January 30, 2014
Vocabulary of Sectarianism
Aaron Zelin & Phillip Smyth, Foreign Policy
The Associated Press
As the conflict in Syria continues to spread throughout the Levant and adopt a broader sectarian tone -- Sunni Salafis on one side and Iranian-backed, ideologically influenced Shiite Islamists on the other -- it is important to know how the main actors have cast one another.
TAGGED: Shia, Sunni, Islam, Syria, Sectarianism