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The three interlocked issues roiling Islamabad

If the short- and medium-term crises are combined with the long-term threats, the scale of the crisis in Pakistan can well be imagined

It is unlikely that the army leadership will let Khan return to power (AP)
Updated on May 12, 2023 07:42 PM IST

Taking stock of Pakistan’s volatile political situation

Three events have ratcheted up tensions and unpredictability: Imran Khan’s disqualification as a member of Parliament, his long march, meant to create further pressure to call for early elections, and ISI chief Anjum’s unprecedented press meet.

Imran Khan’s marches and sit-ins in the past, in 2014 and May 2022, have not succeeded in achieving their objectives. It is unlikely that they will do so this time either. (AFP)
Updated on Nov 04, 2022 07:41 PM IST

What’s next in the Imran Khan saga?

Despite his democratic removal, Khan remains popular, but faces two problems: The narrative around his ouster and the possibility of being embroiled in cases. Will he bounce back?

Khan’s USP in the run-up to the 2018 elections was accountability, the dream of a naya (new) Pakistan that mesmerised the urban middle class and the youth. In three-and-a-half years, however, the dream lay shattered. (AFP)
Published on May 01, 2022 07:42 PM IST
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