Pakistan has been deliberately pushed into political turmoil and existential economic crisis. Those being accused of creating the mess includes sections of the...
The election is the only way out of the impasse, a “course correction” is desperately needed for Pakistan. Thomas Paine said that when the public does not fear its government it is called “liberty” and when the public fears the government it is called “tyranny”. Looking at the current scenario, we can easily add that when both the government and public fear each other it becomes “anarchy”.
The spontaneous reaction to Imran Khan's exit as PM bringing out massive crowds has deep-reaching implications of sorts: political, moral and security-related. Though studiedly peaceful in contrast to the Dhaka of 1971, the charged atmosphere has ominous overtones.
Gen. Bajwa's highly inflammable actions have turned Pakistan into a potential internal battle zone, pitting citizens against each other and most dangerously pitting many against the Army, because of the actions of one man who masterminded this whole scheme.
Imran Khan was ousted by “constitutional means”– a no-confidence vote but barely. It was clearly a “civilian coup”, a means of correcting the political balance when it has to be changed within the tenure of an elected government.