Hurt by War in Iraq, a Baghdad Museum Reemerges Amid Optimism

Hurt by War in Iraq, a Baghdad Museum Reemerges Amid Optimism

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iraqi museumA new exhibit opened this month at the Iraqi Museum, providing one more sign that the worst horrors of the war in Iraq are receding and the country is settling into a new normal.

“So many things are happening that convince us things are changing for the better,” says Shaimaa, an archaeologist who has worked at the museum since 1999.

Among them is the reemergence of her beloved museum, after being devastated by looting early in the war.

(READ more of the full story from CS Monitor)

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