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Adam Tiffen

Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage

Adam Tiffen
Adam J. Tiffen is deputy-director of the Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage, a Washington, D.C.-based NGO that works to protect and preserve cultural heritage in the face of conflict and development. He is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School and a U.S. Army veteran who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Don't Trust the Taliban With Afghanistan’s Cultural Preservation

The group continues to attack sites and antiquities. Here are five ways peace negotiators can ensure that Afghanistan’s past will contribute to its future.


What Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi Must Do Next

Tikrit exposed that Iran is not as strong as advertised in Iraq — and Washington not as weak.


Ash Carter’s Asia Plans

President Obama’s pick to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has been an advocate for a pivot to Asia since the late 1990s. By Adam Tiffen