A wonderful omen, if it pans out:

"There is not a quick, easy solution. This is long-term work. We have to engage with these people continually. The key thing is talking to them every day. Never before has there been a Sunni-Shia fatwa against violence. It has never been heard of in history. Will it make a difference? Not immediately. But I hope eventually it will."

I doubt it; but history is full of surprises.

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