Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Saudi Role Against Islamic State Turns on Relief for Arab Sunnis

In its war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria the United States wants strong public support from Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam and champion of Arab Sunni Muslims. It's not clear, however, that Riyadh will continue to oblige, concerned that the airstrikes may be seen more widely as an assault on Sunnis and could ultimately bring Iran and the United States closer together. At the root of the Saudi position is their view that Islamic State is the result of oppressive...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter