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This is an excellent overview of the divide between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, written by a man who is intimately knowledgeable about the many different streams within... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Derek
We would not be in the shape we are today if our policy hawks would have known the environment. Should be mandatory reading for professionals working in the Department of State and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by JOSE G. CRISTY II
Great book. This book explains in detail the history between Sunni's and Shia. It should be a required read for anyone in a government position that is shaping foreign policy. Read morePublished 3 months ago by NLC
The beginning had a bit of a slow feel to it as it was describing the Ashoura and other cultural aspects but once past the 20% mark things started to get fairly illuminating,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nail H.
The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam will Shape the Future by Vali Nasr argues “The reality that will shape the future of the Middle East is not the debates over democracy... Read morePublished 6 months ago by DMA
Simplistic terms to educate those unaware of the political and religious ideals of two very different groups, the Shia and the Sunni people. Read morePublished 6 months ago by SK8ice