Tagged: Iraq

Illicit Antiquities linked to Islamic terrorists — Who’da thunk it?

Illicit Antiquities linked to Islamic terrorists — Who’da thunk it?

It shouldn’t be news. I men­tioned the pos­sib­il­ity in 2005, and again late last year. When you buy unproven­anced antiquit­ies you don’t know who you’re buy­ing them from. Now the Ashland Daily Tidings reports on the work by Matthew Bogdanos, which he says shows that the con­nec­tion between the trade in illi­cit antiquit­ies and Islamic insur­gents is undeniable.

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[Cross-posted to Revise & Dissent] Las Vegas Trevi Fountain. Photo by *nathan I’m run­ning out of emphasis. On Sunday the Independent ran a story US ‘mir­rors Roman Empire’ in Iraq war. It’ll be dis­ap­pear­ing behind a pay wall soon. Potentially…