Tag: Pakistan

Trump vs. The Academia-Industrial Complex And Pakistan’s Establishment: Two Societies Moving in Different Directions

Who governs?  Pakistan has a long history of open conflict between civilian governments and what is widely called The Establishment – the military. Today however, a peaceful democratic election signifying only the second ever peaceful transition of power in Pakistan’s history has signalled the early stages of a shift from […]

Imran Khan Declares Victory in Historic Elections: Pakistan Has Chosen Meaningful Change Over a Failed Status Quo

An electoral revolution that dethroned old political dynasties and the extremist fringe  Imran Khan has claimed victory for his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party (PTI) in an historic election for Pakistan. The PTI represents a populist swing away from the legacy mainstream parties PML-N and PPP that both fared poorly during the […]