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In an interview to discuss his analysis and portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, in his new book ‘Pakistan: Origins, Identity and Future’, Pervez Hoodbhoy, who is internationally recognized for his championing of constitutional and human rights, says Jinnah “was not a deep thinker … Jinnah had many other virtues, but he did not have a blueprint charting out the future of Pakistan. As a tactician he was brilliant. But he was not a strategist … the absence of a clear vision meant that Pakistan would continue to wallow in confusion, unable to fix its national priorities and goals”.
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