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General Asim Munir takes charge as chief of Pakistan's powerful army

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appointed Lt. Gen. Asim Munir as the country's new chief of army staff (COAS) The change of guard in the Pakistan military has come at a difficult time for the country. Anand Arni, former special secretary in India's external intelligence agency, throws light on what Munir's appointment means for Pakistan.
Published 2 months ago · Islamabad, Pakistan

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