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The often-troubled relationship between religion and politics in Pakistan is the product of a complex history. Islam arrived in the Indian subcontinent in the eighth...

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Yousaf Gillani on Force and Islam in His Address to the Nation

May 7, 2009
We will not bow before extremists and terrorists... we will safeguard the interest of our people and the nation... The time has come when the entire nation should stand united and support the government and the army against those who were bent upon hijacking the Pakistan of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Mohammad Iqbal... Such acts are being committed in the name of Islam that are bringing shame to the Muslims... There is no place for force and excess in Islam.

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Yousaf Gillani Yousaf Gillani
Yousaf Gillani served as the sixteenth Prime Minister of Pakistan and is the present vice chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party. His political career began in 1978 when he joined the Central Working Committee of the Pakistan-Muslim League; he...