Confrontation looms in a polarized Pakistan

The Supreme Court's ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on asset concealment charges has set the country's rival parties on a collision course. Will the military eventually step in?

Islamabad, August 16, 2017 12:38 PM (UTC+8)
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif addresses supporters during a rally in Gujranwala, near Lahore, in a file photo. Photo: Reuters/Mohsin Raza
Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif addresses supporters during a rally in Gujranwala, near Lahore, in a file photo. Photo: Reuters/Mohsin Raza
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