Imran Khan and America

Imran Khan will remain a media star and a demigod to a powerful domestic minority, but internationally, he does not have political credibility, says the writer. — Reuters

IN Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif’s new government is inching close to default.

Hindsight is 20/20 but what was the point of the no-confidence vote that ousted former PM Imran Khan, many are asking, if there was no economic plan? Why jump on to the Titanic when it was already sinking? Why bear the political fallout of IMF-mandated measures when those measures were assented to and then reneged on by the previous government?

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 48
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Focus

A better quality of life for all
Nature-based solutions to deal with climate change
The trouble with ‘tingi-tingi’
Getting our cities ‘right’
Locals know best
Biden should consider pardoning Trump – for the sake of the US
An emergency in the Taiwan Strait is also an emergency for Japan
War or peace, truth suffers
Politicians and self-interest
Yoon stumbles in endeavour to improve China ties

Others Also Read