Tag: Arab Spring
Op-Ed: A Robbery of Artistic Proportions: How the Louvre is Complicit in the Looting of Middle Eastern Treasures
Photo Credit: DBUK By Audrey HallManaging Editor The Musee du Louvre, the world’s most visited museum located in the center of Paris, has come under severe scrutiny as former Louvre President Jean-Luc Martinez has been charged with money laundering and alleged art trafficking. Martinez is said to have accepted falsified certificates of origin for several […]
Senior Editor Matt M. Joye chronicles the increasingly draconian regime of Egypt’s President al-Sisi, and asks whether increasing repression sows the seeds for future unrest.