National Museum Of Iraq Reopens As ISIS Threat Casts Dark Shadow | Co.Design


National Museum Of Iraq Reopens As ISIS Threat Casts Dark Shadow | Co.Design | business + design

ISIS, the Sunni militant group wreaking violent havoc in Syria and Iraq, is fast extending its reach, claiming Iraqi cities as far southward as Ramadi. That dark shadow didn’t stop Iraqis in nearby Baghdad, 80 miles to the southeast, from turning out in droves last week for the re-opening of the National Museum of Iraq, closed for over a decade. According to Reuters, the museum was “packed with visitors eager to glimpse relics from happier times.”

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