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Iraq's Sectarian Divide Deepens Amid Syrian Conflict

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Sectarianism is back on the rise in Iraq, largely due to the increasingly sectarian nature of the conflict in Syria. Spending time with Sunni families and Shiite families reveals how varying versions of that conflict — and of the violence in Iraq — deepen the divide. It's as if the two sides are consuming two totally different versions of reality — versions they find on TV and, increasingly, social media.
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