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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Tom Malinowski
President Obama's ideal candidate for Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, has lingered in bureaucratic limbo for 250 days.
Tom Malinowski, director of the Washington office of Human Rights Watch, said much of the tension in Bahrain comes from its position "right on the fault line between the Sunni and Shiite Muslim worlds."
Mr. Malinowski said the official media have "convinced many Sunni supporters of the monarchy that opposition calls for democracy are an Iranian plot to impose a Shiite theocracy on Bahrain."