Islamic Schism

5 segments
  • Blue Skies  13 min
  • Travel Advisory  10 min
  • Grand Old Debate  26 min
  • Islamic Schism  32 min
Shiites are a minority within Islam, but a majority within Iraq and Iran, now central to the world situation. Vali Nasr is the author of the new book, The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future. Also, WNYC reporter Andrea Bernstein looks at the Empire State: George Pataki’s legacy and last night’s debate between Republicans K.T. McFarland and John Spencer, vying for the opportunity to run against Hilary Clinton for the U.S. Senate.