Tagged: sectarian violence
Decades of U.S. support for military action by Iraqi governments increase sectarian divide and causes further devastation in the Middle East.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
July was the deadliest month since 2008 in Iraq.
Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.
Let's resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let's say 'lesson learned.'
Violent video showing Syrian rebels executing soldiers will make it harder for the U.S. to consider direct military engagement.
Iraqi demonstrators are now taking matters into their own hands.
Unless a tactical shift in the balance of power occurs, it is unlikely that either the regime or the rebels will gain control of Syria's entire territory.
Lebanon is being pulled closer yet to Syria's civil war.
Indonesia's Shi'a minority is under heavy attack by Saudi-funded Wahhabists.