Najam in NYT on Political Chaos in Pakistan
Dean Emeritus Adil Najam is interviewed by New York Times on the unending political chaos in Pakistan.
Najam Comments on Escalating Tensions Between Imran Khan and Pakistan Government
“There’s been this ratcheting up of the rhetoric, the instigation,” says Najam. “I cannot imagine a world where his arrest — if it happens — will go down quietly.”
Najam Comments on Escalating Power Struggle in Pakistan
“Imran Khan is clearly an order of magnitude stronger than he was when he was removed – the removal was probably the best thing to happen to him.”
Najam Interviewed on Political Turmoil in Pakistan
Dean Najam argued that the divided country desperately needs a narrative of healing; however, none seems to be available at this time.
Najam Discusses Fallout of Imran Khan’s Ousting
“A country where the many wounds of division were already deep and deeply felt has now become even more divided with new lines of polarizations having emerged.”
Najam Discusses Future of Politics in Pakistan
Dean Najam argues that April 9, 2022, in Pakistan – the day in which Prime Minister Imran Khan was ousted in a no-confidence vote – is akin to the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot in the United States in that it signifies a fundamental sea change in political conduct and the impacts are going to be pervasive and long-term.
Najam Comments on Imran Khan’s Ouster as Prime Minister
“This rhetoric of extreme personal attack, visceral hatred for the other and both sides calling each other traitors is going to define the structure of politics for many months and years to come.”
Najam in The Hill on Trump-Khan Meeting
Dean Adil Najam discusses the upcoming meeting between Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan and United States President Donald Trump.
Najam in Reuters on Cricket Star’s Run for PM
Dean Adil Najam discusses Pakistani cricket star Imran Khan’s potential run for Prime Minister of the country.