Long Reads: Pakistan's Political Crisis w/ Ayyaz Mallick

Since the late 1990s, Pakistan has experienced several rounds of intense political turbulence. But the crisis unfolding today may be the most dramatic episode to date. The ousted prime minister Imran Khan has refused to go quietly, and his supporters are challenging the powerful military establishment. Khan himself survived an assassination attempt last November.

Ayyaz Mallick, lecturer in human geography at the University of Liverpool, joins Long Reads for a conversation about Pakistani politics.

Read his piece for Jacobin, "After Imran Khan's Ouster, Pakistan Is Going Through an Unprecedented Political Crisis" here: https://jacobin.com/2022/11/imran-khan-pakistan-military-generals-political-crisis-assassination

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Long Reads is a Jacobin podcast looking in-depth at political topics and thinkers, both contemporary and historical, with the magazine’s longform writers. Hosted by features editor Daniel Finn. Produced by Conor Gillies, music by Knxwledge.

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