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Pakistan's Bittersweet Election Season
July 03, 2018
Pakistan's Bittersweet Election Season
Instead of a celebration of democratic transfer of power, doubts are growing about interference in the political campaigns.
Pakistan's Bittersweet Election Season
Why Pakistan Needs a Democratic Revolution
June 21, 2018
Why Pakistan Needs a Democratic Revolution
The country needs much more than just another round of elections to address its manifold challenges.
Why Pakistan Needs a Democratic Revolution
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
April 18, 2018
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
Nawaz Sharif’s lifetime disqualification has scratched off Pakistan’s façade of democracy.
Sharif's Lifetime Ban From Politics Is the Final Blow to Pakistan's Democracy
The Mullah-Military Takeover of Pakistan
December 07, 2017
The Mullah-Military Takeover of Pakistan
A Musharraf-Saeed alliance could provide the political face of the mullah-military takeover underway in Pakistan.
The Mullah-Military Takeover of Pakistan
Pakistan's Election Scramble Begins
April 11, 2017
Pakistan's Election Scramble Begins
Pakistan's political parties are already positioning themselves for next year's elections.
Pakistan's Election Scramble Begins
China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
January 07, 2017
China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
The real stumbling block to CPEC? The differences in political systems between China and Pakistan.
China’s Trouble With Pakistan’s Turbulent Democracy
Why Do Coups Happen in Pakistan?
August 25, 2016
Why Do Coups Happen in Pakistan?
The three factors behind Pakistan's past (and perhaps future) coups.
Why Do Coups Happen in Pakistan?
How Pakistan Betrayed Its Founder
August 24, 2016
How Pakistan Betrayed Its Founder
Rediscovering Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s vision for a secular, liberal Pakistan.
How Pakistan Betrayed Its Founder
Pakistan's Black Day
July 08, 2016
Pakistan's Black Day
How the military engineered its July 5, 1977 coup, leading to 11 years of martial law.
Pakistan's Black Day
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