More on the GAO Report “On the Protection of Iraqi and Syrian Antiquities”
A recent report by the US Government Accountability Office describes efforts throughout the US government to assist with the protection of antiquities in this war-torn region. This author places particular focus on the work of experts at the Smithsonian Institution as well as the work of other agencies.
Smithsonian, other agencies protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria
By Joe Davidson
The Washington Post
August 19, 2016