Is the democracy already derailed in Pakistan? What are the consequences of establishment’s overt intrusion in politics? Is Pakistan’s apex Judiciary agreed to assist the security establishment to manipulate the democratic system? Where is Pakistan standing in the diplomacy? With complete control of the military on foreign policy and India’s aggressive foreign policy against Pakistan with its growing influence in the world, would Pakistani civilian leadership ever be able to strengthen its diplomatic relations with its neighbors and with the West, especially with the United States?
Viewpoint from Overseas host, Faraz Darvesh, and Misbah Azam discuss these issues and more with Raza A. Rumi, a columnist, policy analyst, journalist, a scholar and Visiting Faculty at Cornell University, U.S.A.
Raza Rumi, Faraz Darvesh, Misbah Azam, Military Diplomacy, Pakistan-India relations, Pakistan-Afghan relations, Pakistan-US relations, Nawaz Sharif, Democracy, Derailing democracy, Pakistani democracy, Future of Pakistani civilian leadership, Mass media’s questionable role