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Film Offers An Inside Look Pakistan's Extreme Islamic Schools

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.23.2015 | Religion

The film "Among the Believers," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, gives an in-depth look into the rise of Islamic school...

How Pakistan's Unregulated Madrassa System Sows Religious Strife

Religion News Service | Naveed Ahmad | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion

ISLAMABAD (RNS) The gruesome killing of 134 children in a Peshawar school has renewed concerns about Pakistan’s unfinished agenda of uprooting milit...

My Fantasy Summer Bible Camp

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 10.18.2013 | Comedy
Clay Farris Naff

At my fantasy Bible camp, here's what children would learn (when they weren't having fun, which would be most of the time).

Al Qaeda Memo Re: Women as Human Shields

John Bobey | Posted 04.30.2012 | Comedy
John Bobey

To clarify once and for all, when it comes to the use of human shields, our official a Qaeda policy says YES, you can use them, but please, NO women.

Peace Through Moderation to Intro Counter-Extremism Strategies at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The near-tragedy in Times Square reminded us that hatred is both home-grown and foreign-born. With this is in mind, a distinguished panel will discuss...

Karachiites Stopped From Breaking Shaving World Record

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

In a despicable event, the citizens of Karachi were stopped from holding a shave-a-thon to break the world record of mass shaving.

"If You See Something Say Something" -- The Failed Times Square Bombing and the Price of Oil

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Saudi Arabia, through OPEC, is extorting billions from the world's consumers through the manipulation of oil prices, the very source of the monies being funneled to madrasas around the world.

Crumbs of Wisdom from The Bread of Angels

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jan McGirk

The complex emotional struggles that Saldana recounts in a vivid memoir of her year as a Fulbright scholar in Syria, hooked the imagination of this cynical former Middle East reporter.

Bangladesh Arms Cache Raises 'Concern' In UK

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The British body responsible for overseeing charities says that it is "seriously concerned" over alleged UK links to an arms haul in Bangladesh....

Sam Stein

Kerrey Says Obama Attended A Secular Madrasa

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former senator Bob Kerrey, who recently endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, said during a television appearance on Monday that her ...