@ Brookings Podcast: Pakistan’s Islamic Schools

August 13, 2010

Pakistan’s government-run education system is in a dismal state and Islamic schools, or madrasas are rising to fill the gap. Some argue, however, that these religious schools feed hatred and extremism. In this week’s @Brookings podcast, Senior Fellow Rebecca Winthrop, co-author of a recent report on Pakistan’s education sector, examines the links between limited access to quality education and increasing militancy in the country.

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