Islam and the Shi’ite Sunni Split
As explained in the text, Islam was founded by the prophet Mohammed. After his death in 632, a split occurred in Islam creating two groups who became known as Shi’ites and Sunnis. Analyze the fundamental differences between Shi’ites and Sunnis in relation to the war on terrorism. Hypothesize one (1) way in which the analysis of such differences and the information that it yields is relative to the current situation in the region. Provide a rationale for your response.