Campus-Extremism Fears in Britain Are Misplaced, Study Finds

“Britain’s universities are not the breeding grounds for radical political Islam that some observers have feared, according to a new study from the University of Cambridge. Concerns in recent years over the incidence of Islamic extremism on campuses have prompted the British government to issue guidelines designed to help higher-education institutions combat the problem. But the new report, ‘Elite Young Muslims in Britain: Generational Experience and Political Participation,’ argues that ‘young British Muslims are generally hostile to political Islam.’ …” (more)

[Aisha Labi, Chronicle, 2 December]

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