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An unapologetic defense of the Crusades

Raymond Ibrahim’s book, “Defenders of the West,” makes the case that the heroic actions of a few great crusaders saved the West from Muslim conquest. Far from being unenlightened savages, the Crusaders were a highly organized force that pushed the boundaries of what was possible in warfare, government, and religious practice. [1]