May 2, 2012

Bahrain and the Mideast Cold War

Ed Husain, New York Times

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Bahrain is an important nation because it is a focal point of what is happening in the Middle East today - the battle to find a balance between preserving the best values of the Islamic tradition while the region eases its way into the modern world.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Bahrain, Issa Qassim, Ayatollah Issa Qassim


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