Over the last few decades, Pakistan’s courts have carved themselves a political role in addition to their legal one. As the country’s opposition looks to its next moves, the courts may have a key role to play.
Chinese citizens are getting attacked and killed in really high numbers inside of Pakistan right now.
The 2013 Karachi Operation has engendered lasting instability in Pakistan’s largest city. Religious, military, and political groups vie for power over a multiethnic and divided populace as the threat of violence lingers.
On April 10, Imran Khan’s three-plus years as prime minister of Pakistan came to an unceremonious end. His government fell after losing a no-confidence vote, a standard procedural tool in parliamentary democracies for ousting prime ministers who have lost their majority in the legislature.
Khan’s pernicious accusations are among the many challenges for Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistan’s new government.
Today, however, the world is watching what may be the defining security crisis of a generation unfold, one that risks catastrophic nuclear escalation.
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Outside national capitals, Chinese players are engaging local actors, from mayors, to community groups, to faith-based organizations in dynamic ways. This, in turn, is both entrenching China’s influence and compelling Chinese actors to adapt to and meet local demands.
The Pakistan Peoples Party plays a critical role in opposition politics in Pakistan but must balance opposition at the national level with the cause of autonomy within its home province of Sindh. Now, the party is fighting to leverage its oppositional leadership toward these two goals.
A ceasefire along the Line of Control and International Border has lasted a year. It brought relief to civilians, reduced forced displacement, increased access to schools, and allowed construction and development projects to resume.