Pakistan Names a New Army Chief, Amid Political Drama Centered on the Military

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In a changing of the guard that some analysts say has come to be at least as crucial to Pakistani affairs as civilian political cycles, Pakistan on Thursday announced the rise of a new army chief, at a time of turmoil and debate over the military’s power in the country’s politics.

After weeks of intense speculation and backstage negotiations over who would lead Pakistan’s nuclear-armed military for at least the next three years, Prime Minister Shehbahz Sharif…

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