Palmyra Scholar Killed

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Two days after a renowned scholar was killed in Syria, experts are wondering what will become of the ancient ruins of Palmyra. Khaled al-As'ad was beheaded by the so-called Islamic State after he refused to reveal where many of the heritage site’s artifacts were hidden.

Credits

Guest:
Amr Al-Azm - Shawnee State University - @alazmamr

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath