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?

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