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Hearts, Minds and Dead Sunnis in Iraq

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

A critical part of America's plan to resolve all issues left unresolved after nine years of war and occupation is to divide the indigenous Sunnis from the "foreign" Sunnis, i.e., ISIS, and "unite" Iraq.

Why America Can Never Win in Iraq

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Instead of a good old-fashioned and simple Our Side vs. Their Side, Good Guys vs. Bad Guys, the Iraq War is one that comprises many layers. They intermingle and overlap, kind of like the multiverse of conflict. Some of this is painted here in quibbly broad strokes, but the core is solid.

South Florida's Muslim Community: A Melting Pot

Nezar Hamze | Posted 01.30.2012 | Miami
Nezar Hamze

One of the most enjoyable experiences in South Florida is attending the Friday prayer services. You get a real snapshot of how diverse our community really is. It's like attending a meeting at the United Nations.

Gunmen Ambush Minibus With Shiites In Quetta, 11 Killed

AP | Posted 09.29.2011 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — Gunmen opened fire on a minibus carrying minority Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing 11 people in w...

The Sunni-Shia Conflict in Iraq

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

Tuesday's deadly coordinated bomb attacks against soft targets in Iraq bear the mark of a simmering Sunni insurgency. But the Sunni-Shia conflict has very little to do with personal religious grudges.

Putting a Stop to Iran's Nuclear Ambitions Without Export Embargoes

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

With recent revelations about Iran's nuclear deception, growing concerns of the major European states, and a far more amenable Russia and China, the moment for a boycott on Iranian oil has come.

Iraq Sunni-Shia Marriage Payment Program Seeks To Mend Sectarian Divide

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Iraqi government, in an attempt to mend the ethnic, sectarian divide between Shia and Sunni Muslims that has long plagued that country, is offerin...