Dancing for their lives

In her forthcoming book, Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East, Deborah Amos explores lives of the refugees forced into limbo by the Iraq war — and the sacrifices, both financial and moral, that they are often forced to make. Read the article.

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In her forthcoming book, Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East, Deborah Amos explores lives of the refugees forced into limbo by the Iraq war -- and the sacrifices, both financial and moral, that they are often forced to make.

Read the article.

In her forthcoming book, Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East, Deborah Amos explores lives of the refugees forced into limbo by the Iraq war — and the sacrifices, both financial and moral, that they are often forced to make.

Read the article.

Deborah Amos, currently a fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, is a foreign correspondent for National Public Radio. This piece is excerpted from her forthcoming book Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East. Excerpted by arrangement with PublicAffairs, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2010.

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