Tagged: Pakistan Army

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The Forgotten Coup: Military Interventions

Pakistani nation suffers from collective amnesia with respect to the history of military coups. The first organized effort to overthrow the civilian government in Pakistan was actually made in 1951. This is the story...

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Remembering Operation Fair Play

Operation Fair Play is perhaps the most significant event in the history of Pakistan. Yet ask anyone and all you will get is a blank stare. After 36 years, the nation is still reeling...

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Civil Military Relationship in Pakistan

In the modern state of the post WWII, the armed forces occupied a unique place in the social and public setup of the state. In this setup, the armed forces and allied institutions are...

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Shaheed not $haheed, Says the Army

In Pakistan, death has become synonymous with martyrdom. Every soldier, every police officer, every political activist and every religious cleric dead is a ‘shaheed’ in some way. According to Maulana Fazal ur Rehman, the...