More telling about the army’s stance on democracy in the country is what the generals do not say, as opposed to the one liners they proffer.
Will the Supreme Court’s decision on Mehrangate serve as a bulwark against future military interventions in politics?
The current showboating between Pakistan and the US will not bring any solution to the table.
… of politics. Can the army ever be depoliticised?
The Pakistani military’s increasing ownership of foreign policy has made the Foreign Ministry virtually redundant.
Who is depriving Cholistan of its land and water?
The free flow of weapons into Pakistan since the 1980s led to a tremendous increase in violence and continues to date, despite a subsequent attempt to de-weaponise the country.
With their well-organised relief efforts, the religious and militants outfits pose the threat of making significant inroads in the flood-affected regions.
Contrary to popular belief, students at Pakistan’s elite universities are embracing a strong religious identity and a conservative political outlook.
Five studies examine the link between radicalisation of youth and poverty.