Behind the scenes of spymaster Asim Munir's appointment as Pakistani army boss

The Pakistani army's new chief of staff Asim Munir.
The Pakistani army's new chief of staff Asim Munir. © Inter Services Public Relations/Handout via Reuters
Asim Munir, the former head of the Intelligence Military and of Inter-Services Intelligence, is taking over from Qamar Javad Bajwa as head of the Pakistani army. This is a sign of the persistence of the authorities' opposition to former prime minister Imran Khan, with whom Munir is at odds. [...]
Published on 08.12.2022 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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