Imran Khan Takes a Shot at Narendra Modi

October 02, 2019

On September 27, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan delivered an impassioned speech at the UN General Assembly in New York that has sent heads spinning. Taking to the podium for over 50 minutes, he addressed four themes that conjoin inextricably. The first topic was climate change. Pakistan...

Imran Khan Takes Over a Complicated Pakistan

August 17, 2018

Imran Khan, the incoming prime minister, is about to find out just how complicated the job can be. Criticism over Pakistani efforts to combat money laundering and terrorism financing is likely to complicate incoming Prime Minister Imran Khan’s goal of tackling the country’s financial crisis....

China Sees an Ally in Pakistan’s Imran Khan

July 31, 2018

Pakistan has a new prime minister-in-waiting, Imran Khan. Does China see him as a friend? Imran Khan’s ability to chart his own course, as well as his relationship with Pakistan’s powerful military, is likely to be tested the moment he walks into the prime minister’s office. Pakistan’s...

Raising the Bar for Democracy in Pakistan

July 22, 2018

As the elections inch closer, the bar needs to be raised for democracy in Pakistan and the expectations that come with it. Civilian leaders being pushed out of office is the norm in Pakistan. With the recent ouster and sentencing of Nawaz Sharif, it is the third time that the former prime...