"In the context, of the history of warfare, there is no warrant for considering the Crusades a world historical crime of any sort. The Christians fought to defend themselves from a foreign conquest, while the Muslims fought to continue conquering Christian lands."- Dinesh D'Souza
Source: D'Souza, Dinesh. What's So Great About Christianity. Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 2008. p. 210. Print.