The dying Mohammed wanted his son-in-law to succeed him; a rival group elected the caliph to do the job. These two factions, the Sunnis and Shiites, have been murdering each other over this squabble for 14 centuries. What a perfect basis for a democratic society.
My proposal: Bring our people home, and donate shiploads of weapons to both sides and let them get it over with.
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