Pakistan revamps education at the point of a gun

By James M. Dorsey

Javed Ahmad Ghamidi is a rare clerical voice in Pakistan.

A prominent religious scholar and former member of the state-appointed Council of Islamic Ideology that ensures that legislation conforms with Islamic law, Mr. Ghamidi calls a spade a spade in a country in which that can have dire consequences.

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The geopolitics of the Islamic world and Eurasia

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James M. Dorsey

James M. Dorsey

James is an award-winning journalist covering ethnic and religious conflict. He blogs using soccer as a lens on the Middle East and North Africa's fault lines

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