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Has Gilgit-Baltistan’s Election Made Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Relevant Again?
October 30, 2020

Has Gilgit-Baltistan’s Election Made Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Relevant Again?

By Umair Jamal
The autonomous region is a powerful card in the hands of Pakistan’s opposition as it pushes against the Imran Khan government and the military establishment.

Quetta Rally Marks a Turning Point in the Opposition Movement in Pakistan
October 28, 2020

Quetta Rally Marks a Turning Point in the Opposition Movement in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
By repeatedly taking on the country’s security establishment, Pakistan’s opposition may have foreclosed the possibility of future reconciliation.
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 Lost Hope of Civilian Supremacy
January 14, 2020

Pakistan’s Lost Hope of Civilian Supremacy

By Daud Khattak
When Pakistan's opposition joined forces with the government to extend General Bajwa's term as army chief, it was a blow to pro-democracy activists.

Pakistan’s Sit-In Protests Come to an End, But Key Issues Remain Unresolved
November 15, 2019

Pakistan’s Sit-In Protests Come to an End, But Key Issues Remain Unresolved

By Daud Khattak
The protest might be over, but the central civilian-military tussle persists.

Pakistan’s Massive March Calls out Military Overreach
November 06, 2019

Pakistan’s Massive March Calls out Military Overreach

By Daud Khattak
The Azadi March has brought the religious right and secular left together on a one-point agenda of civilian supremacy.

The Political Hurdles for Imran Khan’s Government
August 03, 2018

The Political Hurdles for Imran Khan’s Government

By Daud Khattak
Ironically, Khan's biggest test will come not from the opposition, but from the groups that supported him.
Taha Siddiqui on Pakistan’s Muzzled Media
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.

Why the Pakistan Army Is Vying to Influence the General Elections
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.

Why Do Coups Happen in Pakistan?
August 25, 2016

Why Do Coups Happen in Pakistan?

By Muhammad Daim Fazil
The three factors behind Pakistan's past (and perhaps future) coups.

Why Pakistan's Foreign Policy Is So Confused
August 13, 2016

Why Pakistan's Foreign Policy Is So Confused

By Deedar Hussain Samejo
Pakistan's civilian government and the military are working to different ends in their diplomatic efforts.
Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?
July 26, 2016

Is Pakistan at Risk for a Coup?

By Muhammad Daim Fazil
After a failed attempt in Turkey, Pakistan remains at risk for its own military coup.

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