Is there really an anti-Sunni plot?
Posted: 17 Jan 2007 @ 00:00
Conflicts between Sunnis and Shiites are being exploited to create instability, says Gerald Butt
It seemed that things could get no worse in Iraq, but they did. The hope of the Baghdad government and its US backers was that the swift execution of Saddam Hussein would close a bloody chapter in Iraq’s history. But, for a combination of reasons, the affair was bungled.
The results: first, the unbelievable sight of the late president, long condemned as a barbaric dictator, being hailed as a hero and martyr by Arab demonstrators. Second, the strong conviction in the Arab Sunni ...
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