Tag Archives: Imran Khan

Why Imran Khan’s Coup Theory is So Popular in Pakistan

An irate outgoing prime minister accuses the US of orchestrating his demise in government because he refused to play ball.

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A Bangladeshi Perspective: Pakistan Can’t Afford Anarchy

The architects of the judicial coup to depose Imran Khan had underestimated his popularity among the people – from urban to remotest rural areas of Pakistan. It made him more popular and acceptable than ever before and solidified his leadership for years to come, which at the same time cemented further the national unity and solidarity in Pakistan. The private citizen Imran Khan is more powerful and popular than the premier Imran Khan.

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What’s Next for Pakistan After Imran Khan’s Ouster?

Like his brother Nawaz Sharif, who has been convicted of corruption and is banned from public office, Shahbaz has faced allegations of cronyism and corruption. But this is not unusual in Pakistani politics, where opposition leaders tend to face such charges.

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Pakistan: Countering the Doomsday Scenario

Certainly Imran Khan has made mistakes;  but he happens to be our only hope for the future.  Will the good of Pakistan and the Armed Forces be served with the likes of Nawaz and/or Zardari or their proxies in power? If the answer to this question is yes from those who hold the interests of Pakistan dear to their heart, then only God can help us.

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Lynching in Sialkot – Why Being Ashamed is Not Enough

Pakistan's toxic political culture and confused state vision for nationhood have created extreme contradictions, which have thrown it on a self-destructive path.

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Courage and Conviction

Gaining a new understanding and conviction is a long-term process and that is not easy. A process that demands perseverance and discipline. And standing by one’s conviction in the open needs courage and spine.

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Bangladeshis Seek Friendly Relations with Pakistan

Public opinion is witnessing a monumental shift in Bangladesh in favor of Pakistan. One country that seems to be the biggest loser is India. Here is how Bangladeshis justify their increasing embrace of Pakistan, which they considered an enemy for a generation.

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Pakistan: Khan’s Advisor Conundrum

One of the central problems of Imran Khan’s government is the quality and commitment of his range of advisers, not only for day-to-day politics but for both aside short and long-term decision-making process.

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COVID-19 Hits Pakistan: Balancing Life Against Livelihood

Without playing down the danger to public health one must put it into context all the hazards threatening millions of lives in Pakistan. Among them are a failing economy and spreading poverty, probably food riots if and when food is not available or too expensive and complex with law and order problems. 

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Why Pakistan’s Khan Must Extricate Himself from Steel-frame?

Imminent political demise stares Pakistan's prime minister in the face if he continues to rely on people whose hearts and minds resonate with his erstwhile opponents, argues Imtiaz Gul.

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