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'To Bless All Mankind'

People once at odds don’t try to even the score

From the May 7, 2018 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

Adapted from an article published in The Christian Science Monitor, December 13, 2017.

After he declared victory over Islamic State (ISIS) on December 9, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made an important promise to address the wide distrust between Sunnis and Shiites—which was the root cause of ISIS’s rise. “Iraq today is for all Iraqis,” he said, citing the rare unity of military forces during the final push against ISIS.