The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi'a-Sunni Divide

The revolts that swept through much of the Middle East and North Africa two years ago have a troubling companion – a rise in religious sectarianism. Mounting tensions between Shi’a and Sunni Muslims could ultimately lead to major security issues in the region, as Nonresident Fellow Geneive Abdo explains.

Arab Uprisings Have Led to Greater Religious Sectarianism

Is the Shi’a-Sunni Rift the New Focus for Middle East Stability?

 

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