Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Muted Response to Russian Bombing Attack Near Palmyra's Ancient Citadel
The archaeological blogosphere has had a muted response to a Russian attack on ISIS positions near the ancient citadel of Palmyra. Last month, Assad's director of antiquities reacted favorably to other such reports. CPO wonders if the response would be as muted if US warplanes conducted similar attacks on archaeologically significant areas.