Militants Invoke Spain's Andalusian Heritage The reconquest of Spain, culminating in 1492, forever changed the area, which had previously been under Islamic rule. Al Qaeda's leaders invoke the memory of the tragedy of Al-Andalus, the Arab name for Spain. NPR's Jerome Socolovsky reports on what Muslims living in the historic southern cities of Granada and Cordoba think about Andalus.
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Militants Invoke Spain's Andalusian Heritage

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Militants Invoke Spain's Andalusian Heritage

Militants Invoke Spain's Andalusian Heritage

Militants Invoke Spain's Andalusian Heritage

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The reconquest of Spain, culminating in 1492, forever changed the area, which had previously been under Islamic rule. Al Qaeda's leaders invoke the memory of the tragedy of Al-Andalus, the Arab name for Spain. NPR's Jerome Socolovsky reports on what Muslims living in the historic southern cities of Granada and Cordoba think about Andalus.