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Will Turkey’s Model work in Pakistan?

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20.12.2019

Opinion |

The Indian establishment, including political leadership, is running into a strange predicament. Never before has India’s image looked so visibly sullied in comparison with Pakistan’s as much as in the most recent years under the present government.

The Indian establishment, especially PM Modi who makes a fetish out of dragging Pakistan into his gladiatorial duels with Congress Party, increasingly seems to be throwing stones from glasshouses.

Demonizing Pakistan is becoming harder and harder for the Indian establishment. Modi’s latest diatribes show a degree of desperation. In the past week, while India has been burning and the government is terrorizing students and India breaks the world record for internet shutdowns, Pakistan celebrated the test run of the first underground Metro system in the teeming city of Lahore on December 10.

In a long while during the past decade or two, Pakistan has not experienced peace at home as at present, the hurly-burly of politics notwithstanding

In a long while during the past decade or two, Pakistan has not experienced peace at home as at present, the hurly-burly of politics notwithstanding

The contrast with India couldn’t be sharper. Without a doubt, the court verdict handing down death sentence to General Pervez Musharraf creates much confusion. Mum is the word in Delhi. There is a sense of shock and awe. It explodes the thesis that the Pakistani judiciary is the handmaiden of the military establishment.

It is important to note that the court disregarded the government’s petition seeking that the special court should refrain from passing the final judgment in the case against Musharraf.

And this is happening only a month after the Supreme Court intervened in the 3-year extension granted by the government to army chief General Qamar Bajwa, by cutting it down to just six months,........

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