As Iran Exported Its Shiite Revolution, Sunni Arabs Resisted

June 18, 2014 10:37 PM

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As Iran Exported Its Shiite Revolution, Sunni Arabs Resisted

Editor's Note: Back in 2007, NPR reported on the Shiite-Sunni split that was contributing to conflicts in many parts of the Muslim world. In light of the current fighting in Iraq, which is along sectarian lines, NPR is republishing the series. The text includes some updates, while the audio is from the original broadcasts seven years ago. Here is Part 3, on the conflicts that have erupted as Shiite Iran attempted to export its revolution to Sunni Arab lands.

Editor's Note: Back in 2007, NPR reported on the Shiite-Sunni split that was contributing to conflicts in many parts of the Muslim world. In light of the current fighting in Iraq, which is along sectarian lines, NPR is republishing the series. The text includes some updates, while the audio is from ...

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