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All good in the Hudood: Pakistan doesn’t need Malala’s secularism, says female pollie

All good in the Hudood: Pakistan doesn’t need Malala’s secularism, says female pollie

Former Pakistani MP Raheel Qazi believes a woman's first priority should be her family and that Malala Yousafzai's goal of a secular Pakistan should never be realised.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Scrapping an increase for Family Tax Benefit part A recipients is surely the last piece of evidence people need not to take seriously anything Wayne Swan announces next Tuesday.

Making the Pakistani Taliban

Making the Pakistani Taliban

Why would insurgents sit idle watching US Army commandoes take advantage of this holy month of fasting for cross-border operations, writes Benjamin Gilmour.

Meanwhile in Pakistan…

Meanwhile in Pakistan…

As General Petraeus presents his entry for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction in Washington, and Afghanistan quietly goes to pieces, attention has switched away from Pakistan for a couple of days, the state that should really have everyone shopping for brown underwear.