U.S. Aid to Pakistan: Countering Extremism Through Education Reform
Publication Date: June 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Lisa Curtis
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; madrassa; extremism; education
Encouraging the development of a strong and effective education system in Pakistan that will help steer the country toward a path of stability, moderation, and prosperity should be a top policy priority for Washington. Pakistan should be encouraged to crack down on madrassas that promote extremist violence.