A New Muslim Order: The Shia and the Middle East Sectarian Crisis

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Nicolas Pelham explores how America's overthrow of the Baath party in Iraq, and the failures of Washington's post-invasion regime spawned a Shiite revolution in the heartland of the Arab world. Through first-hand accounts beginning with Saddam's rule to the post-Bremer period, he traces the turning of the tables from a Sunni to Shia-led state. Pelham recounts how Shia clerics led the largest protest the region had seen since the Iranian Revolution to topple Paul Bremer, America's head of the Coalition Provisional Authority ...

A New Muslim Order: The Shia and the Middle East Sectarian Crisis 2008, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845111397

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