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.
Articles by Deborah Amos