US-Syria Cultural Heritage Cooperation?

24 Mar 2015 1:41 PM | Anonymous

US-Syria Cultural Heritage Cooperation?

by FRANKLIN LAMB

Damascus

Syria’s Director-General of Antiquates and Museums, Dr. Maamoun |Abdul-Karim, as well as other officials including the Ministers of Culture, Information and Tourism often speak of their beloved country being “an open-air museum.” Few would challenge their characterization as the global community focuses increasingly on how to stop crimes against culture which are now widely viewed as crimes against the common heritage of humanity.

http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/03/24/us-syria-cultural-heritage-cooperation/

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