Which is stronger in our region, the bias of groups toward their sects or their interests? Sectarian leaders, who lead most of the political groups in the region, are largely corrupt individuals. The followers of the sect are aware of this fact, just as the nationalists are aware that their nationalist leaders are also corrupt.
Corruption is not enough to overthrow a corrupt leader or party. Corruption has only made people angry. But once a sectarian enemy looms, the community feels deep fear – much worse than the fear of starvationHazem al-Amin