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Selective Accountability and the Politics of Repetition

Sharif’s Dismissal

Examination of the accountability process in Pakistan reveals that it falls into the trap of repeating inter-elite rivalries from the past, rather than marking a point of departure. The investigation’s sole focus on elected officials does little to alter the almost-complete impunity for the country’s armed forces and the judiciary. This dialectic of accountability for parliamentarians and impunity for the military continues to structure political dynamics in Pakistan.



 

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Updated On : 24th Aug, 2017

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