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The Politics of Electioneering in Pakistan
January 26, 2018
The Politics of Electioneering in Pakistan
The stakes are high for civilian supremacy in Pakistan in the leadup to the next elections.
The Politics of Electioneering in Pakistan
Who Benefits From Pakistan's Sit-Ins?
December 01, 2017
Who Benefits From Pakistan's Sit-Ins?
The winners: hardline Islamists. The loser: Pakistan's democracy.
Who Benefits From Pakistan's Sit-Ins?
Why Imran Khan's Meeting With Pakistan's New Army Chief Matters
April 09, 2017
Why Imran Khan's Meeting With Pakistan's New Army Chief Matters
Army chiefs come and go in Pakistan, but they can't seem to stay out of politics.
Why Imran Khan's Meeting With Pakistan's New Army Chief Matters
Nawaz Sharif's Newfound Power
December 30, 2016
Nawaz Sharif's Newfound Power
Nawaz Sharif's position heading into 2017 is far stronger than it was three years ago.
Nawaz Sharif's Newfound Power
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Dharna 2.0: Winners and Losers
November 23, 2016
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Dharna 2.0: Winners and Losers
PTI's much-anticipated sit-in of Islamabad fizzled out before it even began.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Dharna 2.0: Winners and Losers
Nawaz Sharif's Nightmare
October 26, 2016
Nawaz Sharif's Nightmare
Pakistan's prime minister faces challenges from abroad and at home.
Nawaz Sharif's Nightmare
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
October 25, 2016
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
A power struggle in Punjab is putting Pakistan at risk as political players woo Islamist groups.
Quetta Police College Attack: Pakistan Is Increasingly Vulnerable to Terrorism
The Return of the Maverick Khan
October 23, 2016
The Return of the Maverick Khan
All those who thought Imran Khan was a spent political force may soon be prompted to reconsider.
The Return of the Maverick Khan
Let's Face It: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Is a Party With No Future
September 12, 2016
Let's Face It: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Is a Party With No Future
The PTI has no future in Pakistan’s politics unless a major change arises in the party’s political priorities.
Let's Face It: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Is a Party With No Future
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
July 26, 2016
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
After a failed attempt in Turkey, Pakistan remains at risk for its own military coup.
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Troubling Links to Extremist Financing
July 01, 2016
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Troubling Links to Extremist Financing
Is Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf funding extremist religious schools?
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's Troubling Links to Extremist Financing
Imran Khan's Unwarranted Posturing Over the 'Panama Papers'
June 09, 2016
Imran Khan's Unwarranted Posturing Over the 'Panama Papers'
Imran Khan may have crossed the line with his latest critiques of the Pakistani prime minister.
Imran Khan's Unwarranted Posturing Over the 'Panama Papers'
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif in the Eye of the Storm
May 23, 2016
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif in the Eye of the Storm
The prime minister faces a particularly testing series of crises.
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif in the Eye of the Storm
After Panama Papers Scandal, Pakistani Democracy's Fate May Be in the Military's Hands
May 18, 2016
After Panama Papers Scandal, Pakistani Democracy's Fate May Be in the Military's Hands
The military might not want Sharif's government to collapse, but it may be forced to act soon.
After Panama Papers Scandal, Pakistani Democracy's Fate May Be in the Military's Hands
The Panama Papers and a Turf War in Pakistan
May 11, 2016
The Panama Papers and a Turf War in Pakistan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finds himself on increasingly shaky ground.
The Panama Papers and a Turf War in Pakistan
The Panama Papers and Women’s Rights in Pakistan
April 13, 2016
The Panama Papers and Women’s Rights in Pakistan
The leaks could force Pakistani government’s hand on the Women’s Protection Act.
The Panama Papers and Women’s Rights in Pakistan
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