• Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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Pakistan’s five biggest post-election challenges

By: Sarwar Alam

The next government in Pakistan will face myriad challenges from unsustainable population growth to simmering extremism, all complicated by the decades-long tussle between civilian and military leadership. No matter who is voted into office on July 25, the new rulers will have to make hard choices, and quickly. Here’s a rundown of the biggest hurdles Pakistan is facing. – Extremism – Security has dramatically improved across Pakistan following a military crackdown in recent years. However analysts have long warned that Pakistan is not getting to the root causes of extremism, and that the militants can still carry out spectacular attacks…

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