Political Crises in Pakistan by Swati Nagpal
The presentation gives an outline of the history and current Political crises in Pakistan. To get the complete report and explanation, send your request at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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The Pakistan Story
The Power Points
Prime Minister and Party in Govt.
Religion & Religious Leaders
External relations (especially with the
President Undemocratic constitutions (especially since
Zia), with unprecedented concentration of
powers in the President
Military Weakness of the political system; Perceived
threat of external aggression
Bureaucracy History & state formation;
Elitism of the Muslim League;
Concentration of power in the head;
Cultural bias against politicians;
Religion Perhaps the most complex locus of power
The US The US’s own interests
LOCUS OF POWER
Regimes Sources of legitimacy
M.A. Jinnah (1947-8) Creator of independent
Ayub Khan (1958-69) Developmentalism
Yahya Khan (1969-71) Democratization
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1971-77) Democracy/populism
Benazir Bhutto & Nawaz Sharif ‘Democratic regime’ (?)
Pervez Musharraf (1999-2008) War on Terror
Present Democracy (?)
• The Pervez Musharraf Take-down.
• Nawaz Sharif as PM.
• Nawaz Sharif Vs Imran Khan.
• Tahrir –ul-Quadri’s “Million-Men”.
• A New Alliance and Red-Zone