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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

February 10, 2012 - February 16, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

February 3, 2012 - February 9, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

January 27, 2012 - February 2, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

January 20, 2012 - January 26, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

January 13, 2012 - January 19, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

A tumultuous week in which speculation about the imminent demise of the PPP-led coalition reached a crescendo, ended in an anti-climax after Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani appeared before the Supreme Court bench that had put him on notice on charges of contempt of court.

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

January 6, 2012 - January 12, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 29, 2011 - January 5, 2012

Political and Internal Developments

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 23, 2011 - December 28, 2011

Political and Internal Developments

Rumours that the PPP-led coalition government was seriously considering sacking the army and ISI chiefs were quashed by Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani who said that he had himself asked the two generals to accept an extension in their service. He said that generals are not changed in the middle of a war, and called Gen Kayani a supporter of democracy.

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 16, 2011 - December 22, 2011

Political and Internal Developments

Speculation about the future of the PPP-led coalition swung like a pendulum during last week. At the start of the week, it appeared that things were going downhill very fast with the army and ISI chiefs submitting replies to the notices issued by the Supreme Court in the ‘memogate’ scandal that were completely at odds with the position taken by the government.

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Pakistan Weekly Political Brief

December 9, 2011 - December 15, 2011

Political and Internal Developments

After being admitted for more than a week in a Dubai hospital for an as yet undisclosed condition – there is speculation on whether it was a minor heart attack, a ‘mild stroke’, or even nothing at all – President Asif Zardari was discharged and advised rest at his home in Dubai.

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