{FD} Sunni and Shi ’a Terrorism: Differences that Matter

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By: Thomas F. Lynch III Paper | Brookings.edu EXECUTIVE SUMMARY There are significant and little appreciated differences in the trajectory of Sunni extremist terrorism and that of Shi’a extremism. The differences exist across six key areas that impact American policy considerations, especially in light of steadily escalating tensions with Iran. First and foremost, Sunni radicals … Continue reading