...it isn't an issue about Islam at all. Sectarian strife is only being promoted by the media and extremist groups like the al-Nusra front who are funded by Saudi Arabia and Qatar, and indirectly, or who knows maybe directly, by the US. Alawite Shias have ruled over Syria for some time, but the government structure was under the principles of Ba'athism, which is a secular, nationalist movement, so I really don't know if Islam really has anything to do with the underlying tensions in the conflict.
I am a proud libertarian Muslim.
Here are some awesome Islamic Libertarian links:
AND TO GET OFF THE NEOCON DRIVEL ABOUT MUSLIMS: http://loonwatch.com
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