I said The differences initially stemmed from political ones.
you said the differences actually stems from leadership
Today, Iranian has so many proxy groups allover the middle east,
last I heard they declaired at least four capitals over there control .
Hezbollah supplies the proof; the U.S. ignores it.
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This nuclear deal with Iran is disastrous for the world.
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what would your view be of Iran ?
do you think they are not a threat to the U.S. ?
The division between Shia and Sunni dates back to the death of the Prophet Muhammad,
and the question of who was to take over the leadership of the Muslim nation.
gradually over a period of approximately 23 years, beginning on 22 December 609 CE
when Muhammad was 40, and concluding in 632 CE, the year of his death
Sunni Muslims agree with the position taken by many of the Prophet's companions,
that the new leader should be elected from among those capable of the job.
This is what was done, and the Prophet Muhammad's close friend and advisor,
Abu Bakr, became the first Caliph of the Islamic nation.
Muhammad's son-in-law and (cousin Ali), whom the Shia believe to be Muhammad's
successor in (the Caliphate)
The differences between these two main sub-groups within Islam
initially stemmed not from spiritual differences, but [political ones].