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Courtesy The Print: Pakistan Army can’t stay out of politics because it thinks it’s the nation’s saviour; Husain Haqqani


Courtesy The Print: Pakistan Army can’t stay out of politics because it thinks it’s the nation’s saviour; Husain Haqqani
 Posted on: 11/17/2017

Pakistan Army can’t stay out of politics because it thinks it’s the nation’s saviour

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The Pakistani military continues to re-engineer politics by removing undesirable politicians and advancing the careers of civilians considered more pliable.

If insanity is doing the same thing again and again, and expecting a different result then Pakistan’s permanent establishment is definitely insane.

After four military coups, several constitutional changes, and military-sponsored reconfigurations of political parties, the Pakistani military is persisting with its efforts to re-engineer the country’s politics. The objective, as in the past, seems to be to change the country’s political landscape by removing undesirable politicians and advancing the careers of civilians considered more pliable by military generals and intelligence colonels.

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