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Opposition Rallies Rock Pakistan As Its Leaders Push Against Imran Khan and the Military
October 19, 2020

Opposition Rallies Rock Pakistan As Its Leaders Push Against Imran Khan and the Military

By Abhijnan Rej
Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif’s push against the country’s powerful military is a bold gambit with no obvious end game.

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.
What Does the Controversial Anti-Money Laundering Bill Tell Us About Pakistani Politics?
August 28, 2020

What Does the Controversial Anti-Money Laundering Bill Tell Us About Pakistani Politics?

By Umair Jamal
Pakistan’s parliament rejected a major Anti-Money Laundering Bill, claiming the government had left out the opposition’s amendments.

Why Can’t Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Remove the Khan Government?
July 24, 2020

Why Can’t Pakistan’s Opposition Parties Remove the Khan Government?

By Umair Jamal
Opposition political parties in Pakistan cannot topple the current government unless they are ready to anger the country’s powerful military. 

Amid Coronavirus Trouble, Pakistan Remains a House Divided
March 27, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Trouble, Pakistan Remains a House Divided

By Manik Aftab
The Imran Khan government is still refusing to seek cooperation from the opposition, even amid a health emergency.

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.

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.
Can Shehbaz Sharif Escape His Brother's Shadow?
July 16, 2018

Can Shehbaz Sharif Escape His Brother's Shadow?

By Annam Lodhi
To become prime minister, the long-time ruler of Punjab must overcome his family's scandals.

Is China Influencing Pakistan’s Elections?
July 11, 2018

Is China Influencing Pakistan’s Elections?

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
CPEC is a major campaign point, for better or worse, in the run-up to Pakistan's elections.

Who Benefits From Pakistan's Sit-Ins?
December 01, 2017

Who Benefits From Pakistan's Sit-Ins?

By Farah Jan
The winners: hardline Islamists. The loser: Pakistan's democracy.

PML-N in Need of Structural Revamp After Nawaz Sharif’s Indictment
October 20, 2017

PML-N in Need of Structural Revamp After Nawaz Sharif’s Indictment

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Nawaz Sharif's refusal to let go of party leadership might jeopardize the PML-N's future.
A Win for All: Pakistan's NA-120 By-Election
September 21, 2017

A Win for All: Pakistan's NA-120 By-Election

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
All of Pakistan’s major political players have something to celebrate after the by-election to fill Nawaz Sharif’s seat.

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