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Is Pakistan’s Powerful Military on the Ropes?

Is Pakistan’s Powerful Military on the Ropes?

By Kiyya Baloch
There is a powerful surge of public anger against the military's political interference. But Pakistan's civilian politicians are too caught up in their personal feuds to capitalize on the movement.
Pakistan: In the Eye of the Political Storm

Pakistan: In the Eye of the Political Storm

By Joe Wallen
Chaos erupted after Imran Khan's arrest. His release brought an uneasy calm, but the stage is set for a more serious clash.

Pakistan Cracks Down on Former PM Imran Khan’s Supporters, Arresting Thousands

Pakistan Cracks Down on Former PM Imran Khan’s Supporters, Arresting Thousands

By Munir Ahmed
The arrests followed mob attacks on government buildings, military installations, and public places in response to Khan’s arrest on Tuesday.

Pakistan’s Electoral Limbo

Pakistan’s Electoral Limbo

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The last year has been been a microcosm of Pakistan’s seven decades of dysfunction, now culminating in ambiguity over the most fundamental of democratic exercises: holding an election. 

Husain Haqqani on India-Pakistan Talks

Husain Haqqani on India-Pakistan Talks

By Sudha Ramachandran
“If India and Pakistan keep emotions out of it and approach their problems logically, there is room for advancing the relationship.”
Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan’s Military Ruler in 9/11 Wars, Dies

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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