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Power Play, Morality and … a TikTok Ban in Pakistan
October 10, 2020

Power Play, Morality and … a TikTok Ban in Pakistan

By Abhijnan Rej
Islamabad’s decision to ban the popular Chinese app comes amid deepening political turmoil in the country.

In a Rare Show of Power, Pakistan Opposition Elites Challenge the Generals
October 09, 2020

In a Rare Show of Power, Pakistan Opposition Elites Challenge the Generals

By Daud Khattak
Political temperatures rise in Pakistan as the opposition takes on the military and Imran Khan headlong.
Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan
October 01, 2020

Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan

By Mohammad Taqi
With its latest power play, Pakistan’s civilian-military regime might have bitten off more than it could chew.

Pakistan Opposition, Backed by Ex-Premier, to Protest Khan
September 21, 2020

Pakistan Opposition, Backed by Ex-Premier, to Protest Khan

By Associated Press
Nawaz Sharif has re-entered Pakistan’s political fray, calling for Khan’s ouster.

Pakistani Parliamentarian Introduces Legislation That Would Punish Criticism of the Military
September 17, 2020

Pakistani Parliamentarian Introduces Legislation That Would Punish Criticism of the Military

By Abhijnan Rej
The latest move by a PTI member once again suggests that the Khan government is doing the powerful army’s bidding in Pakistan.

Pakistan’s Fight Against COVID-19 Has Made Imran Khan Stronger
September 15, 2020

Pakistan’s Fight Against COVID-19 Has Made Imran Khan Stronger

By Syed Ali Zia Jaffery
By bringing the military in as a stakeholder as well as advocating a smart lockdown, Khan’s COVID-19 response has consolidated his hold on power.

What Does the Controversial Anti-Money Laundering Bill Tell Us About Pakistani Politics?
August 28, 2020

What Does the Controversial Anti-Money Laundering Bill Tell Us About Pakistani Politics?

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s parliament rejected a major Anti-Money Laundering Bill, claiming the government had left out the opposition’s amendments.
Imran Khan’s Populism Clashes With Pakistan’s Economic Realities 
August 11, 2020

Imran Khan’s Populism Clashes With Pakistan’s Economic Realities 

By Husain Haqqani
All politicians have to adjust or tweak policies, but the rate at which Imran Khan makes U-turns is dizzying. 

Minorities Under Attack as Prime Minister Imran Khan Pushes ‘Tolerant’ Pakistan
July 16, 2020

Minorities Under Attack as Prime Minister Imran Khan Pushes ‘Tolerant’ Pakistan

By Associated Press
Khan preaches a tolerant vision for Pakistan, but also cedes power to extreme Islamic clerics.

Can Imran Khan Stay in Power?
July 08, 2020

Can Imran Khan Stay in Power?

By Daud Khattak
The “minus one” narrative is gaining traction, but it would be difficult to replace Khan as prime minister.

The Unraveling of Imran Khan: How Pakistan’s Prime Minister Fumbled
July 05, 2020

The Unraveling of Imran Khan: How Pakistan’s Prime Minister Fumbled

By Tilak Devasher
All is not well with Imran Khan.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Dubs Osama Bin Laden a ‘Martyr’: What Now?
June 26, 2020

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Dubs Osama Bin Laden a ‘Martyr’: What Now?

By Umair Jamal
The statement brings to the fore uncomfortable truths.

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