Islamic schools, or madrasas, have been accused of radicalizing
Muslims and participating, either actively or passively, in
terrorist networks since the events of 9/11. In Pakistan, the
2007 siege by government forces of Islamabad's Red Mosque and its
madrasa complex, whose imam and students staged an armed
resistance against the state for its support of the "war on
terror," reinforced concerns about madrasas' role in regional and... more...