Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Ruins about to be ruined

NY Times: "ISIS Fighters Seize Control of Syrian City of Palmyra, and Ancient Ruins."  "Control of Palmyra gives the Islamic State command of roads leading from its strongholds in eastern Syria to Damascus and the other major cities of the populated west, as well as new links to western Iraq, the other half of its self-declared caliphate."

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