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Nawaz Sharif

Post-Election Pakistan Is on a Knife-Edge

Post-Election Pakistan Is on a Knife-Edge

By Abdul Basit
The three main political parties must evolve a political consensus through a grand dialogue.

Pakistan Election Results Are Delayed

Pakistan Election Results Are Delayed

By Associated Press
Early trends indicate wins for independents backed by Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Ex-Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif Strikes Confident Note in Vote Marred by Rival’s Imprisonment

Ex-Pakistani Premier Nawaz Sharif Strikes Confident Note in Vote Marred by Rival’s Imprisonment

By Riazat Butt and Munir Ahmed
Interestingly, his jailed rival Imran Khan’s supporters showed up in large numbers in Sharif’s traditional stronghold of Lahore.

Chaos on the Indus: Pakistan’s Election Maelstrom

Chaos on the Indus: Pakistan’s Election Maelstrom

By Tushar Shetty
A preview of Pakistan’s critical 2024 election, featuring host Tushar Shetty and guests Michael Kugelman and Kunwar Khuldune Shahid.

The Delimitation of Pakistan’s Democracy

The Delimitation of Pakistan’s Democracy

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Whether the delay in elections, and the tarnished delimitation process, abets any party in the February polls remains to be seen.

Pakistan’s Former PM Nawaz Sharif Is Acquitted on Graft Charges

Pakistan’s Former PM Nawaz Sharif Is Acquitted on Graft Charges

By Munir Ahmed
The ruling brings the PML-N leader one step closer to running in next year’s elections.

In Pakistan, Hybrid Rule Is Further Institutionalized Through Dynastic Political Parties

In Pakistan, Hybrid Rule Is Further Institutionalized Through Dynastic Political Parties

By Ali Malik
Amid the power struggle between the PML-N, PPP, and PTI, the only winner has been the military establishment. 
Michael Kugelman on Pakistani Politics After Nawaz Sharif’s Return

Michael Kugelman on Pakistani Politics After Nawaz Sharif’s Return

By Shannon Tiezzi
"One can't rule out anything in Pakistani politics, which are nothing if not unpredictable."

Saad Hussain Rizvi’s Soaring Popularity and Pakistan’s Elections

Saad Hussain Rizvi’s Soaring Popularity and Pakistan’s Elections

By Abdul Basit
The Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan chief may be the country's second most popular leader, but his party will likely get just 4 percent of votes, according to a Gallup Pakistan survey.

Pakistan Court Grants Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Protection From Arrest – For a Time

Pakistan Court Grants Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif Protection From Arrest – For a Time

By Munir Ahmed
The ruling paves the way for Sharif to return home after four years of self-exile in the United Kingdom.

What Nawaz Sharif’s Return to Pakistan Means

What Nawaz Sharif’s Return to Pakistan Means

By Umair Jamal
It signals a fair level of confidence in upcoming elections being fair and inclusive, and that he will be treated fairly by the courts.
Revenge Politics Is the New Normal in Pakistan

Revenge Politics Is the New Normal in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
Top politicians have openly said that the current face-off between the ruling coalition and the opposition is a do-or-die battle, where only one side can survive.

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