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Pakistan’s Election Results: Tailor-Made for the Military

Pakistan’s Election Results: Tailor-Made for the Military

Islamabad's military high command seems well positioned to benefit from the country's recent election.

Mohammed Ayoob is University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of International Relations, Michigan State University, and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Policy. His books include The Many Faces of Political Islam (University of Michigan Press, 2008) and, most recently, Will the Middle East Implode (2014) and editor of Assessing the War on Terror (2013).

Image: An armed paramilitary soldier stands guard after a suicide bomber blew himself up close to a police checkpoint in Peshawar, Pakistan January 19, 2016. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz