Tag Archives: General Qamar Javed Bajwa

How is China Influencing Pakistan’s Reset?

Did the advice of Chinese President to Pakistan’s army chief set in motion an unusual Sino-Pak synergy of thought and action and simply reset Pakistan’s strategic, political and economic outlook?

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Fault Lines Becoming Unbridgeable in US-Pakistan Relations

Imtiaz Gul discusses the non-negotiable constants that underpin the Pakistani and American attitudes to each other and which are unlikely to change any time soon.

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Contempt for the Constitution

Pakistan’s powerful power brokers in Islamabad and province of Sindh, sensing threat of fair accountability, have declared war on state institutions and the law.

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The Decisive Battle

The Punjab government was disinclined to allow anyone go after the militants making up a percentage of their vote banks in the province. Operation “Raadul Fasaad”,  will have to focus without political interference where most of the extremist and militant elements are concentrated.

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Changing the Guard

While merit, combat experience and/or being straightforward could have acted as disqualifications for Ishfaq and Javed, only time will tell if Nawaz Sharif is third time lucky. Given the reputation that he deservedly has, Gen Bajwa will be true to the country.

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