Turkey Waging 'Art War' To Repatriate Artifacts From Foreign Museums

07/23/2012 10:41 am ET | Updated Sep 22, 2012
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A resurgent Turkey has launched a concerted effort to get cultural artifacts back from museums around the world. Although many museums deny that their objects were illegally obtained, Ankara is playing hardball by threatening to ban loans and revoke excavation permits.

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