Abdul-Salam Subhi Taha
Abdul-Salam Subhi Taha is an Iraqi writer and scholar who specializes in Iraq’s archaeological affairs. He issued the Memoirs of the late Iraqi archaeologist Dr. Behnam Abu Al-Soof, and translated, in collaboration with others, a book titled Catastrophe! The Looting and Destruction of Iraq’s Past. He also contributed to a forthcoming book titled "The Atlas of Iraq's Ancient History" and has written a series of articles on the pilfering of Iraq's cultural heritage in the black market. Taha is a member of Iraq’s Living Heritage Committee and the founder of the Iraq in History foundation.
Experts acknowledge the “noble intentions” of the privately owned Nabu Museum north of Beirut, but a debate also simmers over items in its collection that came from Iraq.