What Is Iranian Shiism?

3 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2020

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Samer Alnasir

UNED; Charles III University of Madrid

Date Written: May 4, 2020


Shiism is something of a mystery in the Western world. Security and intelligence communities are often confused about how to identify the types of schools within Islam. In response to the recent German banning of Hezbollah, the international Iranian proxy, we try to identify and illustrate the expansion of Shia ideology and provide a short description of it.

Also available in Spanish at https://www.alnasir.org/que-es-el-shiismo-de-iran/

Keywords: Shiism, Iran, Islamic Republic, Iranian Terrorism, State Terrorism

JEL Classification: Z12, Z18

Suggested Citation

Alnasir, Samer, What Is Iranian Shiism? (May 4, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3595218 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3595218

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