UNC history professor Christopher Lee examines the Palestinian university system in an article for Foreign Policy magazine’s on-line “Middle East Channel.”

[T]he expression “madrassa” has become synonymous with terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism. More acutely, it has come to characterize education and institutions of higher learning across the Middle East and the Islamic world, from North Africa to Southeast Asia. But what can be said about secular education across this stretch of the globe?

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