PARTY. IT CONFRONTS 5/1 GURKHA NEAR PIRGANJ, WHERE COL SULTAN AND SIX ORS ARE KILLED.THE TWO COMPANIES UNDER THE 2IC MAJOR AJMAL FALL BACK TO P...
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INDIAN 69TH ARMOURED REGIMENT AND 340 BRIGADE OUTFLANKS 32 BALUCH AND THE TWO COMPANIES PRACTICALLY DISINTEGRATE 11TH DECEMBER 1971
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BRIGADIER FAZAL MUQEEM KHAN, SQA, WAS COMMANDANT PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY KAKUL FROM 3RD MAY 1959 TO OCTOBER 1959
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BRIGADIER J.H SOUTER , MILITARY CROSS, WAS COMMANDANT PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY KAKUL FROM 19th MARCH 1955 TO APRIL 1957-THIS SCRIBES FATHER WAS A CADET IN HIS TENURE
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MAJOR GENERAL SHAUKAT ALI SHAH WAS COMMANDANT PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY KAKUL FROM 8TH APRIL 1957 TO MAY 1959-HE WAS FIRST PAKISTANI COMMANDANT AND OWNED A BRAND NEW MERCEDES BUT USED A BICYCLE INSIDE PMA – CAME AS BRIGADIER AND LATER PROMOTED MAJ GEN.
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BOTH FATHER IN LAW AND SON IN LAW HAD NO MALE ISSUE
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BRIGADIER GEOFFREY PIGOT , MC-COMMISSIONED 11 NOVEMBER 1914 , VETERAN OF BOTH WORLD WARS , WON A MILITARY CROSS, AYUB KHANS CO- COMMANDED NOW 5 PUNJAB FROM 1936 TO 1939 OR SO – ALTHOUGH A MAJOR GENERAL , HE AGREED TO SERVE AS BRIGADIER COMMANDANT OF PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY ON GENERAL AYUB KHANS SPECIAL REQUEST FROM 21ST FEBRUARY 1953 TO MARCH 195...
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– IT WAS GRANTED THE GOLDEN DRAGON WITH A CROWN ON TOP TO HONOUR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN FIRST OPIUM WAR
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1st BATTALION 66TH PUNJABIS IN 1922 EARLY
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ROUTE OF MAJOR GENERAL NAZAR HUSSAIN SHAH AND BRIGADIER TAJAMMUL WHEN THEY BUMPED INTO INDIAN TANKS AT PIRGANJ SHOWN BYBOLD WHITE LINE-7TH DECEMBER 1971
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BRITISH INDIAN ARMY UNITS NOW PAKISTAN ARMY AND INDIAN ARMY UNITS WHICH SURRENDERED AT SINGAPORE TO A JAPANESE ARMY HALF THEIR STRENGTH AND WERE AWARDED BATTLE HONOUR SINGAPORE ISLAND FOR PUNY FIVE DAYS FIGHTING
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Restoring British Raj over Pakistan & Punjab!
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PWs in East Pakistan War
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understanding east pakistan war
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SINGAPORE ISLAND VERSUS EAST PAKISTAN WAR 1971
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WHY ACCEPT 43 BILLION RUPEES LOSSES OF PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE IN HALF YEAR WHEN BALUCHISTAN INSURGENCY CAN BE PACIFIED BY SPENDING 43 BILLION RUPEES ON BALUCH INSURGENTS
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AN HONORABLE MAN , PROFESSIONALLY MUCH OVERRATED , WHOSE MOTIVATION TO LEAVE HIS COMMAND IN A WAR SITUATION WOULD ALWAYS BE DEBATED
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BRIGADIER ZAMIR AHMED KHAN WAS COMMANDANT PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY, KAKUL, FROM 21ST NOVEMBER 1974 TO JUNE 1976
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A NEWLY RAISED REGIMENT CALLOUSLY THRUST INTO BATTLEGROUND CHAMB ACHIEVED A BREAKTHROUGH WHERE MUCH MORE EMINENT REGIMENTS FAILED !
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SUICIDE BOMBINGS A VERY MICKEY MOUSE AND MARGINAL PART OF US AFGHAN WAR
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Low caliber of some newly raised armoured regiments in destroying trophies presented by parent outfits
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Maj Gen Mian Ijaz Ahmad. PA 758,S.K, WAS COMMANDANT PMA FROM 1ST DECEMBER 1969 TO APRIL 1970
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USA AL QAEDA
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BRIGADIER MOHAMMAD RAFI KHAN WAS COMMANDANT PMA FROM 18 OCTOBER 1959 TO 28 FEBRUARY 1964-LONGEST SERVING COMMANDANT
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RAISED AS 4 RISALA AT NOWSHERA ON 1ST NOVEMBER 1956 BUT SEOND THOUGHTS, LED THE HIGHER UPS TO RENAME IT AS 4 CAVALRY
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BRIGADIER SULTAN MOHAMMAD WAS COMMANDANT PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY KAKUL FROM 30TH MARCH 1964 TO 15TH NOVEMBER 1966
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BRIGADIER C.H TARVER , D.S.O, WAS COMMANDANT PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY KAKUL FROM 7th JUNE 1951 TO 21st FEBRUARY 1953
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COLONEL AKHTAR MEHMOOD MALIK RAISED 51 LANCERS ON 1ST OCTOBER 1971 AT MULTAN
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REBUTTING NONSENSE ABOUT ISLAMOPHOBIA FROM INDIAN WRITER PLAYING TO THE GALLERY
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even this crow is better creation of God than 99.99 percent of the so called dirty establishment we have - it was a big mistake to give india and Pakistan independence
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Pakistan's Civil Service was destroyed in General Zia era and filled with officers with fundamentalist and extremist leanings -One of best candidates Zafar Bukhari victimized for stating that Faiz Ahmad Faiz was his favourite poet
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Pakistan Army Infantry Battalions in 1971 War
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DHUBRI ATTACK-Policy of selecting Sahibzada polo players, Rankers and Rankers sons paid Dividends in 1971 war
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a cock and bull strategic plan as described by one of top officers who fought 1971 war
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23 DIVISION HEADQUARTERS WAS NOT ABLE TO CONTROL OPERATIONS IN 1971 WAR-BECAUSE GSO 1 WAS NOT DOING HIS JOB BUT PREFERRED DRIVING THE GOC-COLONEL STAFF WAS ALSO INEFFECTIVE-66 BRIGADE AND ITS UNITS WERE NOTORIOUS IN NOT ADVANCING AND PASSING FALSE AND EXAGGERATED REPORTS
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THE MOST ILLOGICAL DECISION IN THE INDIAN ARMY REORGANISATION OF 1922-PATHANS REMOVED FROM CORPS OF GUIDES CAVALRY PART –THIS MISTAKE WAS UNDONE IN LATE 1930s
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ANOTHER MOST ILLOGICAL DECISION IN THE INDIAN ARMY REORGANISATION OF 1922-HINDUSTANI MUSLIMS THE RAISING NUCLEUS OF LATER1ST PUNJAB CAVALRY REMOVED FROM PAVO CAVALRY –THIS MISTAKE WAS UNDONE IN 1942
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Kitchener: Hero and Anti-Hero. By Brad Faught.-SHORT REVIEW by Major A.H Amin (Retired)
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Battle of Chamb 1971 https://a.co/d/0IcHZOh #Amazon via @Amazon
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Crisis at Sea: The United States Navy in European Waters, 1917–1918. By William N. Still, Jr.-SHORT REVIEW BY MAJOR A.H AMIN (RETIRED)
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Institutions under Siege: Donald Trump's Attack on the Deep State-Short Review Major A.H Amin (Retired)
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Pakistan’s Current Crisis in light of Dr Eric Berne’s Concept of Script and Games People Play-14 May 2023
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lakhs of rupees bequeathed to him personally by the late Nawab Jafar Khan. Although nothing in the covenants lately framed by the Court of Directors prohibited the acceptance of such a legacy, yet Lord Clive determined not to appropriate the money to his own use, but to apply it to the formation of an invalid pension fund for the Company’s military...
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Maj General Khadim Hussain Rajas East Pakistan Analysis
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plain as well as subtle aspects of military decision making
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A STUPID ENEMY THEATRE COMMANDER WHO INSISTED THAT HILLI BE ATTACKED FRONTALLY WAS A GREAT ENEMY ASSET JUST LIKE JAPANESE GENERAL SATO IN CASE OF DIMPAUR
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33 BALUCH COUNTERATTACK THAT ENABLED 27 BRIGADE TO CROSS MEGHNA RIVER AS DESCRIBED BY INDIAN ARMOURED CORPS HISTORIAN
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He complains the rockets originating from Pakistan are "not of a good quality".
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Fazil chehl defile south of kohlu on way to maiwand
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Centre for Study of Intelligence Operations
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INFANTRY BATTALION SUFFERS HIGHEST CASUALTIES IN HISTORY OF PAKISTAN ARMY BECAUSE OF INEPT HANDLING AND IS HAM HANDEDLY DEALT WITH IN GALLANTRY AWARDS
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Memories of a very exceptional general with whom my father served in 1973-74 . MILES ABOVE 99 percent generals
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Extreme Civil War: Guerrilla Warfare, Environment, and Race on the Trans-Mississippi Frontier - Matthew M. Stith— ¬Short Review by Agha H Amin
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FACE BOOKS RELIGIOUS AND ETHNIC BIAS AND SYSTEMS FAILURE
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This was not the personal weapon of a Commanding General. More likely, Niazi had taken it from one of his military policemen and surrendered it as his personal weapon . LT GEN J.F.R JACOB- CHIEF OF STAFF EASTERN COMMAND
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INDIAN STRATEGIC FAILURE IN 1971 WAR AS DESCRIBED BY INDIAN GENERAL WHO FOUGHT THE WAR.
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Sometimes back this scribe wrote an obituary of a dear friend belonging to a group who were declared non Muslims by efforts led by a Berkeley and UK educated Pakistani prime minister ! First , this scribe has always maintained that Pakistan’s issue is not the religious right but Lincolns Inn , UK and USA educated myopically clever , so called secu...
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Punjab Regiment Infantry Battalions in 1971 War
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Marie von Clausewitz- The Woman behind the Making of On War. By Vanya Efti- mova Bellinger. Oxford-Short Review by Agha H Amin
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A Warrior Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of Sweden as a Military Superpower, 1611–1721 Short Review by Agha H Amin
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Indian 1st Armoured Division's attack on 11th September 1965-On 8th September 1965 Pakistan was at 1st Armoured Divisions feet , but Indian commander Khem Karan Singh proved meek timid and irresolute-11th September was too late although much propagated and overblown
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PROF RASUL AMIN-great friend and mentor for Afghanistan Studies #flickr https://flic.kr/p/2ouLgGt
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That was the most dellusional and third class book based on lies, false assumptions, ignorant forecasts and unreasonable wishes. I remember units/ formations were tasked to prepare study periods for all officers. I also was part of one such panel and had to read the book. I hated it then. Now in hind sight I laugh at the absolute stupidity of those...
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BRITISH OFFICIAL PUBLICATION JUDGED CHINESE MILITARILY MUCH INFERIOR TO MARATHAS OR MYSOREANS
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Actual name was TAPA I BIBI MAHRU tapa I bibi mahru #flickr https://flic.kr/p/2ous4Sr BEMARU HILLS OF THE FIRST AFGHAN WAR BRITISH BOOKS in both first and second afghan wars my maternal grandfathers great grandfathers father (first)-as part of 3rd light cavalry and grandfathers grandfather (second afghan war) as staff of nawab hayat heading intelli...
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Major Shamshad KK , 25 Cavalry on , no general visiting fighting troops during Chawinda battles

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