By Micah HalpernI've Been Thinking:
Iran and Sudan are at one another's throats.
Sudan shut down all Iranian culture centers in Sudan. The shutdown was ordered by the king himself.
Sudan shut down the Iranian centers because Iran was using them to spread Shiite tradition and influence Sunnis in Sudan.
This breakup will have a huge impact on weapon transfers to Hamas. Iran sends weapons to Sudan and the Sudanese then bring the weapons through Egypt and into Gaza.
This breakup between Iran and Sudan is troublesome - but it is also typical. All Sunnis are skeptical of Iran.
The Sunnis fear that the Shiites want to poach Muslims and bring them over to Shiite Islam.
The difference between Shiites and Sunnis is so dramatic that they think of each other as heretics and can kill each other with impunity.
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