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Pakistan's Political Crisis: Will Democracy Survive?

May 25, 202324:40

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we are joined by Akbar Ahmed, Wilson Center Global Fellow and the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University and Michael Kugelman, Director of the Wilson Center’s South Asia Institute.  They discuss the ongoing political crisis in Pakistan in the wake of the arrest of former prime minister Imran Khan.


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