Tag Archives: PTI

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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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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Pakistani Farmers Are Gearing Up for India-Like Protests

Farmers in Pakistani Punjab plan to take to the streets next month, hoping to generate some of the noise that their Indian counterparts have created.

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Why Pakistan Must Punish Key Players of its Sugar and Wheat Crisis

Prime Minister Imran Khan must hold people involved in wheat and sugar scandal accountable. The culprits are members of the ruling party or its coalition partners, because their monetary gains aside, these people have harmed their own government and party politically, argues one analyst.

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Pakistan – At the Mercy of Cartels and SROs

Big businesses usually rely on direct dealing with lynchpins in Pakistan's important ministries as well as those who are key to decision-making. And the most common tool for extracting benefits is Statutory Regulatory Order.

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Pakistan’s PM Needs Better Advice

Advisors of exceptional stature and competence cannot be found through tenders, they have to be companions in the political fight. Big egos are usually rather a hindrance than an asset in the search for good advisers.

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U-Turn in Decision Making

Leaders must have the ability to be flexible and to change their plans to match the reality of the emerging situation, domestic and foreign. They must be capable of embracing change and treating uncertainty and ambiguity as the new norm otherwise the nation will face problems.

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Will Imran Khan Resolve Pakistan’s Complex Problems?

Will Pakistan's prime minister-in-waiting and former cricket star Imran Khan, bring stability, revive the economy and bring lasting peace to the South Asian nation?

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