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Submitted by Asim Ahmed (United Kingdom), Sep 18, 2005 at 11:17

Dr Pipes.
After reading the article I am a bit confused as to why there is no mention of the crusades? It was a christian holy war in the middle east which failed in the 10th century. However could this be the root cause of the animosity between both religions?
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