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Matter of life, death literally: Why Pakistani army chief's naming is crucial

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Matter of life, death literally: Why Pakistani army chief's naming is crucial
Matter of life, death literally: Why Pakistani army chief's naming is crucial
One Pakistani Prime Minister ended up losing his life and another almost spent the rest of it behind bars despite thinking they had covered all the bases. Politicians have found it difficult to have what they could consider the right man for Pakistan's top job of the army chief
08:39
November 19, 2022
Pakistani Military's Domination Is Linked To Events Over 3 Centuries
Pakistani Military's Domination Is Linked To Events Over 3 Centuries
How Tory party’s rise to power in London in 18th century, its expansionist, reformist zeal, 1857 revolt against British in India, deaths of Pakistan's founders within four years of its formation led Pakistani military’s domination
09:44
November 06, 2022
Geography, Pipe Dream: Bigger Odds India Overcame For Kashmir’s Accession
Geography, Pipe Dream: Bigger Odds India Overcame For Kashmir’s Accession
India was disadvantaged more geographically than demographically when Pakistan-backed irregulars marched from the tribal northwest to wrest Muslim-majority Kashmir in October 1947
12:30
October 20, 2022
Reframing Of History & Change In Saudi Arabia
Reframing Of History & Change In Saudi Arabia
Why are the Saudi ruling family's ties with revivalist theologian Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, which conferred legitimacy on its rule, being increasingly underplayed, and what has this got to do with an acceleration of change in Saudi Arabia
06:54
October 16, 2022
Indira Gandhi was on verge of quitting politics & then...
Indira Gandhi was on verge of quitting politics & then...
India's main opposition Congress is set to elect its first party president from outside the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty in nearly 25 years, the story of a member of the family who was on the verge of quitting politics but instead got power and once she got it she tried to ensure it remained with it
07:57
October 14, 2022
Why Mulayam Singh Yadav Mattered
Why Mulayam Singh Yadav Mattered
Yadav's death has left a void in Indian politics. Here is why it seems hard to be filled in the foreseeable future.
06:39
October 11, 2022
Iran Protests: A Reality Check
Iran Protests: A Reality Check
Protests in Iran have fuelled fresh calls for regime change. Here is why the calls play into the hands of the regime that partly owes its existence to such a misadventure that smothered democracy in its infancy in Iran and led to state of play.
09:16
October 10, 2022