What’s behind the animosity between Shia and Sunni Muslims?
Monday, August 21, 2006
How will the conflict between Shia and Sunni Muslims impact the United States' hopes for peace and democracy in the Middle East? Vali Nasr, author of The Shia Revival, speaks about the differences between the two Islamic sects. Nasr also talks about how the war in Iraq has laid the groundwork for a "new" Middle East.
- Vali Nasr , author of the book The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future . He is a professor of Middle East and South Asia Politics at the Naval Postgraduate School and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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