Al-Qaida Targets Knights of Malta

This week’s Corridors of Power reports that al-Qaida is targeting a medical and humanitarian aid organization: AL-QAIDA TARGETS CRUSADERS — The Roman Catholic Knights of Malta are the last surviving remnant of the Christian Crusades against Muslim occupation of the Holy Land. Today, their historic order is an international humanitarian organization with its own hospitals, clinics, and medical teams. For example, St. John relief services provide on-scene emergency help at major disasters. But its crusading past (nine centuries ago) has made it a target of Islamic militants, and some Arab media have recently claimed that the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order […]

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