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The Confused Pashtun

What are the reasons behind Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf forming the provincial government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa? Was it because the voters there identified with his party's accommodation of the Taliban and taking up many of their demands as his rivals like to argue? If that were indeed the case, it is difficult to explain why voters did not choose to support the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam or its breakaway faction which has a much longer history of association with the Taliban.
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