One word has dominated the global political landscape of the last decade-plus - Hope.

During the Pakistani election of Summer 2018, hope is what Imran Khan sought to offer the electorate. Khan swung votes in parts of Pakistan that no one thought possible, all against a backdrop of crippling foreign debt, a broken political system, sweeping inflation, unemployment, poor relations with the US, and the continued presence of Islamist militant groups within Pakistan.

If challenges make champion...

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