A window of opportunity in India-Pakistan relations?

Wolf, Siegfried O.

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Last month, Pakistani Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan was ousted in a parliamentary no-confidence vote, ending several weeks of political crises. Khan had faced public discontent with his mismanagement of the economy and foreign policy – which were combined with a growingly authoritarian style of governance. The removal from office of the former PM – who used every available means, mostly both unconstitutional and illegal, to stay in power – trough parliamentary proceedings was made possible by Supreme Court action. The phenomenon was widely described as ‘a step forward for Pakistan’s democracy’. Nevertheless, there is a common understanding among experts that the army top brass played a crucial role in toppling Khan’s government. It is argued that Khan - who initially enjoyed much goodwill – ended up losing support by the military leadership. […]

Document type: Article
Publisher: South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2022
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 24 May 2022 07:35
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Military science
Controlled Keywords: Pakistan, Indien, Militär, Beziehung, Internationale Politik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pakistan, Indien, Demokratie, Premierminister, Imran Khan, parlamentarisches Misstrauensvotum, politische Krise, Misswirtschaft, Autokratie, Militär, Außenpolitik, pakistanisch-indische Beziehungen / Pakistan, India, democracy, Prime Minister, Imran Khan, parliamentary no-confidence vote, political crisis, mismanagement, autocracy, military, foreign policy, Pakistani-Indian relations
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: India
Series: Themen > SADF Comment
Volume: 231
Additional Information: DOI: 10.48251/SADF.ISSN.2406-5617.C231 (der Erstausgabe)