Civil-military relations in Pakistan

August 20, 2019

What Army Chief General Bajwa's Term Extension Means for Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
General Bajwa's extension likely means big things are in store.

August 01, 2019

Imran Khan’s First Year at Bat

By Colin Cookman
What has Pakistan’s iconoclastic new prime minister achieved during his first year in power?
May 02, 2019

Pakistan Declares War on Pashtun Nationalism

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Pakistani military is trying to sound the death knell of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement.

March 15, 2019

Testing Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ‘Independent’ Mind

By Daud Khattak
Khan rode a reputation for independence into office, but can he break from the constraints that hamstrung his predecessors?

November 01, 2018

A Creeping Coup d’Etat in Pakistan

By Mohammad Taqi
Under Chief of Army Staff General Bajwa, Pakistan’s civil-military balance firmly tilted toward the latter yet again.

August 23, 2018

The Geopolitical Implications of Imran Khan's Rise in Pakistan

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Imran Khan has promised a 'new Pakistan'. Can he deliver?
August 15, 2018

Time for the US to Stop Supporting Pakistan’s Military Rule

By Mark Hannah
U.S. aid to Pakistan's military has helped keep civilian governments in the country weak.

July 24, 2018

Taha Siddiqui on Pakistan’s Muzzled Media

By Aaquib Khan
The well-known journalist is living in exile after narrowly escaping an abduction attempt by gunmen.

July 24, 2018

Judicial Malpractice Casts a Pall Over Pakistan's 2018 General Election

By Umair Jamal
Assessing alleged judicial malpractice ahead of Pakistan’s 2018 general election.

July 20, 2018

Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The upcoming election is about more than Nawaz Sharif – or even Pakistani democracy.

May 14, 2018

Ex-Pakistani PM Zeroes in on Pakistan's Civil-Military Divide in Interview

By Ankit Panda
A controversial interview by a former prime minister puts a spotlight on Pakistan's civil-military dynamics.
April 20, 2018

Can Nawaz Sharif Make a Return to the Top in Pakistan?

By Umair Jamal
What should former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif do to see his party win the next general election?

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