On ISIS Destruction: Human History "Is Permanent"

March 14, 2015 - National Geographic Archaeology Fellow Fred Hiebert puts into perspective the Islamic State's recent, widely publicized destruction of artifacts and archaeological sites in Iraq and Syria. Hiebert points out that destruction of physical objects, while tragic, does not destroy the history of human civilization.

Read more about the sites of cultural heritage that have been damaged along ISIS's path of ruin.