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 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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