Iraq Needs a Visionary New Leader – NYTimes.com

Iraq Needs a Visionary New Leader – NYTimes.com.

Interesting account of King Faisal I, first king of modern Iraq and a moderate. “The king was a Sunni but he was a frequent visitor to Shiite shrines, and his public utterances were always deferential to Shiite leaders, symbols and rituals. He also reached out to Iraq’s myriad minorities, including Christians and Jews”

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