August 23, 2014

Imran Khan: Playboy Turned Politician

Victor Mallet, Financial Times

The Associated Press

Imran Khan, the former cricket star who this week led busloads of protesters more than 300km from Lahore to camp in the capital, Islamabad, to demand a change of government, is only the latest politician to cast himself as the nation’s potential saviour. Like others before him, including Nawaz Sharif, the current prime minister, and the late Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated seven years ago, he has played the role more than once.

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