September 7, 2013
Could U.S. Bombs Bridge the Sunni-Shia Divide?
Marc Lynch, Foreign Policy
The extremely low level of domestic popular support for military action in Syria has loomed large as the Obama administration builds its case for war. Americans, for the most part, oppose getting involved in another quagmire in the Middle East which most -- wisely -- fear will be the end result of even a "limited" action. What about Arabs, though? Do they, at least, want the United States to take on this burden and enter the Syrian fray?
TAGGED: Shiite, Sunni, Middle East, United States