Coalition forces, including American soldiers, are commonly referred to as “Crusaders” in Iraq and Afghanistan. Zola Levitt Presents takes a revealing look at the real Crusaders of a thousand years ago, and shows that the present accusation is unfair.
Episode: “The Invasion”
Standing by a Crusader moat in Caesarea, Zola presents an overview of Pope Urban’s Crusade in 1095, which ultimately resulted in a bad reputation for all true Christians. Zola also interviews Ra’anan Gissin, the chief advisor and spokesman for Prime Minister Sharon, about the long war on terrorism.
Caption transcript for The Crusaders: “The Invasion” (1/8)
00:05 IN 1095 POPE URBAN II DECREED THAT THE CENTER OF THE KNOWN WORLD, JERUSALEM,