15 May, 2021

‘This Is A Political Tsunami Against The Corrupt’

The Tehreek-e-Insaf leader on relations with the army, Indo-Pak relations, ties with the USA, terrorism from Pakistan, 26/11, Hafiz Saeed and much more

Reuters (From Outlook, April 30, 2012)
‘This Is A Political Tsunami Against The Corrupt’

In politically fractious Pakistan, at a time when uncertainty marks relations between its politicians, armed forces and the judiciary, Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Imran Khan has enjoyed a groundswell of support of late. He spoke to Pranay Sharma at his farmhouse off Islamabad, an elegant piece of work, hacienda-like in scale, and overlooking the city down below from the heights of Bannigala. Excerpts from this interview appeared in print:

On relations with the army My communication with the army is negligible compared to Zardari and Nawaz Sharif. You can’t get the army to bring record crowds in rallies. On India-Pakistan relations India-Pakistan relations should be like that between the US and Canada. The dividends of peace between us are...
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