Archaeologists and the Military in Iraq, 2003–2008: Compromise or Contribution?

@article{Emberling2008ArchaeologistsAT,
  title={Archaeologists and the Military in Iraq, 2003–2008: Compromise or Contribution?},
  author={Geoff Emberling},
  journal={Archaeologies},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={445-459}
}
An offer to teach military units deploying to Iraq about history and culture of the region raised questions that are relevant to all archaeologists whose areas of study are subjected to armed conflict. Should we engage with the military at all, giving them the benefit of not only our archaeological knowledge, but our familiarity with local customs? Or could that knowledge be used against the local population that has welcomed us over the years or in some way lead to destruction of monuments… Expand
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