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Power, Intrigue and Political Upheaval in Pakistan

Power, Intrigue and Political Upheaval in Pakistan

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Power, Intrigue and Political Upheaval in Pakistan by (author) Salman Masood

“distills tumultuous events

into one sharp focus”

 dexter filkins

pulitzer winner, the new yorker

 “well-written and entertaining”

 michael jabri-pickett former foreign editor at the national


 “Fall Out” delves into the tumultuous journey of Imran Khan’s transition from a tenacious opposition leader to the prime minister from 2014 to 2018, and his complicated relationship with the Pakistani military since then. It charts the fall of Nawaz Sharif, influenced by the Panama Papers scandal, and the role of former army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, in the Hybrid Project/Rule, revealing the changes he went through while in power. The book underscores the persistent unpredictability in leadership decisions, both military and civilian, that leads to a constant state of crisis in Pakistan, underlining the crucial need for institutional stability. A familiar yet ever-changing tableau of power, “Fall Out” is an incisive exploration of Pakistani politics.


“Salman has been one of the keenest observers of Pakistan and South Asia for more than two decades. This book distills the tumultuous events of the past decade into one sharp focus.”


 Pulitzer Winner, The New Yorker, author of The Forever War

 “Salman treats his work like any fine craftsman treats his job: with care and precision. His journalism is like literature: well-written and entertaining.”


Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Newsroom at Qatar Foundation and

former foreign editor at The National in Abu Dhabi, UAE

 “Salman, as a seasoned reporter and editor, documents a critical phase of Pakistan’s turbulent politics. Sharply written with clarity, this book is a useful guide for scholars, students and general public alike.”


Director Park Center for Independent Media,

Ithaca College, New York

 ISBN: 9789694026626



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