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Religion in Bahrain

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“Bahrain's an interesting place because of the, because the ruling elite is, essentially the royal family is Sunni-based, and so there’s, so the people at the top of the pyramid are of one flavor of Islam, but there's a lot of the common people are Shia. And so you’ve, so there again you've got a somewhat volatile mix of religions and socioeconomic status and power and that sort of stuff, yeah.”

In this video, a retired Army lieutenant colonel discusses the religious demographics of Bahrain.