THE LOOTING OF THE BAGHDAD MUSEUM
Iraq Museum International
MOSAIC/Abu Dhabi TV/Link TV
Broadcast April 16, 2003

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UNESCO provided the U.S. forces with information and maps about the historic locations of Iraq before and during the war.

But the treasures that go back to the birth of civilization were looted anyway.

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Some ask, "If people are hungry, then why are they stealing historic objects?"

The answer can be obtained by observing the way in which these objects are being stolen.

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