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66 percent didn’t like the idea of placing the notorious military intelligence organization, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) under civilian control. This question was significant since controlling the ISI seems to be one of the critical matters that may indicate the relative strength of civilian institutions vis-à-vis the armed forces. Figure 41: Should the ISI be placed under civilian control?

In any case, quite a high proportion of respondents were of the view that Pakistan’s survival depended upon a strong military. A lot of people opted for the judiciary as well possibly as a result of the lawyer’s movement in which students, especially from elite institutions, played a role.                

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Red Hot Chilli Peppers Islam – Is the Youth in Elite Universities in Pakistan Radical?  

This is a study, by Ayesha Siddiqa, of the socio-political attitudes amongst youth in elite universities in the three major cities in Pakist...

Red Hot Chilli Peppers Islam – Is the Youth in Elite Universities in Pakistan Radical?  

This is a study, by Ayesha Siddiqa, of the socio-political attitudes amongst youth in elite universities in the three major cities in Pakist...

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