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NEW YORK, September 16, 2016 — Experts from a range of fields — including diplomacy, arts and antiquities collecting, and the military — discuss how terrorist organizations finance themselves through antiquities looting in the Middle East, Northern Africa, and Asia, and the effect this practice has on the international community. Speakers include Brigadier Gen. (Ret.) Russell Howard, a member of the Antiquities Coalition Advisory Council, Deborah Lehr, chairman and founder of the Antiquities Coalition, Emmanuel Roux, special representative of Interpol to the United Nations, Josette Sheeran, president and CEO of Asia Society, Mark Taplin, principal deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, among others. The discussion was moderated by Jon Williams, the managing editor for international news at ABC News. (1 hr., 37 min.)

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