June 23, 2014

Iraq: Beyond Shia vs. Sunni

Tom Rogan, National Review

The Associated Press

Watching pundits on TV, you’d think the chaos in Iraq has a simple source: It’s Shia vs. Sunni, stupid. “Iraq’s crisis is the result of ancient hatreds” bubbling for “thousands of years.” Our mistake was removing “bad guy” Sunni Saddam from power and putting the “Iranian-supporting Shias” in his place. Wrong and wrong.

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