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Fact TankAugust 20, 2014

Who Are the Iraqi Kurds?

Kurds are playing a major role in the current conflict in Iraq, and are often mentioned alongside Iraq’s Sunni and Shia Muslim populations. But Kurds are an ethnic group, not a distinct religious sect within Islam; nearly all Iraqi Kurds consider themselves Sunni Muslims.

Fact TankJune 18, 2014

Iraq’s Unique Place in the Sunni-Shia Divide

An ongoing and intensifying conflict has fallen along sectarian lines in Iraq, one of only a handful of countries that has more Shia Muslims than Sunnis. A Fact Tank post analyzes the divide between the two sects.

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Few Say Religion Shapes Immigration, Environment Views

Polling and AnalysisJanuary 15, 2009

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Polling and AnalysisJuly 11, 2007

Looking for a Way Out: Rethinking the Arab-Israeli Conflict

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Polling and AnalysisMay 30, 2007

A Six-Day War: Its Aftermath in American Public Opinion

PublicationsApril 6, 2006

Islam and the Global War on Terrorism in Latin America

PublicationsApril 4, 2006

Religion, Violence and the Middle East: A Conversation with U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr.

PublicationsMay 18, 2005

The Coming Religious Wars? Demographics and Conflict in Islam and Christianity

PublicationsMay 4, 2005

Faith at War: Reports from the Islamic World