What Is Iranian Shiism?
3 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2020
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
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