Sunni versus Shia: the Fundamental Middle East Conflict

I thought this map would help us understand just how divided Middle East Islam is:

bahrain and saudi graphic.jpg

See:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunni_Islam

and

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shia_Islam

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I spent 32 years in a Fortune Five company working on conflict: organizational, labor relations and senior management. I have consulted in a dozen different business sectors and the US Military. I work with a local environmental non profit. I have written a book on the neuroscience of conflict, and its implications for conflict handling called Creative Conflict Wisdom (forthcoming).
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2 Responses to Sunni versus Shia: the Fundamental Middle East Conflict

  1. Patrick O. Strickland says:

    Want to get even messier? Try to factor in tribal, sectarian, and ethnic divisions as well. It is endless.

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