Amr Al-Azm

Shawnee State University

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Associate Professor of History at Shawnee State University in Ohio, he is actively involved with "The Day After Heritage Protection Initiative," a collaborative effort to protect cultural property in Syria and Northern Iraq; former official in the Syrian government's Antiquities Department

Amr Al-Azm on KCRW

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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.

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