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Tahirul Qadri Returns to Pakistan to Oppose Government

This week a prominent cleric-turned-politician returned to Pakistan, vowing to organize anti-government protests. Canada-based Tahirul Qadri has pledged a “peaceful revolution against a corrupt democracy.” But the sudden homecoming has fueled speculation that Pakistan’s powerful military may be using him as a proxy in efforts to sideline the political government.   Widely known as a pro-army cleric, Tahirul Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek is one of the country’s most organized...

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