What's Next For Pakistani Politics?
Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, resigned last week after the country’s Supreme Court ruled he was no longer fit for office. The Pakistani parliament elected Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to replace Sharif.
To discuss Pakistan’s political future, we’re joined by Aqil Shah, an assistant professor of South Asian Studies at the University of Oklahoma and non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s South Asia program. He’s author of the book The Army and Democracy: Military Politics in Pakistan.