South Asia and Beyond

‘Captain’ Imran Sinks His Ship; Pakistan’s Constitutional Crisis, The Army & Greater Instability

NEW DELHI: On ‘The Gist‘, Sushant Sareen, Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi.

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Mr Sareen analyses the political crisis in Pakistan, where the supreme court has yet to rule on the legality of Ex-Prime Minister Imran Khan blocking a no-confidence motion with the numbers stacked up against him, dissolving the national assembly and calling fresh elections and discusses what could happen next, whether the opposition could get to sit in the PM’s chair, what the Army’s role is up, Pakistan’s relations with the U.S., Saudi Arabia, the UAE, China and Russia, India-Pakistan ties, the ‘accidental’ firing of a supersonic missile into Pakistan during a ‘technical malfunction’ during maintenance and the Taliban government in Afghanistan.