Tuesday, April 15, 2003
US to "repair" Iraqi heritage.
The United States has pledged to recover and repair the priceless antiquities looted from Iraq's national museum in the wake of the entry of US troops.
Secretary of State Colin Powell said the Baghdad museum was "one of the great museums in the world" and that the US would take a leading role in restoring it.
So will the Iraqi museum get computer-generated images of the stuff it's lost, like the man from the British Museum proposed for the Greeks? What if they don't have electricity to run the computers they'll need to show the images on? What if they don't have the computers, for that matter?