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Isis threatens cultural heritage that belongs to all – James Cuno

30 Nov – Warfare has always put cultural heritage into harm’s way, but the threat of today’s armed conflicts are without precedent in the modern era. The breakup of Syria into separate enclaves of influence and governance has put at risk the United Nations’ (UN) regime for protecting cultural heritage. The systematic and planned destruction of millennia-old antiquities by the Islamic State…

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