Pakistan Politics

The Foundational Error

MJ Akbar

The power balance in Pakistan is poised on a fragile axis. Sharif, Zardari and Khan constitute a lopsided triangle. All three are high-stakes gamblers in the no-limits political casino. The croupier-owner is the army. All three know that this is their last throw of dice

‘Never before has the Pak army been held in such low public esteem – not even after 1971’

Pervez Hoodbhoy on the political crisis in his country following Imran Khan’s arrest


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