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Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan
October 01, 2020

Pakistan’s Hybrid Regime: The Army’s Project Imran Khan

By Mohammad Taqi
With its latest power play, Pakistan’s civilian-military regime might have bitten off more than it could chew.

Will Pakistan’s Military Hold a Free and Fair Election in Gilgit-Baltistan?
September 29, 2020

Will Pakistan’s Military Hold a Free and Fair Election in Gilgit-Baltistan?

By Umair Jamal
The November election in the disputed territory will be closely watched in Pakistan and internationally.
Pakistan Opposition’s Plan to Challenge Military Faces Setbacks
September 25, 2020

Pakistan Opposition’s Plan to Challenge Military Faces Setbacks

By Umair Jamal
While publicly taking a harsh stance on the military’s role in Pakistan’s politics, the country’s opposition parties also seek to be in its good books.

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 Fight Against COVID-19 Has Made Imran Khan Stronger
September 15, 2020

Pakistan’s Fight Against COVID-19 Has Made Imran Khan Stronger

By Syed Ali Zia Jaffery
By bringing the military in as a stakeholder as well as advocating a smart lockdown, Khan’s COVID-19 response has consolidated his hold on power.

Asim Bajwa Exposé Underlines the Corruption Linking the Pakistan Army and CPEC
September 04, 2020

Asim Bajwa Exposé Underlines the Corruption Linking the Pakistan Army and CPEC

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
With the backing of the powerful military, it has become all but impossible to raise questions about CPEC -- even when major corruption allegations are made.

Kavkaz 2020: Why Russia’s Latest Military Drills Are a Golden Opportunity for Pakistan
September 02, 2020

Kavkaz 2020: Why Russia’s Latest Military Drills Are a Golden Opportunity for Pakistan

By Shahid Hussain
Beyond a chance to deepen ties with Russia, Pakistan hopes to build bridges with Central Asian countries through the Kavkaz 2020 exercises.
Can Imran Khan Stay in Power?
July 08, 2020

Can Imran Khan Stay in Power?

By Daud Khattak
The “minus one” narrative is gaining traction, but it would be difficult to replace Khan as prime minister.

Lessons From Balakot: One Year On
March 01, 2020

Lessons From Balakot: One Year On

By Sitara Noor and Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
One year ago, India and Pakistan engaged in dangerous brinkmanship. What are the lessons learned?

Pakistan: How ‘Accountability’ Became a Tool for Political Oppression
February 13, 2020

Pakistan: How ‘Accountability’ Became a Tool for Political Oppression

By Abdul Rehman
Pakistan’s judiciary acknowledges the political victimization of the opposition, backed by military agencies.

What Does the Musharraf Verdict Mean for Pakistan?
December 27, 2019

What Does the Musharraf Verdict Mean for Pakistan?

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
The sentencing to death of Musharraf has been welcomed by many Pakistanis.
Pakistan Declares War on Pashtun Nationalism
May 02, 2019

Pakistan Declares War on Pashtun Nationalism

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Pakistani military is trying to sound the death knell of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement.

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