Book Discussion on The Shia Revival

Vali Nasr talked about his book The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future, published by W.W. Norton. In his… read more

Vali Nasr talked about his book The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future, published by W.W. Norton. In his book, Professor Nasr looks at the re-emergence of Shia Islam in Middle East politics. During this event he talked about the history of sectarian conflicts in the Muslim world and argued for finding a peaceful solution to the ancient rivalries between the Shias and the Sunnis. Prof. Nasr also talked about the recent fighting between Israel and Hezbollah and discussed Iran’s role in the conflict. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Shia Revival

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2006

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  • Aug 19, 2006 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2006 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2006 | 6:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2006 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 05, 2006 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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