The man who would be king

Last year, Imran Khan did the unthinkable and went from political also-ran to serious contender for the leadership of Pakistan. His ratings have slumped since then, but, as a master of self-belief, who’s to say he can’t pull of a major surprise in the presidential elections on may 11? He certainly thinks it’s possible, as he told Esquire over the course of two meetings.
Imran khan, Nawaz sharif, Pakistan, Politics
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Imran khan, Nawaz sharif, Pakistan, Politics
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Imran khan, Nawaz sharif, Pakistan, Politics
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Imran khan, Nawaz sharif, Pakistan, Politics
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Imran khan, Nawaz sharif, Pakistan, Politics
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20February2014
Jeremy Lawrence