Parallels to Crusades are striking
Scary as it may be, there are some huge parallels between Muslim-Christian relations today and Muslim-Christian relations 1,000 years ago. Our military endeavors (for lack of a better label) now bear an ominous similarity to those in the year 1095, known as The Crusades.
The first Crusade began as a popular movement to wrest Christian territory, or what "we" considered Christian territory, like Palestine, Syria and others, from the "enemies of the cross," the Muslim infidels.
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