“We’re hearing about some pretty direct threats — people getting phone calls or finding notes on their doors telling them they’ll be harmed if they don’t leave again. . . . But we’re just getting individual anecdotes. It’s still hard to say how widespread it is.”
Brookings hasn’t noticed that either sect — Sunni or Shiite — is being targeted more than the other, Ferris said. “I think it just depends on the neighborhood and who’s in control.” >>>>>
In other words, their not even sure if the threats are coming from instigating outside sources.