Accusation claims Syrian and Russian troops are looting Palmyra! INDICTMENT NOT PROVED
Syrian Troops Looting Ancient City Of Palmyra, Says Archaeologist.” So shouted the highly respected UK Guardian ’s headline of June 1, 2016 on the eve of the opening day of this month’s two-day Berlin Convergence attended by more than 170 scientists, archaeologists, architects and planners. The...
Driven into the desert, Daesh (ISIS) barbarity still haunts Palmyra
ISIS (Daesh) is gone from Palmyra except for some possible sleeper cells. Their approximately 1,500 fighters who occupied Palmyra for nearly ten months reportedly split roughly into thirds on March 27 2016 after being driven out by Syrian army assaults and Russian airstrikes. This according the...
Whatever is Obama's Legacy, It Includes stellar effort to Preserve Our Cultural Heritage in Syria
President Obama's Syria legacy is already being widely debated. In 2009 the former Southside Chicago community organizer and Law Professor entered the White House promising a new direction and vision in the Middle East from that of his predecessor and pledging "a new way forward." "A New Beginning...