Syed Asim Munir | The spymaster-turned-Army chief 

Syed Asim Munir | The spymaster-turned-Army chief 

Lieutenant-General Syed Asim Munir was the shortest serving head of the Inter-Service Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan’s infamous spy agency. He was appointed the ISI head in October 2018 by the Army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa. But eight months later, he was replaced with Lt.Gen. Faiz Hamid on the insistence of then Prime Minister Imran Khan. … Read more

Pakistan Names New Army Chief As Strife With Imran Khan Deepens

Pakistan Names New Army Chief As Strife With Imran Khan Deepens

Asim Munir will replace General Qamar Javed Bajwa Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appointed General Asim Munir as Pakistan’s next army chief, a move that could further deepen the nation’s political crisis and exacerbate former premier Imran Khan’s high-stakes clash with the powerful military. Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb announced the appointment on Twitter. Munir will replace … Read more