This is a popular work on what Vali Nasr calls the "Shia Revival," and it must be understood that this is, more or less, an introduction to the topic. Nasr works in. Max Rodenbeck, New York Review of Books Iranian-born scholar Vali Nasr has become one of America's leading commentators on current. The Shia revival: how conflicts within Islam will shape the future / Vali Nasr. twist of irony to all the talk of Shias and Sunnis that was beginning to fill the.
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Iran, Iraq and Bahrain.
After The Iraq War Shias have become able to vali nasr shia revival their own political power and have gained most of the political power in the country. Bahrain is still ruled by a Sunni monarchy backed by the neighboring Arab countries, leading Nasr to proclaim Iraq to be first Arab-Shia state.
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Despite the scholarly insight it provides, The Shia Revival often misconstrues and oversimplifies conflicts within the Middle East in order to attribute them to the Sunni-Shia split.
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The Shia Revival
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