Pakistan's military-democracy complex

Pakistan: At the Helm  Tilak Devasher Harper Collins 344 pages; Rs 499 Later this month, former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan will be sworn in Pakistan’s prime minister. What kind of leader will he be? More than almost anyone who has led Pakistan since independence — civilian or military — he is an unknown quantity. If there is a template of how not to rule Pakistan, Tilak Devasher’s latest book would offer him a useful guide. The book profiles the men (and woman) who ruled Pakistan for the past 70 years. The author, a former b.....

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