Deborah Amos – Eclipse of the Sunnis
David speaks with Deborah Amos, who has been reporting on the Middle East with NPR for the past 30 years, about her latest book Eclipse of the Sunnis. This book examines the complex relationship between Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims. Although the Sunnis still dominate worldwide as the largest denomination of Islam, Shia holds a stronghold in high-conflict countries like Iran, Iraq, Bahrain and Lebanon.
Original Air Date: 02-28-2011[audio:http://1690wmlb.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/CWDL-Deborah_Amos_Eclipse_of_the_Sunnis.mp3]