Who Speaks for Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think by Dalia Mogahed and John L. Esposito (Dalia Mogahed to be our distinguished guest speaker at the 2015 Marshall Direct Fund Summer Fundraiser) Hassan Abbas's book The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier Malala has been named as Runner-Up for "Person of the Year" by Time Magazine Ahmed Rashid's book "Pakistan on the Brink" U.N. Education First initiative - Very valuable document emphasizing ways to ensure access to education Pakistan Education Task Force - Great report on the current conditions of education in Pakistan UNDP - Pakistan page World Bank -Education in Pakistan or Report on Education in the Punjab Center for American Progress -South and Central Asia issues section Council on Foreign Relations Watandost Pakistan-related news blog USAID - Factsheet on the state of education and USAID programs in Pakistan US Library of CongressState of affairs of education in Pakistan UNESCOReport on education in Pakistan PBS Frontline - Video on the Children of the Taliban PBS FrontlineInterviews on Taliban recruitment in Madrassas Global Post- Article on new women's organization formed to combat Islamic extremism and promote conflict resolution in Pakistan TIME Magazine - Article on the Taliban's War on Education The Independent - Article on how women are restricted from education in Pakistan New American Foundation - Policy paper on recent developments in the political dynamics in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Provice Vogue - Article on Pakistani designers creating fashion to transform a country's global image. Media Planet: USA Today - Article on Investing in Women & Girls  
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