Tag: Shiite

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    Look back at excerpts from our conversations with reporters over the past 10 years about religion and its changing role in our world.
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    December 22, 2010 | Comments

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    Revisit our 2005 conversation about the iraq war with Anthony Shadid, who this week won his second Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. More

    April 15, 2010 | Comments

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    Geneive Abdo, Iran analyst at the Century Foundation, talks about the religious dimensions of Iran's political crisis and the challenges it poses for the Islamic Republic’s cleric-run establishment.

    June 19, 2009 | Comments

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    As Iraqis get ready to elect a new parliament and write a new constitution, we discuss the role of religion in Iraq with Fawaz Gerges, a professor of international affairs and Middle Eastern studies at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. More

    January 28, 2005 | Comments

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    As U.S. officials debate who should run Iraq after the war, one reality is the division between the two main branches of Islam, Shi’ite and Sunni. Dr. Phebe Marr, a historian and expert on Iraq, joined us to discuss the future of the conflict.
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    April 4, 2003 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Dr. Phebe Marr, an Arabist and leading specialist on Iraq, about religion and politics in post-war Iraq and the origins of the split between Shii and Sunni Muslims. More

    April 4, 2003 | Comments