July 15, 2014

The Rise of Dark Tourism

Debra Kamin, The Atlantic

The Associated Press

Kobi Marom squints into the morning sun and gestures at the rolling green hills beneath the Quneitra viewpoint, where the crumbled Syrian city of Quneitra juts up against the Syrian-Israeli border fence. Here, some of the fiercest fighting of the Syrian civil war has played out over the past year. And every time there has been a battle, there has also been a crowd.

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TAGGED: Tourism, War


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