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.

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TAGGED: Shia, Sunni, Islam, Syria, Sectarianism

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