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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.

Can PTI and PPP Cooperate in Karachi?
September 12, 2020

Can PTI and PPP Cooperate in Karachi?

By Umair Jamal
Karachi is in ruins and the likely cooperation between the PTI and PPP is not going to change anything. 
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. 

Are Imran Khan’s Days as Pakistan’s Prime Minister Numbered?
April 21, 2020

Are Imran Khan’s Days as Pakistan’s Prime Minister Numbered?

By Daud Khattak
The PTI government's poor performance has apparently alienated even Pakistan's kingmakers: the military.

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.

Imran Khan’s First Year at Bat
August 01, 2019

Imran Khan’s First Year at Bat

By Colin Cookman
What has Pakistan’s iconoclastic new prime minister achieved during his first year in power?
The IMF Takeover of Pakistan
July 18, 2019

The IMF Takeover of Pakistan

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Many Pakistanis see the terms of the $6 billion bailout package as a hostile takeover of their economy and government.

Pakistan and the Politics of Polio
June 27, 2019

Pakistan and the Politics of Polio

By Shah Meer Baloch
After each political transition, polio cases spike. This year, that trend seems to be getting worse.

Can Imran Khan Really End Corruption in Pakistan?
May 21, 2019

Can Imran Khan Really End Corruption in Pakistan?

By Zara Qaiser and Alfred M. Wu
As Pakistan fights to curtail corruption, the government can look toward China and India for anti-corruption policies.

The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’
September 18, 2018

The Coming of Pakistan-China ‘Entente Cordiale 2.0’

By Abdur Rehman Shah
A relationship previously specific in scope has expanded beyond closed diplomatic corridors, bringing new challenges.
Michael Kugelman on Pakistan's Future Under Imran Khan
August 20, 2018

Michael Kugelman on Pakistan's Future Under Imran Khan

By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
What will Pakistan’s foreign policy look like under new Prime Minister Imran Khan?

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