October 24, 2012
Sunni-Shia Divide Threatens Pakistan
Michael Georgy, Reuters
With a few hundred hard-core cadres, the highly secretive LeJ aims to trigger sectarian violence that would pave the way for a Sunni theocracy in U.S.-allied Pakistan, say Pakistan police and intelligence officials. Its immediate goal, they say, is to stoke the intense Sunni-Shi'ite violence that has pushed countries like Iraq close to civil war.
TAGGED: Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Shia, Sunni, Pakistan