Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The ruins of US diplomatic convoys: when the US ambassador in Lebanon toured the ancient ruins of Tyre

"Touring Tyre on foot can be tiring, to be sure. But whether US Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly was too tired or too busy to get out of her car to survey these marvelous vestiges of antiquity, nothing excuses her regrettable decision to drive a convoy of vehicles over this ancient site, damaging a stone wall in the process."