Posts Tagged: shia
Is either a true option for Muslims and, if so, which is preferable?
It could bog down like the Iran-Iraq War.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
Iraqi demonstrators are now taking matters into their own hands.
What is the terrorist group trying to accomplish this year, and will the Iraqi government respond effectively?
Iraq knows that Iran -- unlike America and other Western forces -- is there to stay.
Economic sanctions have not persuaded Iran to give up its nuclear program, so it's time to try something different.
The recent ICC indictment of four Kenyans represents a model for international involvement in conflict resolution in Africa.
Car bombings, sectarian violence and attacks on U.S. troops are down. But does the reduced violence have anything to do with the "surge"?
Muqtada al-Sadr and his followers are deeply embedded in the political structures of the new Iraqi state, regardless of how Muqtada might currently challenge the legitimacy of that state because of its dependence on U.S. support.