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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.

How Imran Khan Is Disrupting Pakistan’s Political Economy
May 05, 2022

How Imran Khan Is Disrupting Pakistan’s Political Economy

By Uzair Younus
While Khan has lost the prime minister’s office, his core base of supporters has not abandoned him. 
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.

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’s US Conspiracy Theory: A Close Examination
April 13, 2022

Imran Khan’s US Conspiracy Theory: A Close Examination

By Krzysztof Iwanek
Khan has not provided any evidence that Americans toppled his government; meanwhile, the Pakistan opposition has been agitating for a no-confidence vote for months.

Where Do Pakistan-US Relations Go From Here?
April 12, 2022

Where Do Pakistan-US Relations Go From Here?

By Sheharyar Ali
Following Imran Khan’s ouster amid public accusations of a U.S. conspiracy, how will the new government approach the relationship?

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.
A Civilian Coup Subverted in Pakistan
April 08, 2022

A Civilian Coup Subverted in Pakistan

By Niha Dagia
The Supreme Court has restored the National Assembly. Prime Minister Imran Khan will have to face a no-confidence vote in Parliament early Saturday.

All Eyes on Supreme Court as Pakistan’s Political Crisis Deepens
April 04, 2022

All Eyes on Supreme Court as Pakistan’s Political Crisis Deepens

By Umair Jamal
The political and constitutional crisis has only just begun. Violence looms and the military is watching

Pakistan in Political Turmoil as PM Imran Khan Dissolves Parliament
April 04, 2022

Pakistan in Political Turmoil as PM Imran Khan Dissolves Parliament

By Kathy Gannon and Munir Ahmed
The political drama has moved now to the Supreme Court, which must rule on the legality of Khan's decision.

What Imran Khan’s Struggle for Power Tells Us About Pakistan’s Politics
March 31, 2022

What Imran Khan’s Struggle for Power Tells Us About Pakistan’s Politics

By Ameya Pratap Singh and Supriya Ravishankar
Khan is pulling all the levers to avoid losing a no-confidence vote – and in the process highlighting the fault lines in Pakistan’s democracy.
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?

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