Sensitivity Training 101

When Spain's troops begin their patrols in Iraq, their uniforms will include patches depicting the Cross of St. James of Campostela, popularly known as "the Moor Killer" for his role in leading the Christian conquest of Spain from the Muslims in the Middle Ages. "To put the Cross of St James of Compostela on the uniforms of Spanish soldiers supposes an absolute ignorance of the society in which they will have to carry out their mission," read an editorial in El Mundo. (From The Guardian.)

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