Violence & Election Interference Ahead of Pakistan’s 2024 Election

By Josh Bowes, Research Associate SAFN With Pakistan’s parliamentary election coming up, the tension-riddled country is due for a tumultuous period.  Election interference and the potential for violent outbreaks will leave a chaotic mark on Pakistan’s start to 2024. “The country’s all-powerful military will inevitably play a pivotal role in the decision of a new Prime Minister..“ Ahead…

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Balochistan Security Profile An assessment of the security processes in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province – Joint Publication LondonPolitica/SAFN

SAFN Research Assistant Josh Bowes and researchers at London Politica published the Balochistan Security Profile, analysing an uptick in #militant and #separatist violence in #Pakistan’s largest province. A rising trend of violence threatens regional security as well as #Chinese investment under the banner of #CPEC. Download the report from here.

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Pakistan in turmoil – what next?

By Prof Swaran Singh – Director SAFN June 7th, 2023 Pakistan’s unfolding political drama has taken the focus off its piecemeal economic collapse in the making and the resultant social turmoil and plight of its citizens. For the region and Pakistan watchers around the world, it has eclipsed all other issues including the Ukraine war….

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