In this story about Sunni-Shi’ite strife in Baghdad, Rasoul Shahir Radhi takes for granted that Arabs will mistreat Jews. But Shi’ites? That’s going too far. “Evictions May Foreshadow Iraq Civil War,” from AP, with thanks to Hugh:
Hammar’s nephew, 24-year-old Rasoul Shahir Radhi, head of a family of 10 since his father died, voiced the deep frustration of the dozens of refugees, using stark language that ranged across the variety of troubles plaguing the Middle East.
“I’m not some Jew to be treated this way by Arabs. I’m just a Shiite,” Radhi said.