Friday, August 31, 2012

Warnings Of Civil War In Russia's Dagestan Region

'Civil War' Among Muslims Shakes Russia's South -- Voice of America

MOSCOW — Three recent attacks that left 30 people dead and 15 wounded have cast a spotlight on the growing religious warfare in Dagestan, Russia's southernmost republic.

First, a border guard serving near Azerbaijan killed seven colleagues before he was shot dead himself. Superior officers said they had tried twice but failed to have him discharged because he was constantly reading about Wahhabism, a conservative form of Islamic fundamentalism.

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Update: Islamic cleric warns of civil war in Russia's Dagestan -- Reuters

My Comment:
This is Muslims killing Muslims .... reflecting a growing split among radical and moderate Islamists

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