Growing Sectarianism Can Challenge Lasting Peace in Afghanistan
By Said Sabir Ibrahimi
The Taliban’s insistence on the supremacy of Sunni Hanafism has alarmed Afghan Shias who have long been marginalized.
The Changing Landscape of Anti-Shia Politics in Pakistan
By Jaffer A. Mirza
A new anti-Shia campaign has been building in Pakistan, propelled by a radicalization of the mainstream like never before.
Chitral: A Portrait of Sectarian Tension in Pakistan
By Shah Meer Baloch
Far from the headlines, a district in KP provides worrying evidence of a rise in religious hatred.
Can India Avoid Iraq’s Sectarian Conflict?
By Zachary Keck
Around 25,000 Indian Shias have volunteered to travel to Iraq to defend the Shia government in Baghdad.
Solving the Sunni-Shia Conflict Begins with Tehran
By Nathan Gonzalez
‘If Syria and the broader Sunni-Shia conflicts are symptoms, then Iran’s isolation is the disease’
Pakistan and the Sunni Gulf
By Umar Farooq
Overtures to Pakistan from the Sunni Gulf appear to be linked to the conflict in Syria.