At a desperate moment in World War I, British elites
appealed to what they saw as the monolithic, all-powerful forces of "international
Jewry" to turn the tide of the conflict -- and promised them Palestine.
Saudi Arabia's Al-Waleed bin Talal is back in the spotlight for allegedly being one of the financiers behind the planned Islamic center in downtown Manhattan. Here are 10 things that you should know about the colorful royal.