TITLE

Flagellation

PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
New Republic;5/5/2003, Vol. 228 Issue 17, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the liberation of Iraq and United States occupation of the country. View that the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush is trying to impose American conservatism in Iraq; Historical role of religious tolerance in the U.S.; Assertion that religious ideas and actions should not be interpreted as symbolic versions of political ideas and actions; Opinion that freedom in post-war Iraq gives the Shia the freedom to be themselves; Question of whether the Shiite majority will choose to have an Islamic state; Outlook for democracy in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
9611353

 

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