Tuesday, January 22, 2008

George Bush's Broken Legacy

Saad khalaf / Los Angeles Times

Reportedly George Bush has spent a lot of time recently thinking and talking about his legacy. The looting of the Iraqi museums and cultural sites will be one of the most shameful things he leaves behind.

LATimes: 'Ancient civilization . . . broken to pieces'
Illegal diggers are chipping away at Iraq's heritage at thousands of largely unguarded sites. The artifacts may never be returned.

Officials at the Iraq National Museum receive antiquities recovered from recent excavations in southern Iraq.
(Saad khalaf / Los Angeles Times)

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