Is Pakistan’s Military Interfering in Politics? | Inside Story

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    Leaders of Pakistan’s the two main opposition parties and smaller groups have come together to form the ‘Pakistan Democratic Movement.’ It plans nationwide protests against military involvement in politics. Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party denies getting help from the army to win the election two years ago. Pakistan’s army generals have a long history of political meddling. Since its foundation in 1947, Pakistanis have spent more than 30 years under military rule, and it has remained hugely influential even during periods of civilian rule. Guests: Fawad Chaudhry, Pakistani Minister for Science & Technology Anatol Lieven, Professor at Georgetown University Qatar and author of ‘Pakistan, A Hard Country ‘. Ayesha Siddiqa, Research Associate at University of London and author of ‘Military Inc: Inside Pakistan’s Military Economy’. –

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