The Crusades took place a millennium ago, but the impact on global politics remains.
A Palestinian editorial claims that the West created Israel partly as revenge for the losses it suffered during those wars, reports Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
One of the objectives in establishing Israel, the writer claims, was “[f]ragmenting the Arab parties of unity and power to settle accounts with the Arabs, the owners and pioneers of the Islamic Arab culture, for the defeats that they inflicted on the Crusaders, and also to prevent their development, unity, and so forth.”
The comments were highlighted by Palestinian Media Watch, which monitors, interprets and reports on media reports from that part of the world.
The Crusades, about eight expeditions to the Holy Land, resulted in some victories for the Christian world and some defeats.
Those defeats, according to the editorial in the Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, published