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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.

Shehbaz Sharif Has Too Many Fires to Put Out
April 21, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif Has Too Many Fires to Put Out

By Niha Dagia
In addition to holding the ruling coalition together, Pakistan’s new prime minister will have to deal with an ailing economy and rising anti-Americanism.

Imran Khan Is Pakistan’s New Political Pariah
April 11, 2022

Imran Khan Is Pakistan’s New Political Pariah

By Umair Jamal
Abandoned by his former patrons, the military, the erstwhile prime minister is back on the streets to mobilize his supporters and push for early elections.

‘I Will Not Resign,’ Says Pakistani PM Ahead of No-Confidence Vote
April 01, 2022

‘I Will Not Resign,’ Says Pakistani PM Ahead of No-Confidence Vote

By Kathy Gannon
In his speech to the nation, Imran Khan claimed that the U.S. had conspired with the Pakistani opposition to oust him.

Imran Khan Fights For His Survival
March 28, 2022

Imran Khan Fights For His Survival

By Umair Jamal
Could the Pakistani prime minister appoint a new army chief to turn the political tide in his favor?
A Neutral Military Establishment Risks Collapse of Imran Khan’s Government
March 24, 2022

A Neutral Military Establishment Risks Collapse of Imran Khan’s Government

By Niha Dagia
No Pakistani prime minister has ever completed their term, and only three of 22 PMs have managed to stay in office for more than four years.

Pakistan’s Khan Rallies Supporters Ahead of No-Confidence Vote
March 22, 2022

Pakistan’s Khan Rallies Supporters Ahead of No-Confidence Vote

By Munir Ahmed
Recent mutinies within Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party could tip the scales against him, resulting in his ouster.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Takes on the West
March 08, 2022

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Takes on the West

By Umair Jamal
Imran’s Khan’s tirade against the U.S. comes at a time when he is facing serious political challenges at home.

The Return of Military Rule in South and Southeast Asia
February 03, 2022

The Return of Military Rule in South and Southeast Asia

By Joshua Kurlantzick
Coups and military interventions are on the rise, with disastrous implications for good governance and accountability.
Tough Days Ahead for Pakistan’s Ruling Party
December 29, 2021

Tough Days Ahead for Pakistan’s Ruling Party

By Umair Jamal
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s defeat in its traditional stronghold of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa does not bode well for its electoral prospects in other parts of the country.

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