Pakistan’s Hina Rabbani Khar: Beyond the Birkin Bag

Of late, Pakistan's foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, has become the unfortunate target of tabloid headlines here in the sub-continent (and beyond, I expect, as the story continues to go viral). According to an “expose” in the Weekly Blitz (a Bangladeshi tabloid), Pakistan's top diplomat is allegedly embroiled in a passionate affair with Bilawal Zardari Bhutto, the 24-year-old scion of the Bhutto dynasty.  His father is Pakistan's current President, Asif Ali Zardari, and his mother is slain, t … [Read more...]