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Tag Archives: Destruction of Cultural Antiquities and Heritage
Taliban Vows to Protect Afghan Cultural Heritage, but Fears Persist
The director of the national museum in Kabul said Taliban guards have been posted there, but cultural preservationists still recall the destruction of prior years.
Who Are the Taliban, and What Do They Want?
Here are answers to questions about the militants who have seized control in Afghanistan again, including their origin story, their record as rulers, and why so many women fear their return.
How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan
Many of the country’s finest antiquities were stolen under cover of war, ending up in elite museums all over the globe. Should they be returned?
When Does an Enemy’s Cultural Heritage Become One’s Own?
The cease-fire in Nagorno-Karabakh may offer new hope for the preservation of threatened monuments everywhere.
Deadly Bombing Shatters an Afghan Haven From War
While international donors gather in Geneva to discuss a reduced aid package to Afghanistan, intense violence has Afghan officials pleading for continued assistance.
In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land
In one city ruined by war, even the stones seem to have voices. They tell the stories of people who can no longer speak for themselves.
A Poetic Journey Through Western China
For years, Silk Road travelers made the grueling trek past towering mountain ranges and ancient cities now lost to time. Centuries later, one writer attempts to retrace the journey.