A brief history of the Sunni Shia Muslim conflict, and how different militant Muslim groups could affect the current political structure of the Middle-East.
Massimo Ramaioli comes from a small city south of Milan, Italy. He is a third year PhD student at Maxwell School. He studied Political Science at the University of Pavia, Italy, graduating in African and Asian Studies. After interning at the Italian embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, he set his way to London, to gain a second MA in Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies. He then moved for some six months to Damascus to improve his Arabic proficiency. He has also studied Arabic in Tunis, Beirut and Fes.
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