June 2014
Newsweek Global;6/27/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 25, p1
The article discusses the conflict between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims in the Middle East as of June 2012, with a focus on Iran and Iraq. Topics include the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a Sunni fundamentalist group in response to the consolidation of power by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, terrorist leader Osama bin Laden's belief that provoking a U.S. invasion of the Middle East would create a Sunni revolution against Shi'ites and the West, and the possibility of cooperation between the U.S. and Iran.


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