“Tug-of-War Erupts Over Planned Return of Jewish Archives to Iraq”
by Sylvia Westall and Jonathan Saul via “Reuters“
“Jewish books and documents found by U.S. soldiers in the flooded headquarters of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and sent to the United States for restoration have touched off a dispute between Baghdad and Iraqi Jews who fled the country.
After a $3 million restoration, the collection has been put on display at the Washington-based National Archives. But bowing to demands from Iraq’s . . . “