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Pakistan Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Protesting Politician Imran Khan

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2015 | World

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Pakistani opposition leaders reacted with outrage on Thursday after a court issue...

Pakistan's Bully Politics

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics
Liaquat Ali Khan

Pakistan's bully politics breeds political operators who use verbal insults and threats of physical violence to intimidate opponents. For a legion of cultural reasons, Pakistan encourages, protects, and even romanticizes bully politics.

Even Without a Coup, the Military Has Already Won in Pakistan

Husain Haqqani | Posted 11.03.2014 | World
Husain Haqqani

Many Pakistanis are torn between their support for democracy and civilian control of the military, on the one hand, and their desire for social and political reform, on the other. Just as Sharif is the flawed advocate of democracy, Khan and Qadri's calls for reform have been tainted by their covert ties with the military and its intelligence arms.

Islamabad Revolutionaries Misunderstand the Right to Protest in the United States

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics
Liaquat Ali Khan

To protect the constitutional democratic order, Pakistan needs to pass a law to regulate the right to protest that forbids inciting a crowd to imminent violence, issuing threats to the life of lawmakers, or entering government buildings.

Pakistani Generals Will Defend the Constitution

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 10.20.2014 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

Discarding the historical logic of military coups, the Pakistan Army will this time defend the Constitution and not allow the protest leaders to force resignation of the Prime Minister and dissolution of the National Parliament and Provincial Assemblies.

Pakistan Needs Boring Democracy -- Not Mesmerizing Mutinies

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 08.30.2014 | World
Liaquat Ali Khan

A nation facing existential problems needs silence, not agitation; patience, not protest; cool-headed hard work, not emotional eruptions. A boring democracy has no use for rebels.

Why General Musharraf Still Matters in Pakistan

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 05.18.2013 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

General Musharraf's electoral success or defeat is insignificant, at least in the upcoming elections. But his return will still change the dynamics of Pakistan's politics.

Pakistan: A Tipping Point?

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 04.08.2013 | World
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

While Pakistan is often dismissed as a "failed state," Mr. Tahirul Qadri clearly tapped into a deep and smoldering discontent on the streets.

Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Pakistan-Born Muslim Leader, Issues Anti-Terror Fatwa

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion