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Jeffrey Kaplan
Jeffrey Kaplan

is the director of the Institute for the Study of Religion, Violence and Memory at the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh and an associate professor of Religious Studies. His latest book, Terrorist Groups and the New Tribalism: Terrorism’s Fifth Wave, examines millennial violence among African terrorist movements.

The Iraqi Fall of Saigon?

With ISIS insurgent forces moving towards Baghdad, a religious historian hears the echoes of past foreign policy missteps. And, once again, he sees Sunni and Shi’ite forces preparing for war.

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The Iraqi Fall of Saigon?