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Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s Military Ruler in 9/11 Wars, Dies
February 06, 2023

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s Military Ruler in 9/11 Wars, Dies

By Jon Gambrell and Munir Ahmed
He ruled Pakistan through the first six years of the US military operations in Afghanistan, tensions with India, a nuclear proliferation scandal and mounting Islamic extremism at home.

Pakistan’s New Army Chief Faces Tough Internal Security Challenges
December 05, 2022

Pakistan’s New Army Chief Faces Tough Internal Security Challenges

By Abdul Basit
Will the Pakistan military under Gen. Asim Munir favor peace talks with the TTP, or a return to military operations?
Indian Intelligence Official Anand Arni on Pakistan’s New Army Chief Gen Asim Munir
November 28, 2022

Indian Intelligence Official Anand Arni on Pakistan’s New Army Chief Gen Asim Munir

By Sudha Ramachandran
“If Gen. Munir keeps Lt. Gen. Nadeem Anjum on in the post of DG-ISI, then it could signal warmer ties with the U.S.”

Gen. Munir’s Appointment as Army Chief Bodes Well for Pakistan
November 25, 2022

Gen. Munir’s Appointment as Army Chief Bodes Well for Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
The civilian leadership seems to have realized that merit and seniority rather than political considerations should determine the selection of the army chief.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa: Pakistan’s Democratic General
November 15, 2022

General Qamar Javed Bajwa: Pakistan’s Democratic General

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff sought to ensure that the military confined itself to the role defined for it under the constitution.

Imran Khan’s Long March Isn’t About Strengthening Civilian Forces in Pakistan
November 10, 2022

Imran Khan’s Long March Isn’t About Strengthening Civilian Forces in Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
The PTI chief is unwilling to talk to the civilian government and wants the generals to mediate in the crisis to deliver his demands.

Pakistan’s Chief Problem
November 01, 2022

Pakistan’s Chief Problem

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The entirety of Pakistan’s politics, including its conflicts and paradoxes, is wrapped up in the question of who the next chief of army staff will be.
Military Helps With Rescue and Relief Efforts in Flood-Ravaged Pakistan
September 28, 2022

Military Helps With Rescue and Relief Efforts in Flood-Ravaged Pakistan

By Umair Jamal
As the country’s most efficient and well-resourced institution, the Pakistan Army is best positioned to carry out relief work on the scale warranted by the recent disaster.

Pakistan’s Former PM Imran Khan Is on the Comeback Trail
July 19, 2022

Pakistan’s Former PM Imran Khan Is on the Comeback Trail

By Umair Jamal
With his party’s victory in the Punjab by-elections, he is pushing for early general elections. Will his opponents in the civilian and military establishment concede his demand?

Imran Khan’s Political Career Far From Over
May 10, 2022

Imran Khan’s Political Career Far From Over

By Umair Jamal
Within a month of his ouster, the former Pakistani PM has been able to revive his support base substantially, prompting many to believe that he could win an election today.

The Rise, Fall, and Rise of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
April 25, 2022

The Rise, Fall, and Rise of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Imran Khan’s unceremonious fall from the prime minister’s office has only reinvigorated his devoted supporters.
What’s Driving Pakistan’s Political Crisis?
April 21, 2022

What’s Driving Pakistan’s Political Crisis?

Madiha Afzal, Ayesha Siddiqa, and Niloufer Siddiqui discuss the factors behind Imran Khan's ouster and what comes next for Pakistan.

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