Tribune Take: Is Imran Khan, PTI really agency backed?

Gibran Peshimam discuses possible 'evidence' of Imran Khan's agency backing.


Gibran Ashraf November 22, 2011

In today’s episode of the Tribune Take we take a look at the impact of a report published in a British newspaper that alleged Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan had been introduced to US Ambassador Cameron Munter by the Director General of Pakistan’s powerful intelligence agency, Lt General Shuja Ahmed Pasha. 

Gibran Peshimam, news editor, the Express Tribune, explains, despite the vociferous and strongly worded denials, what this report could mean for the party that aims to be bring an unstoppable tsunami of the masses.

Peshimam says that much of the young supporters of Khan, who make up the bulk of PTI’s tsunami, are actually not against the establishment, and follow their leader's claim that once in power, the army would be made subservient to the government.

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The Tribune Take daily news web show will appear on the tribune.com.pk home page.

The Take will feature in-depth interviews and analysis with editors and reporters who are covering the major stories, exploring front page events and major ledes. The news analysis covers the way The Express Tribune examines a story, how we cover it and why.

COMMENTS (9)

fahad | 9 years ago | Reply

Ive been seeing every IK fan gunning mian nawaz shariff.can u tell me y u hate him so much apart from some curruption allegations

S Abdullah | 9 years ago | Reply

If this time Pakistani people , confused intellectuals and armed chair philosophers did not vote for Imran and his party ,next time they may even be deprived of the drinking water that is coming in to their homes.electricity and gas is already short ,economy is dead and there seems to be no hope.

Who esle has better credentials then Khan to bring in any kind of substantial and positve change to pakistan ,lets not befool our selves ,lets not go astray once again and vote for zardari and Nawaz.Lets be sane ,lets give ourselves a chance.

Change cannot not be learnt in books ,it is no jugglary of words ,it is "action galore", so lets choose "A man of action " as our leader.

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