Prospects of a Coup in Pakistan Cannot Be Ruled Out


Prospects of a Coup in Pakistan Cannot Be Ruled Out

Article156.png”” alt=””Article156.png”” /The two Sharifs in Pakistan – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif – are involved in a game of one- upmanship, thanks to the controversy connected with the leaked Panama papers. Having failed in tackling widespread corruption Nawaz is once again in the eye of a storm accused of graft along with three of his four children reportedly owning offshore companies. On the other hand Raheel has emerged stronger dismissing senior army officers including a Lt General for corruption. Even though few are talking about the likelihood of a coup, it cannot be ruled out. If a coup takes place it will be for the fifth time with the powerful army establishment sending the political

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