Iraq’s Babylon bears scars of US-led invasion

By David Edwards
Monday, June 2, 2008 11:54 EDT
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Babylon on the banks of the Euprhates River in Iraq is 5,000 years old. Rull of priceless archaeological treasures, it was turned into a military camp by US troops in 2003. They have since gone, but they have left behind a blight on the historic and fragile landscape.

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David Edwards
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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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