About the Episode
Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan falsely blamed a United States-led conspiracy for his removal from office last week, feeding anti-American sentiment among his supporters. Brookings’ Madiha Afzal returns to Deep Dish to unpack the ways Pakistan’s political instability interacts with geopolitical competition involving China, Russia, and the United States, and explains why it’s time for the United States to rethink its troubled relationship with the nuclear-armed power.
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Bloomberg's Nisid Hajari and Paul Staniland of the University of Chicago join Deep Dish to discuss how the decision to revoke Kashmir's special autonomy has once again torn open tensions between India and Pakistan.
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Karl Friedhoff examines poll results of regional leaders regarding China's activities.