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Choosing Sides
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When a military conflict starts, another battle always happens in the background. It is a battle for people’s loyalties, an argument over who is right and who is wrong.

War polarizes us and forces us to take sides: Us vs. Them. Arabs vs. Westerners. Sunnis vs. Shiites. How and why do we draw boundaries between ourselves and others during times of conflict? What happens when we get caught between these lines-- or try to think beyond them?

The reports on war usually bring news of collateral damage and reels of statistics. Let us share with you the stories of people for whom a friendly wave and a brief encounter in a conflict zone opened the way to changing their hearts and minds.
Choosing Sides
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Ani Rosemarie
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Forgive me for sounding biased, but i think the US of A is`nt helping any.... all they seem to want is the heavy attention they are getting from the media over this Iraq business. Frankly, Iraq might just have been able to solve the Shite...
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