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Why the Protests in Pakistan Will Likely Fail to Oust Khan

Nov 6, 2019 | 10:30 GMT
Supporters of the opposition Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazlur Rehman (JUI-F) party attend an anti-government rally in Islamabad on Nov. 5. JUI-F party leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman led thousands of supporters into the capital and vowed to continue his protest until Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan steps down.

Anti-government protesters attend a Nov. 5 rally in Islamabad. Thousands of demonstrators thronged the capital on Nov. 5 to demand the removal of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan from office.

(AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

Pakistan's spiraling economic crisis will continue to escalate calls for the prime minister's resignation. But there's only so far the protests can push, should he remain in the military's good graces. ...

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